|AUGUST 2003 SUNOASIS JOBLOG
Now comes the Unemployment Shower,
a party for those who have lost their jobs.
The survey shows that newspaper online editors earn an average
of $55,754 in base pay and $57,506 in total direct compensation. The salaries reported for online editors ranged from $21,424
Posted August 25, 2003
Experts blame magazines' falling circulation on
competition from the Internet, more print titles and price increases for copies purchased at newsstands.
In Touch has reached an average circulation of 423,000. Other big circ jumpers include CosmoGIRL!, The Nation and Real Simple.
The Economic Times of India has an interesting interview with the economist
Lester Thurow. He claims that the "career" is over as workers need to continually
adapt new skills for the changing work world.
Posted August 19, 2003
Are you so discouraged that you've stopped looking for a job?
this article will help you get on track.
Sign of the times? Penthouse Magazine has declared bankruptcy. Since the Internet
has come online, Penthouse circulation has gone from 5 million to 530,000. People
will migrate to the Net.
Posted August 14, 2003
Here's an eye-opening report on the loss of white-collar jobs
The CareerJournal has some good advice on restarting a job search. Some
key phrases: "get active," "shake it up," "explore your options."
Posted August 13, 2003
This article is all about resumes and how to get yours noticed.
On average, a hiring manager will look at the resume from 30 seconds
to one minute. Make sure there are no spelling errors!
Posted August 12, 2003
Here are some new tactics used by job seekers in NY City to get hired.
On top of the list is sending out letters of qualification.
According to this story, American journalists are caught between their professional
values and a marketing/profits mentality.
Posted August 11, 2003
What would career experts do if they were
suddenly laid off?
Here are some tips about finding your ideal career.
Posted August 7, 2003
Magazine publishers are not expecting more job cuts
after years of laying off employees.
Do you want a free, online training course for journalists, from the BBC?
Of course you do, so
Posted August 4, 2003
Sunoasis has upgraded the
Career Development section. It's just beginning. We want to provide
extensive resources for those who are looking at careers in the writing
game. The section will become an important part on Sunoasis.com. Take
a look and make a comment if you wish!
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