All Blog Posts Tagged 'careers' (111)

Five Successful People Who Struggled When Young

Even the most successful people had to overcome failure and hardship at some point or another during their careers. Take inspiration from these five visionaries who had…

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Added by Cristopher Denton on March 14, 2014 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

EMPLOYED FOR LIFE: AN INTERVIEW WITH DR. TRACEY WILEN [PODCAST]

I interviewed Dr. Tracey Wilen, the author of "Employed for Life: 21st Century Career Trends" in this episode of "The Jim Stroud Show." We discussed the world of work from a 21st century perspective and how much…

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Added by Jim Stroud on March 11, 2014 at 9:10pm — No Comments

Web Design Careers The Clear Favourite Among Manchester Students & Graduates, Despite EU Mobile Apps Jobs Push

A digital career fair this week revealed that Web and Graphic Design is the most popular career choice among Manchester students and graduates.

Digital jobs board Bubble Jobs quizzed 100 students at the Manchester Digital Talent Day at the Town Hall on Thursday about their future career plans.

A third of all students and graduates surveyed said they would love a career in web or graphic design, with many…

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Added by Lauren Riley on February 14, 2014 at 10:06am — 2 Comments

Manchester Jobs Market Continues To Boom Despite Criticism – With Digital Leading The Way

The Manchester jobs market is continuing to go from strength to strength thanks to a digital boom, despite the city “under-performing”, says digital jobs board Bubble Jobs.

The jobs board advertised around 4,500 jobs in the city last year – representing just over 8% of the total vacancies advertised on the site.

Bubble Jobs MD Adam Butwilowski said: “Over the last 12 months, we’ve definitely seen an influx of digital…

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Added by Lauren Riley on February 4, 2014 at 10:21am — No Comments

Over Half of Digital Job-Seekers Only Hear Back From 1 in 5 Applications: Where Is It Going Wrong?

Over half of digital job-seekers only hear back from 1 in 5 jobs they apply for despite an increase in vacancies, a new survey has revealed.

The survey, carried out by niche online jobs board Bubble Jobs, made the observation as research into the digital industry shows that the sector is burgeoning despite all the bad news about employment.

A study into the European app economy revealed that almost 800,000 jobs have…

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Added by Lauren Riley on October 22, 2013 at 7:30am — No Comments

The Madness Behind Recruiting

The Madness Behind Recruiting
Caution all would be candidates! When approached by some LinkedIn.com HR members pretending to recruit you.  Be advised that they are not recruiting but…
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Added by Raoul Q on September 23, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Africa and jobs

More jobs in Africa as Sub-Saharan economies are set to grow by more than 5%

A World Bank reports that Africa's economic growth to will outpace average- a result of Higher commodities, increasing investment and a general pick-up in the world economy.

More jobs in Africa can be created if that African governments do more to ensure that this growth reduced poverty.

The report said strong economic growth has meant vacancies  in Africa and significantly reduced the…

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Added by Kirti Rathi on May 9, 2013 at 4:53am — No Comments

India – Opportunities in Africa

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Africa’s demographic dividend presents great investment potential and returns for Indian business and for the Africans: vacancies in Africa.

 

The continents median age is only 18. This means millions for customers for the mobile industry, for internet and broadband in particular. Millions of customers in Africa use phones as mobile ATMs.

 

The fact  that Africa is…

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Added by Kirti Rathi on April 18, 2013 at 5:55am — No Comments

Utilization

 

Use me - please.

You've just made the big decision to engage me on a search. It's for a critical role in your organization. A highly specialized position with a lot of visibility company wide. You're going to potentially pay me a very large fee and you may have already invested in a retainer to get us started. You have a sense of urgency. So why aren't you using me to your greatest advantage to maximize the…

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Added by Cindy Cremona, CPC on April 15, 2013 at 3:25pm — No Comments

Top 5 Solar Energy Jobs: The Complete Guide

Everything you need to know about getting a solar energy job is here!

The 5 top types of jobs, the solar companies that are hiring the most, and the solar trade and non-profit associations.

 


#1 Job: Solar…

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Added by Bernard Ferret on March 12, 2013 at 4:06pm — No Comments

8 Tech Blogs that will Enhance Your Career

It’s no secret that the IT industry has a demand for skilled workers, but there is still competition for the best jobs on the market.

