On the Job
UPS plans to hire more than 4000 people in the Chicagoland area, according to a statement from Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office.
The suggestion here is to skip using an objective statement to head or within the body of your resume unless you’re making a noticeable career shift.
Many workers held on thru the Great Recession, dodging layoffs, stagnant or decreased salaries, and company closures. When news started to trickle in that the market was easing, select fields opened positions, those workers may have shifted to job seeking mode. Many titles flood the book shelves encouraging that we follow our career passions and dreams, and we all want to support that we find our niche in our careers. BusinessWeek’s Dan Schawbel encourages a sensible pause before taking that leap in his article ‘Follow Your Passion’ Is Not a Career Plan.