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Archive: May, 2011

Happy Memorial Day

Tuesday, May 31, 2011, 3:30 AM
Happy Memorial Day. The Looking for Work series continues next Monday with a profile of Nadina Patterson, outreach worker and employment counselor. Read more

Guest blogger: Adrianna Rodriquez

Wednesday, May 25, 2011, 3:20 AM
Salutations fellow readers of the Jane M. Von Bergen’s Jobbing Blog! My name is Adrianna Rodriguez and I’ve almost graduated from Perkiomen Valley High School in Montgomery County. I’m planning on attending Northwestern University Medill School of Journalism in September. However... Read more

William T. Bradley

Monday, May 23, 2011, 3:30 AM
William T. Bradley's resume shows a wide range of blue collar and white collar experience, topped off by a bachelor's degree in public administration. For thirteen years, he served as a para-teacher, helping to prepare students in English and mathematics for their GED examinations. His resume also... Read more

Pay back is tough

Friday, May 20, 2011, 4:45 AM
Pay back is tough, no doubt about it, and Pennsylvania's businesses are already paying extra to help bring the state's unemployment compensation fund into solvency. The average cost per employee is $544, which includes $56.20 to pay back the federal government for the $3.8 billion it has loaned Pennsylvania... Read more

Banking on her banking skills

Monday, May 16, 2011, 3:45 AM
Yes, new babies are charming, but after a few months of diapers and not much adult company, a young mom can go stir crazy at home. That's what happened to Louise A. Aleszczyk, of Delran. "I was bored. I took a part time job as a teller at a bank and never left. I liked being out and about and I didn't... Read more

A vocation for change

Monday, May 9, 2011, 3:40 AM
When Jane V. McQuaide Hunt, a vocational and business counselor, talks about her past clients, she may as well be talking about herself. "Something has occurred," she said. "Something has changed in their lives and they are at a juncture where they must make a decision about what their lives will be... Read more

Engineering a job

Monday, May 2, 2011, 2:45 AM
The collapse in the housing market and the recession it caused caught civil engineer Kurt Nygaard, in its downward path. “The vast majority of our work was overseeing housing development,” said Nygaard, who was laid off in January 2009 from the Alaimo Group, a Mount Holly engineering company... Read more
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Jobbing covers the workplace – employment, unemployment, management, unions, legal issues, labor economics, benefits, work-life balance, workforce development, trends and profiles.

Jane M. Von Bergen writes about workplace issues for the Inquirer.

Married to a photographer she met at her college newspaper, Von Bergen has been a reporter since fourth grade, covering education, government, retailing, courts, marketing and business. “I love the specific detail that tells the story,” she says.

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