The new Employment Situation Summary released today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows the lowest unemployment figures in four years, with strong gains in the retail sector - including 53,000 new jobs added for the holiday season. There were a total of 146,000 new jobs created in November. The report is not all good, as the manufacturing sector lost 7,000 jobs, and a large portion of the decrease in unemployment rate is related to people who are
I could talk forever about how to give a good interview, but here's a nice little article with "Top 10 Tips for a Successful Telephone Interview" that hits some of the major points nicely. Take a look through if you want a quick refresher before an important call!
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