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Help Wanted: Blunt Roller -- Salary $50,000

According to an Instagram post, the rapper Waka Flocka Flame is currently in search of a personal "blunt roller" for a yearly salary of $50,000. The social media job posting, which was posted on Monday, instructed inquiring candidates to use the hashtag "#ICANROLL" to apply to the herbal position. Show More Summary

Would YOU Open Your Job-Prospecting Emails? Not Likely!

If you’ve been on a job search recently you already know that today it is rare indeed that a hiring manager, Human Resources professional or a “headhunter” ever answers his or her telephone. More likely, you encounter voice mail, leave...Show More Summary

Waka Flocka Flame Will Give You $50K A Year To Be His ‘Blunt Roller’

Looking for a job with some benefits? Waka Flocka Flame has you covered. The rapper posted via his Instagram that he’s currently in search of a ‘blunt roller’ to assist him in marijuana related endeavors, and he’s willing to pay a $50,000 per year salary for the special personal assistant. Show More Summary

Semantic Web Jobs: SRI International

SRI International is searching for a Computer Scientist in Menlo Park, CA. According to the post, this position will “Conduct research into fundamental computer and information science developing techniques for knowledge base optimization. Show More Summary

Keep Your Job Search Game Strong With These Tips [INFOGRAPHIC]

We’ve welcomed a few new players to the job search field. Today’s job seekers have more resources to help draw out the Xs and Os than ever before. The wealth of online resources and social platforms can help you break free from getting caught up in zone defense and look out on all sides. Social [...]Show More Summary

MyJobHelper API Provides Job Search Content for Third-Party Apps

The world of digital job hunting is peppered with job sites, all offering a quick and easy way to search for work opportunities. Employees want a list of talented candidates to choose from, and job seekers want a list of exciting roles to apply for. Show More Summary

Projects Where You Can’t Predict an End Date

Do you have projects where you can’t predict an end date? These tend to be a job search, a change project, and with a tip of the hat to Cesar Abeid, your life. I like to call these “emergent” projects. You might prefer to call them “adaptable” projects, but to me, every project has to be adaptable. Show More Summary

"Happy Talk" Job Search

At first, it makes you feel so good. You're looking for work. Or more work. Maybe any work. Engaging work. A retirement plan. Or maybe even your first job. So you go looking for advice. And that's when you find the 'Happy Talk.' You are thrilled! You'll have this work problem solved by dinner. Show More Summary

A Guide and Advice for Economists on the U.S. Junior Academic Job Market

That is a new paper (pdf) by John Cawley, here is the abstract: This guide, updated for the 2014-15 job market season, describes the academic market for new Ph.D. economists and offers advice on conducting an academic job search. It reports findings from published papers, describes practical details, and provides links to internet resources. Topics […]

7 Habits of Highly Effective Job Seekers

In 1989, Dr.Stephen R. Covey wrote an excellent book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. I highly recommend this book to anyone, in a job search or in a job! These are Dr. Covey's list of recommended habits, with descriptions adapted to apply to job search. 7 Habits of Highly-Effective Job Seekers 1. Show More Summary

The Internal Search: An Alternative to Leaving

Sometimes, changing companies isn’t the best alternative, even for people who truly need a job change. If you think you fit with your current company but aren’t being adequately challenged or rewarded in your present job, it may make sense to consider moving within the company. Show More Summary

Why Job References are Important – Part 2 – Ask #HR Bartender

In part one of this series about references, Heather Bussing shared with us the legalities associated with references. Today, I want to focus on how to best use references during a job search. Because the reference process isn’t going away. Show More Summary

Being Persuasive, Personable and Positive During the Interview Process

With the economy significantly improving, launching a successful job search has become slightly less labor intensive. Regardless, job seekers who are looking to execute a fruitful employment search in today’s corporate environment ought to become familiar with advanced interviewing, persuasion and positivity strategies. Show More Summary

10 Job Openings Around the Country, Including Some You Can Do From Home

Are you on the job hunt? The Mashable Job Board is the ideal place to search for your next big move. More than 3,000 employers in tech and digital have posted on our board, and they're looking to fill positions from Mashable's community. Each week, we highlight 10 recently posted openings. Show More Summary

Juggling Classes and Career: 8 Tips for Holding Down a Job in College

For college students considering balancing their classes with a full- or part-time job, the idea of splitting time between coursework and a budding career can be daunting. Getting your resume together, searching for jobs and going through...Show More Summary

Pickets Up! ‘Shahs Of Sunset’ Strike Takes To The Streets

One day after the postproduction crew of Bravo's Shahs Of Sunset walked off the job in search of a union contract, the strikers have taken to the streets. Led by the Motion Picture Editors Guild, a 20-person strong picket line went up today in front of the Museum Square offices of Ryan Seacrest Productions. Show More Summary

Kick-Start Your Job Search in One Immaculate Day

Do you spend the first 30 minutes of every workday scrolling through job postings and fantasizing about the day you’ll leave and finally start working at a gig you love? Maybe you read all the advice you can find online about finding...Show More Summary

Sources: Mike Maddux, A.J. Hinch among possibilities for Astros' managerial job

The Astros are in the preliminary stages of their search, with Mike Maddux and A.J. Hinch among the possibilities at this point. Since firing manager Bo Porter at the beginning of the month, the Astros have been engaged in the preliminary stages of a managerial search that has as its goal the naming of a replacement by the end of the regular season. Show More Summary

Back In The Race: Letter To A Mentor

What should you do when you feel like you've hit a brick wall in your job search?

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