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3 Things that are a Must if You’re Job Hunting Remotely

Tweet If you are considering a long-distance job search, there are a few things about looking for a job remotely that you should know and be prepared for.  Finding a job remotely is going to take more time, flexibility and planning, but it’s not impossible. For people who need to move due to either personal [...]

6 Post Interview Tips

Tweet “We will notify you of our decision as soon as possible.” These are the words that leave many job seekers wondering “Well, when is soon as possible”, as well as  feelings of nervousness, anxiety, excitement, and joy. So what do you do when your left waiting?

Building a Powerful Network

Tweet What makes a good network? Is it a small and select group that we have strong bonds with, or a huge group of hundreds of people we barely know/contact with? Few other people can better give us insights into professional networking than Reid Hoffman, the founder of LinkedIn.  We read in Fortune/CNNMonday a rather [...]

Job Search Secrets from a Google Recruiter

Tweet Google regularly tops the list of the top companies to work for and the most admired companies. They are also known for attracting and selecting top talent and a work environment that empowers employees to pursue their passion. In a recent CBS Money Watch article, Robert Pagliarini interviewed a recruiting expert at Google, Bryan [...]

Hot Careers of 2012

Tweet It’s that time of the year again; the New Year is about to begin. As 2011 ends and 2012 starts, we are going to take a look at the hot careers of 2012. If you are planning a career transition or aren’t sure what you want to do, knowing what careers are in demand [...]

5 Ways to Tweet Your Way to a New Job

Tweet Twitter can be a powerful and useful tool during your job search. With the recent social media recruiting trend showing that 45% of companies use Twitter to find talent in 2011, it shouldn’t be overlooked. Reaching 100 million active users this September, Twitter gives you a channel to make connections with people and companies [...]

Why Social Media Matters

Tweet Job boards may soon become a thing of the past. According to a recent report published by The Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), only a third of companies used social media to locate passive candidates in 2008, compared to 56% in 2011. In addition, 63% recruiters have successfully hired candidates via social media. [...]

What We Can Learn From Walt Disney

Tweet Walt Disney- it’s a name that invokes images of theme parks, classic movies, and cartoons. He is known the world over, but the story of his career and the struggles he faced are a side that few people know. Through his stories of overcoming struggles and obstacles, we can find inspirations for our job [...]

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