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October 14, 2011

Tips for Landing a Job
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For millions of unemployed Americans, job hunting is their full time job. We get tips from an expert on how to package yourself to employers, and a lot more. Then, as the US Population ages, countless seniors and their children face big challenges. You may be surprised at what we learned.
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InfoTrak: Finding Employment in a Down Economy
Job Search expert Martin Yate, author of Knock Em Dead The Ultimate Job Search Guide said this is the most difficult environment for seeking employment in most Americans’ lifetimes. He explained how the Internet has drastically changed the process of job hunting and how the importance of resumes has been magnified. He offered resume tips and encouragement for the unemployed.
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InfoTrak: Senior Care Options
Baby Boomers are finding that arranging the best care for aging parents is a highly complex process, with multiple options from which to choose. Paul Hogan, author of Stages of Senior Care talks about some new and creative care options for seniors. He also discussed the emotional and financial factors that families must consider.
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InfoTrak: Banking on Your Home
With low interest rates, government tax credits and plummeting prices, Douglas Boncosky, author of Create Wealth With Homeownership believes this is an excellent time to buy a house. He explained what potential buyers need to know to obtain a mortgage and how the process has changed significantly
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Guest(s) Appearing on this Episode
Martin Yate
Martin Yate CPC (Hon)*, is an executive career strategist and NY Timesbestseller with over thirty years in the career management field. This experience spans international headhunting (one of the first technology management headhunters in Silicon Valley), Director of HR for Bell Industries Computer Memory Division in Mountain View California, and Director of Training and Development for the Dunhill Personnel System in New York. He has worked with corporations and associations on four continents on job search and career management, along with recruitment and selection issues, and counsels executives from all over the world in job search and career-management strategies. Martin Yate's clients include senior professionals in such fields as technology, finance, healthcare, pharma/devices/instrumentation, law, politics, telecommunications, manufacturing, real estate development, sales and marketing, HR, supply chain management and security. Mr. Yate is one of the few career coaches who appreciates the challenges of strategic career moves in the C/VP/Dir-level ranks at the global level. His consulting clients are frequently executives at this level or heading towards it. His paperbacks, written for the mass market, have a global reputation as the gold standard for job search, resume and interview strategies. He has published ten books in the last two decades, each addressing a different aspect of job search and lifetime career management. He is published throughout the English-speaking world and in nineteen foreign languages. Learn more about books by Martin Yate. This unique background informs his work with a deep compassion for the challenges we all face in surviving the twists and turns of a half-century work life. Widely recognized for his comprehensive contributions and cutting-edge thinking on work issues in a volatile post-industrial world, you'll find he takes his work and your situation very seriously, but never himself. Learn more about how Martin Yate serves as a career coach, media resource, orspeaker.

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Paul Hogan
Paul and Lori Hogan founded Home Instead Senior Care in 1994. The company has grown into the largest senior care business of its kind in the world. In 15 years, it has provided services to more than 500,000 seniors through a network of nearly 900 franchise offices located in the U.S., Puerto Rico and 14 other countries. In 2008, Home Instead provided more than 40 million hours of care to seniors around the world. Paul is a 1985 graduate of the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. He serves as a founding board member ofThe Home Instead Senior Care Foundation and theNational Private Duty Association, and a founding member of the Nebraska chapter of the Young Entrepreneur Organization. He also serves on the board of Family First Nebraska. In recognition of his contribution to franchising, he was named the Entrepreneur of the Year for 2006 by the International Franchise Association.

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Douglas Boncosky
Doug's book, Create Wealth With Homeownership, was released by DNA Press in November 2009. Doug is called upon by radio stations across the country to discuss matters regarding homeownership and mortgages. He has been heard on CBS Radio, WBZ Boston with Dan Rea, KNX Los Angeles, WTVN, Columbus, WLW Cincinnati, WGAU Atlanta, WICC Bridgeport, plus more. My job is to work with you to develop a mortgage plan with ongoing advisory. I am one of a rare group of mortgage professionals who has invested in the technology, tools, and education necessary to deliver to my clients the most comprehensive mortgage plan possible. A mortgage plan will have a powerful impact on your overall financial plan. Homebuyers and homeowners who utilize the services of a qualified mortgage planning professional are uniquely empowered to make solid decisions. Whether it be optimizing equity or debt, aligning your mortgage with your financial goals, adjusting for life events, or saving money through identifying the lowest cost transaction, a mortgage plan clarifies your options so that you can make informed decisions.

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