Month: April 2006

Feature: A Workaround for Age Discrimination

Feature: A Workaround for Age Discrimination At first glance, the trend seems to be moving in the right direction. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the workforce participation rate of “older workers” is increasing. In 1985, the percentage of workers 55 and older who were unemployed was 4.1%; in 2005, the rate dropped

Feature: WEDDLE’s Research Factoid

Feature: WEDDLE’s Research Factoid WEDDLE’s continuously conducts both primary and secondary research on Best Practices in job search and career self-management. Among the issues we’ve regularly probed is the nature of the experience that job seekers have in an employer’s recruiting process. While our investigation is broadly based, one of the questions we are seeking

Feature: When Nothing Seems to Work

Feature: When Nothing Seems to Work Recently, I received a dispiriting message from a job seeker who could be any one of us. My correspondent wrote, “I have been seeking adequate employment for a few years in New York State and there are no adequate paying jobs. I am now in New Jersey and have