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How to Add a Travel Career Break to Your Resume

The idea of taking a career gap to travel – especially mid-career rather than at the beginning – has conjured up negative assumptions among employers. Sometimes taking a career gap can create the illusion that the individual in question is trying to ‘escape’ or is ‘taking a step back’. While employers’ attitudes towards career break travel are changing, some of these misconceptions still linger. As career-break travelers, we need to be the ones to start showing how this unique personal developme...
Tags: Travel, UK, Featured, Graham, Kate, Job Hunt, Long-term Travel, Don, Work Abroad, Career Break, Green Chameleon, Christopher Burns, Andre Benz, Career Breaks, Kate Wicklow, Al Powell Representation Democracy


Microsoft Dream Job Helps You Design Resumes and Presentations to Land Your Perfect Gig

Microsoft Dream Job is a resource packed with tools to help you land your dream job. You can find free templates for resumes, presentations, and portfolios, as well as interview advice.Read more...
Tags: Jobs, Microsoft, Interviews, Office, Job Search, Presentations, Job Hunt, Resumes, life-hacks


Saying Goodbye Is Hard To Do: How To Fire Employees

Knowing how to let employees go is a key part of being a successful IT manager Image Credit: Mart I’d be willing to bet that there are a number of different IT manager tasks that none of us really enjoy doing and that we’ve never really had any IT manager training on how to do correctly. There is that end-of-year employee evaluation that takes so much time to do, there are perhaps weekly time cards that need to be filled out, etc. However, I’d be willing to bet that the #1 thing that we al...
Tags: Verizon, Careers, Management, Termination, Firing, Inappropriate, Job Hunt, Stew, Decision, Fair, Don, Apologize, Dr Jim Anderson Blue Elephant Consulting, Real World IT Management Skills, Notification, Layoff


Job Seekers: What’s on Your Social Profile Can Hurt Your Prospects (Report)

Social has become an important part of the recruiting and job searching process. While companies like to manage their brands on Facebook, Twitter is where most job seekers go to research companies and their employees. Still, according to the most recent Jobvite report, recruiters are starting to understand the importance of cultivating an employment brand, as well as finding skilled, talented workers. There’s a disconnect between job seekers and recruiters when it comes to mobile. According t...
Tags: Photos, Mobile, Facebook, Twitter, Selfies, Marijuana, Alcohol, Employment, Trends, Seo, Linkedin, Recruiting, Grammar, Job Hunt, Spelling, Job Searching


How to Create a ‘Monster’ Social Video Campaign

Why shouldn’t you love Monday? That was the concept behind our Monster video series, #TGIM—Thank God It’s Monday. Working with a local improv group, we produced a series of videos capturing people on their Monday morning commute with the message, “You deserve to love Monday again.” It’s a message that’s instantly relatable, authentic, identifiable and sharable. While it’s funny, it makes you think: Could I find a job I love? Our #TGIM series was developed specifically for social channels, but...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Jobs, Instagram, Youtube, Employment, Seo, Snapchat, Job Search, Engagement, Livestreaming, Job Hunt, Facebook Live, Monster, Hootsuite, Improv


To Be Hired, Be Reachable!

If a recruiter wants to contact you about a job opportunity, be VERY easy for them to contact, or they will move on to the next candidate. Make your contact information easily available, allowing employers and recruiters -- who are always in a hurry! -- to contact you. Don't Play "Hard to Get" Having an online profile that attracts employers and recruiters is critical to a successful job search. But, the best profile will be useless to you if those employers and recruiters you've worked so hard ...
Tags: Facebook, News, Google Voice, Huffington Post, Job Hunt, Don, Susan P Joyce


Boost Your Job Search by Joining Talent Communities

Hunting for a new job invariably means hitting up search sites, tapping your network, and beefing up your LinkedIn profile . There’s another medium that might be useful, though: company-specific talent communities. Read more...
Tags: Career, Money, Employment, Job Search, Job Hunt, life-hacks


