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YouthBuild grants totaling $76M available to help at-risk youth complete education, develop job and leadership skills - Getting an education and finding career success are plateaus out of reach for too many of our nation's youth. To help at-risk youth reach these goals, the U.S. Department of Labor sponsors the YouthBuild program. The program helps young people who left school early to complete high school or state equivalency degree programs, and learn critical job skills in demand in the construction, health care, information technology and other industries. Read more here

 

How a Good Candidate Clears the H.R. Hurdles - How do you persuade a company to hire you when the laws of supply and demand are against you? Get some ideas from this New York Times article. Read More

 

Seasoned Workers - Can You Change your Career After 40? - This article shows you how to make the most of your job and life experience. Read More

 

They're Hired! - We were encouraged by this Boston Globe Magazine Article which gives lessons from six determined jobseekers who tell how they found new jobs in this tough economy. Read More

 

Best Job Markets for Recent College Grads - Recent college grads can find themselves at a disadvantage as employers look for candidates with more experience. But they may stand out as being flexible in considering relocation or switching careers to follow that top job. Business Week researched the best states for your industry. Read More

 

Summer Job Tips for Teens - AboutJobs.com Inc Co-Founder, Jeff Allen, discussed summer employment opportunities for teens on The Today Show including tips on available jobs, work permits, internships, and more. Watch the Interview

 

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