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The Recruiter-Job Seeker Disconnect You Can't Afford to Ignore
Recruiting

The Recruiter-Job Seeker Disconnect You Can't Afford to Ignore

Close the difference between the way managers search for new hires and how candidates hunt for positions. Hint: Use social media and mobile platforms.
Kimberley Kasper
How Getting the Timing Right Can Help You Hire the Best
Hiring

How Getting the Timing Right Can Help You Hire the Best

Employers want to be available and prepared when the talent is ready.
George Kaszacs
7 Tips to Make Sure Your LinkedIn Picture Is Helping, Not Hurting, Your Prospects
Linkedin

7 Tips to Make Sure Your LinkedIn Picture Is Helping, Not Hurting, Your Prospects

Your photo on the professional network says a lot more about you than you think.
Harrison Monarth
8 Types of Photos You Should Never Use on Your LinkedIn Profile
Linkedin

8 Types of Photos You Should Never Use on Your LinkedIn Profile

You could get passed over on LinkedIn if your headshot stinks. Put your best face forward on the popular professional networking hub by not making these common and comical profile faux pas.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
What You Need to Do to Make a Midlife Career Change
Career Change

What You Need to Do to Make a Midlife Career Change

Whether the decision was your own or not, keep these things in mind as you carve a new path.
Deborah Mitchell
5 Ways Job Seekers Blow It
Careers

5 Ways Job Seekers Blow It

If you're a job-seeker and you're frustrated, you're not alone. The hiring process is broken.
5 Questions Struggling Entrepreneurs Must Ask Before Taking a Job
Employment Issues

5 Questions Struggling Entrepreneurs Must Ask Before Taking a Job

When your dream of self-employment is threatened, when should you suck it up and work for someone else?
Lisa M. Blacker
4 Signs Your Employer Knows You're Looking to Leave
Job seekers

4 Signs Your Employer Knows You're Looking to Leave

Employees are more hopeful that they will find a new job than they have been in years. But they're tipping off their employers without even realizing it.
7 Ways to Nail Your Next Startup Job Interview
Interviewing

7 Ways to Nail Your Next Startup Job Interview

Skills can be learned, but you either have ambition, drive and a willingness or you don't.
Gabe Lozano
U.S. Job Openings Hit Highest Level Since 2001
Jobs

U.S. Job Openings Hit Highest Level Since 2001

Some good news anyone who's looking for work.
The One Reason Why Job Interviews and Sales Calls Fail
Selling

The One Reason Why Job Interviews and Sales Calls Fail

Want to know why it is so hard to sell yourself, your company and your product? You're taking the wrong approach
Lindsay Broder
Should I Hire a Contractor or an Employee?
Hiring

Should I Hire a Contractor or an Employee?

Decide the best route to scale a professional-services consulting firm for growth and flexibility.
Raymond Grainger
Hiring Done Right in 3 Brutally Honest Steps
Hiring

Hiring Done Right in 3 Brutally Honest Steps

An unconventional approach to filling a key position leads to long-lasting results.
Kelsey Ramsden
Beyond Collecting Resumes, 5 Alternatives for Recruiting Candidates
Hiring

Beyond Collecting Resumes, 5 Alternatives for Recruiting Candidates

Harness other tools to learn about a job seeker's personality or behavior. This might prove useful, considering a new survey that found resume inaccuracy is rampant.
Heather R. Huhman