Wednesday, May 21, 2008 is dedicated to providing quality employment opportunities and resources to the largest demographic group in the country, Baby Boomers. Clients advertising on offer a variety of employment opportunities, both hourly and salaried. Paired with a national job fair series, features targeted job postings and a robust resource center for employers and job seekers.

Size of the Boomer and Senior Markets:
• 77 million people were born between 1946 and 1964, which is defined as the baby boomer era (U.S. Census).
• The first baby boomer turned 60 on January 1, 2006.
• An American turns 50 every 8 seconds — that's more than 10,000 people every day (AARP).
• By 2015, those aged 50 and older will represent 45% of the U.S. population (AARP).
• By 2030, the 65-plus population will double to about 71.5 million, and by 2050 will grow to 86.7 million people (U.S. Census).
Online Habits of Adults 50+
• As one-third of the 195.3 million Internet users in the U.S., adults aged 50+ represent the Web's largest constituency (Jupiter Research).
• 2/3 of Americans age 50-64 use the Internet (SeniorNet).
• Email is the most popular online activity among 50+ users, followed by web browsing, research, and shopping (ThirdAge and JWT Boom).
• 72 percent of baby boomers have broadband Internet in their homes (ThirdAge and JWT Boom).
• Adults 50+ spend an average of $7 billion online annually (SeniorNet).
• The Internet is the most important source of information for baby boomers when they make a major marketing purchase, such as automobiles or appliances (Zoomerang).
• 42% of all travel industry purchases happen online, and adults 50+ account for 80% of all luxury travel spending (Pew Internet and American Life Project).
• 82 percent of adults aged 50+ who use the Internet research health and wellness information online (Pew Internet and American Life Project).
If you are looking for post-retirement part time job to earn some extra cash or seeking to hire some experience workers who are flexible would be a good place to check out and use.
Information provided by: Facts & Fiction about Baby Bloomers

Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Release 08-204 – May 20, 2008


New high school and college graduates, the unemployed, underemployed and those wishing to change employers or career fields are invited to attend the Thursday, June 5 Diversity Job Fair at Anne Arundel Community College in the Jenkins Gymnasium on the Arnold Campus.
Co-sponsored by AACC and The Employment Guide, this event is expected to attract at least 1,000 job seekers. The more than 40 employers attending the noon-4 p.m. event are seeking workers of all ages and skill levels, from those seeking their first job to transitional, retirees and older workers. Parking is free.
Dress for interviews and bring copies of your resume. WNAV-AM is broadcasting live from the event, so be sure to stop by their booth.
Some of the private employers and government agencies expected to attend include: AACC, Accountants Inc., Advance Communications Inc., Advanced Business Systems, AFLAC, Anne Arundel County Government and Anne Arundel County Police, Avon, Bayside Physical Therapy, Bello Machre, Correctional Medical Service, Fastenal, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Fed Ex, Genesis Healthcare, Maryland Department of Budget and Management, Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Maryland Division of Rehabilitation Services, Morningside Management, Nova Label Company Inc., Office Depot, Patient First, Provident Bank, Prudential Carruthers Realtors, Safeway, Sidus Group, TEKsystems, Thompson Creek, TSA (Transportation SecurityAdministration), U.S. Capitol Police, U.S. Army, U.S. Marine Corps, United Parcel Service, Utiliquest, Vision Technologies, Davco Restaurant (Wendy’s), and WNAV Radio Sajak Broadcasting Corporation.

There’s still time for employers to sign up for booths at the fair. For information call The Employment Guide publication at 443-543-1872 or at; and AACC at 410-777-1239 or at Call Disability Support Services, 410-777-2306 or Maryland Relay 711, 72 hours in advance to request special accommodations.

