Working in live television isn’t for everyone — with deadline pressures, the need to rethink and change things on the fly and of course the occasional wardrobe malfunction. But for those who enjoy the thrill, it’s a rewarding and exciting way to make a living. To learn more about what it’s like behind the cameras, [...]
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Lights, Camera … Take Action: What it’s like to work on live television with TakePart Live’s Alex Jeffries
By Scott Adams, creator of Dilbert and author of How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big Images reproduced with permission. Copyright Scott Adams, 2013. When writing a resume, a handy trick you’ll learn from experts is to ask yourself if there are any words in your first draft that you would be [...]
This post is by Matt Wilson, co-founder of Under30CEO . Recently, author Daniel DiPiazza wrote “An Open Letter to Frustrated 20 Somethings” on Under30CEO.com. It blew up. Daniel’s premise: If it were up to him, why would he make a “job” or “work” the center of his life? When someone asks him “what he does,” [...]
We recently asked visitors to Monster.com the question: “If asked to work during a vacation, how often is ACCEPTABLE and would not be cause for seeking another job?” and received nearly 4,000 responses. International findings included: Frequently – I am not concerned with working almost every time when on vacation – 11% Occasionally – I [...]
Searching for a job can be a daunting task, but you don’t have to stray off the productive path and into mistakes. This week’s 5 for Friday provides insights into common job search mistakes and how you can avoid them. Ways You’re Subtly Sabotaging Your Job Search by Penny Wren at The Week: “In today’s [...]
Ashley Verrill is a CRM software analyst for Software Advice, as well as the managing editor for the Customer Service Investigator blog. She has spent the last seven years reporting and writing business news and strategy features. Her work has been published or cited in Inc., Forbes, the Upstart Business Journal, the Austin Business Journal [...]
The Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Situation report for March 2013 was just released. We spoke with Joanie Ruge, founder and president of Tack Consulting, Inc. and employment industry adviser to Monster.com, to find out what those numbers, along with Monster’s own data, mean for employers and job seekers. MonsterWorking: Joanie, where is some of [...]
The first official day of spring has finally arrived and depending on where you are located in the US, you are either still shoveling snow, or lucky enough to see the first buds of flowers starting to appear. If you’re really lucky, you’re able to attend the myriad of Cherry Blossom festivals happening now through [...]
By 2014, Millennials will make up 36% of the workforce. In their session at SXSWi, Jennifer Selke and Tim Street broke down what employers need to know to meet the new set of expectations and demands these workers bring with them. Here are a few of our favorite tweets from the session.
Philippe Dubost’s unusual resume — repackaged as an Amazon product page — has sparked a lot of interest across the web this week. If you haven’t seen it, you should definitely check it out. It’s clever, for sure. But are such ploys effective for most job seekers? Probably not. Still, if you want to give [...]