Los Angeles History

Los Angeles is a massive, sprawling city that has come to embody the glamour, richness, and excitement of the West Coast. The name alone is iconic and likely to bring to mind ultramodern skyscrapers, smog, boulevards lined with palm trees, sunshine, swimming pools, movie stars…

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Is This Job Posting Legit???

he average jobseeker will spend countless hours within a week applying for positions they see advertised online. I’ve always discouraged jobseekers from focusing on online submissions for several reasons. One reason is that you can never really know if an advertised position is truly a legitimate opening.

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Meaningful work can help retain good employees

Despite the large number of people that have been laid-off in the last 6 months or so there are companies that are still concerned about employee commitment. Not all employers think they have a captive group because of the economy. Talented people still leave jobs and find new ones. And in many cases companies are

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San Francisco City and others

San Francisco City San Francisco is a bustling metropolis known as much for its diverse culture as for its rolling hills, fog, and cable cars. Stretching seven miles in each direction, the City by the Bay sits on the tip of a peninsula and is bordered by San Francisco Bay and the Pacific Ocean. This

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Newest Professions, Growing Salaries

The latest directory of job titles from Occupational Information Network (O*Net) features a variety of new entries that many people have never heard before. Some of these jobs — at least the duties — have been around in some form for a while. What’s new is a “professional pathway” for these careers, according to employment

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8 Fast-Growing, High-Paying Jobs

With the economy shrinking, many job-hunters are looking for a new career that pays well — and they need to find one that’s not going to disappear. Robin Ryan, career coach and author of “60 Seconds and You’re Hired,” says, “I look at where you can make good money, where employers are looking for people

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