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 or professional reasons, such as changes in local economy and industries, looking for a new start elsewhere might be the right choice. Here are some tips that will help you make this long-distance career move: Read More
“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? Read More
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 long piece of an excerpt of the book, The Startup of You, by Reid Hoffman. We wanted to share a quick summary with you of what we learned from this great article. Read More
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 Power, to gain insights into what top companies are looking for in job candidates. Bryan Power has worked at Google for over 6 years and is now a People Operations Manager at Google, where he manages recruiters for the North and South American sales organizations,
We boiled down this 40 minutes long interview to give you a quick summary of the job search secrets according to an expert in recruitment and staffing management. Read More
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 may be a good jumping off point. Read More
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 that otherwise wouldn’t be possible. Read More
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. So, instead of using job boards, where are companies looking for talents? The answer is social media channels, such as LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter. Read More
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 search, and find encouragement to do what we love and have a passion for. Read More