Blog Posts in 2015

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  • What to Do if You Have Been Laid Off and You Are 50+ Years Old
    What to Do if You Have Been Laid Off and You Are 50+ Years Old

    It is not an uncommon fear in today’s economy, despite the consistent recovery since the recession hit in 2008 – losing your job at the age of 50 or older. While a variety of emotions may pour in ...

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  • Is Racial Discrimination to Blame For the High African American Unemployment Rate?
    Is Racial Discrimination to Blame For the High African American Unemployment Rate?

    Approximately two million African-Americans in the United States are unemployed, despite an uptick in the national economy, according to a recent International Business Times article. Earlier this ...

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  • Ford Labor Pact Hits Snag
    Ford Labor Pact Hits Snag

    Workers at two major Ford factories have rejected the labor pact, making more than half of all workers voting against the labor deal of the roughly 75 percent of union members who have already cast ...

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  • Federal Research Laboratory Settles Multi-million Age Discrimination Suit
    Federal Research Laboratory Settles Multi-million Age Discrimination Suit

    A northern California research laboratory has agreed to pay almost $40 million to settle a lawsuit brought by more than 120 older workers alleging alleging termination due to age, according to a ...

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  • The Prevalence of Sexual Harassment in U.S. Workplaces
    The Prevalence of Sexual Harassment in U.S. Workplaces

    Despite advancements in workplace environments for employees, sexual harassment remains a major problem affecting one out of every four women in the U.S., according to recent testimony by Fatima Goss ...

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  • 5 Tips for Networking Your Way to Your Next Dream Job
    5 Tips for Networking Your Way to Your Next Dream Job

    Very few of us can boast about having their “dream job”. Most people work at a job that is good enough for the moment or, perhaps one that they downright despise. Unfortunately, if you are in these ...

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