Career Guidance: Advice

Career Guidance: Advice

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By: Taunee Besson, CMF, CareerCast.com Senior Columnist
Have people told you never to quit your job until you find another one? Did you believe them? If so, you may have been mislead into keeping a position you truly despise, while depriving yourself of career satisfaction and sufficient time to look for what you really want.More
By: Sarah E. Needleman
What does the economic stimulus package mean for job hunters ? The good news is that a broad range of employment opportunities are expected to open up nationwide, says Joanie Ruge, senior vice president at Adecco North America, a staffing company based in Melville, N.Y. The bad news: It's likely that they won't start opening up until the second half of this year.More
No Experience Required? The Value of Work History
By: Andrew Strieber
It's a classic Catch-22 for first-time job seekers: Getting a good job in today's market requires work experience, but it's impossible to gain that requisite experience without already having a job.More
By: Kingsley Kanu Jr.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 598,000 unemployed U.S. workers in January 2009, spiking job loss since the recession began in December 2007 to 3.6 million. Unemployed in August 2008, Kelly Mitchell, a financial analyst in prime brokerage sales and hedge fund consulting, expected to remain in finance. "I was exposed to all areas of hedge funds," she says, "and had done a lot of hedge fund business consulting.More