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5 Job Search Elements Not To Stress Over

During the job application process, there are so many little things to keep track of that it’s easy to become stressed. Do you write a handwritten note or send an email? How soon after submitting your job application should you follow-up? It would be easier if these questions had black a...

Glassdoor Wins North Bay Business Journal’s Best Places to Work Award for 2013

We are thrilled to announce that for the second year in a row, Glassdoor has been named one of the North Bay Business Journal’s Best Places to Work!...

Do You Need A Resume In The Social Media Age?

While the futurists vie for the first-place ribbon in having predicted the resume's demise, the resume heart beats strong. The primary challenge with many articles written by forward-thinking bloggers is that they want to present a replacement to the resume when, in fact, they're simply su...

Glassdoor’s Top 25 Most Difficult Companies To Interview (2013)

Interviewing at any company isn’t easy, but at some companies, the interview process is even tougher. To make things even more difficult, the average length of the entire interview process is increasing, from an average of 12 days in 2010 to an average of 23 days thus far in 2013, accord...

How To Get A Job Using A Google News Search

The job market is tough, to be sure. It helps to have an edge, you know, to do something different than what everyone else is doing to find a new job. I want to show you an example of what I mean. Let’s say that you are looking for an executive administrative assistant position. What wo...

How Oversharing On Social Media Can Hurt Your Career

Social media can help you network and even find a job, but it can also hurt your career, particularly if you are one of the millions of “oversharers” out there. In this era of Facebook and Twitter, it’s perfectly acceptable to post your thoughts or status, even if it’s every ten mi...

How To Think Like An Employer During Your Job Search

If you're just beginning your job search or you've been searching for several months, it's a good idea to consider the perspective of the employer when searching for jobs. By thinking like an employer during your job search, you can differentiate yourself among the pool of job seekers. Thi...

What’s Really Holding Women Back In The Workplace?

The winds of change are in the air. Sheryl Sandberg, 43, is the COO of Facebook and she has been shaking up the business world with what she is saying loud and clear about what women need to do and not do to succeed in 2013 and beyond. Her best-selling book, “Lean In” is causing whole ...

4 Ways To Plan Your Career Path Now

As Stephen Covey would say, when planning out your career, you always want to think with the end in mind. This means paying attention to how today will affect your ultimate goals. Every action you take and each relationship you build will impact your future self down the road. While it's v...

Switching Careers? Here’s How To Be A Success

Blame it on the economy or a generation of job hoppers, either way people of all ages are switching careers at a fast rate. Undoubtedly it’s easier to move to a different role when you are in the early stages of you career, but even senior level people can do it and do it successfully....