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I read something really encouraging today. It gave me hope. Unless you’re over 50 you probably wouldn’t understand. Here it is: Contrary to the old stereotype, older job hunters aren’t necessarily being passed over for the younger, less-experienced worker. A story by Fortune cited employment numbers crunched by the Chicago outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas which found “of the 4,319,000 jobs created in the U.S. over the past two-and-a-half years, about… Read More

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Acing the job interview is one of the best ways to land a new job. Just don’t bring your knock-knock jokes with you. That’s one of the top interview blunders in a new survey. “Excuse me, but there’s an exotic bird on your shoulder” The survey, by the Robert Half staffing firm, asked hiring managers and workers to recount the biggest interview bloopers they’ve seen or heard of.  Here’s a few of… Read More

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Looking for work? There are two events (one nationwide, the other in Tulsa) Tuesday that could help you land a job. Need a McJob? Tuesday April 19 is McDonald’s National Hiring Day. The fast food chain says it’ll fill 50,000 openings at its restaurants nationwide. There nearly 200 McDonald’s in Oklahoma, with more than 8900 employees. It’s looking to add 300 more workers tomorrow. McDonald’s is hiring restaurant crew and management for… Read More

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