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Archived Since:June 7, 2008

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Dashing Through The Winter Job Search [INFOGRAPHIC]

Winter is coming, but that doesn’t mean your job search has to stop. Too many job seekers hold-off their job search during holidays, missing out on great job opportunities. Continuing a job search during the winter months can help you beat your competition, snag a seasonal job, or even find the perfect contact to take your [...]Show More Summary

5 Benefits of Hiring Veterans

With a stack of resumes and a list of applicants leaving messages, employers definitely aren’t short on interested individuals, but that doesn’t mean each is a strong applicant. Finding quality talent to fill your open positions is rarely easy. However, there is one demographic that isn’t short on quality: Marines. Not only should veterans use these [...]Show More Summary

Here Are Two Good Reasons Why You Must NOT Accept Unpaid Internships

Ready to apply for an internship? Would you accept an unpaid offer? Why or why not? Here are two reasons why you must not accept unpaid internships:   Legal   Nathan Parcells, co-founder and CMO of InternMatch, an online platform connecting the best intern candidates and employers, says, “The repercussions of unpaid internships go beyond compensation. Unpaid [...]Show More Summary

Story Resumes: Turning Your Resume Into A Visually Engaging Story

If you have you ever wished that you were one of those job seekers who has successfully used a creative resume to grab a recruiter’s attention, but you’ve lacked the brilliance to design something amazing yourself, then you’ll be happy to learn about a new service called Story Resumes. According to a study by TheLadders, the [...]Show More Summary

OneWire Gives Finance Candidates Insight into Their Competition

With an average of 250 resumes received for each corporate job opening — and the average length of unemployment still hovering at 37 weeks — job seekers need all the help they can get when it comes to landing a new position.   Enter OneWire - a career site for finance professionals, helps finance professionals [...]Show More Summary

Talentral Multimedia Profile for JobSeekers – The Future of Online Resume

It’s high time we moved away from the resume. And companies are listening, from enabling one-click LinkedIn resume submission to creating cool online profiles, the solutions are here. Enter a new career management platform in this arena – TALENTRAL. The days of flat two page resumes are numbered. In today’s online and digital world, more and [...]Show More Summary

Using Corporate Philanthropy Programs for Employee Engagement & Retention

“Years of experience and months of research have strengthened our belief that doing well by doing good is more than just a catchy phrase. Corporations that apply rigor to creating effective marketing and corporate social initiatives can help build a better world and enhance their bottom line.” - Philip Kotler, David Hessekiel, Nancy Lee in [...]Show More Summary

The 4 Essential Steps to Business Success – Do you have what it takes?

As you navigate down the twists and turns of your career path you may wonder if you’ll ever find your perfect groove.  The road to a lasting career is long with some dark corners and the occasional dead end.  Bad bosses and lack of growth may have you wondering: maybe I should run my own [...]Show More Summary

Some Career Options with a Criminal Justice Degree

This is a guest post contributed by Pamela Rosssow Criminal justice is a broad field with many careers to choose from. Careers that fall under the criminal justice umbrella are police officer, paralegals, corrections officer, court clerk, probation officer, private investigator, sheriff, or a criminologist. You can also join several federal agencies like the CIA, [...]Show More Summary

ATS Still Being Used to Scan Resumes – Here’s How to Let the Robots Read your Resume

Many employers are still going strong on ATS resume scanning. And while we wait for better technology or ways for resume scanning, it is good to know what you must do to ensure that your resume is read by these robots. Here’s a detailed infographic by Hireright on how to make your resume ‘robot-friendly’:   [...]Show More Summary

Are you using these 5 Cs to be more Competent at your Entry Level Job Search

The purpose of a resume is to convince the hiring manager or the recruiter that you are the best (or one of the best) candidate for the job. It is not an easy task to come through convincingly if you are an entry-level applicant or a career changer; but with some effort you can stand-out [...]Show More Summary

10 Signs You’re Not Cut Out To Be An Entrepreneur

This post is contributed by Daniel C. Steenerson Thinking about starting your own business? Beware! Below are 10 signs that you just may not be cut out to be an entrepreneur.   #10 You can’t stand the heat. Before you jump into self-employment, make sure you’re very comfortable being uncomfortable. Every day you’ll need to [...]Show More Summary

ZOOM: Surprising Ways to Supercharge Your Career for #CareerSuccess

How do stories influence us? Stories have the incredible power to transform our thinking or our future. Often, we want to model our success stories based on the experiences and journeys of people we praise or look-up to. Our perception of success is that of glorified awe and admiration toward the achiever. It’s the outcome that is [...]Show More Summary

7 Best Technical Jobs in the Medical Industry

Medical industry is one of the rapidly growing industries best known for achieving tremendous breakthrough even in times of recession. It is best to explore the many career possibilities that the healthcare sector offers to best utilize your technical degree or work toward one upon careful skills analysis and your aptitude in the medical field. [...]Show More Summary

How to Stand Out During Your Entry Level Job Search [Infographic]

You’ve got a 4.0, created the perfect resume, and established a flawless network of connections, but it takes a lot more than these things to gain the attention of employers. Today more than ever before, competition is fierce in the entry-level job market. As an entry-level job seeker, you’ve got to go above and beyond [...]Show More Summary

Are You Prepared for Tricky Behavioral Interview Questions?

Behavioral interview questions are some of the toughest you may be asked by a potential employer, but they don’t have to be. We’ve answered some of the trickiest behavioral interview questions to make sure you don’t get stumped!   1. What did you like best and least about your previous job?   GAME PLAN: This [...]Show More Summary

3 Solutions to Confrontations in the Workplace

What causes confrontations?   Improving confrontations in the workplace is often a matter of understanding the origins or motivation for each type of confrontation, which often stem from specific circumstances.   Knowing the source of a given confrontation can often be key to understanding how to defuse it if you are a manager, or handle [...]Show More Summary

5 Ways to Become the Brand

Pop culture-celebrated CEO John Scherer, formerly of Video Professor Fame, offers wisdom on how business leaders can become ‘one’ with their brand image. To help other business leaders become an indelibly connected to their own company or product brand, Scherer imparts this business and marketing methodology wisdom:   1. Ignite a Personal Passion for Your [...]Show More Summary

10 Obstacles That Prevent Positive Transformation

This is a guest post by Chris Majer, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of The Human Potential Project  Transformative learning is challenging and takes place only through practice, patience, and perseverance. Indeed, these three qualities are the hallmarks of a committed learner. The only way to embody a new competence is through recurrent practice, which takes [...]Show More Summary

Your Business may be at Risk – 7 Warning Signs and what you can do about them

Miller Ingenuity CEO Steve Blue shares the 7 silent business killers and what you need to do to get your business back in good health. High blood pressure is a silent killer. Combined with other risk factors it can lead to death. Similarly, in business, there are 7 silent business killers that if combined, can [...]Show More Summary

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