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Are You That Good? Choosing Between Two Job Offers

By tim / June 17, 2013
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After days, weeks and sometimes months of interviews, it is easy to rush into a new job once you have gotten an offer. Being the stellar candidate that you are, you’ve been offered more than one job offer, each with a company you know you like. So how do you know which one is right…

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Tips for Landing a Job as a New Grad

Tips For Landing a Job as a New Grad

By tim / June 5, 2013
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Getting your first job after graduation is an exciting yet intimidating process. Let these tips help keep you from getting discouraged throughout the job-hunting process. 1.    Look at each job as a learning opportunity. Your first job after graduation may not be as glamorous as you would have hoped, but look at every opportunity as…

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Writing Thank You Note Interview Important Betts Recruiting

The Importance of Writing a Post-Interview Thank You Note

By tim / May 29, 2013
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Proper business etiquette always calls for sending a thank you note to your hopeful future employer to reiterate your appreciation for their time and consideration for the desired job position. While landing a job can be difficult, sending a personalized thank you note is a key aspect of the job interview that will help you…

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Time is Money

By tim / May 3, 2013
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Ever find yourself wondering where the day went? Based on the time management matrix of Stephen Covey, there are topics that are Urgent, Not Urgent, Important, or Not Important. Urgent activities are ones that demand immediate attention and are often associated with someone else’s goals. Important activities are correlated with the achievement of your own…

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Polishing Your Stellar Sales Resume

Polishing Your Stellar Sales Resume

By tim / April 17, 2013
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Betts Recruiter Aynslie Accomando’s advice on creating a stellar sales resume: Dusting off the old resume and giving it a good, thorough revision is hardly the most exciting thing about applying for a new job. Most sales people are extroverts and feel more comfortable making a pitch in person. But while the resume may be…

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Get the Most out of your LinkedIn (1)

Get the Most Out of Your LinkedIn

By tim / April 3, 2013
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LinkedIn boasts over 200 million members in 200 countries and territories. With the prevalence of social media today, job seekers and professionals have turned to LinkedIn as their go-to source for networking. Have you ever wondered what hiring managers look for in LinkedIn profiles? Follow these guidelines: 1)   Start with your picture You need one. Profile pictures…

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SILICON ALLEY- the New York tech scene

Silicon Alley? The New York Tech Scene

By tim / March 22, 2013
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Everyone knows New York as a business hub for well-known  media, commerce, and fashion. However, according to SeedTable.com, over 127 startups were founded in the New York tech scene last year. That is almost as many as the 131 that launched in Silicon Valley. Why is that? The Growing Tech Scene Experts say that while New York…

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The Art of Networking

The Art of Networking

By tim / March 1, 2013
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The best part about networking is that you are constantly doing it, each and every day.  Especially in a compact city such as San Francisco, you cannot avoid the social interaction of networking.  Whether it’s going out to dinner with friends, running into an old acquaintance from college, seeing a co-worker outside of the office,…

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NEW JOB- LET THE REAL WORK BEGIN

New Job? Let the real work begin

By tim / February 13, 2013
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You’ve accepted a new job- Congratulations! But now the real work begins. Give yourself a big pat on the back, and get ready to work your butt off because landing the job is only the first step.  It’s now time to make good on all those promises you made in your interview.   The first…

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The Role of Culture - Would You Fit In-

The Role of Startup Culture – Would You Fit In?

By tim / January 23, 2013
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You’re sitting in the lobby, palms sweating as you pretend to review your resume that you know like the back of your hand. People keep walking by and you’re thinking to yourself “that tall guy looks too young to be the interviewer…and that lady over there with the 70’s bangs, she doesn’t fit the interviewer…

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