Study reveals that jobseekers have been startled by weird questions

August 21st, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Forty percent of the jobseekers have been asked a weird question during their job interview. This is according to a study that has been conducted by ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Jobseekers willing to accept pay cut to find jobs

August 9th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) A majority of jobseekers in Britain are willing to take a job they are over-qualified for in a desperate bid to find employment, while half are ... Read more...

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Getting a good job dependent on luck: Survey

June 15th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) You've finally been selected for an interview for your dream job. You know you have the right skills, aptitude, required educational and professional background, but ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

France sees increase in jobseekers

May 31st, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 31 (IANS) Jobseekers in France increased by 0.1 percent in April from a month earlier, as tepid economic growth slowed job creation in the eurozone's second largest economy, ... Read more...

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Britain’s Princess Beatrice wants ‘real job’

March 3rd, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 3 (IANS) Princess Beatrice, fifth-in-line to the British throne, will not be performing royal duties for the queen but wants to get an actual job.The 23-year-old elder daughter ... Read more...

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French unemployment reaches record high in November

December 27th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Dec 27 (IANS) The number of jobless people in France hit a record high in November, as the country faced a double threat of spiralling debt crisis and weak ... Read more...

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Unemployment in France grows in October

November 29th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Nov 29 (IANS) The number of jobless people in France grew by 1.2 percent in October from a month earlier, as sluggish economic activities slowed job creation in the ... Read more...

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US unemployment rises to nine percent

May 7th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 7 (IANS/EFE) Despite a net gain of 244,000 jobs last month, the US unemployment rate climbed from 8.8 percent to 9 percent, the labour department said Friday.The number ... Read more...

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Brazil jobless rate lowest in 8 years

December 18th, 2010 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Dec 18 (IANS/EFE) Brazil's unemployment rate dipped to 5.7 percent last month, the lowest level since March 2002, authorities said.The jobless total fell 0.4 percent from October and was ... Read more...

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Employees beware! Facebook, Twitter can harm your job prospects

November 14th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 14 (ANI): It seems employers and recruitment companies look beyond the resume, letters of recommendations and other information when evaluating a prospective employee - they are increasingly scrutinising the ... Read more...

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How to create an impressive resume using the right keywords

October 3rd, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 3, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): For jobseekers and employers alike, the perfect resume makes a world of difference. This one document alone is sufficient to make an employer realize, or ... Read more...

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Today’s youngsters sport prescription-free specs for style, not sight

March 23rd, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
New York, March 23 (ANI): After fake tan, fake boobs and fake bodies, a new trend is catching on - fake glasses! Yes, it's true, specs are no longer the property of ... Read more...

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Poor response to job offers in Malay Indian restaurants and nasi kandar

February 27th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 27 (ANI): The response to the campaign to recruit locals at nasi kandar and restaurants owned by Indian origin Malaysians, as waiters, cooks and cashiers has been minimal.For 45,000 ... Read more...

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Japan’s economic data show signs of recovery

May 29th, 2009 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, May 29 (DPA) Japan's industrial output rose at the fastest rate for almost 60 years in April, but the overall economic picture was more mixed, with the jobless rate for the ... Read more...

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Kerala continues to throw up paradoxes (Letter from Kerala)

March 1st, 2009 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
Forty years ago the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) noticed that Kerala has achieved social progress comparable to that of the West without industrialisation. It asked experts to study the phenomenon, ... Read more...

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Australia’s best job draws 34,684 applicants

February 23rd, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 23 (DPA) A total of 34,684 people applied for the dream job of caretaker on a paradise island in Australia's Great Barrier Reef, Queensland state Tourism Minister Desley Boyle ... Read more...

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Over 9000 people from 162 countries in race for Best Job in the World

January 29th, 2009 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 29 (ANI): The Great Barrier Reefs dream job has attracted more than 9000 jobseekers from 162 countries, who would love to swim, snorkel and blog about it.Desperate to win ... Read more...

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British plans to ban overseas job ads may hit Indian jobseekers

January 19th, 2009 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 19 (IANS) British employers are to be banned from advertising their jobs outside Europe in a step aimed at preserving jobs for British workers.The ban, which can be pushed through ... Read more...

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Oz woman gets tattoo to land Best Job in the World

January 15th, 2009 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 15 (ANI): Desperate win the "Best Job in the World", thousands of jobseekers are seen bragging, begging, singing, and even getting tattooed to become Great Barrier Reefs new caretaker. ... Read more...

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Japan’s industrial production plummets

December 26th, 2008 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Dec 26 (DPA) Japan's industrial output suffered a record fall in November, as unemployment numbers rose and slowing inflation rates caused deflation fears, officials said Friday.The Ministry for Economy, Trade and ... Read more...

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The cardinal sins never to commit during interviews revealed

October 3rd, 2008 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 3 (ANI): Want to crack a job interview without any blunders? Well, then here are some things, which the interviewers don''t expect you to do during the one on ... Read more...

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Rojgar Samachar now available on line

July 4th, 2008 - 11:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , July 4 (ANI): A website has been launched in Hindi to cater to the needs of those seeking jobs; the website has been launched by Employment News ... Read more...

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Number of professional job seekers declines in Kerala

March 4th, 2008 - 11:39 pm ICT by admin
Thiruvananthapuram, March 4 (IANS) The total number of professional and technical job seekers in Kerala has declined in 2007 as compared to the previous years, said the state Economic Review released here ... Read more...

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