Archive for February, 2013
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.
Social media now acts as an extended resume (or sometimes a replacement) for many candidates.
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.
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.
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.
The hiring process can be long, tedious and full of forehead palming moments.
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.
Make sure your new employee’s transition is smooth and simple.
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.
Consider how these three touches can help your company recruit students and other Millennials.
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.
College tuition is expensive enough as it is, so there’s no reason you should be dropping hundreds of dollars on textbooks as well.
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 [...]
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.
When it comes to dating in college, no one can fairly expect you to be Mr. or Ms. Moneybags.