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3 questions every job seeker should ask about culture

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We come across a cornucopia of articles, white papers and blog posts on workplace culture, with inspiring examples from companies like Zappos, Facebook and Google as well as innovative ideas from fast growing start-ups. Some articles focus on the artifacts of culture like free food, foosball, pets at work, bring...
3 questions every job seeker should ask about culture

Let’s hook up: Path.to expands to find you the job of your dreams

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The company calls itself the “eHarmony of jobs.” Hot startups like Quora and Evernote, Eventbrite, and Lytro post their positions there. And now that Path.to is expanding beyond San Francisco, maybe, just maybe, your dream job will meet you with a kiss and a box of chocolates. CEO Darren Bounds...
Let’s hook up: Path.to expands to find you the job of your dreams

Five ways to job hunt using Facebook

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Would you use Facebook to job hunt? According to the 2012 Social Job Seeker Survey by recruiting and job site Jobvite, Facebook is emerging as a leading social network for job hunting. But job seekers aren't the only ones turning to social media, recruiters are, too. According to the...
Five ways to job hunt using Facebook

Facebook's Privacy Day Diversion

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Clever Facebook. The social network has the media singing its praises as a civil rights champion on the same day that it shuffles its privacy policy. Facebook is making headlines today that say it might sue employers who force job seekers to turn over passwords. Respected tech-blog Ars Technica,...
Facebook's Privacy Day Diversion

Path.To's Social Media Mojo Transforms Your Facebook Posts Into A New Job

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And by mojo, of course, we mean algorithm. Here's how job-matching site Path.To digs into your online life (not in a creepy way) to help find the right job for you. That banging noise you hear is one more nail going into the resume's coffin. The average recruiter spends six...
Path.To's Social Media Mojo Transforms Your Facebook Posts Into A New Job
Can and should you ask for a code sample during a company interview?

Why HR Should Consider Asking Oddball Interview Questions

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Ask a job seeker what his or her weaknesses are and chances are they will say they work too hard. Ask that same candidate what they would do if they won $20 million in the lottery and you're not likely to get a canned or polished answer. While oddball questions may seem...
Why HR Should Consider Asking Oddball Interview Questions

LinkedIn Launches New Tool for Job Seekers

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LinkedIn has just made it easier for job seekers to be more visible to and get in touch with current hiring managers. Their latest offering is the Job Seeker Premium Account. The new features being offered includes: increased visiblity of “Featured” applicants when you apply to a job; access to...
LinkedIn Launches New Tool for Job Seekers

Job seeker Vicky Harrison commits suicide after she was rejected for 200 jobs

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Job seeker Vicky Harrison commits suicide after she was rejected for 200 jobs

Bright Launches Bright Labs, A Site Packed With Jobs Data And Job-Seeking Tips

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Back in June, Bright announced a new recruiting tool called Bright Score, a system that automatically scores whether someone is a good fit for the job. But that’s just one way Bright can make use of all the jobs data that it has amassed — the company claims to have processed more...
Bright Launches Bright Labs, A Site Packed With Jobs Data And Job-Seeking Tips

LinkedIn is launching brand new mobile apps; here's a sneak peek

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale LinkedIn has just announced it’s launching new mobile applications for iOS and Android. The new apps are fully native and are expected to perform better and faster, with a new set of features that range from totally useful...
LinkedIn is launching brand new mobile apps; here's a sneak peek

Brazen Careerist Launches Site for Job Seekers That Gen-Y-ers Can Actually Enjoy

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Generation Y, those that grew up with the web and many of which probably know of no life without it, is prime target for those looking for fresh blood in the Job Marketplace.  It is this generation that is just entering the marketplace, and which Employer after Employer is fighting...
Brazen Careerist Launches Site for Job Seekers That Gen-Y-ers Can Actually Enjoy

The New Science Of Resumes--And Why Yours Sinks To The Bottom Of The Pile

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Keywords, social resumes, applicant tracking systems, and LinkedIn are all relatively new additions to the vocabulary associated with job searching. These systems affect the way your resume is read, interpreted, and shared. For employers looking to hire, these systems make it easier to find the right candidates. The successful job...
The New Science Of Resumes--And Why Yours Sinks To The Bottom Of The Pile

