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  • Is your 2015 resume overweight? Probably

    DEAR JOYCE: I haven't revised my resume lately and I may want to change jobs next year. Suggestions? -- C.L. Paraphrasing the great American author and humorist Mark Twain, there are basically two types of job seekers: candidates who present short...
  • Great answers for why you're ditching your current job

    DEAR JOYCE: When I'm in a job interview and asked why I want to change jobs, I never know exactly what to say, other than mutter a cliché like "to advance in my career." Better answer? -- P.V. You've got the right idea -- responding with a positive...
  • Oops! When social media blunders kill job offers

    Dear Joyce: After graduating this year with a pile of tuition debt, I've applied for employment at numerous companies. Nutshell: Zip! Any clues to why I'm not getting offers? -- D.V. A zillion things could be keeping you outside employment venues with...
  • New and old job ways to get jobs in secret

    DEAR JOYCE: As the new year approaches, I keep thinking about improving my job compensation and security. I don't want to be fired -- I have to keep my search under wraps. Suggestions? -- K.O. A silent job search, for many reasons, is tough to execute...
  • How many job holidays will you get in 2015?

    DEAR JOYCE: My wife receives only three job holidays off each year, but I get six. We work for different, but similarly-sized companies. Are major differences common? What's the deal? -- P.P.M. Your wife is getting the short end of the holidays stick....
  • How to be there for pal blindsided by job loss

    DEAR JOYCE: To his utter shock, last week my friend Ted suddenly lost his job of 23 years along with 14 others at his workplace. There were no warning signs. Ted is shell-shocked. He's always been a reliable, hard-working and likeable individual,...
  • What to do when office newbie's manners need a remake

    DEAR JOYCE: A June college graduate is grating on everyone's nerves. Big time! Among the young coworker's irritating actions: He eats lunch at his desk, stinking up the office, rather than eating it in the lunch room. He turns his cell phone ring way up,...
  • New: informational interviewing now moving online

    DEAR JOYCE: Have you heard about a slick new way job seekers can get inside a company and ask one of its recruiters or other employees some specific questions and get fast answers? Is this a great idea or what? -- J.G. This creative development is...
  • You need paper resumes to sell yourself, because?

    DEAR JOYCE: I've been told that paper resumes are antiques, like manual typewriters. I find that hard to buy. Don't you? -- C.J.S. Yes, and I don't buy it. While most employers in this wide digital world have switched to accepting digital resumes and...
  • Millennials rising: may top workforce troops in 2015

    DEAR JOYCE: At 23, I'm detailing cars to pay rent and eat. A high school graduate, I've been trying to find a job with a future but interviewers, mostly older, blow me off. Suggestions? -- D.A. Arming yourself with tech skills in a vocational program...
  • Interviews: Smoke out hidden concerns

    DEAR JOYCE: Using networking contacts, I have been able to arrange six job interviews in the last two weeks. Unfortunately, not one has led to a job offer. Obviously I need to improve something. Ideas? -- E.L.L. You could be blowing it in your...