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  • Can the concept of ‘fit’ facilitate discrimination in the hiring process?

    Can the concept of ‘fit’ facilitate discrimination in the hiring process? As a career coach I am troubled when minority job seekers I work with mention that concerns about ‘fit’ are being brought up in job...

    • Posted February 25, 2013
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  • National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE)
    Employers Seeking New College Grads With Relevant Work Experience

    BETHLEHEM, PA—Employers have a hefty list of criteria against which they assess new college graduates for employment, and work experience that is relevant to the job is key among them, according to a study...

    • Posted April 27, 2012
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  • A flyer advertising holiday job listings is seen at the North Metro Department of Labor Career Center in Atlanta, Georgia, December 1, 2011. REUTERS/Tami Chappell
    Private hiring soars; seasonal issues cloud gain

    NEW YORK (Reuters) – The jobs recovery gathered pace as a measure of private-sector hiring surged in December and claims forunemployment benefits fell, suggesting the battered labor marketmay continue to strengthen in 2012. The ADP National...

    • Posted January 5, 2012
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  • Don't discount our elders just yet
    Is Hiring Age Discrimination OK?

    In this video, John Stossel looks into age discrimination; namely the hiring or firing of employees based chiefly on their age. Can young people do the same tasks easier? Or do older people truly...

    • Posted November 21, 2011
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  • Seal of the President of the United States
    What’s Next?

    Earlier this month President Obama addressed Congress and the nation about his proposed American Jobs Act. He belives that, if adhered too, it will be a major step towards rebuilding the state of the...

    • Posted September 20, 2011
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  • A job seeker walks the floor at a large career fair at Rutgers University
    Jobless claims, housing data offer economic hope

    (Reuters) – The number of Americans claiming new jobless benefits hit a three-month low last week and contracts to buy existing homes rose in June, hopeful signs for an economy that has struggled to...

    • Posted July 29, 2011
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