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10 Tips to Improve Social Media Productivity

The last time I checked, we are all still only getting 24 hours in a day. Yet, according to current data, the average American is engaging in some form of social media for 3.2 hours per day via a smartphone, tablet or computer. This is not really a surprise given that there are well over 3...

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5 Ways to Win an Employee Referral and Get Hired

When it comes to landing a job fast, it's all about the people you know -- and the people who know you. According to Jobvite, 55 percent of employer referrals get hired faster than candidates from company career sites. In addition, HR professionals rate employee referrals as the No. 1 s...

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How To Turn Your Temp Job into a Full-Time Job

Temporary workers are no longer just that. Increasingly companies are using temp and contractors to find full time employees, relying on short term projects to weed out the good and the bad. That’s great news for job seekers looking to land a full time job. But it doesn’t mean every...

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4 Ways to Avoid Being Called a ‘Job Hopper’

As the global economy recovers, confidence is returning to the jobs market. The UK jobs market is currently growing at its fastest rate for 43 years, while the US reported record jobs growth in April. But, just because there may be more opportunities out there than a few years ago, it i...

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INFOGRAPHIC: How to Find a Job You Love – Student Edition

The end of the school year is here and many students and recent graduates are looking for the perfect summer internships or to land their first, entry-level positions. With a recovering economy and many companies focusing recruiting dollars on hiring recent graduates, young professionals a...

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5 Tips to Get Yourself Noticed as a Job Seeker

Every job seeker knows they need to get noticed by employers, but the most important thing they want to understand is how. Being a job seeker in today's workforce is a challenge. There's isn't a one-size-fits-all solution to help job seekers land a job. In fact, if you want to be a sta...

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How to Get a Job by Picking Up a Magazine

I was in the airport the other day flipping through magazines when I experienced an epiphany about how to get a job. More often than not, magazines have a feedback section where readers comment on stories and articles that were featured in the previous issue. In other instances, there is a...

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5 Predictions on the Future of the Resume

As happens in the circle of forward thinkers and futurists, predicting the next trend is inevitable. In the careers environment, many experts feel that LinkedIn is surpassing the resume in value, and in some cases, replacing it altogether. This likely will never happen. For one thing, t...

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AstraZeneca: Life Inside A Takeover Target, According to UK Employees

Pfizer and AstraZeneca have been in the news constantly for the past few weeks due to Pfizer’s proposed takeover of AstraZeneca. There have been reports that such a deal would result in job cuts and a reduction in R&D expenditure, with bosses from both firms subjected to a grilling b...

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Glassdoor’s Top 25 Companies for Compensation & Benefits (2014)

A recent Glassdoor survey found that 2 in 5 (39%) employees do not believe they receive fair pay. As the ongoing national debate around income inequality and health care accessibility continues, Glassdoor is announcing its inaugural report, the Top 25 Companies for Compensation & Benef...