Are You Smart Enough to Work at Google?

William Poundstone’s new bookAre You Smart Enough to Work at Google? is a 21st-Century guide to landing a job in the competitive, creative world of today’s top companies. Interviewers at many of the largest companies- not just  hip Silicon Valley start-ups and Google – including AT&T, Johnson & Johnson, Bank of America, and even Walmart […]


Kansas Job Market Improvement Continues to Inch Higher

According to the Kansas Department of Labor May 2012 Labor Report, employment in the private sector increased by 10,800 jobs – 1% – from a year ago, and the unemployment rate is also down. Since April 2012, Kansas gained 5,200 private sector jobs, or 0.5 percent. These monthly increases were mostly because of seasonal changes. […]


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 […]

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It's National Small Business Week

May 20-26, 2012, is National Small Business Week, sponsored by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).  There are a lot of things to love about small businesses. For one thing, small businesses make up more than 50% of the gross national product (GDP). And they make up more than 99.7% of all employers. President Obama […]


Seeking Job Help Through a Temporary Agency

If you are job hunting due to a recent lay off or looking for a change in career, you may consider going through a temporary agency. If so, here are some things you might expect when you get there. Of course, the first thing you will encounter is an initial interview. Most likely, you will […]