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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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Holiday Call for Unemployment Assistance

During this Holiday season 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 wrenching. During this wonderful festive season, I encourage each of […]

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Career Report October 2016 Issue 200

BERMAN LARSON KANE Career Report October 2016     Feature Story WHAT MILLENNIAL EMPLOYEES REALLY WANT Despite struggling with debt, recession, and the jobs crisis, millennials—who will account for 75% of the workforce in 2025— are not motivated by money. Rather, according to an article in Fast Company, they aim to make the world more […]

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Career Report August 2016 – Issue 198

Career Report August 2016  Feature Story SALARY NEGOTIATION IS A TWO-WAY STREET During any interview, common thinking says that all the pressure is on the job candidate since, after all, they are the ones trying to set themselves apart from the crowd and impress the company enough to get hired. But, according to an article published by […]

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