Meet Somewhere: a recruitment site with no job listings

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Recruitment is usually both tedious and nerve-wracking, not only for the job-seeker but also for the company looking to fill positions. Applicants tend to be matched to jobs on the basis of skills they list on their resume — which is fine, but only up to a point. The problem...
Meet Somewhere: a recruitment site with no job listings
Tidepool Receives $1.5 Million to Gamify Personality Analysis

Sears Holdings Corp. Posts Thousands of Jobs on Twitter, Hundreds of Thousands to Follow

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Sears Holdings Corp. just announced they posted thousands of jobs on Twitter via the Twitter-based job board service, TweetMyJOBS.com. The parent company of retail stores like Sears and Kmart and home to brands like Kenmore, Craftsman, DieHard, Lands' End, Jaclyn Smith, Joe Boxer, Apostrophe and Covington, Sears Holdings posted over...
Sears Holdings Corp. Posts Thousands of Jobs on Twitter, Hundreds of Thousands to Follow
Job seekers go mobile to find their dream job (infographic)

Over half of American job seekers use Facebook to find work, but LinkedIn and Twitter are gaining

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75 percent of American workers are actively looking for, or consider themselves open to, new jobs. This is the 2012 number, up from 2011′s 69 percent of the workforce. On the flipside, one third of job seekers feel less optimistic about finding a job now than a year ago, and...
Over half of American job seekers use Facebook to find work, but LinkedIn and Twitter are gaining
HireQ helps job seekers find their career soul mates

'Fastest rising startup' closes $13.5M for fastest fading photos

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Comedian John Oliver may joke that SnapChat is designed for sending penis pictures, but the company is destined for a lot more. SnapChat, an app that lets people share fleeting images, has closed $13.5 million in its first round of funding led by Benchmark Capital. Oliver joked about the...
'Fastest rising startup' closes $13.5M for fastest fading photos
Job searches suck, but this startup thinks it can make them sexier. And shorter.

The 10 Most Popular Stories Of The Week 3

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Catch up on the stories people were clicking, reading, sharing, tweeting, Facebooking, pinning, and more--from the Fast Company network.This week readers go to work with useful insight on how to put business cards to use, how not to put social media to use, and how to find all kinds of...
The 10 Most Popular Stories Of The Week 3
Would you pay to get your resume seen by a hiring manager?
Splinter.me wants to replace your resume and offer career guidance
Airtasker Wants To Be oDesk Of Southeast Asia

How Recruiters are Using Social Media for Real Results

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The Real Results series is supported by Gist, an online service that helps you build stronger relationships. By connecting your inbox to the web, you get business-critical information about key people and companies. See how it works here.A recruiter’s job is to find the best employee for a position....
How Recruiters are Using Social Media for Real Results

Jobvite partners with Facebook after it finds over half of American job seekers use it to find work

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Jobvite today announced it has partnered with Facebook and is now included in the social network’s free Social Jobs Partnership (SJP) app, which together with Jobvite’s addition, now lists more than 1.7 million jobs. How many of those are from Jobvite? 29,000+ of these open job listings are from Jobvite’s...
Jobvite partners with Facebook after it finds over half of American job seekers use it to find work

JIBE Makes It Easier to Get Referred for the Job You Want

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Everybody knows that when you’re looking for a new job, it helps to know someone who works where you want to work. More often than not, being referred for a job by someone on the inside is a big factor in getting or not getting the job. Social networks —...
JIBE Makes It Easier to Get Referred for the Job You Want

Reputation is dead, long live reputation

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What is more important than your reputation? For most individuals and businesses, the answer to that is simple: "not much."Our increasingly networked world has only boosted the importance of reputation. On the internet, the investment often seen today in PR, social media and reputation management solutions highlights this.But is reputation...
Reputation is dead, long live reputation

Building Digital Literacy: JobScout Brings Its Online Learning Platform To iOS To Teach You How To Find A Job

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It’s easy to get lost in the Silicon Valley and Bay Area tech bubbles, where it seems that everyone carries five phones, owns three laptops and just had lunch with a sentient robot. But, the reality is outside of the bubble is a little different. Digital literacy is a privilege,...
Building Digital Literacy: JobScout Brings Its Online Learning Platform To iOS To Teach You How To Find A Job
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