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Top 10 Cities for Jobseekers in the US

By | May 2, 2017 at 12:50 pm

Jobseekers are subjected to a bevy of unfortunate circumstances. From awkward interviews and long drives to disappointing phone calls and devastating emails, searching for a job is soul-crushing enough to make even the most confident person question their value in the business world. If…

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15 Most Desired Positions According to Recruiters on LinkedIn

By | Apr 26, 2017 at 3:30 pm

It has been proven on multiple occasions that working at a job you hate is worse for your mental health than being unemployed. Sure, the stress of being financially strained can be too much to bare, but the sheer emotional and physical exhaustion that…

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Late Bloomer? 7 Tips for a Successful Transition to the IT Industry

By | Apr 18, 2017 at 9:15 am

Long gone are the days when American employees were expected to work for one business for 40 years and retire with a pension. Now, most people switch jobs 10 to 15 times during their career. The IT field may seem like it would be…

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Netflix Will Spend 10x More on New Employees Than Other Corporations

By | Apr 17, 2017 at 4:30 pm

The various corporations in the tech world survive on the strength of their employee talent. Naturally, it makes sense that the most successful businesses would pay the most to attract the best. There are plenty of other ways to attract or retain employees — a…

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How Twine Brings Quality to Its Marketplace of Creative Artists

By | Apr 17, 2017 at 11:20 am

Whether you’re a creative looking for a gig or an employee hoping to hire for one, it can be hard to connect with the job you need. Typical marketplaces, from Craig’s List to Upwork to Fiverr, are swamped with hucksters or low-rent offers. Which…

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4 Ways to Get in Front of Currently Employed Talent

By | Apr 12, 2017 at 12:50 pm

Finding and retaining the best employees is one of the greatest challenges business leaders and human resources professionals face. Even with 73 million young adults seeking work, businesses around the globe are reporting a shortage of skilled workers. Attracting outstanding applicants is about more…

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Hiring Talent Is the Biggest Software Development Problem for Startups

By | Apr 11, 2017 at 2:20 pm

In the current climate, it’s not easy to get a job. Whereas candidates used to be able to lock down a position with a solid resumé and a charismatic smile, current applicants are put through arduous tests and stressful interviews just to be told…

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Is Your Career Path on Indeed’s List of 2017’s Top Jobs?

By | Mar 23, 2017 at 9:15 am

Indeed has released its “Best Jobs of 2017” list, opening a window into the coveted selection of career paths that are both high-paying and have an increasing demand. And, just as Indeed’s SVP of Product, Raj Mukherjee, predicted in my previous interview with him, tech jobs…

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5 Ways to Succeed at Your Next Whiteboard Interview

By | Mar 9, 2017 at 12:50 pm

Having a job interview on the books can be incredibly stressful. But if you’re expecting the interviewer to insist on the whiteboard to show off your abilities, it doesn’t have to be nerve wrecking. Mukai Matsiga of Galvanize provides some insight on how this portion of…

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What Prompts Millennials To Work For Any Company

By | Mar 1, 2017 at 5:50 pm

Many companies have the wrong perception about the millennial generation and believe that they can be seduced easily by offering monetary perks, free food and movie vouchers. How wrong they are! Millennials look for a lot more than just money and food in their jobs;…

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Interview: Indeed’s SVP Raj Mukherjee on the Job Search Industry in 2017

By | Feb 21, 2017 at 4:40 pm

Indeed is the world’s largest job search site, available in 60 countries and 28 languages. Over 200 million unique monthly visitors check out the site in search of a job. Last week, I had the chance to sit down with the company’s SVP of Product, Raj…

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5 Jobs in Big Data You’ve Never Heard Of

By | Feb 13, 2017 at 11:20 am

Big data has been the go-to buzzword for most of the past decade, and it doesn’t look like it’s going away anytime soon. More companies are looking for ways to get their hands on data. More importantly, they’re looking for people who can understand, analyze, and…

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5 Ways to Get the Skinny on Companies You Want to Work For

By | Feb 10, 2017 at 2:20 pm

A leading candidate for a job opening sat across the table from the hiring manager and a few other team members. Her resume looked great, her cover letter was well-written and error-free, and her salary range matched what the company wanted to pay. The…

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Report: Over Half of All Entrepreneurs Add Jobs to Economies Worldwide

By | Feb 6, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Jobs are a hot topic right now: Politicians are complaining about how few there are, how many there will be, and what areas of which countries need them the most. But when it comes to comprehensive answers, everyone’s pretty quiet. While we still don’t know whether…