Stories tagged with: job hunting

September 29, 2010 - 8:42pm
4 years 48 weeks ago

Landing a job can be tough, that's why the Muskingum County Opportunity Center along with human resource professionals are offering helpful tips to give people a leg up in the hunt.

The first impression you give to a potential employer is through that important piece of paper known as your resume. Those in attendance Wednesday night at the "Evening with Hiring Professionals" got some good advice.

"You want to stand out in a good way, so you want your resume to be...

February 21, 2010 - 8:38pm
5 years 27 weeks ago

After years of working, many senior citizens wanted to spend their golden years in blissful retirement. But the economic downturn has sent many back into the job market and returning to the workforce is easier said than done. WHIZ's Katie Jeffries has more.

Sherry Skaggs has had a rough three years.

"Starting with a semi accident with my husband, he hasn't worked since April 2007, to me loosing two different jobs and when I got this I was very happy,"...

February 17, 2010 - 9:55pm
5 years 27 weeks ago

Psychologists say losing your job is equivalent to a death in the family on your mental state.  In the second part of her job hunting series, WHIZ's Katie Jeffries has tips for laid off workers.

"It was a shock, it was something that I was totally unprepared for, there had been rumors for the week prior to that, that there would be some kind of layoffs, but I had no idea that it was going to effect me at all," tells Shelli Stenz.

Shelli Stenz...

February 16, 2010 - 7:02pm
5 years 28 weeks ago

Students spend thousands of dollars and countless hours in the college classroom to have a job when they graduate. But jobs are scarce all across the board. WHIZ's Katie Jeffries has job hunting tips for soon to be graduates.

The hallowed halls of higher education prepares students to join the workforce, but that doesn't mean they will have a job waiting when they graduate.

"Just like hearing constantly how bad the job market is right now, I am just afraid to...

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