Job seekers http://www.entrepreneur.com/topic/job-seekers The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Job seekers en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Wed, 16 Jul 2014 22:00:00 GMT What Sectors of the Economy are Hot and How to Take Advantage Job seekers and employees alike are discovering new and more efficient ways to adjust to a more robust hiring market. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235303 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235303 Burton Goldfield Job seekers and employees alike are discovering new and more efficient ways to adjust to a more robust hiring market. Attract More Talent With Video Job Ads A new study shows candidates spend on average 55 seconds reading text-only ads, whereas job seekers might watch a video ad for a far longer stretch. Wed, 25 Jun 2014 19:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235056 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235056 Heather R. Huhman A new study shows candidates spend on average 55 seconds reading text-only ads, whereas job seekers might watch a video ad for a far longer stretch. LinkedIn Just Launched a Discreet, Standalone Job Search App All activity on the job search app will be private making it easier to search for a new job while at your current one. Thu, 19 Jun 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235013 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235013 Laura Entis All activity on the job search app will be private making it easier to search for a new job while at your current one. Use Your Personal Brand to Score Big at Job Interviews You'll need a well-organized resume, professional clothing and good answers to land that new gig. Wed, 18 Jun 2014 15:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234846 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234846 Jim Joseph You'll need a well-organized resume, professional clothing and good answers to land that new gig. The Reasons People Fail in the Staffing Industry Here are the problems you'll face and how you can successfully overcome them in order for your staffing service to thrive. Fri, 13 Jun 2014 18:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234666 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234666 Entrepreneur Bookstore Here are the problems you'll face and how you can successfully overcome them in order for your staffing service to thrive. Does Your Company's Branding Really Matter in Recruiting? Before a candidate even arrives at an interview, he or she will know lots about your company. Here's how your organization can be smartly positioned. Fri, 13 Jun 2014 10:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234815 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234815 Will Staney Before a candidate even arrives at an interview, he or she will know lots about your company. Here's how your organization can be smartly positioned. How to Price Your Staffing Services Learn how to price your services so you're profitable and won't have to shut your doors for lack of funds. Thu, 12 Jun 2014 14:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234665 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234665 Entrepreneur Bookstore Learn how to price your services so you're profitable and won't have to shut your doors for lack of funds. A Day in the Life of a Staffing Agency Owner To help you figure out if this is the type of business you'd like to start, let's take a behind-the-scenes look at how a staffing service operates on a daily basis. Wed, 11 Jun 2014 15:15:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234664 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234664 Entrepreneur Bookstore To help you figure out if this is the type of business you'd like to start, let's take a behind-the-scenes look at how a staffing service operates on a daily basis. LinkedIn Now Lets Users Rank Themselves Against Other Users The professional networking site introduced several new features to premium members. Fri, 06 Jun 2014 16:51:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234591 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234591 Benjamin Kabin The professional networking site introduced several new features to premium members. What Leonardo da Vinci Can Teach You About Writing Killer Cover Letters He was a genius artist and engineer. But did you know da Vinci also had some serious cover-letter writing skills? Here are a few things you can learn from the master. Fri, 06 Jun 2014 12:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234563 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234563 Jason Fell He was a genius artist and engineer. But did you know da Vinci also had some serious cover-letter writing skills? Here are a few things you can learn from the master. Is Your Company's Careers Page Ready for Mobile? Employers seeking a competitive edge should optimize their careers pages and application processes for tablets and smartphones. Fri, 30 May 2014 10:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234366 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234366 Allyson Willoughby Employers seeking a competitive edge should optimize their careers pages and application processes for tablets and smartphones. Why Entrepreneurs Should Take a Gamble on Young People Millennials bring energy, fresh ideas and familiarity with modern technology. Hiring and training them now may pay off in spades down the road. Fri, 23 May 2014 17:45:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234154 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234154 Michael Moroney Millennials bring energy, fresh ideas and familiarity with modern technology. Hiring and training them now may pay off in spades down the road. The Case for Updating the Hiring Process Hiring platform Smarterer wants employers to ditch the resumes and evaluate job candidates through assessment tests. Wed, 21 May 2014 11:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233888 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233888 Jason Ankeny Hiring platform Smarterer wants employers to ditch the resumes and evaluate job candidates through assessment tests. How Career Sushi Is Sprucing Up The Digital Job Hunt So long, stodgy resumes. This startup encourages job seekers to show some personality. Tue, 20 May 2014 15:38:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234082 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234082 Wendy Frink So long, stodgy resumes. This startup encourages job seekers to show some personality. Marketing, Meet Tech. 4 Tips for Hiring a Data-Obsessed Team. Set the stage for recruiting those at the forefront of their field by using up-to-date techniques in recruiting. The medium is the message. Fri, 16 May 2014 18:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233906 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233906 Allyson Willoughby Set the stage for recruiting those at the forefront of their field by using up-to-date techniques in recruiting. The medium is the message. The Savvy Startup's Guide to Recruiting Interns Before you do any outreach, formulate a well-developed project-based plan with clear goals and timelines. Fri, 25 Apr 2014 20:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233406 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233406 Allyson Willoughby Before you do any outreach, formulate a well-developed project-based plan with clear goals and timelines. Troubling Trend: Fewer High School Grads Are Choosing College After surging during the recession, college enrollment is down as high school graduates appear to be choosing work over school. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:20:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233363 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233363 Laura Entis After surging during the recession, college enrollment is down as high school graduates appear to be choosing work over school. What Types of Photos Should You Share on LinkedIn? Looking to bolster your LinkedIn profile? You can now add photos from your phone. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:56:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233294 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233294 Wendy Frink Looking to bolster your LinkedIn profile? You can now add photos from your phone. Win the Talent War by Opting for Transparency Instead of being afraid to share information about your firm, embrace it as a new way to hire (and retain) social media-savvy job seekers. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233196 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233196 Allyson Willoughby Instead of being afraid to share information about your firm, embrace it as a new way to hire (and retain) social media-savvy job seekers. Hourly Job Seekers Bypass Logging Into Social Network on Applications Despite the time saving promise, job seekers may avoid linking their personal accounts due to privacy concerns. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233026 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233026 Luis Salazar Despite the time saving promise, job seekers may avoid linking their personal accounts due to privacy concerns.