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Is Social Media Hurting Your Job Search?

Wayne Dipper, Chief Operating Officer and co-owner at KPM Technology, says you must remember that anything you post to social media can come back to haunt you. “I know for a fact that before I ever …

In a tight employment market “I think the first thing is really being more open to hiring someone who struggles with literacy,” says Kristy Frans with the Council of Churches. “Just because …

Greg Burris, with Give 5 and United Way of the Ozarks, says, “How do we pair you up with something you’re passionate about, but that you have the skills for also?” Burris recommends David …

“So the worst has happened. You’ve been told that you’re going to be let go, and now you wonder how am I going to position myself to get my next position or move on in my career so that I’m …

Jason Gage, City Manager for the City of Springfield, says he wants coworkers to enjoy their job, take ownership, as well as understand and fulfill the mission. Gage says the problem in trying to …

“I don’t feel like I go to work. I legitimately look forward to going to work every day, can’t wait to get in my car and get there and start working with the guys,” Michael Buttacy, Executive …

“I would always tell somebody the first step is: don’t make a rash decision, step back, think about it, and then evaluate your options to move forward,” says Jay Guffey, CEO of Mercy Rehab …

“If I were to plan that out, that would never have looked like the best time to have children,” says Jessica Kruse, Associate Circuit Judge, Division 3 in Christian County. Kruse and her husband …

Joe Shearrer, accountant at Spectrum Accounting, says he had to travel extensively when he worked in the insurance industry. Shearrer decided to switch careers to spend more time at home with his …

Want to work for a non-profit? Linda Saturno, Executive Director of Child Advocacy Center in Springfield says volunteering is a great way to get started. You can learn all about different non-profits …

“You’ve got to take everything in perspective. There’s a lot worse things you could be going through,” says Gregg Scholtens, Executive Vice President for Nabholz Construction in Springfield, …

“I definitely, especially in the last few years, have made a point to make sure that I turn off work before I walk in the door. That’s been a lesson that I’ve learned,” says Travis Miller, …

“It was a hard decision. I owned a law firm and my law partner and I were successful. We had a good practice,” says Jessica Cruse, Associate Circuit Judge, Division 3 in Christian County. Cruse …

“I owe more than I’ll ever be able to pay forward when it comes to mentoring, coaching and influence,” says Thomas H. Douglas, CEO of JMark Business Solutions. Douglas says he had several …

“We have been looking for something to do together and escape the rat race of the corporate world for sometime now,” says Curtis Marshall, who co-owns Tie and Timber Beer Company with Jennifer …

Always make career decisions after careful consideration. Brad Thomas, President of Silver Dollar City Attractions, says you need to hit the pause button and make a calm evaluation of your life and …

The state of the construction labor force is dire according to Sean Thouvenot, Vice President of Branco Enterprises. He discusses some of the ways the local industry and community are working to …

“In the career choice context, we’re so serious about this that we want to remove every barrier possible to people chasing their ultimate dreams,” says Juan Garcia, Director - Associate …

“We think it’s a good thing if every employee has a number of choices. Maybe they’ll want to stay and make a career at Amazon and we welcome that,” says Juan Garcia, Director - Associate …

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