Author Archives: Debra

Teen Tips: Why Resumes Are Important at Any Age

In the last issue of the Where What When, Jill Moroson, MSW, explained ways teens could look for summer jobs. An important piece of the job search process is to create and build a resume – yes, even for teens. … Continue reading

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Work Wise

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, as of January 2012 the unemployment rate decreased to 8.3%. As of January 2012, Baltimore’s unemployment rate is lower than the national average estimated at 6.8%. Maryland’s unemployment rate improved to 6.7%. So, … Continue reading

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Getting along with Difficult Employers

Remember Sam Malone from “Cheers,” Donald Trump from “The Apprentice,” Jack Shepard from “Lost,” Simon Cowell from “American Idol,” Michael Scott from “The Office” and of course Ebenezer Scrooge? What all these TV characters have in common is that they … Continue reading

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Social Media in the Workplace

To Ban or Not to Ban? That is the Question. Should job seekers today be posting their resumes on social media sites? Yes! Career professionals today agree that with careful account management and discretion about content, sites such as LinkedIn … Continue reading

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