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7 Resume Myths Debunked

 In the world of work, we often hear a lot of misconceptions when it comes to landing a new job. On one hand, we are told that resumes should not be longer than a page, while on the other hand, we have heard that longer is better. Job seekers have also been told that if they have a targeted resume that should be enough to land a new job. ...




5 Ways to Land Your Dream Job with These Top Interview Tips

Hands up! Who loves the sweaty palm inducing process that is the ‘dream job interview’? So far, you have impressed them with your CV and completed a great application form. You may have aced tests and now comes the face-to-face meeting.
 
Now is your chance to shine and show the interview panel that you have the personality as well as the skills to do the job and fit right into their culture. ...




Break Into the ‘Hidden’ Job Market in 5 Steps

A successful job hunt requires more than scouring through open positions on Monster.com. Though replying to traditional ads is part of the process, tapping into the “hidden” job market can be an even more effective way to land a job you’ll love when you graduate. ...




Career advice from the guy who helped Instagram turbo-charge growth

Eleven years ago, Kevin Weil was headed down a path he had long envisioned for himself: earning a doctorate degree in theoretical physics, with plans to become a full-time professor.
But shortly after he started his Ph.D. program at Stanford University, where he earned a master's degree in the field in 2006, he suddenly changed course. ...




The No. 1 piece of advice two millennial CEOs have for 20-something job seekers

Millennials are now the largest generation in the American workforce, but many of them are still struggling to find that dream job.As the CEOs of diversity recruitment platform Jopwell, Porter Braswell and Ryan Williams have made it their mission to help job seekers find the company that best fits their needs and employs their skills. ...




Hispanics in the US Fast Facts

(CNN)Here's a look at the Hispanic population in the United States.
Facts:The Census Bureau describes Hispanic or Latino ethnicity as "a person of Cuban, Mexican, Puerto Rican, South or Central American, or other Spanish culture or origin regardless of race. ...




The 50 Most Powerful Latinas of 2017

The Association of Latino Professionals for America (ALPFA) is proud to bring you its list of the 50 Most Powerful Latinas in corporate America.
 
The 50 Most Powerful Latinas are executives running Fortune 500 companies, large private firms, and a few impressive entrepreneurs leading global companies. ...




Thank You and Appreciation Quotes for Letters and Emails

Do you need to say thank you? Here are a variety of quotes you can use to say thank you and share your appreciation in a handwritten thank you card, a letter, or an email message.
Use these thank you quotes as a starting point, then edit and expand on the quote so it fits your personal circumstances and the reason you are writing. ...




How to Handle Harassment at Work

Know Your Rights When It Comes to Harassment on the Job
There are a variety of ways that employees can be harassed at work. Sexual harassment is one of the primary forms, but there are also non-sexual types of harassment that can occur on the job. ...




4 Truths About Working With Recruiters (That They'll Never Tell You)

I’ve spent most of my career as a recruiter in Boston and New York. I’ve been able to help a lot of job seekers, and one the reasons I love what I do is that I get to share good news.I get to tell candidates when they’ve made it to the next round, and when the company they're excited about loved them, and the best news of all, when an offer’s being sent!But, there are some things I can't share. ...