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Free job hunting advice Tuesday, Wednesday

Two days of free job-search advice for unemployed workers starts Tuesday.

Global outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas will hold its 26th annual national job-search call-in Tuesday and Wednesday (Dec. 27 and 28) from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CST on both days.

The phone number is 312-422-5010.

Job creation has shown some improvement in recent months, but millions of Americans are still out of work. Challenger will suspend normal operations for the next two days and make its counselors available to provide free job-search advice to callers.

Click here for more info on the Challenger’s call-in.

 

Stocks have no soul and other advice for investors

Calendars are a staple of holiday gift-givers. Several folks on my gift list can count on getting one.

This year I have a new favorite — “Thoughts Are Things for Investors,” a daily desk calendar by David Moon, president of Moon Capital Management, a Knoxville-based investment management firm.

It’s filled with bite-sized bits of advice presented with a sense of humor. A couple of my favorites:

July 14 — “Stocks aren’t ‘good’ or ‘bad.’  They have no soul.”

And Aug. 30 — “In a bull market everyone feels like he’s Warren Buffett. You’re not.”

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