Gearing up for an interview often means finding ways to stand out from the competition to impress the hiring manager. From the moment you walk through the office door to the way in which you tactfully follow-up after the interview, here are ten great tips to elevate yourself in the mind of the recruiter.
It seems the code for social media etiquette has finally been cracked, and it’s easy enough for a 5-year-old to comprehend. In their playful infographic, Uberflip explains the five incredibly simple rules to minding your Ps and Qs online, so that you don’t find yourself in timeout for not playing nice.
With an estimated increase in investment of 73 percent, social media recruiting is the new hot trend for companies with vacancies. Take a look at JobVite’s infographic to see how social recruiting is significantly impacting the hiring scene.
Whether to choose a career that pays well or a career that brings you fulfillment is the million-dollar question in every professional’s life. We turn to the Quora community to see what they have to say about going after dollars or sense.
Not getting enough hits on LinkedIn from recruiters? You might be sabotaging yourself. Here are seven tips and tricks to help you right your social networking wrongs and get recruiters to notice you once and for all.
Though you should prepare for unconventional questions before a job interview, you don't have to worry about brushing up on your Running Man or Electric Slide. Or do you?
What does your cover letter say about you? Does it compel or repel people reading it? You need to make sure your cover letter stands out and grabs attention from the get-go.
Out of all of the skills printed on resumes, multi-tasking is probably the most overused. It is rare that an applicant will admit that he or she is unable to manage more than one task at a time, but unrealistic to believe that the entire job-force has great multi-tasking skills. Here are a few signs that you are not a great multi-tasker, along with a few quick tips to help (because, multi-tasking).
We all know it is unwise to post pictures of yourself in your underwear on social media sites and just hope the recruiter you are meeting with next week never sees it. But which social media you like to use may affect how potential employers view you.
There's a reason why (good) friends don’t let friends tweet when they're drunk. It's because they have enough smarts to know that it only takes one inappropriate post to get a person fired or in a sticky dilemma at work. Let's take a look at some people who failed to protect themselves from the unforgiving winds of social media destruction.
Nowadays, recruiters are cracking down on background checks and are turning to social media to see what potential candidates are really all about. Safeguard your professional reputation by not committing these five social media offenses -- unless you enjoy being unemployed.
The key to landing the job you want doesn't always come down to having a perfectly constructed cover letter or even emphasizing your impressive qualifications. It might sound superficial, but it often comes down to your posture.
Do you have too many interests and don't know in which direction to take your career? We turn to the Quora community to see what members have to say about selecting the right career path, regardless of what tickles your fancy.
Don't let your social media derail your path to success. Here are five ways to help you align your social media use with your career goals.
Here at PayScale, we’ve highlighted the success stories of many career changers from all walks of life, age groups, and backgrounds. However, what we haven’t discussed in great detail are some of the potential pitfalls of switching careers. Any career change has a 50/50 chance of going either good or bad. For the brave at heart, a career change can be the best thing to happen to an individual seeking a new and better opportunity.