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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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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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Boss Is Half Your Age ?

WHEN THE BOSS IS HALF YOUR AGE With companies looking to fill management ranks with people who are “digital natives” –frequently translating to millennials and Gen X-ers – and with more baby boomers staying on the job longer, the odds are becoming greater that older workers will increasingly be answering to managers young enough to […]

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Why Do Many Employees Hate Work?

Feature Story WHY DO MANY EMPLOYEES HATE WORK? The way we’re working isn’t working, according to an article from the archives of The New York Times.  For many employees, there is probably little excitement when they get to the office, they don’t feel much appreciated while they are there, they find it difficult to get […]

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Employers Find “Soft Skills” in Short Supply

  EMPLOYERS FIND ‘SOFT SKILLS’ IN SHORT SUPPLY Companies across the U.S. say it is becoming increasingly difficult to find applicants who can communicate clearly, take initiative, problem-solve and get along with co-workers. According to an article in The Wall Street Journal, those traits—often called soft skills—can make a difference between a standout employee and […]

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