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Job-hunt tip: Ditch drunk pix

By Holden Lewis · Bankrate.com
Monday, September 2, 2013
Posted 6 am ET

Is the job market better nowadays? It's getting there. Still, it's tough for job hunters as well as for small business that want to grow.

In this week's podcast:

  • Jenny Grasz, vice president for CareerBuilder, tells Bankrate's Mark Hamrick what the hottest job fields are, and describes how to use (and not use) social media in the employment search.
  • Sheyna Steiner, who writes for Bankrate about saving and investing, wonders whether your wallet will become a quaint relic of a bygone time.
  • William Dunkelberg, chief economist for the National Federation of Independent Business, tells Hamrick that small-business owners feel a lot of uncertainty, making them wary of hiring.
  • And Claes Bell, Bankrate's banking reporter, urges individual investors to take a look at the stock market.

Bankrate Audio

Mark

Hamrick

Washington Bureau Chief, Bankrate.com

Jennifer

Grasz

Vice president, CareerBuilder

William

Dunkelberg

National Federation of Independent Business

Sheyna

Steiner

Senior investing reporter, Bankrate.com

Claes

Bell

Senior banking analyst, writer; Bankrate.com

New job-search tips. Hint: Avoid boozy Facebook posts.

The job market from two perspectives: where and how to look for work and what is keeping employers from hiring more workers.

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