How to Get the Most Out of Your Cover Letter

Cover letters  often present the most difficult and challenging task for job seekers.  There is no standard template, they must sometimes be written without a lot of lead time, and they are expected to be tailored to specific circumstances while having a highly positive impact on the reader.  In fact, some people just send in […]

Kansas Job Market Continues to Improve

The February 2012 Labor Report showed numbers in line with the January report, including continued increases in nonfarm jobs and a seasonally adjusted unemployment rate that remained constant –both January and February had a 6.1% rate. Seasonal changes are influenced by weather, holidays and the closing of schools and are consistently figured in year-to-year, so […]

10 Insightful Books for Career Changers

As the economy continues to improve, many people are beginning to consider changing careers, or at least exploring that possibility. If you are thinking about testing the waters, or even starting your own business, here are 10 books that Entrepreneur magazine suggests to help make your decision. Some of the books offer practical step-by-step advice, […]