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Find Work – Top News Stories for the week of February 21

It’s  been a great week, and we’ve compiled some informative and inspirational stories to help you find work. The links below will help keep you ahead of the curve and hopefully foster job search success.

Unemployment Rises to Top Problem in the U.S.
Nearly one in four Americans mention jobs and unemployment as the most important problem facing the country, up from 16% in January. Read the above article to find out why unemployment is the top problem in the U.S.

Job Seekers’ Secret Weapon: Mobile Devices, Not the Web
Smart phones are becoming one of the top ways that job seekers find work. According to Alex Douzet, CEO of TheLadders, “The job-search evolution from the Web to mobile devices could be as significant as the transition from print classifieds to online job postings.”

Find A New Job Even When You Work Odd Hours
Many people are forced to work jobs with unconventional hours in today’s job market. This can make it difficult to find a new job. The article above shares some tips to help you find work despite being so busy working odd hours.

New Grads: Job Search Getting You Down? Tips for Maintaining a Positive Attitude
It can be very easy to get depressed when trying to find a job. Positive thinking can help you stay on the path to success. Here are some tips to keep you positive that will help you find work.

Is it Time to Include Google+ in Your Job Search Strategy?
We know that a LinkedIn profile is a must, but could Google+ be another useful tool for job seekers? The above article shares seven tips to help you find work using your Google+ profile.

Had Big Career Success & Now Struggling To Get A Job? Here’s What To Do…
Experienced job seekers are often told they’re overqualified. Especially if they’ve worked at a company for a number of years and are now trying to find work. The above article shares some tips for convincing employers you’re a perfect fit for the position.

Why Is the Job-Finding Rate Still Low?
Job losses have gone back to their pre-recession levels, making the job-finding rate one of the most important indicators to watch. Click the link above to find out why the job-finding rate is still low.

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About Jim Napier

Jim bought his first computer in 1998 and has been mastering the web ever since. He started blogging in 2005 and never looked back. He has a voracious appetite for all forms of media, including movies, music, TV and video games. He is passionate about photography, art, and technology.