|DECEMBER 2004 SUNOASIS JOBLOG
"By all appearances, the new year should be a golden one for jobseekers."
So says Rich Heintz of the California Job Journal. He mentions that over half
a million jobs have been added to the economy since September.
If you are planning on relocating to another country
here's a handy report from the State Department. They calculate living expenses abroad on a
quarterly basis. Have a look!
Posted December 23, 2004
The editorial staff at the NY Daily
News is treading thin ice, according to the NY Post.
In a review of a Harvey MacKay book it is stated, "Mackay predicts that for workers
under the age of thirty, 90 percent will be fired within the next two decades."
The book is about bouncing back from failure.
Posted December 16, 2004
The Early Winter Lay-Off Blues:
Primedia will lay-off 20 people
in a move that puzzles some.
Reuters has cut 100 editorial jobs.
Some of those jobs have migrated to Bangalore.
Over 5,000 jobs will be cut at the BBC, named by its boss
as "the greatest force for cultural good on the face of the earth."
The Bad News:
Journalists are rated below
auto mechanics for honesty. Just 23% of those polled thought TV journalists
were honest, 21% for newspaper journalists.
Posted December 13, 2004
According to the Georgia State University newspaper,
"Journalism positions, an already competitive field, are expected to grow more slowly than average, just 3 to 9 percent, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. But journalism jobs in small towns and suburban areas are available."
Posted December 9, 2004
Even though this article is two years old I recommend it. It chronicles the tale of
a young journalist looking for her
first job. There is excellent advice at the end of the piece.
A lot of questions come into Sunoasis Jobs about "changing jobs." This article
from the Job Journal addresses some of the things to think about when contemplating a shift.
Perhaps it's time you refurbish your resume.
Posted December 8, 2004
"Job-hopping is back with a vengeance," according
to Crain's New York Business.
Journalism school is learning what it means to be wired.
Posted December 6, 2004
Newsday on Thursday announced the firing of seven more employees.
That brings the total number of people fired to 14 since the news broke of the paper's circulation scandal.
According to Business Week,
"For 2005 grads, job offers are rolling in."
Posted December 3, 2004
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