Articles By: Monster Staff

Middle-aged and unemployed: Smartly seize the opportunity for change

Middle-aged and unemployed: Smartly seize the opportunity for change

The overall unemployment rate for March of 2014 was 6.7 percent, according to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. Those ages 45 to 54 fared better than the national average at 5 percent, as did workers ages 55 and older at 4.8 percent.

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Retirement of baby boomers boosting financial services hiring throughout the next decade

Retirement of baby boomers boosting financial services hiring throughout the next decade

A recent Monster report shows that as baby boomers decide to exit the workforce, jobs are opening in the financial services industry.

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How to negotiate a job offer and salary

How to negotiate a job offer and salary

Whether you’re negotiating a job offer or just want an increase in pay, knowing how to negotiate your way to a successful end result requires preparation and strategy. Learn how to put the ball in your court — and keep it there — with the tips and strategies found in this week’s roundup.

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April Fools’ in the workplace: Watch out for balloons and airhorns

April Fools’ in the workplace: Watch out for balloons and airhorns

Today, in workplaces around the world, employees are scratching their heads trying to figure out why their mouse doesn’t work, or why the coffee machine is now voice-activated.

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Spring forward with resume tips

Spring forward with resume tips

Spring is here which means it’s not only time to dust off your shelves but your resumes as well.

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How to prepare for your next job interview

How to prepare for your next job interview

Don’t go into another job interview unprepared. This week’s round up brings you five articles to help you get ready for your next job interview.

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Get your side gig started

Get your side gig started

When you’re ready to start a side gig, these five articles can help.

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75 percent of job seekers aren’t telling interviewers who they really are

75 percent of job seekers aren’t telling interviewers who they really are

Are you the type of person who doesn’t act differently during a job interview and lets it all hang out? Or do you mask some of your off-hours traits and keep it totally professional from beginning to end?

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Inspiration and innovation in your job search

Inspiration and innovation in your job search

Carve out a career path by staying inspired and looking for new ways to offer innovation and solutions to the organizations you’re looking to join. The tips in this week’s roundup can help you along the way.

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Creating your image (and the value of doing so)

Creating your image (and the value of doing so)

The image you create for yourself depends on what you want.

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