Archive for 2013
While resume advice is complicated enough in of itself, the cover letter is a different beast altogether.
In the age of Facebook, email, Gchat, 140-character Tweets and LinkedIn profiles, hiring employees is about as difficult as glimpsing the future in a misty crystal ball.
An understanding of both office culture and candidate and employee personalities is essential for things to function smoothly, happily and productively in the office.
Sometimes the most brutal thing about finishing that midterm essay is just finding the peace and quiet to do it.
Millennials are often accused of having outlandish expectations when it comes to salary and benefits. Indeed, one study recently highlighted the fact that most of college graduates’ expectations in the working world are skewed, including the ability to even find employment. Yet, at least in terms of salary, millennials can hardly be blamed for their [...]
College job fairs can be brutal places, packed full of people, with students who share classes and term paper tips suddenly competing to be the most memorable face to company representatives.
Teaching and dentistry are fields wayward graduates may want to consider. While the economic recession has left the nation with the impression of a saturated job market, these two professions may very well be heading toward a crisis of underemployment, thanks to a rate of retirement that’s outpacing younger employees’ interest. The teaching crisis Some [...]
As a college student, come internship-heavy seasons like the summer or winter break, you probably don’t want to hang around your school.
While hardly secrets of success, you’d be surprised how often students ignore these four obvious ways to stay ahead of the curve.
When you change what drives your hiring decisions, you can improve your judgment and hire graduates and new talent who deserve the jobs.
Every year, Glassdoor, a job and company review site with commentary by actual employees, compiles a list of the 25 weirdest and most obscure interview questions folks have reported.
On paper, recruiters have a very simple job.
Sometimes the best internship candidates just aren’t living within a 25-mile – or even 2,500 mile – radius.
Does your resume look more like an airline pilot’s monthly itinerary? If so, you might have some job hopping problems.
According to a Pew Research Center poll from 2013, 67 percent of all adults use Facebook. Chances are, the lower the age of the adult, the higher the individual chance of his or her using social media. Twitter use is close behind Facebook, with a ton of users – many of whom are recent college graduates or [...]