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Jayne Mattson is Senior Vice President at Keystone Associates , a leading career management and transition services consulting firm in Boston, Massachusetts. Mattson specializes in helping mid-to-senior level individuals in new career exploration, networking strategies and career decisions based on corporate culture fit. You applied for a new job, and you've been called in for an interview. During the interview process, there are three main questions that need to be answered to help the HR person determine if you're the right fit for the job:
Jindrich Liska is founder and CEO of Jobmagic , a leading social recruiting platform which enables employers to hire candidates on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. Jindrich has pioneered many social recruiting approaches which are now used worldwide by brands such as Disney, J.Crew and Compuware. The 2011 job market is ending on a positive note. With unemployment shrinking to a mere 8.6% — its lowest level since May 2008 — and a steadily growing economy, businesses are planning on hiring and recruiting even more as their confidence in customer demand builds. In this new, growing market, those seeking their next dream job should cultivate their presence and contacts strategically in places where employers will be on the lookout for the best talent.
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The Youth Hostel as Job Central If you are job hunting, there’s a service you may want to check out, if employment services and ads haven’t been working out (especially if they are leading you nowhere in your home town). Travel hostels—frequently packaged as “youth hostels” (“Youth” frequently guaranteeing drums-for-brains music in the lounge from dawn to dusk). Having just spent six months in hostels,... Get your First Job with Startup Co-Founder Eyal Grayevsky We’ve heard the stats, we’ve read the personal stories, and, for some, we know someone in this situation: College graduates are either unemployed or underemployed. Now more than ever, students are beginning to question if all their effort to pursue a degree is really worth it.
Where to look beyond your resume for job search results. This is a guest post by Hannah Morgan.
Google+ hit 20 million unique visitors this week, and the company launched a mobile app .
Kate Ross. Photo / Supplied Who can keep up with Social Media - there seems to be a huge growth in this space and with the invention of new sites, it makes it mind-boggling just trying to keep up. The most common in New Zealand are Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube and Twitter. It seems that some businesses have identified very quickly that there is some real value in using these mediums as a way to promote themselves, but for others it is a difficult concept to get your head around. So what about recruitment - how is the industry dealing using these tools?
Google is having a big hiring year — its biggest ever , in fact. This week we spoke with Bryan Power , a people operations manager at Google, for advice on getting hired by the tech giant.
Did you realize that nearly all hiring managers pre-rank candidates before they’ve interviewed even one? If you’re the top candidate before interviews, then it’s basically your job to lose. So how can you position yourself as the top candidate? It takes a lot of planning, and takes into account all 4 audiences of your resume .
Donna Wells is the CEO of Mindflash.com , a leading web platform for companies to easily share knowledge and train employees. It makes training easier, faster and more cost-effective than ever before.
May 23, 2010, By Peter Chakerian A stumbling economy, shrinking U.S. job market, increased layoffs and company closings don't have to be bad news.
It's never too early to make a bad impression.
Marc Hoag, CEO and co-founder of Venturocket , is a California-licensed attorney with an econ degree from UCLA and a strong background in math and science.
Sample Marketing interview questions and answers.