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Treat Your Job Search Like A Marketing Campaign

When you’re in the process of applying for jobs, it soon becomes apparent that what you’re actually doing is selling yourself. This makes your job search much like a marketing campaign where you’re trying to sell a product to a potential customer base – the only difference being Business2Community


Business News

Obama recognizes people looking out for working families
The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has recognized a dozen people who he says have done extraordinary things to help working families. The group recognized at a White House ceremony Thursday included a Berkeley, California, woman whose efforts helped get paid family (more »)

Career Development

Why Successful People Get Ahead Faster Than the Rest of Us
The Daily Muse
Racecar drivers say that the trick to managing speed at 200 miles per hour is to drive for daylight. They don’t focus on the lines on the pavement or their competition—they are going too fast. Instead, they focus on the horizon. Their hands follow their eyes. Creative business minds do much the same (more »)

Business News

US close higher for second week; GE soars on deal news
The Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks advanced Friday, capping off a second straight weekly advance for the market. Investors were encouraged by the latest corporate deal news, that General Electric would be selling its long-struggling lending business. Investors are turning their (more »)

Career Development

This Strategy Makes Your Career Benefit—From Someone Else's Success
The Daily Muse
Glamour Magazine just named one of my co-workers at The Muse, Lily Herman, as one of its Top 10 College Women of 2015. In the past, I probably would’ve been a little jealous (okay, a lot). However, as I explained in this article, my jealous tendencies went away when I discovered how to take (more »)

Business News

Walgreens aims to close about 200 US stores
The Associated Press
Walgreens will shutter about 200 U.S. stores as part of an expanded cost reduction push, but the nation's largest drugstore chain has no plans to shrink in the wake of its combination with European health and beauty retailer Alliance Boots. The Deerfield, Illinois, company (more »)

Career Development

How to Change Your Reputation at the Office
The Daily Muse
In the March 2015 issue of Elle , Katy Perry described celebrities as “characters.” “…Taylor’s the sweetheart. Kanye’s the villain. That’s the narrative.” Even if no one in your office has Grammy awards on his or her bookshelf odds are, you (and your (more »)

Interviewing

Employers Hire the Best: Is That You?
Business2Community
No employer is seeking to hire Mr. Average. All employers seek the exceptional and the very best. But how do you convince them that you are the ideal candidate? And how do you beat your competition for this one job? Most candidates approach the interview similar to a test. For many, this is the logical (more »)

Job Search Advice

Top Networking Tips From a Seasoned PR Pro
Business2Community
We recently sat down with Jim Joyal, Partner here at SHIFT, to talk about all things networking. He shared plenty of tips and anecdotes from his nearly 30 years in the field as well as dispelled some of the myths he’s encountered along the way. There are plenty of books out there about how to be an (more »)

Interviewing

How To Interview For Cultural Fit
Business2Community
How To Interview For Cultural Fit Zombie survival as an HR strategy? Sort of. The Walking Dead , AMC’s award-winning zombie survival series, just wrapped up its fifth season. According to ratings, it’s the most-watched show in cable television history. The franchise has become so popular, compelling (more »)

Job Search Advice

Don't panic, college seniors: Jobs for grads likely to grow
The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — The consulting and accounting firm EY is aggressively recruiting on college campuses this spring. The company formerly known as Ernst & Young plans to hire 9,000 graduates from U.S. universities this year, up from 7,500 in 2014. But recruiting isn't as easy as it (more »)

Interviewing

How to Recover From Arriving Late for an Interview
The Daily Muse
George Bernard Shaw once said, “Better never than late.” So, by the Irish playwright’s logic, if you’re suddenly waylaid en route to an interview, are you better off just turning around and heading home? Or, can you finesse your way back into the interviewer’s good graces (more »)

Job Search Advice

Find Your Passion: Achieve Your Dream Career
Business2Community
Listen to any mega-successful person, and you’ll hear them talk about having passion in their work. But what if you’re not sure what your passion is? My passion eluded me for a long time. But I finally took an inventory of my life and where I wanted to go and discovered it (actually I have several). (more »)

Personal Finance

Former NBA Player Explains In Detail How Millionaire Pros Go Broke
Huffington Post
Baffling as it may be to normal people like you and me, a large percentage of highly paid professional athletes somehow end up in financial distress down the line. By one count, roughly three-fifths of NBA players go broke within just five years of retirement. How is that possible? Josh Childress, a (more »)

Tech News

Hackers keep trying new targets in search of easy data
The Associated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The health care sector has become the hot target for hackers in recent months, according to researchers at Symantec, a leading cybersecurity company that says it's also seeing big increases in "spear-phishing," ''ransomware" and efforts to exploit newly discovered (more »)

Personal Finance

The 5 Biggest Mistakes People Make When Planning For Retirement
Huffington Post
When it comes to retirement planning, most of us behave like teenagers. You know that sense of immortality that teens have? Yeah, well, that's us with retirement. Fully blinded by our carpe diem glasses, we are too busy living in the moment to think about what happens when we no longer have a weekly (more »)

Tech News

Online excitement but no long lines for Apple Watch debut
The Associated Press
PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — An online rush replaced the traditional overnight queues outside Apple stores Friday as the iconic tech company began taking orders and letting shoppers get their hands on its much-vaunted smartwatch for the first time. Eager customers placed online (more »)

Personal Finance

How to Become More Successful at Saving Your Money
Business2Community
Few people save enough money to maintain a reasonable level of financial security. Many seniors need to continue to work well into their golden years to make ends meet. Adopting effective habits can make saving money a great deal easier. A few small changes may be all you need to have a financially (more »)

Tech News

Bill Gates Urges 40-Year-Old Microsoft To Look Ahead
Huffington Post
Microsoft turned 40 on Saturday. To mark the milestone, co-founder Bill Gates sent a letter on Friday to the company’s employees, urging them to stay focused on future products. “I am thinking much more about Microsoft’s future than its past,” he wrote. “I believe computing will evolve faster in the (more »)


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