February 2012

CardMunch: Turn Business Cards into LinkedIn Contacts

by HR Team February 29, 2012

Throughout the course of your career, you’ve likely collected a number of business cards. Instead of throwing them in a drawer and forgetting about them, turn your cards into contacts with LinkedIn’s CardMunch app. CardMunch is, essentially, a digital Rolodex. Download the free app to your iPhone and take a photo of a business card. […]

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5 1/2 Clues It’s Time to Look for a New Job

by HR Team February 27, 2012

It’s a tough realization to make, but at some point in your engineering career, it may be time to change jobs. And if you know what to look for, your workplace just might give you signs that it’s time for you to move on. After all, satisfied employees who work in a positive environment are […]

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LinkedIn: Get More Out Of This Professional Networking Powerhouse

by HR Team February 15, 2012

LinkedIn is, without a doubt, a professional networking juggernaut. At last count, 150 million people have joined the site for a variety of reasons — job seeking, networking, maintaining connections, company research, etc. Although LinkedIn is designed for professional purposes, the site is no different from other social networking platforms in that you need to […]

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The Black Hole of Resumes: Why Haven’t You Received A Reply?

by HR Team February 9, 2012

If you’ve applied for a job and haven’t yet heard anything, chances are your resume may have fallen into a black hole. And the experience can be downright frustrating as you continue to fruitlessly check your email and voicemail. Yet before you’re completely consumed by irritation, stop and take a deep breath. A number of […]

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What Really Happens If You Don’t Get Enough Sleep?

by HR Team February 7, 2012

We all know sleep is important, but the majority of us don’t get enough shut-eye. Thanks to a steady supply of caffeine, many people work through their tiredness and try to ignore the heavy feeling of their eyelids. Yet aside from constantly feeling tired and run-down, what impact does a lack of sleep have on […]

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