Career Advice

The Role of Social Media in the Modern Job Search

Job Upon September 11, 2019

When someone is looking for a job, one of the most overlooked factors is the role that social media will play. Without a doubt, social media has completely changed the way that people connect with other people. Social media helps individuals stay connected to family members and friends that they would have otherwise lost touch with. Of course, there are also stories of social media negatively impacting someone's reputation as well. With this in mind, social media can have multiple impacts on the modern job search.

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Data Mining For Your Next Employer

Job Upon August 12, 2019

Employers today have had decades to live with civil rights and fairness in hiring, but with the computer age many have been able to sidestep such issues by essentially blaming the computer for the results of their hiring. Instead of trusting subjective screeners to determine the best candidates, today's companies are plugging in desirable terms and traits and letting a scanner and processor crunch thousands of resumes to find viable candidates. This commonplace employment data mining has literally redefined hiring practices in the last 20 years.

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Turning Your Summer Job Into Permanent Employment

Job Upon July 8, 2019

Who ever wants to wake up from a great dream? When you are just getting to the awesome part - blam, blam, blam - your alarm clock goes off, the fall is here and you have to leave the best summer job you ever had. Can you make your great summer job permanent? It all depends on what your needs are and what the needs of your employer are. Remember, you are only in control of your own actions but that doesn't mean you can't maximize your output and those actions. Here are three tips on easy ways to stay on top this summer and possibly stay on.

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5 Job Trends to Watch in 2019

Job Upon June 10, 2019

Each year brings along a unique set of trends and waves of change that either negatively or positively impact your career. Technological advancement has caused rapid changes in workplaces the top 5 of which we discuss in depth.

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How Thank you Notes Help Get you Hired

Job Upon May 10, 2019

Technology-driven changes in the job market often leads to rapid growth in some occupations. Learn details about the five fastest-growing occupations, including the median salary for each career field.

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