Jobbing Archive: June, 2009

Help for the HR crowd

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More than 75 human resource people have signed up for a seminar tonight being offered by the Philadelphia Human Resource Planning Society.... Read more

Chat with a career planning coach

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Longtime outplacement career coach Ford Meyers, who grew up in Overbrook, wrote a book on how to find a job. Here's your chance to ask him... Read more

I'm semi-unemployed, not really

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Yesterday, I dropped my second son, and my youngest, off to Penn State to begin his education in engineering. He's a sweet young man and he... Read more

Reading + Math = Jobs

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In Sunday's Philadelphia Inquirer, I'll be writing about a new study that talks about the literacy of Philadelphia's workforce compared to... Read more

Rent your own home

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Listen, I know it is ridiculous for someone who has a job, and in fact, a decent job like mine, to ever be depressed, but I feel so sad for... Read more

Musical chairs

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Get ready for a game of musical chairs as soon as the recession lifts. According to a recent survey by the staffing company, Adecco Group,... Read more

Get a Mentor

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In looking for a job, it helps to have someone who can serve as a guide. That's why job seekers should also seek a mentor, says Beth N. Carvin... Read more

Momma says: Be nice to the receptionist, or else

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This should be obvious to anyone with half a brain, but just in case you need a reminder, don't forget to be polite and friendly to receptionists... Read more