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The Most In-Demand Software Skills in Each State

The Internet is an amazing and powerful resource. You can learn any skill you want, whether it’s tying a bow tie or wrapping your hands for boxing. One of the best ways to make yourself stand out during a job search or career change is to develop a skill that you know... read more Tutorial

If you’re interested in getting a handle on your online reputation, this is the best tool out there. Check out this video tutorial that will walk you through how to set up an account, how to improve your hire-ability-index and set up your own blog for free in... read more

This Month’s LinkedIn Tip: Join a Group

In 2006, when I still worked at Cisco, I started a little LinkedIn Group called “Cisco.”  Okay, not very creative or original. But I thought it was a good idea at the time to help Cisco folks leverage our mutual LinkedIn networks for career opportunities. HR didn’t... read more

How to Use Twitter to Find a Job

If you thought social recruiting happened exclusively on LinkedIn, consider this: 54% of companies on the American market use Twitter for sourcing and engaging talents. If you’ve been an active job seeker these past few years, this should hardly come as a... read more

8 Entrepreneurial Skills You Should Teach Your Kids

Entrepreneurial skills are the same talent as painting, dancing, sport makings etc. Thus, you can notice them in your kids at early stages and develop through their growing up. Below you will find some leadership activities for kids. They will help you teach your... read more

Finding the Perfect ADHD Career

I’ve had a bunch of jobs: a teacher, a university instructor, a resident director, and a radiation trainer in Afghanistan. Now I have my dream job. I’ve had trouble with careers all of my life because of my Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. For those of you... read more

Is Your Brand the Ultimate Narcissism?

My grandmother, who is 86 this year, always told me, “humility was for people who could afford it” and when I was 10, I “couldn’t afford it.” She wanted me to be more confident, brag a little bit. I’m sure she was just a proud... read more

Interview with CMO is a 2 year old start-up run by students at Syracuse University. My interview today was with their CMO, Trace Cohen. Trace is running their PR and outreach including speaking about the benefits of social media for job seekers. We’re definitely... read more

You WILL Get Googled…Are You Afraid?

I tell my clients that they will be Googled as surely as it will rain in Portland. The latest survey said that 81% of employers WILL Google candidates. Online reputation management is a critical piece of your online job search. There is just no getting around it.... read more

Another New Hire Found on Twitter

A recent CNN Money feature made the point that smaller businesses are adopting twitter and other social media outlets to find candidates. Why? First off, recruiters are expensive — and posting to job boards costs money. Second, smaller businesses are looking for... read more

[Infographic] Employees with Benefits

You know perks can make or break your ability to hire the right talent—but do you know which perks matter most? This infographic gives you the real scoop on what top-quality candidates crave, from lax dress codes to gym memberships to free tuition. Find out if your... read more