Employment:
U.S. Job Market Shaping Up for a Brighter Future

U.S. Employment

In just over two years, America experienced its worst payroll gain in March with only 126,000 jobs added, which is much less than the 245,000 anticipated by economists. But lately, the U.S. job market has been showing signs that employment rates will continue on an upward trend for the next few months. This is great news, considering how poorly the More...

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I am David Gaines: Job Openings
By David Gaines On Wednesday, March 20th, 2013
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Hiring: P/T Admin Assistant

A friend of mine is requesting resumes for an administrative assistant, ideally someone who has some experience working in the real estate industry, though it’s not required. Currently it’s for 20 hours More...

I am David Gaines: Job Openings
By David Gaines On Friday, February 15th, 2013
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Hiring: Executive Assistant at International Non-Profit in Washington, DC

Someone else sent me another job opening to share with people I know. It’s an Executive Assistant position at an international non-profit supporting a Vice President. If interested and qualified, visit the More...

I am David Gaines: Job Openings
By David Gaines On Friday, February 15th, 2013
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Job Openings: Director of Marketing and Office Manager

A friend of mine just sent a link to some job openings at his company. If you’re interested and qualified] visit the website to submit your resume.  More...

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By David Gaines On Monday, January 28th, 2013
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The Job Seeking Journey Begins In Your Head

If you ask a dozen people how to write a resume, you’ll probably get a dozen answers. Most completely different from the others. Some completely contradictory of others. Maybe even 13 or 14 different answers. More...

By David Gaines On Wednesday, September 5th, 2012
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How Important Is Your Credit In Landing That Dream Job?

When I first started recruiting, clients would request criminal background checks and drug tests to ensure they’re not welcoming a felon or a crackhead into their office. Understandable. But slowly but surely More...

I am David Gaines: Job Openings
By David Gaines On Tuesday, August 28th, 2012
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Hiring: Development/Communications Manager and Business Manager at Dumbarton House

Dumbarton House (NOT Oaks), located in Georgetown, has two immediate full-time position openings, plus a year-long part-time position: Development & Communications Manager FT Business Manager FT Education Assistant More...

I am David Gaines: Job Openings
By David Gaines On Monday, August 20th, 2012
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3 Job Openings At Carolina for Kibera [Chapel Hill, NC and Kenya]

Generally when I post job opportunities, they’re jobs in the Washington, DC area. But here are two jobs being posted because I believe in this NGO. Carolina for Kibera is a non-profit doing work in Kibera, More...

I am David Gaines: Job Openings
By David Gaines On Monday, August 13th, 2012
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Hiring: Nine Admin Positions Paying $20-$25/hr

Every now and again we get non-IT requests from clients. My co-worker forwarded me one for 9 admin positions. The client is well-known in the area, headquartered in Gallery Place with many other work sites in More...

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By David Gaines On Tuesday, July 17th, 2012
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How Safe is it Recruiting for Software Developers?

Sometimes when I think about my career trajectory, the last place I thought I’d be was in IT. Sure, I know some HTML, a little CSS, can figure out a bit of PHP when it comes to designing web sites, but that’s More...