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PAY IS LESS OF A SECRET FOR MILLENNIALS

Career Report January  2018 Feature Story   PAY IS LESS OF A SECRET FOR MILLENNIALS Managing a generation of young people inclined to share their relationship statuses and meal photos on social media requires employers to adjust how they approach compensation, according to an article in The Wall Street Journal. That’s because, for millennials, pay is […]

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TIS’ THE SEASON FOR JOB SEARCHING

TIS’ THE SEASON FOR JOB SEARCHING Many job seekers are tempted to slow down their search for a new position (or pause it altogether) during the winter holiday season. But according to an article published by Monster.com, career experts say that taking a break from your holiday job search is a mistake — because hiring […]

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Thanksgiving Month Helping Hand to Unemployed

Request Your Unemployment Assistance @ Thanksgiving/ and All of November During this Thanksgiving Holiday let us remember the millions of good folks who continue to be adversely affected by our unemployment numbers. Over the past decades the personal painful histories that I have witnessed, due to no job or meaningful work, continues to be heart […]

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TEXTING MIGHT HELP LAND A JOB

Career Report October 2017  Feature Story TEXTING MIGHT HELP LAND A JOB  Believe it or not, your next job interview might happen via text message, according to an article in The Wall Street Journal. That’s because employers are now trying out apps that allow them to screen candidates and conduct early-stage interviews with texts, claiming […]

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Remote Work Succeeds at Some Firms , Not Others

BERMAN LARSON KANE Career Report September 2017 Feature Story   REMOTE WORK SUCCEEDS AT SOME FIRMS, NOT OTHERS  Although a growing number of U.S. employees are working remotely, thanks in large part to technology that enables flexibility and young workers who expect it, the perk has been getting mixed reviews of late, according to an […]

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Artificial Intelligence Transforming Workplace

Career Report July 2017  Feature Story ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE TRANSFORMING WORKPLACE   Move over, managers, there’s a new boss in the office: artificial intelligence. The same technology that enables a navigation app to find the most efficient route to your destination or let an online store recommend products based on past purchases is on the verge […]

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Saying Goodbye to a Job Gracefully

BERMAN LARSON KANE Career Report July  2017  Feature Story   Saying Goodbye to a Job Gracefully As talk of a thaw in hiring freezes rises, many people are already planning to look for a new position when the job market picks up, according to an article in The Wall Street Journal. In fact, one recent […]

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Five Questions to Never Ask in an Interview

BERMAN LARSON KANE Career Report June  2017  Feature Story   Five Questions to Never Ask in an Interview Hiring managers and HR pros will often close out a job interview by asking an applicant if he or she has any questions themselves. This is a great opportunity to find out more about the job and […]

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2016 Career Reports

December 2016 Issue 202 Employers Find “Soft Slills” in Short Supply News from BLK November 2016 Issue 201 Holiday Season Unemployment  News from BLK October 2016 Issue 200  What Millennial Employees Really Want News from BLK September 2016 Issue 199 The Problem with Pointing Fingers News from BLK August 2016 Issue 198 Salary Negotiation is […]

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Job Seeking Tips After 50

BERMAN LARSON KANE Career Report May  2017  Feature Story   7 TIPS FOR GETTING HIRED AFTER AGE 50 (Reprint by Popular Request) Finding a new job can be a lot of work for many, but it can be especially challenging for anyone in their 50s and 60s. And while the unemployment rate for older workers […]

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