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Why Company Culture Matters To Your Career & Company

Traveling to the West Coast this week I had the opportunity to meet with the executive team of a dynamic global company, GlobalEnglish, to discuss some recent work I completed for them in Moscow and the US. This is a company that not only have I found pleasure to work with as a vendor, but...

How Getting A Job Is Like Getting Start-Up Investors

Getting a job is not all that different from finding an investor for a start-up company. If you make $75,000/year, get normal raises and benefits and keep the job for four years, your net takeaway is close to a half million dollars. Treating your career move as a hunt for the right investo...

12 Gold Standards For Recruiting: How Does Your Employer Measure Up?

It's a tough economy and a lot of people are looking for work. For the past few years, employers have been playing the card, "There are so many of you job seekers, and so few jobs; we get to call the shots." Some of them are realizing that their advantage won't last forever, and that event...

Five Tips To Determine Resume Length

Over the past couple of months, Glassdoor.com career expert Jeff Hunter has surveyed a group of recruiters and HR managers with the intent of providing job seekers with insight into the hiring process. The list of ten questions inspired interesting responses, including varied answers regar...

Benefits Of Video Interviews And How To Make Your Video Better

I recently joined the Board of HireVue whose business is to conduct video interviewing. So let’s start from the position that I am biased and I believe that video interviewing is going to one day become a standard job search application. Remove my association with HireVue and I would st...