The Employment Guide® Re-Launches

HealthCareerWeb, a division of The Employment Guide, offers a powerful platform for advertising niche jobs in the health care industry. This targeted site offers job seekers more than just job opportunities. Free member resources include resume posting, social networking, localized event listings, health care forum, and an industry-specific video center.
The HealthCareerWeb offers more than the opportunity for recruiters to attract job seekers; “it's the first free recruitment social networking Web site designed exclusively for its members to seek and share information pertaining to the health care industry," said Denise Tanner. The MedCom area of the site is a medical community where visitors can connect with one another to gain knowledge about the industry. HealthCareerWeb Forums offer an informal place where job seekers can post questions and articles about careers in health care. Another section includes medical videos that give an insider's look at what it's like to work in various medical professions. The site also includes a calendar of medical events, which can be sorted by state. The Employment Guide, commented, "Our newest product is specifically designed to meet the needs of both job seekers and recruiters in the growing health care industry. We have incorporated the benefits of a social networking environment to further enhance the user experience while increasing awareness among health care professionals about professional communities and events."
The recruiting for healthcare positions keeps growing and growing. “Whether you are a recent graduate or have been working professional” in the healthcare field, will help you get the most out of your job search. There are many of medical professions such as pharmacy technician, nursing jobs, and physician assistant, and medical billing and many more that are included on the health career web.

Information provided by Business wire, Feb.2008.

Wednesday, May 14, 2008

A New Career? Try Careersingears

Are you driven to succeed?Let help you get back on the road again. Careersingear is here to help you find the truck driving job that suits you!! There is an average of 100,000 visitors per month and 20%of them visit the truck school section. If you don’t have a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), no worries. There are some companies that will help you get your CDL.

Nature of work
Truck drivers are a constant presence on the Nation’s highways and interstates. They deliver everything from automobiles to canned food. Firms of all kinds rely on trucks to pick up and deliver goods because no other form of transportation can deliver goods door-to-door. Even though many goods travel at least part of their journey by ship, train, or airplane, almost everything is carried by trucks at some point.

Work Environment
Truck driving has become less physically demanding because most trucks now have more comfortable seats, better ventilation, and improved, ergonomically designed cabs. Although these changes make the work environment less taxing, driving for many hours at a stretch, loading and unloading cargo, and making many deliveries can be tiring. Local truck drivers, unlike long-distance drivers, usually return home in the evening. Some self-employed long-distance truck drivers who own and operate their trucks spend most of the year away from home.

Education and TrainingTaking driver-training courses is a good way to prepare for truck driving jobs and to obtain a commercial drivers license (CDL). High school courses in driver training and automotive mechanics also may be helpful. Many private and public vocational-technical schools offer tractor-trailer driver training programs. Students learn to maneuver large vehicles on crowded streets and in highway traffic. They also learn to inspect trucks and freight for compliance with regulations. Some States require prospective drivers to complete a training course in basic truck driving before getting their CDL.

Information courtesy of Bureau of Labor.

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

A benefit for Bello Machre~ Every Step Counts!

When: Saturday, June7,2008
Where: Scenic B&A Trail in Anne Arundel County
Start/Finish at Primier Cinema
Jumpers Hole Road and Ritchie Highway
Schedule: 8:30 a.m to 9:15 a.m -Registration
9:15 a.m to 9:30 a.m -Welcome & Warm Up
9:30 am - Every Step Counts begins
Activites: Free food, music, face painting, big vanilla climbing wall, lulu the clown, wellness screening/blood pressure check
Please join us at Every Step Counts 2008
Have fun with family and friends, join in health and fitness, and most of all support a great cause!

Call Evette Watson for more information (443)702-3024 or visit the website

Thursday, May 8, 2008

April Job Fair

On April 2nd, 2008 , we hosted a career fair at the Baltimore Convention Center. The following companies were looking for their next new employee:

1st Team Staffing Services
Arc of Baltimore
Baltimore County Department of Human Resources
Baltimore County Police Department
Center for Culinary Arts
Department of Labor and Licensing
Mayor’s Office of Employment
Enterprise Rent-A-Car
HMS Host
Johns Hopkins Center for Immunization Research
Johns Hopkins Federal Credit Union
Maryland Department of Public Safety
Maryland Transportation Authority
North American Trade Schools
Primerica Financial Services
Prince George’s County Police Department
Royal Farms
Stella Maris
Strayer University
Tesst School of Technology
Towne Park
Transportation Security Administration
Travel Advantage Network
TruGreen ChemLawn
United States Army
United States Navy
Wendy’s/DavCo Restaurants

In today’s job market, we know that there are several ways that job seekers are looking to find that new job and we want to make sure we help everyone, from the older, mature worker to the recent high school graduate.

