Many employers have made social network checks a standard part of the talent acquisition process. A 2015 Harris poll revealed that fifty-two percent of employers use social networking sites to screen job candidates during the hiring process.
My wedding ring was the first ring that I've worn on that finger (no engagement ring). I was so proud of the man I married, yet still harbored something inside me that felt less valuable to this work team because I was a married woman.
A few posts ago I wrote about 5 things you can do when looking for a job in Hawaii. Out of those five, I've always been asked to expand more on how connecting with a local staffing firm can help in your job search.
Every single day of a good internship makes a difference in your future. Your performance should improve as you learn the job and by the end, you should be a rock star if this is a job field you're meant to enter.
One of the most enjoyable parts of the holidays are attending holiday parties, catching up with people you know and meeting new people. Conveniently, catching up with people you know and meeting new people is a wonderful opportunity to network.
The business world is full of rules. Some succeed by following them, others by breaking them. You have to find the right balance. If you break all the rules, you may frighten people. But if make your own rules, they may not even notice.
How does a hiring manager choose one person over another, assuming they're both equally qualified to do the work? Sometimes he has to rely on hunches, on a vague sense of a person's character. Sometimes it isn't even that scientific.
If you find yourself struggling to achieve your job goal, the goal may need to be reevaluated. Here are four types of goals the will work against your job search -- and what you can do to get back on track.
I have been hearing unusual stories from clients who are job-hunting these days. So I decided to consult a few recruiters for a new perspective and their advice for gaining employment in today's world.
After looking for months, I've got something of an anxious rhythm going. I'm ready for a new pattern to my days. I know this will all pay off, but I'm really eager to say thank you and unsubscribe from the job search sites.
Whether you're an extroverted "power networker" or a shy or lazy introvert, connecting with others should be a part of your weekly work routine. Here are 10 places I've met clients and prospects over the past nine years.
College students are accustomed to communicating with their friends via text messages and Facebook. They may have shaky interpersonal skills and they also may not know how to start meeting other professionals.