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At the Celgard plant in Charlotte Friday, President Obama stated the economy is turning around because of 162,000 jobs added in March, the largest increase in 2 years. This is misleading because it includes 48,000 temporary census workers. Overall, the…
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Today, President Obama will be coming to Charlotte to stop by a plant that has received $49 million in stimulus dollars for their "green jobs" efforts. His visit comes during a time of the high unemployment in Charlotte and North…
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I spent several articles this week attacking short-sighted and negative thinking. Yes, there is a tough market out there. This is the most difficult job hunting environment in at least 20 years. While it's easy to complain about things and…
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I talked in my last article about how your attitude may be sabotaging your job search. Hopefully, if you’ve been wallowing in self-pity, you have that out of your system. Maybe the stories of the two women I cited have…
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I am continuing my assault against shallow thinkers this week. This started after I received a couple of negative comments to my article last weekend regarding the rising unemployment rate in Charlotte and what to do about it. In short,…
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Apparently I upset at least a couple of readers by suggesting that they are responsible for their job search, and that if the search isn't going well, you might consider launching your own business. Although my articles were not intended…
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So my last article, I finished it by stating that regardless of what you read in the news, you are responsible for your own employment. I then suggested that you might need to consider launching your own venture. Apparently this…
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Here in the Charlotte area, the unemployment rate has reached 12.8%. This is the highest rate in 20 years, and all signs are that it will be a very slow descent, possibly years, before the region recovers. One economist predicts…
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This past week, Siemens Energy made an announcement that they are expanding their plant in Charlotte. The plan will add about 850 jobs to the area, although 110 of those jobs will be transfers. As expected, our area is celebrating…
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So the news is talking about more job fairs coming to town. Are they worth the trouble? What are the advantages/disadvantages of going? When should you go, and when should you stay home? For me personally, I enjoy job fairs…
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A lot of focus continues to be on the unemployment numbers coming up. I've seen several predictions that the unemployment rate will hover around 10% through the summer. Again, this presents a challenge to the job seeker as to how…
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One of the reasons I personally have pursued coaching is follow my passions. One of my passions is to make a difference in the lives of others around me. It's the way I'm wired. We all are wired different ways,…
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