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Q&A: The Perception & Reality of GenY Professionalism

In today’s expert Q&A, Dani Ticktin Koplik discusses a big hurdle for GenY job seekers and new hires — a lack of professionalism, both real and perceived, in the workplace. “One of the biggest complaints from

Expert Q&A: Career Assertiveness & Women

This week’s expert Q&A is with Grant Cooper, President of Strategic Résumés®. He comes to us today to share his expertise on a very worthy topic, the importance of career assertiveness for women in the

Social media job search mistakes

Is It Okay to Quit Your Job on the First Day?

Quitting your job is rarely an easy task. Timing, communication, and professional courtesy are all very important. In addition, quitting can affect your ability to find a new job. For these reasons it is important

Unemployed? Stop Applying to So Many Jobs

You know the saying, “Applying to jobs is a full-time job”? Don’t listen to it. Applying to jobs you’re not qualified for (which 50% of job seekers reportedly do) is counter-productive to your job search.

Top 25 Cities to Find a Job on

ZipRecruiter’s Top 25 Cities to Find a Job

Recent employment reports suggest a cautiously optimistic hiring outlook, but where exactly are the jobs? We took a look at our own data to see where employers are posting the most jobs. Here are the

What to do if you hate your job

9 Ways to Make a Wrong Impression on Your First Day

We humans are judgmental beings, and we judge fast. How fast? When it comes to hiring: Recruiters spend six seconds per resume before deciding whether an applicant is a good fit. Interviewers “know” within 10 seconds whether a candidate is right for the

Benefits of Hiring Veterans

5 Reasons to Hire a Veteran Today

The war in Iraq officially ended three months ago, and 22,000 troops are due home from Afghanistan by the fall. As a result, thousands of veterans are and will be looking for work during their

How Your Social Media Profiles Can Help You Get Hired

You’ve likely heard the story about an employee being fired for posting less than favorable content online (scantily clad photos and trash talking your former boss do not scream, “I’ll be a great employee!”). What

Picking a New Job? 5 Questions to Ask Yourself

If you’re new to the working world or looking to take your professional life in a new direction, ask yourself these 5 questions before you begin your job search. What do I enjoy? Have there