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Run & Grow

The Surprising Step You Should Take to Find Your Next Job Opportunity

There is a simple way to streamline your job search, and at no out-of-pocket cost to you

Between the new opportunities, colleagues and environment, starting a new job is often an exciting time. What’s not so exciting? The job search process itself. I have yet to meet a person who actually enjoys scouring open job listings, vetting companies and ...

by Emily Moore for Glassdoor  | December 28, 2018 06:00:00
Startup Tips

Why Skills Shouldn't Be Just a P.S. on a Resume

The most important part of someone's resume is no longer education, or even experience

When I was creating the learning organization at LinkedIn, I needed to hire someone who would excel at coding and web development. After we posted the job, countless resumes came pouring in. Many candidates had engineering degrees from impressive universities and job titles ...

by Kelly Palmer  | September 26, 2018 12:00:00
Run & Grow

How to Maximize Your LinkedIn Account During a Job Hunt

Increase your chances of finding your dream job on the professional networking site

Nearly everyone has a LinkedIn account, but hardly anyone really takes the trouble to complete their profiles or keep them updated. This is a pity, since a lot of executives and industry leaders are active on LinkedIn. Taking the time to build ...

by Angelica Gutierrez for  | June 30, 2018 12:00:00
Run & Grow

What Executives Notice First On Your Resumé

We asked HR heads and executives what parts of your resumé catch their eye

When it comes finding the right candidate for the job, human resources managers are often faced with piles of resumes. So when they’re trying to sift through applicants in the shortest amount of time possible, what details catch their eye? "There is ...

by Angelica Gutierrez for  | June 01, 2018 12:00:00
Run & Grow

Job-Hopping Is on the Rise -- But That Doesn't Have to Be a Bad Thing

Too many of your millennials jumping ship? Learn to tap into their skills while you still have them

For years, employers have been fighting against job-hopping, and looking for ways to retain talent for the long haul. Even so, employees continue to jump from one job to the next.In fact, the latest data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics found that between ages ...

by Heather R. Huhman  | April 03, 2018 06:00:00
Run & Grow

3 Keys to Getting a Job In a Competitive Industry

No job is impossible to get when you have the right mindset

Due to my background, the most common question asked of me is, "How do I get a job in sports?" Most people believe that getting a job in the sports industry, my area of expertise, is next to impossible. They commonly think ...

by David Meltzer  | December 16, 2017 06:00:00
News and Events

Do College Graduates Really Earn a Much Higher Pay?

A look at users’ self-reported salaries sheds some light on the big question

A few weeks into the new school year, college students and their parents struggling to pay for rising tuition fees may find themselves asking an obvious question. Does a college degree really lead to a higher salary? Will a bachelor’s degree increase ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | June 21, 2017 01:00:00
News and Events

For Fresh-Grad Job Hunters: Where to Look and How to Nail It

Find out what you need to work on if you want to impress your employers

Online job portal recently released the 2017 edition of its annual Fresh Graduates Report, which used data gathered from employers who post job openings on its website.The report included the “Employers’ Survey on Fresh Graduate Hiring Preferences,” which revealed the industries ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | March 16, 2017 05:00:00
Startup Tips

13 social media power tips for getting the job you want

Your social media account is the new resume.

I believe that social media is the most effective tool for building your brand and business. That is true whether the brand is for business or is personal. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and Linkedin have become commonplace in our culture and maybe the ...

by Matt Sweetwood  | May 04, 2016 05:00:00
Startup Tips

The 6 musts of a cover letter

After reading these essentials, you'll feel well-equipped to write a cover letter that will help you win a job.

While perusing the job advertisements of your favorite career site, you’ve just found a position that seems tailor-made for you. That’s a common scenario, but unfortunately, one that often strikes fear into the hearts of even the most seasoned job seekers. After ...

by Sarah Landrum  | January 30, 2016 07:00:00
Startup Tips

10 hilarious signs you should skip a job opportunity (Infographic)

The red flags are waving. Run the other way or else....

Looking for a job is like dating. If you are not careful, you could end up with a dud.Just think, eight hours a day (or more!) of sheer misery could be yours should you choose poorly. But you would not because you ...

by Kim Lachance Shandrow  | January 27, 2016 09:00:00
Startup Tips

8 ways your hobbies can help you get a job

Read on to see how popular hobbies can benefit your career.

Looking for work can be emotionally draining. It creeps into your life, consuming nearly every minute of your day. At 11 p.m., you’re browsing job boards. At 3 a.m., you’re rewriting your resume for the five thousandth time. Weekends become a haunting ...

by Sarah Landrum  | September 14, 2015 01:00:00
Startup Tips

The ultimate social media guide to getting a job (Infographic)

Increase your chances of getting hired by improving your social media profile.

LinkedIn isn’t the only social media platform that can help you get a job.When you’re applying for a new position, 93% of recruiters say they search your social media profiles—so why not make them a bit more professional?A new infographic from CIPHR, ...

by Kevin Allen  | August 16, 2015 01:00:00