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Yes, the Machines Are Coming--But We Can Outsmart Them. Here's How. As technology advances, many jobs will go away while others rise up and take their place. Problem is, our current higher education system is not helping young people develop the skills they will need to thrive in tomorrow's workforce. Danny Iny reveals what we can do about it. by Danny Iny Washington, D.C. - Lately there's been lots of fearful speculation...
If you don’t have social media, don’t know why Monday is a federal holiday or have otherwise been living under a rock, Sunday was Veterans Day. That’s Veterans Day — as opposed to Veteran’s Day, Veterans’ Day, Armistice Day or Memorial Day. Americans have celebrated living and deceased veterans — all those who served the country in any branch of the military — on Nov. 11 since it was...
COLD SPRING, Ky. —T o support employers, dispel myths and demonstrate the business case for employing America’s nearly 4 million veterans with a service-connected disability, DAV (Disabled American Veterans) developed The Veteran Advantage: DAV Guide to Hiring and Retaining Veterans with Disabilities . A first of its kind, the resource is being released during National Disability Employment Awareness Month as part of a broader...
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) administers and enforces three equal employment opportunity laws: Executive Order 11246, as amended; Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, 29 U.S.C. 793; and the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as amended, 38 U.S.C. 4212. Collectively, these laws make it illegal for contractors and subcontractors...
Nowadays everyone in the recruitment industry talks about résumés needing a 30-second impact but nobody tells us how to write one. UNTIL NOW. by Martin Drake According to career consultant, Martin Darke, all it comes down to is marketing yourself properly. “Over 90% of job seekers have poor-quality résumés”, says Darke, who has seen thousands of résumés over his working life spanning...
Troy, Mich.  – Todd Palmer is a renowned thought leader and top staffing and recruiting executive who is committed to improving lives. As a successful leader who has spent years building up a multi-million dollar recruiting & staffing firm, Palmer is now setting his sights on even loftier goals – helping others find meaningful work and expanding their career opportunities through the release of his new book. Just...
by Johnny Punish Saying "NO" is a huge part of success yet most people don't know this absolute axiom. For both your personal and business life, one cannot say "YES" to every request. "Hey, can you watch the kids for me" or "hey, can you drive me to downtown L.A. to pick up my laundry" and stuff like that.... can be success killers. Why? Opportunity Cost ! The cost of you traveling to L.A. for a 3 hour trip as a favor for a...
My Job: Should I Stay or Should I Go? By Holly Caplan Growing up I was taught by my parents to get a job and keep a job. Period. It was ingrained in me that once I graduated college, I needed to land at a good company and stay there. The big reward would be retirement at 40 years with a fancy company pen and pension. This was my mindset for years. It’s what was expected of me, and it is what I aspired to do. Ultimately though,...
Military spouses, predominantly women, face an unemployment rate of up to four times the national average. WASHINGTON — It’s not just the military that potentially received a big boost from the defense authorization bill that passed the U.S. Senate this week. The economic outlook for military spouses did, too. Included in the National Defense Authorization Act, which passed by a vote of 85-10, was a bipartisan provision...
GMG Launches SparkMyResume exposing potential tax credits up to $9,600 FENTON, MI - Growth Management Group (GMG) , the Michigan-based tax consulting firm which has recovered over $500M in specialized tax incentives for its clients nationwide since 2004, has just launched SparkMyResume , a free online tool designed to help certain job-seeking military veterans, the disabled, and others float their resume to the top of the stack....
By Suzanne Bandick Do you ever feel bogged down, tired and like life is just a little too heavy with too many things going on for your comfort? Sometimes the busyness of our lives and the overwhelm can start to get the better of us. It spoils our fun in life and our interactions with others. Often that feeling has to do with all the things we let clutter up our life – things both mental and physical. Let's look at ways we can...
If you are a Veteran you have a couple of different tools that can give you an edge in getting a civil service (Federal) job: the Preference Points and Veteran's Recruitment Appointment rule. The following is a summary of these tools and how they can help: Preference Points Overview General Requirements for Preference Types of Preference How it Works Filing Applications After Examinations Have Closed Veterans...