The 2016 Job Search: How Much Has Changed Over Previous Years?

2016 job search

How much has the 2016 job search changed over previous years? More dramatically than most can imagine.

The type of jobs available, prevalence of high-tech positions geared towards a younger workforce all contribute.    

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44 Ways to Boost Workplace Productivity [Infographic]

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The workplace is a hectic, fast-paced world. Especially for young professionals, it can be hard to keep up.

So, in an effort keep up, we continually try to work smarter. And to work faster, we resort to work styles now proven to be ineffective, like multi-tasking.   

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#InternPro Recap: Real World 102: What Life Hasn’t Taught You Yet

#InternPro Chat Real World 102

Have you ever taken a class called “Real World 102”?  Probably not. And it’s just as well. No matter how educated we are, it seems like we’re always learning something from the school of hard knocks. But how do we learn about the real world? Is it through experience? Is it through mentors and mentees? And how can we translate our new real world knowledge into marketable skills for the career world? The #InternPro community set out to answer these questions about the School of Hard Knocks, and many more, Monday night. To see what was said, check out the full recap   

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Blogging: Your Best Personal Brand Builder

best personal brand

How do you build a brand that demonstrates your value proposition? How do you showcase your subject matter expertise, experience and passion?

To me, the answer is simple: the best personal brand builder out there is… blogging.   

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How to Tell a Good Internship Opportunity from the Bad

internship opportunity

If you’ve visited online job boards lately, you’ve probably noticed most companies have high expectations. Nowadays, it’s practically required that you already have some professional experience before landing an entry-level job after graduation. A popular way to gain valuable experience is to complete a quality internship. But to compete well in today’s marketplace you need multiple internships.   

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HR, Recruiters and Managers: Hiring Pros with Different Missions

HR, recruiters and managers hiring pros

It is so hard to figure out the “rules” of today’s job search. Probably because there aren’t any, really. And hiring pros all seem to be looking for something different.

And that is part of the problem: HR professionals, recruiters and hiring managers are all hiring professionals… but they really ARE looking for something different…   

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