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Be a New Year’s SMART-Y Pants
Category: Career Advice, Job Search, Job Seekers Tags: , , , , , Comments: 0
So, how are those New Year’s resolutions coming along? If you’re one of the 47% of Americans who make resolutions, they might have already gone by the wayside. After all, statistics show that by the end of January, one out of every three people have already given up on their New Year’s resolution. So, while making a resolution is a good first ...
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.NET Engineers Rock: A Playlist for Your New Career at Echo Global Logistics
Category: Career Advice, Company Culture, Hiring Talent, Job Postings, Job Search, Job Seekers Tags: , , , Comments: 0
It is no secret that 2014 was a phenomenal year of growth, success, and progress for Echo Global Logistics. In fact, in the last 12 months, everything at Echo has been on the up and up. Revenue, profits, share price, retention, and hiring have all been on a steep incline—and that’s just to name a few! ...
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Have You Made Your Staffing Resolutions for 2015?
Category: Employers, Hiring Managers, Hiring Process, Hiring Talent Tags: , , , , , , , , Comments: 0
As we embark on this New Year, many people are making career-related resolutions. Is your company in the best position to attract new talent in 2015? While it may be difficult to foresee every hiring opportunity you will have this coming year, formulating a staffing plan can be instrumental in knowing what kind of talent you need to achieve your bu ...
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Why Your Job Search Shouldn’t Take a Holiday Break
Category: Career Advice, Holidays, Job Search, Job Seekers Tags: , , , , , , , , Comments: 0
It’s hard to believe that the Holidays and the start of a new year are right around the corner. During these upcoming weeks, the office environment tends to move a bit slower as more people leave to spend time with family and loved-ones. However, for the job seeker, these last few weeks of the year can be a vital time. Differentiate yourself from ...
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Why You Shouldn’t Judge a Job by the Job Description
Category: Career Advice, Job Descriptions, Job Postings, Job Search, Job Seekers, Soft Skills Tags: , , , , , , Comments: 0
When I was a teenager learning to drive, my grandfather asked me a very important question. “What does it mean when you see a vehicle with its right turn signal on?” I laughed, thinking this was the easiest question in the world, and responded, “Well, that’s easy. It means the car is going to turn right.” My grandfather replied, “No—t ...
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The WOW Factor: Insights from Women of Orbitz Worldwide’s Panel on Mentoring
Category: ARA, ARA Mentors, Career Advice, Chicago Events, Panel Discussions, Women in Tech, Women in Technology Tags: , , , , , , , , , Comments: 0
Last month, I had the privilege of joining Women of Orbitz Worldwide, known as WOW—and, wow, is right! The group focuses on supporting and promoting women, coupled with a commitment to create opportunities for Orbitz employees to share their career journeys with fellow colleagues. With that in mind, WOW organized an engaging panel presentation ti ...
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Five Tips for Writing a Stellar Thank You Note
Category: Career Advice, General, Hiring Process, Interview Process, Job Interview, Job Search, Job Seekers Tags: , , , , , , Comments: 0
As the Thanksgiving holiday quickly approaches, the art of giving thanks should not be lost on the job seeker. Sending a thank you note after an interview can mean the difference between landing your dream job and going back to square one. Research conducted by The Ladders found that 75% of hiring managers say a thank you note impacts their decisio ...
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Why Your Company Should Be Hiring Veterans
Category: Employers, Hiring Advice, Hiring Managers, Hiring Process, Hiring Talent Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , Comments: 0
An increasing number of veterans are re-entering the workforce every year. Many companies recognize the intrinsic benefits of hiring former military – leadership, skills, education, training, values, etc. However, some companies are unsure how to go about recruiting veterans. In honor of our servicemen and women on Veterans Day, we reached out ...
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