May 2012

Going Back To School: How Do You Decide?

by Sue Maden May 30, 2012

To go back or not to go back, that is the question — when it comes to school, that is. For some, the answer is simple. There are fields of study or careers that have minimum education requirements for advancement. You may need that next degree to be eligible for promotion or to move into […]

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How to Establish Your Online Presence

by HR Team May 18, 2012

If you’re looking for a job, you probably already know that it’s important to create a profile on and participate in LinkedIn. But what about other social sites? Let’s face it: There are a number of options when it comes to social networking. By participating in some of the most heavily trafficked sites, you can […]

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LinkedIn: 4 Things You Need to Know About This Powerful Tool

by HR Team May 10, 2012

In today’s technology-driven world, having a digital presence is as important as maintaining an updated resume and cover letter. And even if you’re not actively searching for a new job, building a network of online connections is a smart move that will keep you tapped into a variety of professional opportunities. Although there are a […]

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7 Tips for Stress-Free Business Travel

by HR Team May 8, 2012

Business travel — for many, it’s a necessary evil. Sure, it’s great to get out, enjoy a change of scenery and meet new people. Yet traveling can be a stressful, maddening experience, especially if you’re a frequent traveler. Although you can’t control factors like flight delays, weather, hotel glitches and other travel nightmares, there are […]

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What Recruiters See When They Read Your Resume

by HR Team May 4, 2012

When it comes to job seeking, we can’t overstate the importance of having a concise, comprehensive resume that delivers an effective first impression. It’s tough to achieve. Not only do you have limited real estate on which to showcase your professional history, but you don’t have much time, either. Research from The Ladders shows that, […]

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