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Want a great source of jobs delivered right to your mailbox? Visit the Rutgers University Human Resources page where you can sign up to have vacancies sent to you every week.  New Jersey’s largest public university (campuses in New Brunswick, Newark and Camden)  has openings in Administration, Communications, Facilities, financial, Public Safety, Research, and Student Services, and qualified candidates can apply online by posting a resume and releasing it to the position(s) of interest.

I chose Rutgers since every so often I have to give a shout-out to the old alma matte, but the fact is that any college or university typically offers a treasure trove of vacancies covering a wide spectrum of interests, ranging from police officers, cooks, and custodians to accountants, writers, business managers, and more! So next time you’re planning your job search, don’t rule out working for an academic institution.

Good luck and happy job hunting!

We’re all busy these days, and certainly when we have the added task of having to search for a job, the thought of hiring a service to do a “mass blast” of our resumé to hundreds of organizations that are can help us with our job search is certainly an attractive sounding option, right?

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The following information might not apply to all situations described. Please consult your professional tax preparation service to see what associated expenses, if any, qualify for a federal tax deduction.

A lot of people scoff at the idea of paying to have their résumé professionally prepared or in employing an agent to help them with interviewing skills, job search strategies, etc. because they feel it’s a waste of money. However, that initial investment you make in your career can actually save you money in the long-term by way of a tax break from the federal government.  

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