Archive for December 2009

25 Reasons Why You May Not Get the Job

December 18, 2009

The Career Guy is aware of many who have applied for more than 100 jobs without success. Job Hunting is an ordeal to be sure, but if after 100 attempts and no job achieved, maybe there are some things that need to be changed.

This article from offers some helpful advice for the persistent job seeker: You’re not getting the job — 25 reasons why


Santa Clarita Job Fair Dec 8

December 7, 2009

Tomorrow is December 8, the day for the regular, monthly job fair hosted by the City of Santa Clarita, Goodwill Industries and the state of California Employment Development Department.

Applicants and local businesses will have the opportunity to interact in a centralized location and professional environment. Attendees will be asked to complete a short registration form prior to entry and are encouraged to dress professionally and bring copies of their resume, as there will be no access to computers or copiers at the event.

The Santa Clarita WorkSource Center is located at 20655 Soledad Canyon Road, Suite 25.  Hours of the event are 10 am to 12 noon. For more information link to

Summer Teaching Opportunities!

December 2, 2009

The Institute of Reading Development is seeking candidates for summer 2010 teaching positions. We seek applicants with an undergraduate degree or higher from any discipline. We provide a paid training program and comprehensive on-going support.

Summer teaching positions with the Institute offer the opportunity to:

  • Earn more than $6,000 during the summer. Teachers typically earn between $525 and $700 per week while teaching.
  • Gain over 500 hours of teacher-training and teaching experience with a variety of age groups.
  • Help students of all ages develop their reading skills and ability to become imaginatively absorbed in books.

The Institute is an educational service provider that teaches developmental reading programs in partnership with the continuing education departments of more than 100 colleges and universities across the United States. Our classes for students of all ages improve their reading skills and teach them to experience absorption in literature.

We hire people who:

  • Have strong reading skills and read for pleasure
  • Have a Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline
  • Are responsible and hard working
  • Have good communication and organizational skills
  • Will be patient and supportive with students
  • Have regular access to a reliable car

We welcome you to submit an online application and learn more about teaching for the Institute at our website: