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Why tech hiring is up and tech engineers are more indispensable than ever

Why tech hiring is up and tech engineers are more indispensable than ever

According to an infographic produced by the Acquity Group, the number of tech jobs in the U.S. in 2011 grew by 150,000 positions, despite the worst of economic troubles.

February 28, 2013 More
How social media is changing hiring in 2013

How social media is changing hiring in 2013

Social media now acts as an extended resume (or sometimes a replacement) for many candidates.

February 27, 2013 More
Using location to your advantage during the hiring process

Using location to your advantage during the hiring process

Not every company can be based out of New York City – and even when they are, that’s not always a huge bonus, considering the skyrocketing costs of rent in and out of Manhattan.

February 21, 2013 More
Could there be real benefits to paying your interns?

Could there be real benefits to paying your interns?

The general rule of internships tends to be that you hire students or graduates to come aboard your company and work in exchange for experience and contacts only.

February 20, 2013 More
How job and internship interviews should differ

How job and internship interviews should differ

While it’s commons sense that jobs and internships are two very different types of positions, they carry a lot of similarities – especially when it comes to the interviewing process.

February 20, 2013 More
Four courtesies to keep in mind when hiring

Four courtesies to keep in mind when hiring

The hiring process can be long, tedious and full of forehead palming moments.

February 20, 2013 More
Great tactics for immersing new hires in your company and product

Great tactics for immersing new hires in your company and product

Any employees that you’re just now welcoming aboard do suffer one problem almost unanimously. Unless you’ve decided to bring on someone previously enrolled in one of your internships, chances are your new hire isn’t as familiar with your company or product as the rest of the staff.

February 19, 2013 More
The best ways to welcome new talent aboard

The best ways to welcome new talent aboard

Make sure your new employee’s transition is smooth and simple.

February 14, 2013 More
What are the best campus jobs for your resume?

What are the best campus jobs for your resume?

When you get to college and start searching for a campus job, it’s probable that the last factor on your mind is how it will look on a resume.

February 13, 2013 More
Three office touches that may help win over candidates

Three office touches that may help win over candidates

Consider how these three touches can help your company recruit students and other Millennials.

February 13, 2013 More
Escaping “college student” fashion in the workplace

Escaping “college student” fashion in the workplace

As you sort through premium entry level jobs and paid internships in your post-grad search, you’ll no doubt discover the importance fashion plays in establishing a good reputation with employers.

February 13, 2013 More
College tuition is expensive enough as it is, so there's no reason you should be dropping hundreds of dollars on textbooks as well.

Three easy ways to save money on books during college

College tuition is expensive enough as it is, so there’s no reason you should be dropping hundreds of dollars on textbooks as well.

February 12, 2013 More
Work What You Love into Your Career

Work What You Love into Your Career

Here’s some interesting career advice from Steve Levitt, author of Freakonomics: “Make sure that whatever you love doing is something other people don’t love to do.” Steve makes a practical point (what else could we expect from an economist?) But even if you’re passionate about something that plenty of people love, there are ways to [...]

February 11, 2013 More
Surviving the world's worst internship

Surviving the world’s worst internship

It happens to the best of us. You sign on for what promises to be a great experience and somewhere between day one and that final shift somewhere months down the line you realize that you’ve made a terrible mistake.

February 11, 2013 More
Great date locals for the cash-strapped college student

Great date locals for the cash-strapped college student (or recent grad!)

When it comes to dating in college, no one can fairly expect you to be Mr. or Ms. Moneybags.

February 11, 2013 More