A gold vein is what every prospector wanted to find. Imagine you are digging around hoping to find gold and you find a streak of gold that extends for a long ways… you just found a gold vein. From wikipedia: Find one and you are wealthy (as long as you can get the gold out […]Read More »
Each year, we at Indeed like to take a look back at trends in job search to see what was on the rise and what was on the decline. Patterns in what job seekers are looking for tell us a lot not only about the world of work but also cast light on broader social trends, too.
For 2017, however, …Read More »
This post is adapted from a lesson in Indeed Academy, the new, free training platform designed to help recruiters get the most out of Indeed.
If there was ever a time when recruiters could afford to sit back and wait for for the perfect resume to land in their inboxes, then it is long gone. In today’s competitive hiring …Read More »
Lindsey Pollak is a Gen Y (Millenial) expert… she recently wrote a great post titled HOW TO GET STARTED ON MY CAREER: 90 TIPS FOR SUCCESS. The 90 tips are a summary of best practices that she has collected over the years… if you are looking to shake up your job search, and wondering what […]Read More »
Last week Kylan Nieh of Microsoft/LinkedIn announced the newest integration called Resume Assistant. It looks really cool: The only think I’d like to point out is that my advice is to have the wording and messaging on your LinkedIn Profile be different than, but complementary to, your resume. The resume format and wording is pretty […]Read More »
If I had to choose one thing that job seekers do that are full of friction, I’d guess it is the 30 Second Pitch. Have you ever had to sit through dozens of 30 second pitches? It is painful… close to torture. Maybe I’m exagerrating a little. Just a tiny bit. But really, most 30 […]Read More »
It’s hard enough being a job seeker without having to deal with this junk. Nick Corcodilos calls out a certain scam in this post: Job applications are the biggest recruiting scam His readers mention a few more sleazy scams in the comments. It’s a depressing read, but it’s important that you understand that job seekers […]Read More »
If you’ve ever flown with a one-year-old, then you know it can get pretty stressful. But if you’ve ever flown solo with a one-year-old, then you’ll know it’s a whole other level of stress.
Recently I had to fly on a solo mission with my daughter, all the way from Austin to New York. How did it go? Let’s just …Read More »
Every firm wants to attract great talent. But not all companies are as successful at winning the attention of job seekers.
Here, many factors are in play: from company reputation, to wages, to perceptions of a firm’s future. For some job seekers, gaining new skills is key; for others, it’s culture. For some, length of commute may be a deal …Read More »
Want to learn more about me? Of course you do :p This is an hour interview I did with Winnie Anderson talking about my entrepreneurial journey. Click the image below to go to Winnie’s page and listen. Enjoy!Read More »