Content for Monday, August 20, 2012

News & Stories

Tijuana’s Fish Markets Don’t Smell So Swell

The recent heat wave in the region has brought an olfactory offense to Tijuana’s largest wholesale fish market, located on Calle Sexta (6th Street), about seven blocks east of Avenida Revolución. The odor permeates the ...

A Blooper Reel of Résumé and Interview Blunders

Here are some résumé, application, and interview blunders which employers have shared with me. They would be amusing if they weren’t so tragic, and so avoidable: We received a résumé written in long-hand on three-ring ...

Study Finds Paying for Sick Leave Saves Employers Money

By now, most workers realize that paid sick leave is a valuable workplace benefit that is no longer guaranteed by many employers. Reducing or eliminating sick-leave allotments has become increasingly common as employers over the ...