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Morning News: Idaho State Police Needs Troopers, Treasure Valley Auto Sales Grow, Changing Job Search Tactics

ISP needs troopers – Coeur d’Alene Press: Local News Troopers wanted. Applications are now being accepted by the Idaho State Police to fill 15 trooper positions statewide in 2012. Wonder if you have what it takes? Hundreds of trooper hopefuls are expected to see if they do. “A lot of people apply,” said Joe Tueller, in charge of hiring for the ISP’s human resources department. “It typically ends up being quite competitive.” (

Southwest Idaho car sales show sustained growth | Idaho Economy | Idaho Statesman New- and used-car dealers in the Treasure Valley are on track to complete a year of solid growth. Local new-car sales are up 13 percent for the first 11 months of 2011. Dealers have sold more than 1,000 new vehicles each month for nine straight months, a sign of sustained health and closer to what dealers were doing before the bottom fell out of the car market in 2008. (

Career expert says traditional job search methods no longer as effective In this economy where more people are competing for fewer jobs, it is imperative that job seekers master the art of conducting a proactive job search. In what is essentially a seller’s market for employers, research indicates that 80 percent of current job openings do not get advertised. (


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