Continually honing and acquiring tech savvy can give your career a boost - whether you want to get back to building programs & apps, you’re striving for that big promotion, or you’re ready to take your career in a new direction.

Fortunately, there are many resources…

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Added by Jessica Lunk on February 18, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

TheGreenJobBank's list of the Top 10 Green Employers of 2012

TheGreenJobBank published its list of Top 10 Green Employers of 2012. These employers are companies in multiple sectors of the Green Economy -renewable energy, green automotive, green building, energy efficiency, smart grid, environmental, and sustainability, that have posted the most green jobs online in 2012.

TheGreenJobBank indexes green jobs from websites of green employerse, green recruiters, green non-profit organizations, green trade associations, and green job boards. Its…

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Added by Bernard Ferret on January 15, 2013 at 10:30pm — No Comments

3 Tips for Jobseekers on Navigating the Job Market

State of the Economy

The economy is a dichotomy that as soon as you think you have it figured out, the projections you felt were safe get thrown upside down.  I've been in the staffing industry for 14 years and recently decided to add up how many of those years have been recessionary and I came up with nine to ten.  The trends seem to indicate that the economy is improving at a tangible pace.  For instance, Dice just released a statistic last week of…

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Added by Mike Barefoot on December 3, 2012 at 2:38pm — No Comments

Job hunting? The 10 things you should know to find and get the role you want.





Looking for a new job? Relatively happy where you are but could be tempted? Well however actively looking you are, here’s how to find the hidden jobs you might never hear about and then create an application so good they’ve just got to interview you.



Tip 1: Write your own CV/resume



Don't go and pay $50 to have someone write one for you. It's a waste of…

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Added by Nick Leigh-Morgan on October 25, 2012 at 6:00am — 3 Comments

Dear CEO: Hire Me

Two years ago I attended the Annual Carolinas Payroll Conference in Myrtle Beach, SC. As a vendor my role was to raise awareness for my organization and discussion potential career opportunities we had for a client implementation. The next morning at 9:45 AM, I was approached by the conference coordinator and asked if I could step in and do a 45 minute presentation given that one of the…

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Added by Mark A. Leon on September 10, 2012 at 11:55am — 5 Comments

Why I love recruitment

To find something you are passionate about is a gift.

To find something that grants you fulfillment and reward is simply priceless.

There are researchers and scientists dedicating their lives for the opportunity to find cures and promote a better state of living. Doctors and nurses comforting the bodies and souls and extending life so that we may see our grandchildren grow and smile. Teachers who see reward every day in the glow of a child’s eye when they realize they have made a…

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Added by Mark A. Leon on August 30, 2012 at 12:07pm — 1 Comment

The History of Careers in America: Infographic

The History of Careers in America

 

From shifts in the economy to advances in technology, the career choices of Americans have changed dramatically since the 1900s. Since the days when “farmer” was a popular occupation, to the present when 50 percent of the top 20 fastest growing jobs are in healthcare, career choices have certainly shifted over time. To illustrate the shift, Bryant & Stratton College, an institution that has been at the forefront of workplace education & training since the…

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Added by Crystal T on July 20, 2012 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

Posting Jobs On Facebook – The Why and How

If you've already taken the initiative to have a consumer presence on Facebook, then why not optimize things even further with a recruiting presence? You are not maximizing your potential on social media if you don't have a space for posting jobs on Facebook. Are you on the search for innovative, savvy employees? Then you should consider some simple yet crucial additions that will undoubtedly make your company appear more desirable to…

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Added by Lizzie Bluestein on June 15, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

What To Do When You're Out Of Content

You've done everything you need to build your social recruitment strategy, including creating social media accounts to share all career related news about your company. You've even found the time in your schedule to post regularly. But here's the problem: you can't think of anything to post on your company's career related pages. This happens to the best of…

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Added by Lizzie Bluestein on June 14, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Companies At NACE With The Best Employer Brand

As we went through the list of all the fantastic companies at the NACE Conference with great employer brands on Facebook, there were a few that really shined above the rest. These companies not only exemplified what a great …

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Added by Lizzie Bluestein on June 13, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments

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