Archive for January, 2011


Jan
27
2011
Do You Know a Charity I Can Help?
Unemployed

I knew the effects of the economic recession firsthand.  I lost my job (along with 40,000 other company employees) when retail giant Circuit City went bankrupt.  Disappointed by the resources available for those out of work, I set out to create a toolkit that job seekers of any age and background could use in their upcoming job interviews. When I started my company, Interview Angel Inc, one of my top priorities Continue reading…

Jan
19
2011
3 Tips to @LeadToday on Twitter
SteveKeating

For Twitter users, inspirational and thought-provoking tweets by @LeadToday come across their screen daily – often as a retweet by someone they follow. If you are new to Twitter, follow @LeadToday and you will soon discover all that is right and possible with social media. So who is the person behind the leadership tweets? Let me introduce you to Steve Keating in my latest interview with professionals who are making Continue reading…

Jan
17
2011
Most Depressing Job Ever?
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I’m an office desktop dweller, but as a child I never dreamed I would be staring at a computer screen for the majority of my career.  Did anyone?  I dreamed of hitting home runs for the Baltimore Orioles (that didn’t work out) or acting on a Broadway stage (that didn’t quite work out either). Fast forward to 2010 and it appears the toy design folks at Little Tikes are conditioning Continue reading…

Jan
12
2011
Any Hope for Unemployed 99ers?
Bari Rubin

As many as 3.5 million people experience homelessness in a given year in our country.  The chronically homeless population is much lower (between 125,000 – 175,000), and one man, Ted Williams, has became the face of the chronically homeless.  Thanks to YouTube, Mr Williams has gone from the streets of Ohio to the Today Show.  In one week.  Call it the golden voice effect, but I noticed a homeless veteran Continue reading…