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Resume Writing In the Online World

Technology has transformed much of the job application process over the last decade. Slow to catch up is the text based resume.  But things are a-changin’ with the rise of QR codes and hyperlinks, applicant-tracking systems (which companies use to search resumes by keyword), and new informal guidelines from recruiters. Keywords. Keywords may be the…

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Save $$ Before Getting Canned

There are things you should do once it is clear you are going to be laid off. But what if there is some uncertainty about your continued employment? What then? Now is the time to become intimately familiar with your expenses. Start saving as much as you can. Rainy days are coming. First, suspend any…

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Paying for Facebook

They said it would never happen. Pay for Facebook? But nobody said you couldn’t, if you wanted to. Facebook Inc. is letting users in the United States pay a fee to boost the visibility of their postings on the social network, the company’s latest effort to look beyond advertisers for revenue. The promoted-posts-for-users feature, which…

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Are You an Innie or an Outie?

A job interview is usually the time when an employer gets to know the job candidate’s personality to see if he’s the right fit for the job. But what if you could choose a job that’s the right fit for your personality? Are you an introvert or extrovert?     To find out, take this…

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Collection Scare Tactics

“Pay that $17.65 you owe us or GO DIRECTLY TO JAIL. Do not pass Go. Do not collect $200.”  Debt collectors and district attorneys are teaming up to bully bad-check writers into paying their debt. In a practice that has spread to more than 300 prosecutors’ offices, collection companies are sending signed letters on D.A….

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Unlimited Vacation Policies, For One

What’s new in the hiring-and-firing world? Dr. John Sullivan has discovered interesting answers in articles appearing on ERE.net, the top online hangout for recruiting professionals. Dr. Sullivan, well known in the human resource career field, is a management professor at San Francisco State University. Here are some creative ways companies are going about recruiting talent…

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Tardis Technician? Jobs of the Future

Ever evolving, our world and how we earn money to live in it constantly changes, as does technology. This constant movement of ideas and inventions opens the door for us to create new ways to gather cash and stay ahead of the game. Here are some fresh potential jobs that may be in demand in…

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High Paying Jobs

Peter Griffin doesn’t have such a bad gig being a toy designer. In fact, the average salary for one of these jobs is around $53,000. Not bad, not bad at all. Huffington Post  headed to their favorite salary-searching websites (like Glassdoor.com) in search of unusual jobs with fat paychecks. Yep, they exist. And there are many…

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