Monthly Archives: March 2020

Advice On Filing For Unemployment Benefits: Document Everything And Be Persistent – npr repost

By: YUKI NOGUCHI In times like these, the normal systems are not working. Fundamentally, they were designed to handle the “normal” flow of traffic, and the normal number of people requiring their services. With things being what they are, these normal systems are being absolutely flooded right now. Please remember that the folks on the […]

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Big Exits, Affordability, and Tech Transplants: Why Indianapolis Is the Next Big Startup City – inc.com repost

This Midwestern city is racing to recruit entrepreneurs. By: Kate Rockwood Many cities are vying to be the next Silicon Valley. Indianapolis has thrown its hat into that ring now, and seems to be doing all the right things to get it done. If you’ve never visited Indy, you should do so before you make […]

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Looking for Work? Here’s Who’s Hiring During the Coronavirus Outbreak – Money repost

by: Kristenleebahler There are always jobs available, even during bad situations where we find ourselves now. They may not be our preferred posting, but they may help keep the lights on until your usual jobs come back. And they will come back, someday, and somehow. COVID-19 has impacted every aspect of our daily lives — […]

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Working from home? Here’s how to separate the ‘work’ from the ‘home’ – FAST Company repost

Full-time remote work is the new normal—at least for now. Establishing boundaries—with the help of your partner, family, or roommates—can help you adjust. BY: GLENN FLEISHMAN If you are working from home for the first time, and you share your home with children, significant other, pets, etc., then some “rules” will need to be put in […]

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We’re in the midst of a massive work-from-home experiment. What if it works? – FAST Company repost

While much of the news is scary, I’ve found a silver thread of hope in this pandemic: What if this is our chance to prove remote work, well, works? By: Lindsay Tigar Lindsay Tigar reports that there are many advantages to the WFH model (see below). I myself have been working from home for the […]

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20 Fully Virtual Companies Currently Hiring Remote Jobs – Working Mother and FlexJobs post

Large companies and small companies across many industries made this list.  By: Brie Weiler Reynolds As the old saying in fishing goes, “fish where the fish are.” In the same vein, if you’re looking for a job, you may want to focus your efforts on companies that are already fully virtual, so that your bait […]

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How to file for unemployment benefits: What you need to know – Business Insider post

By: Katie Warren Unemployment programs vary from state to state, so please check out your state’s rules (Dept. of Labor URL in this post). But in the end, its best to apply no matter what – as this article states – it’s not whether you’re employed, it’s whether you’re working. Please make sure you meet […]

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Jobs available on “builtinchicago” – builtinchicago.org list

There are almost 1,900 new jobs posted on <builtinchicago.org> this week. If you are interested in working with a smaller tech company, check these out! We added the URL to the jobs page on their site, below. https://www.builtinchicago.org/jobs

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Essential tips to prepare for a video job interview – Monster.com post

Get ready for the interviewer to see a lot more than just your resume. By: Daniel Bortz, Monster contributor Video interviewing was growing even before the current COVID-19 crisis. We don’t see it going backwards when this crisis passes – it’s incumbent upon us to make sure we’re ready for them. Here are some great […]

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