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    Revolutionize your Resume
    “The format, font, and features are all the same! There are literally thousands of copycat resumes. All of them are designed to get attention; but very few actually will. Oh, and unless the fine cut of your resume paper is made of filet...
  • Recruiters check social media
    Recruiters check social media
    It is now commonplace for recruiters to check a candidate’s social media activity before hire. In a survey by Chicago pollster Challenger, Gray and Christmas, 60% of the human resource executives surveyed admit to checking and applicants...
  • Book Signing
    Author signings in northern Nevada
    Having a signed book by an author can change the value of a book. There is no defined rule to determine the value, but generally, if an author is popular, a signed copy could increase the market price. How much a signature changes how much a book...
  • PG&E smart meter
    Why are utilities embracing gamification?
    We already know that when it comes to technology, the concept of 'if you build it -they will come' doesn't really work. Users don't adopt new technologies or programs just because these were developed and are available. The...
  • Rhapsody
    Interview with David Lundgren, author of 'Rhapsody'
    Our guest today is David Lundgren, author of the fantasy science fiction novel, Rhapsody. David was born in “a pokey town in Zimbabwe (then Rhodesia)” and spent the first 18 years of his life there. He grew up in an environment &ldquo...
  • Timekeepers wanted
    Timekeepers wanted
    The New York City Department of Youth and Development (DYCD) is seeking to hire two Timekeepers to work in the Human Resources Unit at 156 William Street, NY 10038. The civil service title for these positions are Community Coordinator, which are...
  • Right Triangle
    Math As Entertainment
    Is calculating the square of the hypotenuse challenging, discouraging, boring, routine, or all of these? Boring might be the likeliest response.Perhaps drearier than the study of economics, the "dismal science," is the study of math....
  • Woman checking job alerts via phone
    How to be the first to learn about job openings
    Being notified in real time when new job openings become available at your target company is one way to increase the chances that your resume is received and reviewed in a timely fashion.Meghan M. Biro, a globally recognized leader in talent...
  • Hannah Graham Disappearance Fuels Debate Over Need for Concealed Carry
    Hannah Graham Disappearance Fuels Debate Over Need for Concealed Carry
    As her parents, police and America wait to hear whether bones found behind an abandoned Central Virginia home are those of missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, Jesse Matthew sits behind bars, held on charges of abduction with...
  • Punjabi dresses
    Tips For Sporting The Ethnic Punjabi Look
    Salwar suits have always been popular among Indian women over the years. However, the last few years have seen some newer trends and designs been introduced into the salwar kameez. One of the newest trends is that of the Patiala salwar kameez that...
  • Making your pitch count in the interview
    Wild Pitches and Interviews
    The best interviews remind me of the back and forth of playing catch. Sometimes however a candidate throws a wild pitch that completely disrupts the rhythm. I recall one such interview not too long ago.<queue dreamy harp (yes harp) flashback...
  • Oso slide devastation picture
    WA State gets more than $600,000 additional funds from National Emergency Grant
    It’s been about seven months since the devastation from the Oso landslide occurred, but people and businesses are still recovering and any bit of help is not only welcome, but still very much needed. Good news comes as the United States...
  • Brain research
    Your personal brand: Doing things right
    We talk about doing the right thing. We want to live our lives a certain way, conduct ourselves in a way we can be proud of. What about doing everything right? New studies published recently describe how we are changing our brains through all this...
  • Are Resumes Worth the Paper They Are Written On?
    Are Resumes Worth the Paper They Are Written On?
    Are Resumes Worth the Paper They Are Written On? (a.k.a. Somehow, Someway, You’d Better Get Connected Through a Human Being to Get That Job)For those of you looking for jobs, I’m sure you’ll agree. There are numerous jobs listed...
  • Your look reflects what you know about the job you want
    Walk the Walk and Talk the Talk of the Job You Want
    When you were a child you might have pretended to be a fireman, model, singer or other role model that you wanted to be when you grew up. You played with your toys or costumes in a way that reflected the role and demeanor of the nurse, truck...