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Don’t Let Your LinkedIn Profile be a Waste of Digital Space: 5 Tips for Improving Your Presence

When it comes to social media networks, LinkedIn is the place to be for expanding your contacts and discovering new opportunities. And with LinkedIn’s 430 million+ users, finding ways to stand out from the crowd is key.

Let Your Freak Flag Fly! How to Present a Professional Image While Being True to Who You Are

In matters of dress and personal appearance, you want the interview to be about you and your substance, not your style, but for some, your style is your substance. Dressing so completely opposite to who you are will completely throw you off of your game. How can your perspective new employer get to know you when you are pretending to be someone else?

Five Tips for Staying Happy and Engaged with Your Job

At some point in their careers, many employees find even the greatest job a bit lackluster. As we get more competent in our roles, we run the risk of redundancy and complacency.  Here are five things we can do to avoid burn out while staying happy and engaged in our jobs. 

WATCH: Conducting an Executive-Level Search to Secure Your New Role

In this short video, SVP and partner Tracy Cashman provides the key approach to getting hired for your next executive-level position.

Eight Ways Programmers Can Stay Relevant

To stay competitive, remain attractive to employers and become experts in their field, programmers need to select and work on a few key growth areas. Here are eight ways to stay sharp while expanding your skills and marketability.

Reputation Wreckers [Infographic]

Reputation Wreckers
Your first months at a new job are an ideal time to establish your personal brand. Individuals need to know their career goals and how a positive professional start helps achieve short and long-term career objectives. Here's what employers look at on social media, who gossips the most at work, how bosses feel about inter-office dating, what to wear, what to say and what NOT to say and how to act in order to move the up professional ladder.

Six Resume Mistakes a Recruiter Hates to See You Make

Your resume generally gets about 30 seconds of attention the first time it’s reviewed. You need to take full advantage of that half minute to ensure you move on in the hiring process. Here are six serious mistakes that will get yours quickly tossed into the reject pile.

What Kind of Technology Business Analyst Are You?

What Kind of Technology Business Analyst Are You?

Many organizations use the term business analyst to describe a variety of roles related to data, systems and business, and this can be confusing to job seekers. I have been a business analyst for more than 10 years and have also worked with business analysts as an end user, so I have experience from both sides. I recommend job candidates know what to look for in each role so you can target your job search to the positions that best suit your background, skills and interests. Here’s a look at three types of business analysts. Which one best describes you?

Software Developers: How To Build Your Valuable Personal Brand

As a software developer, your personal brand is important when looking to move on to your next company. You want hiring managers in the development space to perceive you not only as a competent engineer but also as an innovative thought leader. Making that happen means cultivating a personal brand highlighting your value to potential employers.

Here are the three main areas to focus on when polishing your brand.

How Your Social Profile Can Help You Get a Job

In college, your social media community is mostly that – social. As you transition to your professional life, your social media presence needs to transition as well. It's not necessary to delete or hide your entire social media persona; employers want to see you are a person with hobbies and non-work related interests, too. Just use good judgment and be proactive about what you post, and you'll make a positive impression in an interviewer's mind even before you meet.

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