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Be Found to Be Hired: The 20 Best Keywords for Your Job Search

Having the right keywords in your social profile, particularly in LinkedIn and Google Plus, is critical to making yourself visible to recruiters and hiring managers who are often searching through them for qualified job candidates. With the right keywords in your social profile, your profile will appear Huffington Post

Business News

Morgan Stanley's income rose 18 percent
The Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) Investment bank Morgan Stanley said Thursday that its first-quarter income rose 18 percent from a year ago, helped by higher earnings in its trading and merger and acquisitions advisory businesses. Morgan Stanley earned $1.4 billion, up from $1.2 billion in (more »)
US factory output extended solid gains in March
The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) U.S. factory output rose further last month, extending strong growth from February after harsh weather had caused production to tumble in January. Manufacturers produced more furniture, clothing, chemicals and aerospace products. The Federal Reserve said (more »)
Here Is Why Twitter Bought Social Data Startup Gnip
Business2Community
Investments in Social data are healthier than ever, wrote Gnip CEO Chris Moody with news spreading that Twitter has acquired Gnip, a social data startup founded in 2008, for an undisclosed amount. Gnip was one of the four companies that became Twitters first data partner with access to Twitters so-called (more »)

Career Development

Social and Digital Technology Trends: 9 Take-Aways for YOU
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Here are some of my thoughts about what never-ending social and digital technology trends mean for professionals in all functional areas, at all career stages, and in organizations of all types and sizes (in other words, everyone!). Armed with this knowledge and insight, I hope folks will give serious (more »)
5 Social Media Skills Millennials Lack
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Image by Liz on Flickr This blog post originally appeared in Fortune. View the original here. Theyre the generation brought up on Facebook. Some have never known a world without the Internet. The innermost details of their lives have been exhaustively Instagrammed, and they get their news from Twitter, (more »)
Can Staying At One Job For Too Long Ruin Your Career?
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Im sure at some point during your job search youve heard people say that job-hopping is a career killer (we actually debunked this myth in a previous blog), but could the opposite be true? Just like moving from job to job can be damaging when it comes to your future job hunt, so can staying put in one (more »)

Interviewing

The Profile of an Ideal Job Seeker
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One of my career coaching clients recently asked me what the profile of an ideal job-seeker is. Career building and job-seeking consulting has been my profession for over thirteen years and after a career in advertising and retained executive recruiting. But in all that time, I had not thought about (more »)
10 Admirable Attributes Of A Great Employee (Infographic)
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What makes a great employee? We often post about how to improve current styles of management, but company culture and employee engagement is a two sided gig. Employees need to be performing awesomely in order to have a amazing culture within their office, and, more importantly, so an organization (more »)
How Do I Create a Positive Applicant Experience?
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Time is money for everyonejob seekers and recruiters alike. So it shouldnt come as a surprise that were all searching for a simplified (yet still effective) way to do things. A recruiter needs an efficient way to bring in the best talent, and applicants need employment. Seems straight forward enough, (more »)

Job Search Advice

Applications for US jobless aid edge up to 304,000
The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits last week rose 2,000 to a seasonally adjusted 304,000. Jobless claims continue to be near pre-recession levels despite the slight increase. The Labor Department said Thursday that the four-week average (more »)
US home building up in March after frigid winter
The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) U.S home construction rose moderately in March as builders resumed work at the end of a frigid winter. But applications for building permits slid, clouding the outlook for future construction. Builders started work on 946,000 homes at a seasonally adjusted (more »)
Why Starting a Blog May Help Graduates Get a Job
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Having a full-time job may not seem as hectic as being in school full-time; studying after school, and working that part time job, but in the end it can be just as time consuming. As a recent graduate myself, I know that I miss those month-long winter breaks and that nice month off before summer school (more »)

Personal Finance

More Proof That American Health Care Prices Are Sky-High
Huffington Post
As anyone who's ever paid a health insurance premium or a hospital bill knows, medical care is expensive. What Americans may not know is that residents of other countries don't pay nearly as much for the same things.The latest data from the International Federation of Health Plans, an industry group (more »)
8 Personal Finance Apps to Help You Stay on Budget
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According to a 2013 Pew Research study, more and more Americans are taking advantage of the convenience of mobile banking. In fact, 35 percent of U.S. adults who own a cell phone report that theyve used their mobile device for banking purposes. Thats up from just 18 percent in 2011. With this rise in (more »)
Looking Beyond Today: Securing Your Employees' Retirement Future and Your Bottom Line
Huffington Post
When it comes to money, many of us focus on our day-to-day lives and what it takes to get by in the immediate future -- giving little thought to 20, 30 or even 40 years from now. This is especially true when planning for our retirement, which for most seems far away. We look at retirement as one issue (more »)

Tech News

What to Do to Make Your Website Responsive
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If you have a website that is optimized for mobile devices, you may not have any interest in this blog article. However, if you dont, you may wish to read on because the information that is presented here will probably prove valuable to you. What to do to engage others When it comes to marketing (more »)
IBM posts lower 1Q earnings amid hardware slump
The Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) IBM's first-quarter earnings fell and revenue came in below Wall Street's expectations amid an ongoing decline in its hardware business, one that was exacerbated by weaker demand in China and emerging markets. The world's largest technology services company (more »)
64 Billion Messages in 24 Hours: Key Takeaways From WhatsApp's Massively Disruptive Statistics
Huffington Post
In February of this year, Facebook's $19 billion acquisition of mobile messaging platformWhatsAppset a record for the largest software acquisition of all time . It set the value of WhatsApp at more than Sony Corporation.Most recently, the 5-year-old startupbrokeyet another impressive record -- 64 billion (more »)


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