Jobbing Archive: February, 2010

Get on the phone

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This is my question: Do politicians and government policy makers call each other? If I had the job of figuring out how or whether to build... Read more

Tricky bureaucracy

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Here's an email I received this morning: Thanks for a well written article, but what is most important is missing! With Pennsylvania allotted... Read more

Avoiding job scams

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With the average length of joblessness now a shocking 30.2 weeks and the possibility that some unemployment insurance benefits may end, the... Read more

Job scam

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It was no surprise that Cathy Wilburn thought it would be a good idea to respond to Career Hotline's classified advertisement in a Dallas newspaper... Read more

A matter of degree

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Given the current job market, the recent news from the National Association of Colleges and Employers isn't surprising: Starting salary offers... Read more

Gaming the system

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It might be great for states to use federal stimulus money to devise a job creation program like the Comprehensive Education and Training Act... Read more

Federal jump start to a lifelong career

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Back in the 1970s, Maureen Carson was a young woman in her 30s, living in Northeast Philadelphia and working as a customer service representative... Read more

An investment of time saves jobs

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Peter Windle's small machining business in the Tacony section took a hit during the recession, but he managed to avoid layoffs. Windle's... Read more