Employment http://wesa.fm en The Business of Interviewing with Rebecca Harris http://wesa.fm/post/business-interviewing-rebecca-harris <p></p><p>Can you really answer the question “tell me about yourself” in an interview, while being sure to talk about&nbsp; skills relevant to the job?&nbsp; How about describing&nbsp; a difficult work situation and making it sound like you're a great problem solver? Effective interviewing is a skill and our business contributor Rebecca Harris offers some advice to help you ace the interview. Fri, 24 May 2013 22:07:27 +0000 Heather McClain 10182 at http://wesa.fm The Business of Interviewing with Rebecca Harris Building the Perfect Resume with Rebecca Harris http://wesa.fm/post/building-perfect-resume-rebecca-harris <p></p><p>Graduation season is here and as a new group of college graduates enters the real world, how do you stand out in a tough job market? This week, business contributor <strong>Rebecca Harris</strong> offers suggestions for building the perfect resume. And find some surprising and not so surprising facts on new graduate employment. Tue, 21 May 2013 13:07:44 +0000 Heather McClain & Marcus Charleston 9921 at http://wesa.fm Building the Perfect Resume with Rebecca Harris New Partnership Aims to Get More North Siders to Work http://wesa.fm/post/new-partnership-aims-get-more-north-siders-work <p></p><p></p><p>The North Side Leadership Conference (NSLC) and North Shore Community Alliance (NCA) are combining to improve services for North Side residents seeking employment.</p><p>The two entities both previously offered workforce development services. NSLC has a location convenient to all bus lines on the North Side and existing computer stations.<br><br>“NCA has a more robust workforce program with many more services than what the Conference offers,” said NSLC Board Member Gloria Rayman. “So by combining our resources, we can offer so much more to all of our neighbors.”</p> Thu, 21 Mar 2013 17:00:13 +0000 Deanna Garcia 5017 at http://wesa.fm New Partnership Aims to Get More North Siders to Work Oakland Career Center Open House http://wesa.fm/post/oakland-career-center-open-house <p>The Oakland Planning and Development Corporation (OPDC) will hold an Open House at its new Oakland Career Center at 294 Semple Street (corner of Louisa) on Wednesday at 4 o’clock. Mon, 11 Mar 2013 16:48:56 +0000 Charlee Song 2517 at http://wesa.fm Low-Wage Pittsburgh Workers to Obama Administration Official: Raise the Minimum Wage http://wesa.fm/post/low-wage-pittsburgh-workers-obama-administration-official-raise-minimum-wage <p></p><p>Hannah Williams works for a temp agency where she makes minimum wage: $7.25 per hour. The single mother also goes to school. She said her job doesn’t provide the living she and needs. Mon, 04 Mar 2013 19:16:21 +0000 Deanna Garcia 1976 at http://wesa.fm Low-Wage Pittsburgh Workers to Obama Administration Official: Raise the Minimum Wage