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Stop Wasting Time, Especially When It Comes to Social Media

Let's face it: social-media management can be a big time suck. It is not an overnight process, but a strategy that is composed of a series of daily, time-consuming steps. Just think about how quickly hours go by when you read through Facebook posts. ...




Information on Working in the US for Foreign Nationals

US Work Visa Requirements and Employer Sponsorship Programs
There are many opportunities for foreign nationals to be employed in the US. It can be a rewarding experience to live and work in another country, experience another culture, and meet new people. ...




This Silicon Valley CEO is Changing What it Means to Lead

A few months ago, I was at a conference, chatting with a guy friend of mine who runs a tech startup. After catching up about our companies, we somehow got onto the topic of his running a marathon, and I shared my obsession with high intensity interval training, or HIIT, workouts. ...




When it's OK to Split From Your Current Employer

Yes, you can do it amicably.
 
When news broke about Angelina Jolie filing for divorce from Brad Pitt, many were shocked to see the end of the Hollywood megawatt couple that is Brangelina (gulp, check that – past tense, was).
And as various headlines try to point to the cause of the split, as a career expert, I can't help but think about how even when things seem ideal from the outside, what's really going on can be quite different. ...




10 Jobs Where Being Bilingual Is Unexpectedly Important

We all know how happy it makes our abuelas to hear us speak Spanish every now and then. But the ability to speak a second language is much more than that. Studies have shown that being bilingual affects how we consume culture. In other words, it informs how we interact with the world. So it should come as no surprise that being bilingual can also be essential and advantageous in our professional careers — beyond the usual sectors (i. ...




6 Tips for Writing an Effective Resume

Hiring managers and recruiters alike say they've seen more poorly written resumes cross their desks recently than ever before. Attract more interview offers and ensure your resume doesn't eliminate you from consideration by following these six key tips:
 
1. ...




10 high-paying jobs you can do on the side

Sign-language interpreter
U.S. Department of Agriculture/flickr
Pay: $36.50 an hour
Type of flexibility: Part-time
Description: For those with sign-language skills and an Interpreter's License (which are usually state-sponsored), part-time and freelance contracts are often available. ...




Do cover letters still matter?

Success experts Patrick O'Brien and Susan Davis-Ali agree that cover letters are still a difference maker — if you can circumvent a company's recruiting technology.
 
Patrick O'Brien's take: Many companies today use "applicant tracking systems" (ATS) to make their recruiting efforts more efficient. ...




Facts about Hispanic Heritage, Culture and History

Sept. 15 was chosen as the starting point for the celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month because it is the anniversary of independence of five Latin American countries: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. In addition, Mexico and Chile celebrate their independence days on Sept. ...




Dress for the Career You Want, Not the One You Have

If you want the career you don’t have, you must dress for that career. Dressing for the career you want (and not the one you have) isn’t a matter of just putting on new clothes. Rather, it’s a matter of internalizing your goals and dreams. ...