Worker satisfaction with job security at a new high

With the unemployment rate and layoffs down sharply in the last year, most U.S. workers are no longer worried about getting a dreaded pink slip.

Body art pros applaud Ohio's health-minded industry regulations

Two decades ago, body art was limited to a much smaller portion of the population.

'Sober coaches' an option for aiding in recovery

Once considered a high-priced option only Hollywood celebrities could afford, so-called "sober coaches" are going mainstream.

Help Wanted: Good answers for bad job interview questions

DEAR CARRIE: I am a career coach. A client told me about an unusual interview her 23-year-old daughter had recently. An interviewer asked her, "What's one thing you don't want me to know about you?" It seems like an inappropriate question. Is it even legal? I've also heard of people being asked, "What was one question you were hoping I wouldn't ask today?" Just wondering what your take is on these kinds of queries.

Rex Huppke: Taking a moment to unplug, focus on happiness

I went to Mexico and read a book by a Canadian author that made me think about work in America.


See how your resume compares to other job seekers that have applied for the same position

Ever send a resume to an employer and feel like it was lost in a black hole? According to a Personified survey of 250,000 job seekers, nearly 60 percent of job applicants reported they never received a response from employers they recently applied to for a job. CareerBuilder launched a free tool this week called hireINSIDER that helps to remove some of the guesswork from the application process by enabling job seekers to see how they stack up against other applicants for a job. By getting an inside peek into the qualifications of other candidates, job seekers are able to better assess if they are a viable candidate for the job and the likelihood of an employer contacting them.

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Website Makes Finding a Job in Dallas Easy

As a Dallas job seeker, finding the right job position means starting at the right website. There are ways to make your Dallas job search a little bit easier. Here are 10 tips from career experts to simplify your job search:

1. Learn how to get past the generic HR inbox

Typically e-mailing your résumé human resources or filling out an online application means it will get short shrift once opened on the other end. Most of the time it's being pre-screened by a software program for keywords that correspond with the job requirements. "People need to understand what an applicant tracking system is, what it looks for and how to maximize the odds that your résumé will pass through the [system], and move on to human eyeballs," explains Jenny Foss, a career expert who blogs.

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