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D.C. ranked as hottest job market in the country

The survey, released by job-searching site Monster.com, says the D.C. area has the most jobs available per person.

Tags: Monster.com , Matthew Henson ,

Sunday - 01/23/2011, 03:56pm EST

Fired for Facebook? It could happen

A federal judge will soon consider whether an employee was legally fired after she criticized her boss on Facebook.

Tags: Facebook , Twitter , Debra Katz , National Labor Relations Board , social media , social networking

Saturday - 01/22/2011, 03:32pm EST

Jobhunters: Don't answer those cells during interviews

Answering your phone is one of the most common gaffes interviewees make. Others that are a touch more outrageous include hugging the hiring manager and talking about how an affair cost you a job.

Tags: interview mistakes , CareerBuilder , Colleen Kelleher

Wednesday - 01/19/2011, 10:42am EST

Software engineer ranks as No. 1 job

A new list ranks software engineer as the top job to have in 2011. Being a roustabout on an oil rig is at the bottom of CareerCast's list.

Tags: best jobs , worst jobs , CareerCast , Darci Marchese , Colleen Kelleher

Wednesday - 01/19/2011, 09:27am EST

Numbers show promise for area job seekers

For many people, the perfect Christmas gift this year would be a job. And there are some encouraging signs for job hunters around the D.C. area.

Tags: unemployment , fairfax county , Arlington County , Montgomery County , Loudoun County , Fairfax County Economic Development Authority , Michelle Basch

Saturday - 11/27/2010, 12:23pm EST

Metro holding open house for veterans

Metro is holding an open house this month for former and transitioning members of the military looking for work.

Tags: Metro , veterans , Open house

Saturday - 11/13/2010, 10:59am EST

Employers: Potential Attitude tips the scales for new hires

Think of it this way. Are you the person you want to share a cubicle with? Are you upbeat? Results-oriented? Do you bring a sense of enthusiasm to the workplace? Employers don't want people who take energy from the workplace. They want people to generate it.

Tags: job fair , Kate Ryan

Friday - 11/05/2010, 08:09am EDT

Strange interview outfits: Avoid these for job interviews

Ditch the leather pants, the Star Trek T-shirt and the yoga clothes if you're headed for a job interview.

Tags: job interview , strange interview clothes , Robert Half , Colleen Kelleher

Monday - 10/25/2010, 09:00am EDT

What's the secret to negotiating a higher salary?

That compromise you think you should make with your potential employer might not be the right thing to do. Find out why.

Tags: salaries , employment , strategies for negotiating pay , Hank Silverberg , Colleen Kelleher

Thursday - 10/21/2010, 12:22pm EDT

Part-time workers see paychecks decline

Median pay for part-time workers met double-digit losses in almost every local jurisdiction, falling 28 percent in Fairfax County in 2007 and 2008, and dropping a third for those in Howard County, according to an analysis of the 2009 American Community Survey.

Tags: part time jobs , American Community Survey , Anthony Carnevale , Job Losses , Evan Haning , Paul D. Shinkman , employment , economy , Georgetown University's Center on Education and th

Tuesday - 10/19/2010, 08:05am EDT
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