Several hundred people walked through the doors in hopes of finding a new career. As each participant came through the door we made sure that we provided them with a new copy of our paper, the Employment Guide as well as a Job Seeker Survival Guide. If you did not get a copy, please make sure to attend our July 16th job fair at the Baltimore Convention Center to get your hands on one. The doors were open from 10 am to 2 pm and this allowed plenty of time for employers to accept applications from prospective job seekers.

We did something new at this job fair, we set-up a table at the entrance for applicants to sign up for Job Alerts. Sign-up today and we'll send you a daily email when there are new jobs in your area. Go to

The Examiner stopped by our event and did an article about the event, check it out!!

All in all it was a successful job fair. We hope that if you are looking for employment you will make sure to attend our job fair.

Here are some dates to mark on your calendar:

June 5th, Anne Arundel Community College Diversity Job Fair located in Arnold, MD, co-hosted by The Employment Guide and Anne Arundel Community College.

July 16th and September 17th, Job Fairs hosted by the Employment Guide at the Baltimore Convention Center.


The Diversity Career Fair, which is being co-hosted by the Employment Guide and Anne Arundel Community College, will be held on Thursday, June 5th 2008 and will take place at Anne Arundel Community College. This is a great opportunity to showcase your talents, and interact face to face with job seekers. Where else can you see many employers in one location or be seen by them? In addition, working your way through the Diversity Career Fair is a great way to get your resume in the hands of many employers very quickly.


When: June 5th, 2008
Where: Anne Arundel Community College
The David S. Jenkins Gymnasium
101 College Parkway
Arnold, MD 21012
Time: 12-4 P.M.

Companies attending as of 6/2/08:
Accountants, Inc.
Advanced Business Systems
Anne Arundel Community College - Human Resources
Anne Arundel Community College - Internship Office
Anne Arundel Community College- Dept of Public Safety
Anne Arundel County Economic Opportunity Inc. (Your Community Action Agency)
Anne Arundel County Government
Anne Arundel County Police Department
Arts & Technology Academy
Avon Products
Baltimore City Police Department
Bayside Physical Therapy
Bello Machre
Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
Chevy Chase Bank
Cianbro Corporation
Closet Factory, The
Correctional Medical Service
DC Metropolitan Police Department
Delaware Economic Development Office
Department of Labor Licensing and Regulation (DLLR)
Domino's Pizza
Enterprise -Rent-A-Car
Fastenal (Industrial & Construction Supplies)
FedEx Ground
Frito Lay
Genesis Healthcare
Hilton Baltimore BWI Airport
Hilton Garden Inn & Homewood Suites
InforMed, LLC
Mary Kay Cosmetics
Mary T. Maryland
Maryland Army National Guard
Maryland Department of Budget & Management
Maryland Department of Health & Mental Hygiene
McDonald's Corporation
Morningside Management
National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Nova Label Company, Inc.
Office Depot - Distribution Center
Pacific Sunwear
Patient First
Providence Center, Inc.
Provident Bank
Prudential Carruthers Realtors
Reliable Churchill, LLLP
Resume Clinic
Sears Repair Center
Sidus Group, LLC
Thompson Creek
Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
U S Capitol Police
United States Army
United States Marine Corps
United States Navy
United States Parcel Service (UPS)
United States Secret Service
Vision Technologies, Inc.
WCBM 680 / WVIE 1370
Wendy's / Davco Restaurants
WNAV Radio -- Sajak Broadcasting Corporation
Woodland Job Corps

Please be sure to check daily for an updated list.

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