When I first started my career, I was a Graphic Designer. In the early 1990’s. I owned and operated my own “shop” and I serviced clients in the areas of consumer products, landscaping services and small businesses.
Nationwide, more than 20 percent of young veterans are unemployed. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports increasing unemployment rates among Gulf War Era II veterans than for the general population. Their unemployment rate averaged 11.5 percent last year, higher than the overall 9% rate for the U. S. population.
Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell.
We are not sure who said this, but quite possibly it was a job candidate who was just presented with a counteroffer by his or her present employer.
In the wake of some recent high profile resignations… Katie Couric, Meredith Viera and perhaps soon, Congressman Anthony Weiner, it is obvious there are some right and wrong ways to leave a position. When is the timing right to make a career move?