Friday • May 24
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All Things Employment

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Break the Gossip Chain
Vickie's guest is Julie Bartkus, Author of Break the Gossip Chain. Her mission is to help unite people who work together - helping them function as a dynamic, cohesive team. This includes the elimination of destructive communication patters such as workplace gossip and the creation of constructive communication patterns.

Inside the Interview
The key to a successful job interview is knowing what answers to give. HR Professionals will be explain the nuances of the tough interview questions you may face. We will also discuss typical behavior-based questions and how to craft an answer.

Targeted Selection and Behavior Based Interviewing
Vickie offers more insight into how businesses choose particular candidates to fill certain positions. Her guest is Carol Celeste, a seasoned HR professional with a wealth of knowledge, experience and expertise in employee relations, investigations, and compliance.

Opening the Mailbag
I've gotten quite a few questions from around the web, so Vickie's dedicating this show to the mail! We'll also talk about what it means to be 'furloughed'.

Search Firms - Separating Fact from Fiction
Today, Vickie explores whether you should use a search firm in your quest for a new job. She speaks with Bob Bellantoni of Trading Places Executive Search. He discusses how the state of the economy has affected the job market for certain industries. Also, he talks about what expectations you can have when using an executive search firm.

Using the Social Networks
Today's show will focus on Utilizing Social Networks in your Job Search. Vickie's guest today is Joan Schramm, a master career coach with 25+ years of business and management experience. She is the host of Career Momentum Radio, a bi-monthly radio show offering tips, strategies and resources to help people create momentum in their careers.

Careers in Education
Education is a field that may not experience job loss as deeply as others - education is an on-going experience. Our guest today is Geri O'Rourke. Ms. O'Rourke has been in the field of education for more than 30 years. We will discuss the benefits of being in education, how to pursue a career in this field, the sustaibablity of this field, and how lucrative it can be. There are many aspects to the education field, from pre K up through graduate work. This segment will explore different avenues for entry into the field as well as what it would take for an individual to enter this field as a career change.

The Keys to a Winning Resume
Vickie shares more tips on creating a winning resume that works, and how to hone those important interview skills, so you can wow any potential employer. Plus, information on severance, unemployment benefits, and what every cover letter should contain.

Resumes for a Tough Job Market
The key to landing a job, or even getting in for a job interview, is your resume. On this episode, Vickie will tell you how to put together a resume that really works. What style should you use? What SHOULDNT be in your resume? What is the role of the cover letter? And what is the one answer EVERY resume should always answer? Vickie has the answers you need!

Career Coaching & Counseling
Competition in the job market is tougher today than ever before. Everyone is looking for an edge to land a great opportunity. Today's show is all about getting that edge through a career coach. Hear how a coach may be the missing link in your job search. One of the great myths is that coaching can be expensive! Find out how affordable, and beneficial, coaching can be for EVERY job seeker!