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Top 6 Reasons Your Job Search Isn’t Working

Landing your dream job takes more than just sending a resume and cover letter to prospective employers. The search is filled with potential for mistakes that can prevent you from simply obtaining an interview. Even if you're certain you're putting your best foot forward, you could be overl...

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10 Ways To Not Screw Up Your Video Interview

If you haven't encountered the video interview yet, just wait. In order to better manage the time of Recruiters and Hiring Managers and to save travel expenses, many companies are turning to them. But, to make sure you succeed at your video interview, there are things you need to do, and n...

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5 Signs You’re Ready To Start Your Own Business

The tough job market has forced many people to consider starting their own business. But necessity doesn’t guarantee success. Often, success depends on the reasons you decided to start the business to begin with. Before you trade in your time card for an expense account, consider these f...

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3 Personal Branding Lessons From Sunday Night Football

Even if you don't watch football, you know Sunday Night Football. With country star Faith Hill singing the theme song and major NFL players featured in the video, Sunday Night Football has built a solid, star-studded brand -- so much so that when Sunday Night Football debuted for the 2012 ...

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3 Tips To Land A Job At Your Alma Mater

Fifteen universities are among the employers with the most job openings in September. They have thousands of openings, and the institutions run the gamut from Harvard University to Miami Dade College, and the University of Washington in Seattle. Higher education is hot as a place to work, ...

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INFOGRAPHIC: Glassdoor Sky Rockets To 10 Million+ Users

We’re proud to announce that Glassdoor has just passed the 10 million user milestone, up from 1 million users just over a year ago. Below are some highlights capturing what has led to Glassdoor’s user growth and insights on what employees, job seekers, and employers have been sharing w...

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How To Target Job Seekers With Your Facebook Fan Page

Facebook Fan Pages with more than 5,000 likes are now able to target specific fans by options including age, gender, relationship status, location, and education. While page post targeting applies only to news feed distribution, this is a step in the right direction. But how can employers...

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5 Secrets Revealed To Land Your Next Job

If you want to be a star employee or land a great new job, you must create buzz. So how can you effectively manage this? Following are five great ways to market yourself in the workforce to help you become the “next big thing."...

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How To Negotiate Salary Without Offending

Negotiating a starting salary can be a slippery slope. Make a mistake and you can leave more than money on the table. No employer wants to be bullied into paying extra, but on the same token, potential employees don’t want to undercut themselves when it comes to accepting a salary offer....

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Visit Glassdoor At SHRM Ohio 2012, Booth #56

Are you heading to SHRM Ohio Sept. 19-21? Glassdoor is excited to bring our team to its first SHRM Ohio chapter meeting, which is expected to attract more than 700 HR professionals to the Buckeye State....