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The Middle East region, Dubai and Qatar in particular, is experiencing high-growth job rates particularly in areas that are impacted by the upcoming World Expo in 2020 in United Arab Emirates (UAE). With this expansion comes a need for highly trained white-collar executives and professionals from other parts of the world, the U.S. and Europe in particular, to keep up with the job growth.
Getting a job in this region is vastly different than landing an expat position in other countries. There are a few things outside of the normal U.S. job search process you will need to consider before your search as well as some variables that could impact your overall success in a position... ... Read more
Posted on Mar 10, 2014 under Job Search
by Arleen Bradley
There are many things job searchers desperately want. The number one item is a job! Job searchers want human resources managers to know is that they want the job and they need the paycheck that goes with it. Human resource managers aren’t the ones making the decision. It’s the hiring manager. However, next to […] ... Read more
This infographic first appeared on Jobvite.com last February 6, 2014.
Did you know that more than half of all people who are currently employed are either actively looking for a job or open to new opportunities? It’s true. And a full 71% of the U.S. workforce is currently on the job market...
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published the following infographic highlighting the worth of having a security clearance. They surveyed 11,436 of the 4+million professionals who have security clearance...it does show that professionals with graduate degrees and security clearance rank the highest in regard to pay and that engineering and IT professionals with clearance receive the highest compensation... ... Read more
Last week I talked to a veteran. The call was exciting and rewarding, and I was again reminded why I give a year of premium to veterans at no cost.
I do this as a thank you.
I was reminded, during the call, of ... Read more
I’m not fond of forced small talk. There, I said it. I particularly don’t look forward to entering a room full of strangers and talking about myself. Like at a networking event, where everyone is delivering their commercial like automatons. But I do small talk at networking events, and I’m pretty good at it most of the ... Read more
I feel like I am able to put myself in my clients' shoes on a regular basis. Being self-employed is like being in a job search every day. As a career coach I need to continually be on the look out for new opportunities, whether it's for an individual coaching client, a contract with ... Read more
Applying for a job with a federal government agency or office is quite different from applying for a job with a private company.
The federal resume, in most cases, will be considerably longer than the resume you would send to a private company, in part because of the added information the federal government wants, including detailed ... Read more
One of the greatest joys in my career is helping others discover what gives them strength so they can honor their passion in life and career. But I’ve noticed that many people spend a lot of time beating themselves up for not being where they want to be, or doing what they ... Read more
Using Positive Thinking to Find Your Next Job, Part II
For the past seven years, I worked with the Department of Defense. I managed several programs within the Family Support Center for the Navy. The two biggest programs I managed were Family Employment and Life Skills. Not only did I help my clients with their job search and resume ... Read more