Those who are new to job seeking know the hardest part is getting started. They want to know, Do I need a resume? One page or two? What to include? What to leave out? Who is looking at this thing, anyway? The answers are yes, one or two, not everything, not much, and anyone who wants to hire you.
NAACP supported anti-Wage discrimination bill signed into law by President Obama
Monday, 16 February 2009 17:41
The NAACP applauds President Barack Obama's recent signing of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act into law. The act, which has been a legislative priority for the NAACP since mid-2007, was the very first piece of legislation signed into law by President Obama, January 29.
Mayor Chris Coleman will hold two community conversations on the City budget that will outline to residents the severity of proposed cuts in state local government aid to Saint Paul and the options available to solve the projected $44 million deficit in the next two years.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar last week expressed strong support for President Barack Obama’s plan to limit the compensation of executives whose companies receive federal assistance under the Troubled Assets Relief Program (TARP).
If only they knew me: Informational interviews improve your job prospects
Friday, 06 February 2009 18:15
“I’m good at what I do. I’m always on time, I never call in sick. My manager gave me great reviews. But now I can’t find a job. If someone would just agree to meet me, I know they would want to hire me. How do I get noticed?”
Black-owned Liberty Bank to participate in Treasury Department's Capital Purchase Program
Friday, 06 February 2009 18:09
Special to the NNPA from the Louisiana Weekly
NEW ORLEANS (NNPA) - Liberty Bank customers are about to reap the benefits of a new federally sponsored capital funds program. Liberty Bank, the third-largest African American-owned bank in United States, recently announced that it has received approval to participate in the U.S. Treasury Department’s TARP Capital Purchase Program.
"Radical Presence: Black Performance in Contemporary Art " at Walker Art Center... Valerie Cassel Oliver, curator; Fionn Meade, Walker coordinating curator; artist Jamal Cyrus and artist Maren Hassenger.