Jobbing Archive: April, 2011

Wanted: One Purple Squirrel

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In this job market, career consultant Sue Kaiden says, employers are looking for the Purple Squirrel. "They want the candidate to have a degree... Read more

Out of office, out of work

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There are all different ways to lose a job, but when you are in politics, one of the most reliable ways to be out work happens after your boss... Read more

A whopper of a job fair

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It was insane Tuesday at the McDonald's tucked into Children's Hospital at 34th and Spruce Sts. yesterday. The place was jammed with people... Read more

Block grants: Untested territory

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Not surprisingly, Donald M. Berwick, the former Boston pediatrician who now heads the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, does not... Read more

Sanford Bender

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Ask architect Sanford R. Bender to list some buildings he admires, and one the ones on the top of his list is a waste water treatment plant... Read more

Equal pay? No way

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We're well into April already, so it's kind of depressing to think that women, on average and across the nation, have had to work this long... Read more

James Marshall Bassett

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Because he has spent his whole career in security, laid off security supervisor James Marshall Bassett knows how to spot a problem in the making... Read more

Cloud hiring

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When it comes to tech hiring, the cloud is good -- for everybody, not just those who can navigate through the amorphous mists of the internet... Read more