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Resume

Do This, Not That: How To Make Your Resume More Effective

Most people fear that colorful resumes will risk rejection. The fact is, more people lose opportunities to other candidates because they cave into that fear. Read on for three resume missteps that job seekers make every day, along with ways to rectify them....

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7 Interview Mistakes That Scare Away Top Talent

Employers may think they hold all the cards when it comes to interviewing job candidates, but they too can do things that will scare off would-be workers. Read on for seven mistakes employers and hiring managers are making that can scare off top talent....

Job Search

5 Job Search Do’s And Don’ts

With such a wide landscape of job search resources out there, it can be a struggle to navigate mixed messages. Some job search strategies become muddled and the core advice is lost. So how can you determine which strategies won’t actually help you land you the job? Read on for five job s...

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Glassdoor Reveals The Top 10 Companies With The Best Business Outlook According To Employees

In a new report out from Glassdoor, we look at the Top 10 Companies with the Best Business Outlook, according to employees, and Google stands out at number one – 86% of employees believe the company’s business outlook will improve in the next six months....

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4 Cover Letter Blunders And How To Fix Them

Some people meticulously write their resume but then treat their cover letter as an afterthought, resulting in a mistake-riddled, dull and underperforming document. It is important to ensure your job search tool kit is fully equipped with high-quality, well-honed marketing messages that ar...

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Mistakes Leaders Must Avoid To Retain Employees

Nothing scares employees more than bad behavior on the part of their CEO. But what makes them bristle and what makes them leave are two completely different things. Read on to find out what mistakes leaders are making and how to avoid them in order to better retain top talent....

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5 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do On Glassdoor – Recruiting & Branding Edition

Glassdoor strives to create a 360-degree look inside what it’s like to work at particular jobs and companies; and lately we have been hard at work rolling out a steady stream of product enhancements to help employers, marketing professionals and anyone involved in a company’s social re...

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4 Reasons Recruiters Don’t Call Back

Job seekers are very familiar with the time commitment and stress of searching for a new job. When performing your job search, you can spend hours upon hours perfecting your resume and cover letter, applying for jobs, and waiting to hear feedback from recruiters. However, after you've appl...

Workplace Bully

How To Take A Stand Against Workplace Bullying

We pay a very high personal price if we stay silent to workplace bullying. Companies pay a very high price, too, in lower productivity and a revolving door of staff. Read on for five steps to take to help you stand up to a workplace bully....

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6 In 10 Employees Say Job Realities Different Than Expected; Glassdoor Survey

Ever take a job and it’s NOT what you expected? If the answer is ‘yes,’ you’re not alone. According to a Glassdoor survey, conducted online by Harris Interactive, 6 in 10 (61%) employees say they’ve found aspects of a new job different than expectations set during the interview p...