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Jobs By iJobs

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For job postings look at: http://JobsByiJobs.com 

Possible Videos of Interest

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Green Matters: What in the World is going on? (15-part DVD series)

This 15-part DVD series, offers viewers a look into what's being done around the world and what we can also do to help reduce our carbon footprint.  Each program brings hopeful information from governments, corporations, environmental agencies and individuals who are finding ways to improve our planet.  Using the latest global perspective, this life changing eco-friendly series deals with all things "green", whether it's organic, recyclable, sustainable, or bio.   

 

Financial Fitness (4-part DVD series)

Recommended: Video Librarian, School Library Journal

Financial Fitness like physical fitness takes a sharp focus on the final goal.  What we would like to accomplish financially.   It requires us to crunch the numbers, focus the energy, and keep the course if we are to stay healthy in a financial sense.  As part of that regimen, we’ll help young adults learn to appreciate the value of their money by presenting the pleasures and pitfalls of financially responsibility.  From credit to interest and all the money stops in between, we’ll share successful strategies for ways to remain financially fit.   

 

The Working World for Young Adults (4-part DVD series) 

This latest series designed especially for young adults deals with the all important world of work.  Today's young workers will need to be even more dedicated to successfully compete in a global marketplace.  Poor work ethics, a careless regard for customer satisfaction and lack of a commitment to the job will only lead to a troubled work history and unhappy careers.

In these newly released programs we'll take a look at the issues being faced by young workers today and offer in return some solid solutions.  We'll discover what makes a person successful in a job now and into the future, as well as important ways to improve their success in the world of work. Viewers may be surprised to learn they don't have to be the very best worker at the job to succeed, if they apply the good work ethics they'll learn in the 4-part, The Working World For Young Adults.  

 

Independent Living For Young Adults (4-part DVD series) 

These ethnically diverse programs offer young adults a realistic guide to the challenges they'll face after graduation, whether from High School or College.  Each focused topic offers sound advice on important elements for entering the world of adult responsibility.  The four essential programs provide solid assistance for dealing with job expectations and job interviews, from living at home to life on their own and finally, to enjoying basic needs or establishing a new personal lifestyle.   

 

Timelines of Ancient Civilizations (14-part series) 

Recommended: Booklist, School Library Journal

Using an easy to follow progressive timeline from early beginning to more modern day, students will follow the emerging development and ultimate sophistication of these most notable civilizations. Broken down into sub-chapters of information, each video program covers the most important topics and concepts associated with the unique culture and history of these civilizations as they passed through time.

 

The Guerrilla Guide to Politics 

This hip, high-energy, look at the democratic process is designed to empower young people to flex their civic muscle.  The informative program delivers its civic lessons in manageable chapters, which includes among others, getting registered to vote, the voting process and effective ways to contact public officials.  By using a cutting edge sound track, creative edits, and high-powered graphics, The Guerrilla Guide to Politics stays in touch with the intended audience while offering a well researched, non-partisan and issue neutral approach. Viewers learn the real value of taking part in the political system. 

 

Basics of Biology Series (30-part DVD series)

A new series of 30 programs with high production values for just about every student that takes a Biology class.  You’ve got the Basics covered. 

 

Young Professional's Guide to Success

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In the Book

  • Learn what CEOs and top executives did early in their career to set them up for future success
  • Get direct advice from these leaders on what young professionals can do to achieve success
  • Find out what major corporations feel are the most important skills for their new-hires

To learn more visit:

http://www.ypsuccess.com/ 

Juju-Job Search Site

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Check out http://www.juju.com for job listings in your neighborhood.

 

Ten Companies Hiring Work from Home

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Can you imagine how simple your life would be if you never had to drive to work? If you have the self-discipline to work from home, the right opportunity could help you get back those commute hours and gain some extra time each day to do whatever you want.

Wondering where to start? Here are 10 companies hiring for work from home right now:.....

To Learn About These Companies Click Below:
http://hotjobs.yahoo.com/career-articles-10_companies_hiring_for_work_from_home-649 

Resume and Cover Letters: Do's and Don'ts

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Congratulations on completing your college degree. Now the real challenge begins as you enter the job market. You can make your job search easier if you format your resume and cover letters with care. Even recruiters for entry level jobs are looking for polished resumes and letters that demonstrate your ability to communicate as well as present your career skills. Here are five key do's and don'ts that can make or break the success of your job search.....

Click Below to View the Rest of the Article:
http://www.collegegrad.com/articles/resumes-and-cover-letters.shtml 

How to Get a Job When No One's Hiring.

