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How to find (and snag) a hidden job

How to find (and snag) a hidden job

Finance
Asking for a raise: Women vs. menWhen you're looking for a job -- obsessively scanning job boards, sending out applications -- and not hearing anything back, it can begin to feel like you're all alone. But a job coach says the reason you're not getting a response may be because your job search is too crowded. Employers aren't getting back to you because they are overwhelmed with applications. Maybe they already have an in-house candidate. In some cases the job advertised does not even exist, says Sharmeen Akbani Gangat, founder of TheHiddenJob.com. Stop spinning your wheels and take control of your job search, she says. "The hiring process is as tedious for the hiring manager as it is for the job seeker," says Akbani Gangat. "What they prefer doing is asking around instead of going thro...
Damon Gupton departs 'Criminal Minds': 'I just lost my job'

Damon Gupton departs 'Criminal Minds': 'I just lost my job'

Entertainment
June 12 (UPI) -- Damon Gupton is departing Criminal Minds after a short-lived stint with the CBS series.The 44-year-old actor confirmed his exit in a tweet Saturday after one season as Special Agent Stephen Walker."@1Tyvis wanted to let you know I appreciate this as I just lost my job," he wrote in response to a motivational post from NFL player Tyvis Powell, who was cut from the Cleveland Browns last week.Gupton was brought on for Season 12 in the wake of Thomas Gibson's dismissal from Criminal Minds. Gibson was fired from the show in August after 12 seasons as Aaron Hotchner following an altercation with a writer.Entertainment Weekly linked Gupton's departure to Kirsten Vangsness and A.J. Cook's quest for a pay raise. The actresses, who portray Penelope Garcia and J.J. Jareau, are report...
Bloodhound supersonic car set for October trials

Bloodhound supersonic car set for October trials

Science
The Bloodhound supersonic car will run for the first time on 26 October. It is going to conduct a series of "slow speed" trials on the runway at Newquay airport in Cornwall. Engineers want to shake down the vehicle's systems before heading out to South Africa next year to try to break the land speed record. This stands at 763mph (1,228km/h), and Bloodhound's aim is to raise the mark in two stages - by getting first to 800mph and then to 1,000mph. The Newquay trials will not see anything like those speeds. The 9,000ft-long (2,744m) runway at the former RAF base is simply too short to allow Bloodhound to use the full thrust at its disposal. Instead, driver Andy Green will take the car up to about 200mph using just its Eurofighter-Typhoon jet engine. The rocket motor that would ordinarily pro...
Russia 2018: Iran secure place at next year's World Cup with 2-0 win over Uzbekistan

Russia 2018: Iran secure place at next year's World Cup with 2-0 win over Uzbekistan

Sports
Carlos Queiroz has guided Iran to two successive World Cup finalsMonday, June 12, 2017Iran have become the second team to advance through qualifying to reach the 2018 World Cup finals after a 2-0 win over Uzbekistan in Tehran.Goals from Sardar Kazmoun and Mehdi Taremi earned a victory which secures the Iranians top spot in Asian qualifying group A with two games still to go.Led by former Manchester United assistant Carlos Queiroz, Iran booked their place in next year's finals alongside Brazil and hosts Russia.Kazmoun opened the scoring in the 23rd minute and then produced the cross from which Taremi sealed the victory in injury time.It marks the fifth time Iran have qualified for the World Cup finals and the first time they have achieved the feat twice in succession.Let's block ads! (Why?)...
Trump travel ban suffers new court defeat

Trump travel ban suffers new court defeat

World
A US appeals court has upheld a decision blocking President Trump's revised "travel ban" on people from six mainly Muslim nations.A lower court had issued the injunction on the grounds that the ban was discriminatory after a challenge by the state of Hawaii.It is a further legal setback for the president's efforts to get the ban he promised his supporters.Mr Trump's own tweet from 5 June was cited in the judges' ruling.The 90-day ban was to apply to people from Iran, Libya, Syria, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen. It also called for a 120-day ban on all refugees.The Ninth US Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco was reviewing a March ruling by a Hawaii-based federal judge that blocked parts of Mr Trump's order. In their ruling, the judges said that "immigration, even for the President, is not ...