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How To Confront Job Search Fears

In Recruiter.com's recent article on why you can't find a job and what you can do about it, Tony Beshara poignantly points out job searchers' impediments to progress. His tips are must-reads.  For example, he says most job seekers "don't know what to do," and while some might have a vague...

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8 Job Search Goals Before The End Of The Year

For job seekers, it may feel like you can use December to take a break in your job search, but you absolutely should not. It’s almost the end of 2013, so it’s time to make these last few weeks count. One month is plenty of time to set some short term goals and see them through. You may...

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Glassdoor Secures $50 Million To Expand Globally And Support Recruiting Platform Growth

We’re excited to announce Glassdoor has raised more than $50 million in a round of financing from some terrific new investors. The round is led by Tiger Global Management with additional funding from Dragoneer Investment Group along with our existing roster of investors: Battery Ventures...

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Top 10 Mistakes Job Seekers Make

Mistakes happen, but for job seekers it can mean the difference between landing a new gig and collecting another unemployment check. Finding a job isn’t an exact science but if job seekers can avoid common snafus it can give them a leg up over the competition, which can be fierce. Fro...

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How To Negotiate A Job Offer: Part 1

In my previous post, we discussed general principles for salary and compensation, when to anticipate that such discussions could crop up, and ways for handling typical questions such as “What are your compensation expectations?” That information will provide you tools for handling mo...

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How To Care About The Bottom Line And Improve Company Culture

A recent ERE.net article, "Helicopter Parents," addresses the idea of companies "adjusting … business practices and offerings to meet [millennial generation] expectations." The conversation around how employers should cultivate an enriching culture that indicates employers are going t...

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10 Tips To Get the Most Out Of On-Campus Career Fairs

Whether you’re new to the game or not, on-campus career fairs can be pretty intimidating. There are often hundreds of employers seeking qualified candidates at these events. Where do you even start? A well-prepared career fair goer can really benefit from the experience, so it’s import...

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How To Find A Job On Twitter: Part 2

One of the most under-utilized Twitter features in my opinion is its Lists feature. Have you heard of Twitter lists? No? Well, lucky for you that you are reading this blog! Twitter lists lets you view a curated list of Twitter users instead of everyone you are following.  Twitter lists ca...

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How To Get A Job Before It’s Posted

It’s a story every job seeker has to tell. You find the perfect job opening. You apply. And then you wait. And wait. And wait. Just because an organization wants to hire doesn’t mean it’s in any rush to fill its open slots. But a new study by three economists underscores that the ...

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4 Tough Decisions Entry-Level Job Seekers Must Make

When you’re beginning your entry-level job search, it may seem like a good idea to apply for every job you can and accept the first offer you receive. After all, in such a tough job market, what if it’s the only offer you get? This kind of thinking is a mistake. You need to make sure y...