Apr 04, 2013 09:24 EDT Lean forward. Put your hand out. Let the person know you are interested in their company. When TD Bank came to run an event at Westfield State University in Massachusetts and senior Chelsea Decoteau was working in the lobby for the Director of Student Activities, she did just that. She introduced herself and said, “I want to get into banking." And she kept saying it...
Tag: find a job
Mar 28, 2013 09:51 EDT Thinking outside of the box is a “must” when trying to get someone’s attention. The trouble is, few of us know what that looks like. Three years ago, Ian Greenleigh decided that if employers used ads to find job seekers, then maybe job seekers could use ads to find a new employer. Several ad campaigns and one book deal later, Ian is the go-to expert on using ads to find work.
Feb 21, 2013 15:53 EST Sarah Szczebak never dreamed that partial unemployment could lead her to a better place, professionally speaking. Employed full-time at a small non-profit in Massachusetts, Sarah loved her job and co-workers. Her work was rewarding, using her master’s degree in regional planning to assist low-income households with financial support for essential home repairs.
Aug 01, 2012 09:43 EDT
Heather Burchfield did everything right: she went to a good school, secured great internships, edited the school newspaper, got good grades, and established a professional network. Yet, when Heather graduated three years ago she was still unable to land a job in her chosen field— journalism.
Jun 04, 2012 18:04 EDT
An accidental escapee out of Cuba at age seven, Jessi was permanently separated from her parents and raised by her grandmother (also an immigrant) in Florida. Years later, Jessi made her way to D.C and currently works on The Hill.
May 29, 2012 22:02 EDT
Meet Edrie. After being unemployed for fourteen months, Edrie got involved with UCubed. Through this volunteer position, Edrie discovered skills and interests she did not know she had. Hear how she used a volunteer position to find employment. This is another addition to CareerFuel.net "How America Works" series.
Video production by UCubed http://www.unionofunemployed.com/