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Why Shrinking Your Resume Can Hurt You

Have you ever visited a friend who regaled you with their 50-page wedding album or 30-minute DVD of a European vacation? Perhaps they had you crouch over their computer while linking to Facebook posts and images so they could enthuse over their latest accomplishment? How difficult is it to...

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How to Avoid the ‘Motherhood Penalty’ During Your Job Search

Social science research suggests that in the labor market, mothers of young children are at a disadvantage. Employers seem to be less likely to hire and promote them than they are childless women and fathers. For example, in one well-known study, sociologists Shelley Correll, Stephen Benar...

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How to Stand Out and Land Your Dream Job

What's the difference between average job seekers and the ones who outshine the rest? It's their determination to land their dream job. Job seekers who stand out to employers are brand advocates for the company before they even get hired. Employers want to hire people who believe in the...

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6 Strategies to Get a Raise Without Asking

You don’t have to wait for your annual review to get a raise nor do you have to find a new job as leverage for one. There is a host of ways to get an increase in your salary without even having to ask. In this tight economy, where jobs are hard to come by, many workers passively accep...

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Everything You Need to Know About Wrongful Termination

If you've recently been laid off or fired from your job, do you know if your termination was legal? Although the majority of employment contracts are at-will (which means the employee or employer can end the relationship under any circumstance), there are some important factors you need...

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Glassdoor’s Highest Rated CEOs for 2014

Glassdoor is excited to reveal the 2014 Highest Rated CEOs at large companies and new this year, the Highest Rated CEOs at small & mid-sized companies, honoring top bosses across the U.S. who have gained the approval of their employees. Based on employee feedback shared over the pas...

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GlaxoSmithKline’s Witty Ranks #1; 10 Highest Rated CEOs in the UK (2014)

Glassdoor is releasing its inaugural list of the 10 Highest Rated CEOs in the UK, based entirely on employee feedback. As part of Glassdoor’s global expansion and its mission to help people everywhere find jobs and companies they love, this list highlights strong leaders across the UK th...

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How I Got My Job: Job Search Success

Looking for a job can be challenging. Half the battle of getting a new job is the job search process itself: finding a job, researching companies, acing the interview. Where do you start? Meet Alex McIntosh. He’s a CPG Sales Executive at SunOpta. Not only is Alex currently working tow...

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3 Things Not to Do When Interviewing for an Internship

For college students or recent grads applying for internships, the sea of interview rules often appears murky. However, whether meeting with a recruiter, hiring manager or human resources professional, and whether meeting face to face, by Skype or phone, there are three things you clearly ...

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How to Pick a Career With the Most Job Openings

Although I hate taxes as much as the next guy, I have to appreciate some of what I get for my money. Case in point, how often do you check the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics? Okay, there was a time would I would have said "never" as well. However, I feel myself being pulled back to it fro...