Stay Ahead in Your Job Search During the Holidays

This is a wonderful time of the year to relax, recharge and refocus before the new year begins. It’s also an ideal time for family and friends to gather to catch up, and for you to reflect and begin to focus on your 2017 goals, particularly as they relate to your career. Whether you’re employed and searching for a new job or unemployed and seeking a job, now is the perfect time to develop your execution plan. Here are a few …

Say What? Bank Helps Borrowers Find Work

As shocking as it may seem, an Ohio-based bank is helping some of its unemployed borrowers find jobs. Why, you ask? Because these customers are at serious risk for defaulting on their home mortgages. Fifth Third Bank, which operates some 1,300 branches in 12 states, has teamed up with employment firm NextJob to offer free job search assistance. It includes one-on-one coaching, online job search software and other resources to mortgage holders who could face foreclosure because they’re out of work and …