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Why It’s Taking So Long to Find a Job

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If you’ve been feeling like it’s taking longer for companies to hire, you’re not imagining it. In a labor market where there are more applicants than positions, a new trend is emerging – companies waiting to hire the ‘perfect’ new hire at the perfect salary. It can…

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Added by SkillStorm on June 14, 2012 at 10:35am — No Comments

7 Tough Interview Questions and Answers Job Hunters Need to Know

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Perhaps never in our history has the competition for a job been so intense. Before you walk into your next interview, be aware that you’ll likely face some tough questions intended to throw you off your game. Why are more and more companies incorporating tough questions…

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Added by SkillStorm on May 31, 2012 at 10:06am — No Comments

How to use Social Media in Your Next Recruiter Training

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If you’re looking for a way to get recruiters more involved and engaged in your training, workshop, or break-out session, consider using social media as learning tools. Most trainers and recruiters associate social media application like Twitter and Facebook as a way to market their company, find candidates or post job…

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Added by SkillStorm on May 17, 2012 at 9:28am — No Comments

Tech Tuesday: Apple Macs, affiliate programs and a robot that helps kids with autism.

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Apple RumorsSources:
Fortune.com,…

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Added by SkillStorm on May 15, 2012 at 10:13am — No Comments

Tech Tuesday: 5 Free Health and Fitness Apps to Help Reduce Stress

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Our stress levels may not be going down as much as our tolerance for stress seems to be increasing. Compounding our stress is the feeling of not having enough time, support or information to make a change in our lifestyle or situation. When things get to be too much our emotions can run high leaving us…

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Added by SkillStorm on May 1, 2012 at 12:19pm — No Comments

5 Things A Good Recruiter Would Never Do!

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In a down economy it’s natural to assume that your corporate clients aren’t returning your calls because they aren’t hiring and therefore don’t need your services. How about when things turn around? The reality is hiring takes place in all economic states. The more…

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Added by SkillStorm on April 26, 2012 at 10:06am — No Comments

Tech Tuesday: Saving You Money & Keeping It Local

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The App That Tells You Which iPhone Carrier Is Best For You

Image courtesy of SwayMarkets

You choose your mobile carrier for a variety of reasons. Maybe the choice was based on the latest phone, the discount you received, or a friend’s referral. Regardless of the reason, when it comes to…

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Added by SkillStorm on April 24, 2012 at 10:16am — No Comments

Superstitions: More Than Good Luck, They Improve Performance

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Whether you admit it publicly or not, you probably have superstitions - most people swear by them. They’re those little superstitious behaviors people do for luck, like: knock on wood, cross fingers, tap two feet before boarding a plane, or wear that certain pair of underwear before an important meeting. Professional athletes like golf legend Tiger Woods, hockey player Patrick Roy, and basketball champion…

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Added by SkillStorm on April 19, 2012 at 8:52am — No Comments

Tech Tuesday: Technology For The Way We Live

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Angry Birds: User Beware

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If you’re one of the millions who can’t stay away from playing Angry Birds, you’ll want to take notice of this warning. The ever popular Angry Birds has come out with a new version called Angry Birds Space, and unlike the previous games…

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Added by SkillStorm on April 17, 2012 at 9:29am — No Comments

Tech Tuesday: Technology to Simplify Your Life

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A Lemon That Makes Managing Finances Sweet

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Tax time is upon us and if you’re scrambling to track down your expensive, you may wish that you had downloaded the Lemon app from Google Play Store at the beginning of the year. This free tool does more…

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Added by SkillStorm on April 10, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

How to Respond When Job Interviewer Asks for Your Facebook Password

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Careers The longer you are out-of-work or are looking for a new position the more desperate you become. The more desperate you feel the more willing you are to do things you wouldn’t ordinarily do: things like work for lower pay, take a position that you know you are…

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Added by SkillStorm on April 5, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

Tech Tuesday: Technology is Getting Smaller and More Personal

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Virtual Glasses Bring Websites Right to You

Sources: PSFK; Gadget Review

Image courtesy of PSFK

They may look like the sunglasses that older adults who wear over their glasses, but they’re actually wearable micro-projectors. Unlike other video glasses, the Epson Moverio BT-100 are see-through, so you’ll be able to view what’s happening…

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Added by SkillStorm on April 3, 2012 at 11:40am — No Comments

5 Buzzwords You Should Know Before You Apply For That Job

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Added by SkillStorm on March 29, 2012 at 10:35am — No Comments

Tech Tuesday: Staying Connected

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Tele-Tattoo. The New Wave In Staying Connected?

Sources: CNN.Money.com

How far would you go to never miss another call…far enough to get a tattoo? The mobile phone manufacturer Nokia thinks you might at least consider it. Recently the company filed a patent for a solution that would allow magnetic ink tattooed in your skin to interact with a specific electromagnetic field given off by their mobile phone. The result: you…

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Added by SkillStorm on March 27, 2012 at 11:27am — 1 Comment

Your iPhone might be able to identify strangers soon!

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CNN Money.com

It used to be you snapped a picture of your friend, posted the image on Facebook and then go in and tag your friend. That was so 27 seconds ago. “Klik” is a new application that basically does the tagging for you.

How it works: Simply point your phone at the person. Once Klik detects your friend’s face, it…

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Added by SkillStorm on March 14, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

SkillStorm's Tech Tuesday: iPads galore!

The iPad3 is rumored to be introduced at Apple’s scheduled press conference tomorrow. Other rumors that are swirling talk about whether it will be HD and whether or not the cost will go up. One thing can be guaranteed though: if Apple is releasing an iPad3, the price of previous models will plummet.

According to an “iPad-focused study” by InMobi, 30%…

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Added by SkillStorm on March 6, 2012 at 3:12pm — No Comments

SkillStorm's Tech Tuesday: Pinterest, iPad 3, and Wikileaks

Pinterest

Sources: PCWorld,…

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Added by SkillStorm on February 28, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments

To recruit the best talent or grow your business, ask your mother’s advice.

A graphical representation of real friends versus online friends

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Yesterday, I received a job offer through a LinkedIn email message. My first thought was that it was a scam, but I was already connected to the person so that made me…

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Added by SkillStorm on February 9, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments

How safe is your cloud?

Cloud Computing: How safe is your cloud

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Update: this morning it was anounced that the data will remain on Megaupload's site for two weeks, but access is still denied to users

US prosecutors of file sharing host Megaupload have announced that files may be deleted as…

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Added by SkillStorm on January 31, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

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