Monthly Archives: April 2008

Will You Get Promoted?

If you’re wondering if you are going to get that promotion, here’s a quiz to help you see where you stand.  And if you want to read a bit more about how to get promoted without promoting yourself, check out this article from Fast Company.

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100 Best Companies to Work For

Fortune has put out their annual list of the Best Companies to Work For.  If you’d like to see which companies made that list and the Fortune 1000 list, then check out this link from CNN. 

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Attention Locksmiths!

As of July 1, 2008, all locksmiths in Tennessee must be licensed.  For more information and license applications, please click here.

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Best Jobs for College Students

If you are in school, but still need to find some work, make sure you read these tips and suggestions from the Go College Blog.  And also be sure to check out the comments others are leaving–there are some other good suggestions there, too.

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Search by Salary

I’ve mentioned my favorite search engine, Indeed, before.  Now, they have added something new–you can search for jobs by salary!  It’s not perfect, but read this notice from Blog Indeed to learn more about it.

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10 Jobs That Let You Work From Home

Check out this CareerBuilder article if you have any interest in working out of your home.

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Summer Reading Skills Programs

University Outreach and Continuing Education of The University of Tennessee is offering summer reading skills programs across the Memphis area.  Classes are available for all ages, beginning with 4-year-olds who will be entering kindergarten through adults.

Classes will cover phonics, comprehension, vocabulary, study skills, speed reading, and lifelong love of reading.  There are too many dates, classes and locations to list here, but you can call 1-800-979-9151 to get more information and to register for the course.

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Get Ahead on LinkedIn

Here is a great guide on how to use LinkedIn as a networking tool to its maximum advantage. 

See also: Social Networking Sites for Career Advancement

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Managing a Job Change

If you are getting ready to switch jobs, or if you think that you might be faced with a job change in the near future, you might want to read this.  The author has a few things to say about job hopping and employment gaps.

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