Sunday December 15, 2019

Skip College? Really?

In what’s sure to become a controversial article, James Altucher, wrote in a recent article that there are seven reasons parents should not send their kids to college. The reasons make sense, to a degree, says A. Harrison Barnes, career coach and EmploymentCrossing.com founder, but there are still many reasons a college degree is the […]

Fitting In When You’re the New Hire

There’s only one thing as stressful as finding yourself without a job and that’s finding yourself with a job – a new job, that is. It can be both exciting and disconcerting at the same time, says A. Harrison Barnes, career coach and EmploymentCrossing.com founder. That doesn’t mean your blood pressure has to rise and […]

The Power Shift – When You’re Negotiating Two Job Offers

There’s a certain sense of satisfaction in knowing more than one company is vying for you and your talent. It’s like balance has been restored in the universe and the power struggle is finally righted. That is, until you realize you have to make a choice. How do you choose between two really great positions? […]

When Job Security No Longer Exists

If there’s been one common denominator in the past few years that links us all, odds are, it’s the lack of job security. We’ve seen managers fall who we knew would be in their positions long after we were gone and with each tumble, it raised the alarm for others to wonder, “Who’s next?” So […]

Jobs and the Gulf of Mexico Clean up Efforts – Part 2 in a Series of 4

As more beaches become stained with the gooey and strongly scented tar balls and sheets of crude oil along the gulf coast, both BP and local governments are scrambling to ensure enough workers are on the clocks so that the clean up efforts don’t become so overwhelming that the remaining tourists who haven’t cancelled their […]