Employment

Economy & Business
12:47 pm
Thu November 7, 2013

5 Tips for Updating Your Resume

Looking for a job? Better brush up on that resume.
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Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci interviews certified resume writer Brenda Bernstein.

September's the time to brush up your resume, says Career Directors International. The organization has declared it the official "Update Your Resume" month.

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Veterans
8:10 am
Thu August 2, 2012

Unemployment Rate Dropping for Veterans, But Many Still Jobless

Army veteran Justin Claus has struggled to find work since leaving the Army in 2010.
Credit Justin Claus

There has been some good news recently regarding the status of returning military veterans. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate for post-9/11 vets nationwide dipped below 10 percent in June. That is a substantial drop from June of last year, when the rate topped 13 percent. While the trend is positive, more young veterans are out of work than the general population. WUWM’s Erin Toner profiles a Racine man who suspects his military disability status frightens employers.

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