AARP Academy Launches Job Search Summer Series

This summer AARP Academy is hosting job search webinars to help you land your next great gig.  Sessions will help teach you how to find the jobs that fit your skills and experience, craft your resume so that it conveys your ability to do the job and sell yourself in the interview.  Featured webinars start this month and conclude in August (June 14 – available on-demand — July 21 and August 9). They lead  up to AARP’s Virtual Career Fair on September 20.  Experts will introduce …

More Help On The Way for Long-Term Unemployed

More than 300 companies, including  Apple, Walmart, Boeing and eBay, have pledged to help the long-term unemployed find jobs under a new initiative announced by President Barack Obama  today. CEOs of these companies have agreed to review their recruiting practices to make sure they aren’t unfairly screening out those who have been out of work for many months. The commitment comes from more than 80 of the nation’s largest businesses and hundreds of others, including Bank of America, KPMG LLP and …