Jobbing Archive: December, 2009

Why should I hire you?

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Karen Huller, a former recruiter who now owns her own consulting firm, asked an interesting question at recent meeting of My Career Transitions... Read more

Catch the hiring budget wave

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More about holiday job searching. Here's some advice from Duncan Mathison, a career consultant and author of "Unlock the Hidden Job Market:... Read more

Jobs and the Philly summit

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In today’s Philadelphia Inquirer, I wrote about the Philadelphia version of the Washington jobs summit held Thursday by President Obama... Read more

Rough waters for Obama and jobs

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Today President Obama will be hosting a jobs forum to gather ideas on job creation. He's going to be in for some rough waters if a study by... Read more

Holiday networking

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The holidays are coming up and it may be tempting to slow up job hunting, but this is actually the time to kick it into high gear. That was... Read more

COBRA health insurance subsidies ending

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Maybe you saw my article in yesterday's Philadelphia Inquirer about the potential end of the COBRA subsidy for the unemployed. I'd like to... Read more

Gratitude: Not a Thanksgiving leftover

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Lots of us are probably polishing off the last of the Thanksgiving leftovers -- and here's one more. The idea of "thankfulness" at... Read more