Tuesday, January 7, 2014
Although the evidence discussed in this work isn't directly relevant it does suggest that feeling some anxiety prior to attending a job interview might improve your performance in it. Tell youself, "I'm excited" rather than trying to calm yourself.
Posted by Bill Bell at 1/07/2014 04:10:00 PM
Sunday, January 5, 2014
According to Chris Auld (Associate Professor, University of Victoria) the number of vacancies for new PhDs in economics from 2009 to 2013 increased from about 200 to 350. He based his estimates on job listings from the American Economics Association 'Job Openings for Economists' spreadsheets for the months of October for these years. He offers a breakdown indicating which specialities are more in demand; I won't pretend to understand what any of them might be. If you're interested at all in advanced studies in this field you might wish to look here.
Posted by Bill Bell at 1/05/2014 10:03:00 AM
Thursday, January 2, 2014
I would say that this is a bit of a rare occurrence. After all, there are many millions of websites and you need to be very lucky to be noticed. Another factor to bear in mind is that your sense of humour may differ from those of many employers. Still Witty website lands unemployed designer a job, and you never know.
Posted by Bill Bell at 1/02/2014 02:26:00 PM