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Records Set on Obama's Watch

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You sent the resume and now you got the call. “We’d like you to come in for an interview. When are you available?”

Right now, you think. You’re charged up and ready to go. You’re ready do dazzle them with your acumen, skills and talents. But, honestly, an interview can be a little intimidating, especially if you been through many, yet without landing the job. What you need is great job interviewing skills.

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After three years of being unemployed I’ m looking for every advantage to get a new job. One place to begin is with your cover letter. I’ve tried many ideas and slants, some worked, some didn’t.

TheResumeBuilder.com says, “When it comes to applying for a job, you have to present the most perfect version of yourself on paper, and then later in person. ”

But after some time, I looked for help. There’s many good resources on the Internet. One is Amazing Cover Letters. Don’t let the name fool, as it is rather self-promoting, but they have good ideas and resources.

They can help you create a new cover letter or clean up one that you created. Amazing Cover Letters does the job. We need help in this economy. Check out Amazing Cover Letters, and let them help you.

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How Congress is hurting jobs with sequester decision delay

July 2, 2012

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Everyone in Congress says they want to help create jobs and economic growth. But federal agencies and government contractors in the private sector, which actually hire people, may find that ironic. They are still in the dark about future funding levels because lawmakers have not said whether they will replace heavy-handed [...]

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The 86 million invisible unemployed, mostly under 25 and over 65

June 25, 2012

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — There are far more jobless people in the United States than you might think. While it’s true that the unemployment rate is falling, that doesn’t include the millions of nonworking adults who aren’t even looking for a job anymore. And hiring isn’t strong enough to keep up with population growth. Read [...]

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Long-term unemployment is still a huge problem in the economy

June 11, 2012

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — The national unemployment rate has fallen from its recession highs, but Americans who have been out of work for six months or more are still having trouble finding work. The numbers are staggering. The ranks of the long-term unemployed swelled last month from 5.1 million to 5.4 million, and those individuals [...]

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May jobs report show that the economy still sucks

June 4, 2012

Employers added just 69,000 jobs in May, about half of what was expected, and the unemployment rate ticked up to 8.2 percent, the government said Friday in an awful jobs report that offered incontrovertible evidence that the U.S. economy is slowing sharply. Read more: http://www.stltoday.com/news/national/jobs-report-is-bad-news-for-economy/article_a1c9026c-04df-5ead-a99c-9a1ccd788173.html#ixzz1wqpXUU7c

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