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What It Takes To Change Your Career

What It Takes To Change Your Career

By tim / November 19, 2012
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Reflecting back on my own experience in changing industries, I learned the importance in having a strong and specific vision of what it is you want to do next. Once you narrow it down as specifically as you can, it is then you must fully commit to pursuing this vision. I started out in finance…

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VC's Tell All- What they look for in their Marketing hires

VC's Tell All: What they look for in their Marketing hires

By tim / November 7, 2012
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Hear it straight from the horse’s mouth- what VC’s want in their Executive Marketing hires. Software Advice interviewed some of the top venture capitalists to get the inside scoop on what it takes to be a marketing executive in the startup tech space. Here are the top qualities that make-up a rockstar marketing exec: They…

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Your Job Search and All Things Social

Your Job Search and All Things Social

By tim / September 6, 2012
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Job hunting is a field that is constantly changing and evolving. As technology develops at an exponential rate, it continually adapts the way the business world functions. As we have discussed before, the paper resume is a practice of the past. There’s a good chance you won’t find your dream job by submitting your resume to…

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Why Should You Get a Job at a Startup-

Why Should You Get a Job at a Startup?

By tim / July 9, 2012
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Startups are a scary zone for many job seekers. In the technology world today, the stereotype of dogs, ping pong tables and flip-flops has given way to a company culture that could not be starker from the buttoned up corporate world. So why make the move over to startups? 1. Room to Grow When you…

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Cliche S*** A Recruiter Says Every Day

By tim / May 8, 2012
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Cliche S*** A Recruiter Says If you’ve worked with a recruiter before (or are one like us), you probably know the s*** recruiters say.  Every now and then, it’s fun to poke at the cliches heard around the office. Whether it’s the introduction phone call or the need to “move things along,” all recruiters have fallen…

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PATH... LIMITING YOUR SOCIAL NETWORK-

Path…Limiting Your Social Network?

By tim / April 14, 2012
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Today social media is all about adding, networking with more people on LinkedIn, connecting with old classmates on Facebook and getting more followers on twitter – hence the creation of your social network. But thanks to a 2010 startup, Path , you can now limit the personal “journal” as they call it or journey of…

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Making Your Resume a Sales Resume

Making Your Resume a Sales Resume

By tim / March 30, 2012
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So You Want a Job in Sales, Huh? One of the most important pieces of advice you, as a job seeker, can receive about your resume is to format it according to the position for which you are applying. If you are looking for a role in management, you should tailor your resume to list…

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The Death of the Resume

By tim / February 8, 2012
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Folks who are successful in their current roles (read: busy) do not have the time to spend hours updating their resume.  And why would they?  Assuming they are worth hiring, their company history and tenure speak for themselves.  They aren’t in dire need of a new job, and they’re busy doing whatever they do well. …

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20 WAYS TO MAKE THE MOST OF THE LINKEDIN CLASSMATES TOOL

20 Ways to Make the Most of LinkedIn Classmates Tool

By tim / November 10, 2011
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OnlineUniversities.com posted a timely article on how to utilize the LinkedIn classmates tool to propel your job search forward.  See below for the complete list of pertinent tips by Kaitlyn Cole: “With a tough job market ahead of them, most college grads have had the importance of networking drilled into their heads by recruiters, professors, experts, and…

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SOCIAL RECRUITING STATS THAT WILL RACK YOUR BRAIN

Social Recruiting Stats that will Rack your Brain

By tim / October 5, 2011
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With various social media tools such as LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and Google+, it is no wonder that recruiters have turned to social media to find the best candidates.  Take a look at these statistics below, some may shock you. Recruiting Stats 2011 -89% will use social media for recruiting in 2011 -1 of 3 employers…

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