Monday Double Header for September 13th, 2010

September 13, 2010

Monday Double Header #1:

Motivation Monday Podcast News for Job Seekers

Job Seeker Radio:

Surround yourself with only people who are going to lift you higher. ~ Oprah Winfrey

This week for job seekers there is GREAT news!

Even in the bottom of a recession there is an opportunity for growth in many different industries.  Healthcare continues to dominate the growth for 2010 and is projected into the future as one of the best areas for any person looking to start or re-start a career.  The education required to enter the healthcare industry can be relatively low at first and gives great benefits and opportunity for advancement.

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Monday Double Header #2:

Q&A with Seasoned Entrepreneur Bill Pelton

Bill Pelton

Background on Mr. Pelton

Mr. Pelton is a leading authority on video streaming over the internet. Mr. Pelton was the initial founder of DayPort, Inc in 1996. DayPort is now the market leader in video streaming & video management for the internet & recently was acquired by Entriq, now Irdeto.  Mr. Pelton led sales efforts for DayPort taking them from a startup to an impressive client list of companies including CBS/Viacom, Clear Channel Television, Scripts Howard, Oprah Winfrey and others.

“Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.” –Henry Ford

Thinking about Starting a Company?

Learn from a seasoned Entrepreneur…Read our interview with Bill Pelton.

He answers questions ranging from:

Bill Pelton explains his story about meeting the man who changed his life, why who you marry is the most important business decision you’ll ever make & how even being the #2 salesman in the nation doesn’t create job security.

If you’re thinking about starting a business & have read the interview with Bill Peton, ask yourself the 20 Questions before Starting a Business

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Labor Shortage!

May 18, 2010

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Hard to believe? 30-40% of all jobs in the social sector will be vacant by 2018?

There will be more jobs than people to fill them.  This is the finding from a Northern Boston University.

Sounds preposterous? Well read what Professor Barry Bluestone & Mark Melnik, a Ph.d candidate at Northeastern looked at demographics & job forecasts to concluded:

When the nation comes out of the current jobs recession – and this may take two to three years – we will begin to see spot shortages in labor markets. If the economy continues to improve, the spot shortages will become more general, and we will experience the shortages our research projects. By 2018, with no change in current labor force participation rates or immigration rates and an expected return to healthy economic growth, we will have more jobs than people to fill them.

Are you getting ready for the hiring.  It’s already started to take place.  April alone added 250,000+ jobs.

For more resources on resumes, cover letters, interviews & job training check out – Your Career Transition Resource.

For a FREE Career Expert, check out the Career Doctor, Robert Shindell

Is your state recovering?

May 4, 2010

April 2010 saw a rise in home sales over the previous month.  More homes were purchased as the recovery begins a long recovery process.  A clear sign the economy is expanding & not retracting.

In a few states government programs have been created to subsidize lost wages & keep employees off unemployment benefits.  Illinois is a great example of this program.  Putting Illinois Back To Work is program enacted by the governor Pat Quinn.

Question for you: From your perspective, do you see the economy growing? What signs do you use to see the recovery might be working or isn’t working?

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Census Jobs 2010 & State Jobs for You

February 24, 2010

The census 2010 is spurring government jobs.  Have you seen the commercials?  The census is in a hiring frenzy. Accumulating citizens for a measurement of national proportions.  The largest opportunity is as a census counter.  For more information: Check out the census job offers here

The stimulus has opened up a little flood gate for many states to recieve funding for education, healthcare and IT education.  We have all the information in our Monday Podcast

If you’re interested in finding out more about – Your Career Transition Resource – Click HERE

Take this chance to write a comment, did you check out these sites? What did you think?

Where are the jobs of the future?

February 22, 2010

Future job growth is a huge concern for any job seeker.  Knowing where jobs will be for the next 20 years can give you an opportunity to move cities or start transitioning over to a career in demand for the next 2 decades.  Well thanks to, we have an opportunity to peek a little into the future.

As you look below this map allows you to interact and see jobs for the future.  Have fun and enjoy the map, it’s nice to see, especially if your city is on the map.

(Ok, I couldn’t embed the map.)

Here is a link to the job growth predicted by – Where are the jobs of the future? – Monday’s Job Seeker Podcast Especially for You – Your Career Transition Resource

6 Weeks till 2010 ~ Are you Resolution Ready?

November 16, 2009

Little old 2009 has nearly worn out it’s welcome…It seems we’ve recently been introduced to this year but unfortunately, time is running out.  What is your plan for 2010? Learn how to build a foundation to succeed next year…

We all had goals, accomplishments and issues pending for 2009…We can wrap up the last goals of the year in these few weeks but preparation for the new year is more crucial than ever…

2008 was a year of change, 2009 a year of rebuilding & 2010 will be exposed as a foundational year for success to come…

If you thinking about goals for 2010, I suggest checking out articles about goals or about tracking time…Watch this then make plans for 2010…