If you are old enough, you may remember how your job search was predicated on getting a head start on the Sunday editions of the New York Times and the New York Daily News and making a list of all the places you would call and all the resumes you would mail out on Monday morning.
Advanced technology allows information to flow instantly 24/7/365, which is why job boards have become larger and more sophisticated. But before you boot up your computer, you need to know which boards to use.
We live in very scary economic times. Many people have lost their jobs and are having difficulty finding other ones. This is causing families to lose their homes, unless they can find new means of making money in order to pay their mortgages. Retooling and leaving professions or jobs is difficult for everyone. Well spouses and the working chronically ill have less flexibility than most, as they are limited by their illness or the care-giving responsibilities.
Imagine yourself a business owner who provides an incredible service; however the market is saturated with your Competition. What's more, customers have no clue about the value of what you have to offer; it's as if you don't exist.
Throughout Jewish history there have been many defining moments.
Of the writing of baseball books there is no end. Of the writing of good baseball books there is not nearly enough. For every The Glory of Their Times or Ball Four or The Boys of Summer or Baseball’s Great Experiment, there are hundreds and hundreds of instantly forgettable hack jobs, clip jobs and ghost jobs.
Dear Mommy and Daddy:
Imagine how you would feel if you were told that, two years from today, our entire family would need to relocate to a different part of the country.
Last week I gave examples of supportive messages to people in crisis.
Last week I told Moshe's and Richard's stories. These two men gave their all to their jobs despite the diseases that made it more and more difficult to do so.
Many Israelis are dreading the march of time as the days of "disengagement" approach.
Tentacles Of DestructionThe tentacles of death and destruction are seen in print on the front page every day. The world is now getting a...
Special Note: Several weeks ago, I published a letter from a young kollel wife who wrote of the conflict that she was experiencing in trying to be an akeres habayis - wife and mother, and at the same time a breadwinner for her family.
Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/sections/magazine/potpourri/the-pros-cons-of-jobresume-posting-boards/2009/03/16/
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