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Sajjad Masud is co-founder & CEO of Simplicant , a cloud-based social recruiting platform transforming talent acquisition and making enterprise-level recruiting technology accessible to companies of all sizes. Connect with Sajjad and the Simplicant team on Twitter and Facebook . The way we communicate with each other has evolved rapidly over the last decade. Social media has further intensified the departure from traditional communication methods to redefine how people and businesses interact with each other.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics today reported that the economy created a disappointing 69,000 jobs last month, and that the unemployment rate increased to 8.2 percent . The job creation totals for March and April were both revised downward. At the same time, borrowing rates for the U.S. government have hit lows never before seen : Investors stampeded into U.S. government bonds Thursday, driving the interest rate on the 10-year Treasury note as low as 1.54 percent, a record … The record low rate beat the previous mark of 1.55 percent, which was set in November 1945.
Congratulations, graduates! All those early-morning classes and late-night cramming sessions and what's your reward? A lousy job market.
Mona Abdel-Halim is the co-founder of Resunate.com , a job application tool that tailors and optimizes your resume for a specific job. You can find Mona and Resunate on Facebook , Twitter , and Google+ . You filled out the job application, updated your resume and clicked “Submit.” But as the days or weeks pass, you never receive a phone call or email from the employer. What happened? Unbeknownst to many job seekers, a whopping 72% of resumes are never seen by human eyes.
Do you want to network with some of the thought leaders in your industry? Then set your eyes on the collection of more than 70 events on Mashable's new Events Board . Our events board goes beyond your standard business conferences and exhibitions — we showcase the most thoughtful, informative and entertaining events happening all over the world and online. Every day, we debut more and more listings, and each week, we highlight four new events that are worth attending. Don't forget to visit our listings for the freshest networking opportunities, meetings and expos that will enable you to engage with the global tech scene.
Gerrit Hall is the CEO and co-founder of RezScore , a free web application that reads, analyzes and grades resumes instantly. Connect with Gerrit and RezScore on Facebook and Twitter . Many people think their LinkedIn profiles and their resumes are interchangeable, but you should not send your entire LinkedIn profile into a potential employer and expect to land an interview. While there is the LinkedIn Resume Builder, all that does is reformat your existing profile into a resume — it's not tailored enough to show the value you could bring to the specific job you’re applying for.
Ask any job seeker, and he'll tell you that looking for a job is, in and of itself, a job. It's time-consuming to prep your cover letter, tweak your resume, follow up and plan your interview, especially when you're applying for multiple positions. Sure, you could make an intense, color-coded spreadsheet — but most of us aren't that Type A.
Home » The WEEN career center is a portal where members can search and apply for various jobs, volunteer and internship opportunities inside and outside of the entertainment industry. In addition to searching for jobs, members are also allowed to post positions in which they may be trying to fill in their own company, organization or private firm. If you'd like to submit a job to be posted, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. **WEEN is not responsible for forwarding or validating any resumes from this portal. Simply just reply to the contact information with the perspective job you are inquiring about and that party will respond to you personally
Is America truly the land of opportunity for everyone, regardless of gender? Or are other places in the world more conducive to womens careers in the media? The answer to this question is more complex than you might think. If you subdivide the world into seven regions, you can get contradictions not just across different sides of the ocean, but within regions as well. The regions we looked at are: Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Nordic Europe, the Americas, sub-Saharan Africa, Middle East and North Africa, and Asia and Oceana.
Have you checked your company's mobile job offerings recently? While there are many people already using mobile to find their dream jobs, don't be misunderstood — using a smartphone to check out job boards isn't just for early adopters or technophiles. In fact, it's quickly becoming a mainstream method of finding a lasting career. According to this infographic by mobile job search and recruiting company JIBE — based on research done by marketing research company Kelton Research — more than 4 out of 5 of surveyed smartphone users would use an iPhone , Android , Blackberry or Windows phone to search for jobs. Of those, nearly half would actually apply to a job right from a smartphone.