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Opening Job Opportunities For People With Criminal Records

Ban the Box

As the prison reform movement picks up with changes in federal sentencing guidelines, more ex-offenders will transition to their communities looking for a job. Ban-The-Box is the best grassroots model today. Read More »

Six Tech Jobs in Non-Tech Industries

Source: http://study.com/

Getting a tech job doesn’t always mean working in a tech industry. There are plenty of companies outside of the traditional industry looking for your technological skill set. Read More »

Obama Was Right: Learning a Trade May Be a Better Path for Many

By Kit from Pittsburgh, USA (Grads Absorb the News) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Whether you agree with the President on other matters, on this one issue, he was speaking an inarguable truth: skilled trades are careers worth considering. Read More »

Job-Hunting Tips for 2014

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First impressions, persistence, and good interview skills are all key to a successful job search. Read More »

Mike Rowe’s Dirty Definition of Passion

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We never grow out of the need to feel passionate about what we do. Read More »

Hometown Heroes: Enabling Youth with Disabilities to Carve Out Jobs

Craig Wallace, age 27 --Volunteer Asst with Conney Dahn

Conney Dahn helps young people with autism spectrum disorders aim for success in the job market. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Stand up for Yourself Without Getting Fired’ by Donna Ballman

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Includes more than a few explanations of U.S. employment laws that will surprise many people. Read More »

In Europe, Few Jobs for the Old and Even Fewer for the New

European Youth Unemployment Cartoon

Europe should scrap the austerity mantra and concentrate its efforts on supporting unemployment relief, tax reform, and job creation. Read More »

Best Jobs for Recent College Graduates

While the job market remains tough, summer graduates should fare much better in the job market than the class of 2011 did. Read More »

Yeah, the GDP Is Growing

GDP growth during the Obama years examined. Read More »