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Abracadabra! How To Make The Most Of Career Magic Week

Sometimes your job hunt needs a little magic. So, you'll be glad to learn that the week between Christmas and New Year’s has been dubbed "magic week," by author and former exec Nan Russell. It's a marvelous time to connect or reconnect with key people and even to land a job for January. ...

How To Become A Best Place To Work—It’s Not Just About Compensation

As talent wars heat up, many companies look within to figure out how to make themselves a better place to work. Some envy the tech giants who seem to have great candidates show up at their doorstep, but the truth is you don’t have to be a Google or a Facebook to have an awesome work envi...

Facebook VP Of HR: How To Get A Job At The #1 Best Place To Work

Have you dreamed of a job at Facebook – the #1 Best Place to Work according to employees? Curious what traits the social network looks for in employees? Want to know how Facebook finds candidates?...

Top 50 Best Places To Work For 2013, Employees’ Choice Award Winners

The employees have spoken! Glassdoor reveals the fifth annual Employees' Choice Award winners, a list of the Best Places to Work for 2013....

Facebook Top Tech Company 3 Years Running; Riverbed Technology And Google Round Out Top 3

Glassdoor released its fifth annual Employees’ Choice Awards, a list of the 50 Best Places to Work for 2013 and Facebook took top spot as the #1 Best Place to Work across all industries for a second year. The social network, now serving a billion people, has now also been recognized as ...

5 Steps To Become A Manager

Many people reach a point in their careers when they decide they’d like more responsibility. Becoming a manager can be an excellent way for professionals to advance their career development and even earn more money. Find out five steps to take on your path to becoming a manager....

How To Dress For Success In Your Next Interview

Your potential employer may care more than you think about what you're wearing. Read on for tips on how to go from frumpy to fashionista for your next interview....

5 Ways Your Life Online Is Ruining Your Career Opportunities

Many people want to keep their “work lives” and their “personal lives” separate. However, with social media it has become more and more difficult to keep the two worlds from colliding. Read on to avoid the five things you're doing online to ruin career opportunities. ...

5 Ways To Pump Up Your Career Muscle

Your career is organic. It is a living, virtually breathing organism that needs to be nourished and exercised. Without attentive, continual care, you cannot expect your career heartbeat to remain vibrant and strong. Read on to find out how to tone those career muscles!...

How To Hire For New Job Titles In 2013

Finding the right candidate can be easier said than done, especially since many jobs didn’t exist a few years ago. In this world of social networks, Twitter, iPads and smartphones, companies have to change the way they find this new type of talent. Read on for how to do it....