Why You Shouldn't Always Take the First Job You're Offered

When you’re in between jobs, you probably want to get back to work as soon as possible. However, taking the first job offer you can get might not necessarily be a good strategy.Read more...
Tags: Work, Career, Job Interviews, Job Hunt, life-hacks


LinkedIn Beefs Up Personalized Insights

LinkedIn announced the addition of new personalized insights that will aid in the job-seeking process. Product manager Thogori Karago announced in a blog post that the professional network added a feature whereby it recommends jobs on users’ LinkedIn Jobs homepages for which its algorithm determines that users would be in the top 50 percent of applicants, based on the experiences and skills listed in their profiles. LinkedIn will also highlight companies that are growing rapidly in similar pro...
Tags: Seo, Linkedin, Insights, Job Hunting, Job Search, Job Hunt, Job Searching, SocialTimes, Applicants


Job Hunting? Both Weak and Strong Social Ties Can Help (Study)

What roles do close contacts on social networks and contacts that users have weaker ties to play during job searching? Facebook research scientist Moira Burke, Tufts University assistant professor of economics Laura Gee and Stony Brook University assistant professor of sociology Jason Jones teamed up to answer that question, and they presented their results in a Research at Facebook blog post. The study found that social media users searching for jobs are more likely to find them via their weake...
Tags: Facebook, Friends, Employment, Social Media, Analysis, Job Hunt, Jason Jones, Jones, Tufts University, Job Searching, Stony Brook University, Moira Burke, Photo Tagging, Laura Gee, Research at Facebook, Burke Gee


Online course: How to get a job at a startup

This online course runs four days: Feb. 29 – Mar. 3 from 6pm – 7pm EST. You can watch any of the videos on-demand if you can’t see them live. The cost of the course is $195. Sign up now. The first job I got at a startup blew my mind. I was learning so incredibly fast, and there was no limit to what my job could include. Anything I could teach myself how to do, I could add to my job. During that time, I had stacks of books everywhere, all the time, so I could keep pace with the problems we faced...
Tags: Entrepreneurship, Wisconsin, Job Hunt, Bay Area, Melissa, LA NY DC


Why a Road Trip Should Be On Your Job Hunting Agenda

If you’re looking for a new job, it’s tempting to stay behind a computer, scouring job boards and other sites. In reality, the best thing for your career might be to get out and get around town, or better yet, nearby towns as well. You may find companies nearby with openings that you can research and apply for.Read more...
Tags: Jobs, Careers, Office Gps, Job Search, Job Hunt


Minimize Religious References in Your Resume to Increase Responses

When personal beliefs and work collide, it can always be a tricky situation . While the US specifically prohibits discrimination based on religion, having fewer references to religious organizations may still boost your chances at getting a call back.Read more...
Tags: Career, Jobs, Resume, US, Resume Writing, Job Hunt


How to Use Google Alerts and Saved Search Features to Find a Freelance Job

Finding a freelance job is one of the most time consuming process. There are distractions, diversions and sooner or later, you will find yourself no longer doing what you’re suppose to do. But as experience taught me, there is a better way of finding the best fit job while investing very minimal time. In job search, it’s a good practice to be minimalistic. Thanks to the internet and the powerful searching features that makes job hunting more efficient these days. The key to making job search qui...
Tags: Google, Twitter, Feature, Job Search, Job Hunt, Elance, Odesk, Freelance Tips, KB, Freelance Job, Productivity Tools, Google Alert


How to Benefit From Online Job Trends

Job trends data provide a wealth of information that’s invaluable to entrepreneurs and job seekers in helping make intelligent decisions. As outlined by Trends Research, an authority in providing trend information, it: * Allows you to anticipate change, recognize the implications, and take proactive strategies * Alerts you to the trends shaping the future and * Identifies short and long-term strategies and action plans for profiting from trends In a freelancer’s perspective, information on trend...
Tags: Feature, Job Hunt, Elance, Freelance Tips, Freelance Jobs, From the Web, Online Jobs, Job Research, Job Trends, JobLance, Top Skills, Blackberry Growth in Marketing, Elance Check