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David Perry, a longtime headhunter, says you're wasting your time if you're looking for job postings online. And he should know: he's often the guy on the other side helping companies lure new talent. Perry, who's based in Ottawa, says that in the last 22 years he has accomplished 996 searches totaling $172 million in salary. And the bottom line in today's economy, he says, is you have to tap the "hidden job market."  Perry's also the co-author of "Guerrilla Marketing for Job Hunters" and he recently spoke with Fortune.

What's the "hidden job market"?

To find out check out the link below:
http://finance.yahoo.com/career-work/article/106840/How-to-Get-a-Job-When-No-One's-Hiring  

Quintessential Careers

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Quintessential Careers is a great site to visit for your job search needs. Please feel free to browse the site listed below.

http://www.quintcareers.com/ 

More Grads Turning to Internships

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For months, senior Rachel Morrissey polished her resume, networked with family and friends and diligently applied for dozens of jobs, hoping to snag a full-time graphic design position.

When nothing worked, the studio art major shifted her search and eventually landed a six-month unpaid internship at a Connecticut stationery company.

“An internship seemed like the better route,” she said......

To read more click the link below:

http://www.idsnews.com/news/story.aspx?id=67434 

Job Search Page-Another Helping Hand on the Road to Getting a Great Job

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 Job Search Page offers Students instant and free access to millions of available jobs from across the web.  With a quick search your students can find jobs from career websites, employers directly, staffing agencies, newspapers and more.  Thousands of students are already finding our website to be a great asset to their job search.

To discover Job Search Page, visit the following link:
http://www.jobsearchpage.com/

New Poll Indicates Stable Hiring Prospects for Class of 2009

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 In a survey conducted by CollegeGrad.com, the #1 entry-level job site on the Internet, 86 percent of graduating seniors expect to graduate without a job offer. Yet employers expect hiring levels to hold steady this year, according to a survey sponsored by The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). The survery shows that while the current economy may have dampened the hopes of new college graduates, it hasn't necessarily affected their employment prospects....

To learn more click below:

http://www.collegegrad.com/press/hiring-stable.shtml 

Scholarships, Online Degrees, and More!

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 The College Scholarships, Colleges, and Online Degrees page is designed to offer college-bound, graduate school-bound, and career school bound students of all ages information easy access to information about a wide variety of subjects which include:

  •  free college scholarship and financial aid searches.

 

  •  SAT and ACT test preparation tips, and more.

  •  colleges and universities throughout the United States.

For more information click below:

http://www.college-scholarships.com/ 

How to Make Yourself Standout in an Interview

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 Believe it or not, it is not your outstanding professional track record or your exceptional academic pedigree that make you standout in an interview.  Those are the things that get you the interview.  Once you walk in the room and sit down in front of the interviewer, it is a whole new ball game.  If you want to Standout in Your Interview, you need to focus on the following steps to differentiate yourself from your peers...

For More Information on Standing Out in an Interview See the Below Link:

http://www.gottamentor.com/viewAdvice.aspx?a=371&utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20090519

Job Hunting Advice-The Resume

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Your resume is the starting point of your job search. Considering the time and effort you spend developing your skills, writing an effective resume is a comparatively small additional investment of time. An effective resume will put you in position to begin using your hard-earned skills....

For more information see the below link.

http://www.jobhuntingadvice.com/resume_help.htm 

What Not to Wear-An Interviewee's Guide

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 If television sitcoms of the 1980s and 1990s are to be believed, every parent in America argued with a teenager who wanted to wear ripped jeans and ill-fitting shirts to school.

These shows also implied that the youth of America ran around speaking like Valley Girls and using slang no one over the age of 17 understood.

I thought these fashion battles were dramatized TV nonsense and never happened in real households.

I was wrong.

Judging by the amount of inappropriate attire job seekers wear to interviews and employees wear to work, many adults are taking advantage of the freedom to wear whatever they choose. And some of them seem to be wearing the exact clothes their parents disapproved of over a decade (or two) ago........

For more information on dressing for success see the link below.

http://www.cnn.com/2009/LIVING/worklife/06/08/cb.what.not.wear.office/index.html

 

Interview Strategies

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In recent weeks, recruiters for Consolidated Container Co. have seen job candidates arrive up to an hour early for interviews. Other candidates have alluded to financial hardships while in the hot seat, and one person even distributed bound copies of documents describing projects he completed for past employers. These sorts of tactics aren't exactly winners....

For more information see the below link.

http://finance.yahoo.com/career-work/article/106924/The-Interview-That-Will-Bag-a-Job