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6 Ways To Make Your Resume Stand Out

Over the last few months, my daughter has been working hard on college applications to set herself apart from other applicants. It had me thinking that in some ways, applying to college is much like applying to jobs, except the traditional resume submission method doesn’t offer much in the way of standing Business2Community


Business News

US economic growth may be mild, but it's also really durable
The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy's tepid performance last quarter — a 2.2 percent annual growth rate — was typical of the economic rebound that began in the summer of 2009. Yet the sluggish pace of the recovery has a silver lining: This growth spurt has proved to be one of the most (more »)

Career Development

Check Out These #HowIQuit Tweets From Jimmy Fallon
Huffington Post
Disgruntled workers, this one is for you. In honor of Zayn Malik quitting One Direction, Jimmy Fallon made this week's "Hashtag" #HowIQuit. From the response, it's clear some people really know how to stick it to the man on their way out of a job. Fallon was a little under the weather in the segment, (more »)

Business News

US stocks rise on rebound in oil, strong company results
The Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks advanced Friday, capping a strong week, helped by a recovery in the price of oil and earnings from Olive Garden owner Darden Restaurants and sportswear giant Nike. The Nasdaq composite index inched closer to its all-time high set at the height of the (more »)

Career Development

7 Surefire Ways To Write The Ultimate Introductions
Business2Community
Contactually is the second startup, not counting my internships, that I have the pleasure of gaining invaluable experience from. And one of the most frequent questions I get asked is how I came to find the startups that I’m currently working for and have worked for. It was a mixture of chance, networking, (more »)

Business News

Federal agencies make $125B in improper payments last year
The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal agencies made $125 billion in improper payments last year, including tax credits to people who didn't qualify, Medicare payments for treatments that might not be necessary and unemployment benefits for people who were actually working, said a government report (more »)

Career Development

5 Career-Killing Attitudes We've All Had—and How to Stop Them
The Daily Muse
Have you ever had a not-so-pleasant experience that causes your mind to automatically jump into autopilot and put its own little spin on the situation? For example, my client Amelia was a finalist for a recent promotion, but in the end, the other candidate was selected. Amelia’s brain went into overdrive (more »)

Interviewing

How to Salvage a Bad Interview
Business2Community
With job interviews, even countless hours of preparation can lead to some iffy moments when the interview takes place. It’s impossible to fully prepare for interview unless you hold a crystal ball that predicts the future. There will often be questions or statements said that can catch one off guard, (more »)

Job Search Advice

3 Ways to Survive Being Rejected for a Job, Courtesy of Mad Men
The Daily Muse
In nearly eight years on the air, Mad Men has taught lots of lessons about professional behavior, most of them as cautionary tales (interoffice affairs, unrepentant alcoholism, all the things that make for so-bad-it’s-good TV). That’s why, when I was being a superfan and poring over everything being (more »)

Interviewing

How To Answer “What Have You Learned From Your Past Jobs?”
Business2Community
At Bubble, we like to spend a lot of time writing up advice and tips for you when it comes to answering common interview questions, as well as some that you might not expect to be asked. The “What have you learned from your past jobs?” question certainly falls into the latter category, but it is one (more »)

Job Search Advice

Three Huge Ideas to Build Your Networking Momentum
Business2Community
When I think about any high point in my professional career, I can attribute the win to networking momentum. I’ve put a lot of stock, time, and energy into these wins. However, I feel like nowadays people think networking is a quick fix. In fact, when I Googled networking I came across articles like: (more »)

Interviewing

Hiring Talent: The Try It, Before You Buy It Strategy
Business2Community
Finding and landing a job is a lot like dating – and it should be that way since finding a job and a mate are equally impactful life decisions, neither should be taken lightly. As a potential job candidate during my earliest career days when I went through multiple interviews and jobs, I always saw (more »)

Job Search Advice

The Dos & Don’ts Of Applying For Your First Digital Job
Business2Community
If you’re applying for your first digital job, it can be hard to know where to start because a lot of the advice that’s out there regarding things like climbing the digital career ladder just isn’t relevant for you because you’re pretty much starting from scratch. Needless to say, the digital sector (more »)

Personal Finance

Americans’ Favorite Credit Cards Are …
LearnVest
Via LearnVest By Shana Lebowitz - Americans love their plastic. And for good reason: If used responsibly, it can help you boost your credit score or even travel the world at a serious discount. But there seem to be certain brands of plastic that consumers love more than others—a new survey by personal (more »)

Tech News

Facebook Aims to Outcompete Google, Pinterest as the Leading Shoppable Search Engine
Business2Community
Facebook made two huge announcements this week, both solidifying the company’s position to become an ecommerce leader in the coming years. First, Facebook acquired The Find, a shopping-focused search engine with a loyal group of followers. The site, however, was shut down on Wednesday following the (more »)

Personal Finance

29 Smart Ways to Make Money on the Side in 2015
Business2Community
So you’re ready to start earning more this year? Whether you want to be more aggressive about paying off student loans, dig yourself out of credit card debt, or save toward a down payment or vacation, making extra money on the side is a smart strategy for working toward your goals. While you could simply (more »)

Tech News

Airbnb becomes sponsor of 2016 Olympics in Rio
The Associated Press
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Online home share startup Airbnb has signed a deal to become the official "alternative accommodations" sponsor of the 2016 Olympics. Official Olympic websites will feature a link to Airbnb's site and encourage spectators coming to Rio de Janeiro for (more »)

Personal Finance

It’s Never Too Early: When to Start Saving for Retirement
Business2Community
Despite uncertainty in a still tough economic climate, Gen Y is optimistic about having a financially secured retirement life. Millennials joined the job market when the economy is shaky and unemployment is on a high. As if that’s not enough, pension plans have become scarce, price hikes have caused (more »)

Tech News

Can Disruptive Technologies Disrupt Your Career?
Business2Community
Disruptive Technologies I am attending SxSW Interactive this week. I am amazed at the possibilities for market disruption in so many areas.Twitter was launched at SxSW in 2007, and now you see hashtags on just about every news outlet. Will disruptive technologies disrupt your career, industry, or (more »)


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