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The Job Market Isn't as Good as Janet Yellen Thinks

Janet Yellen may want to check her math.

One reason the Federal Reserve Chair has used to justify keeping interest rates barely above zero is the fact that the labor force participation rate—or the share of Americans over 16 who are in the labor force—has risen over the past year. 307 more words


Employers are playing the new dating game with job applicants

Much like the Atlanta dating scene- playing the field for way too long, making long, unrealistic lists of requirements for them to even be considered, mistreating prospective, perfectly good applicants, then complaining that can’t find anyone. 1,326 more words

Pop Culture

Job Opportunity: Principal Research Lead with APQC

Does passion for your area of expertise drive you to stay on the leading edge of what’s hot? Are you motivated to talk to clients to uncover their biggest business challenges? 344 more words

Job Market

To Drop Or Not To Drop: Will a Low GPA Ruin Your Job Prospects?

Tell me if you’ve heard this one before: you start the semester with a packed schedule, get a few subpar grades in one of the classes and then wonder as the last day to drop approaches whether it’s worth it to tough it out and try for a C or cut your losses and drop it. 316 more words

Career Advice

Rate My JIL Week 2 + BONUS Rate My JFP

Greetings and salutations, ladies, gentlemen, and friends beyond the binary. It’s time to rate some more jobs. THE GOOD NEWS: This week, the German JIL almost DOUBLED for TT jobs! 1,011 more words



Okay. Something many white people struggle to understand, is B-BBEE. (Please, it is B-BBEE, not BEE.) It is more often than not seen as “reverse racism.” I am by no means an expert, but I have done enough research (it’s a continuous process) to know that B-BBEE is not as evil as it is made out to be. 981 more words

SA News

Thank you for pursuing a career with us; we regret to inform you that we have chosen to pursue other candidates who better fit the needs of our company.

Well that was another bust – like the offensives in World War 1 from late 1914 to 1917 (roughly), we have hit a brick wall yet again. 468 more words