LinkedIn recently added a spate of new features to its Premium product. The updates promise better search results, bigger images, and a new analytics tool. But are these new hoops worth jumping through? Read More →
A reader’s recent question about a resume-stealing coworker prompted a slew of other work- and career-related queries, and an unsettling amount of them involved terrible human beings doing terrible things at work. Here’s one about a topic close to our hearts: horrible bosses. Read More →
How many interviews have we seen go south simply because the candidate was a few minutes late? Far too many. As in, a number you probably wouldn’t easily believe. Yesterday, Gadi Shamia, co-founder and CEO of neat calender tool Magneto, posted a worthwhile piece on the value of, you know, actually being on time to meetings. Read More →
All the career manuals say it: to get ahead on the work front, you have to keep expanding your network. But for a lot of women, there’s something about networking that doesn’t appeal. Actually there are a lot of things that don’t appeal, from the difficulty of walking up to total strangers and introducing yourself to the feeling of fakeness networking can sometimes induce – not to mention that many networking opportunities are focused around male interests. That said, there are probably men who also dread networking. But women aren’t doing it to the same degree men are, and when they try, they hit barriers. Women’s careers are suffering as a result. Read More →
Paul Ford just became our favorite internet funny person:
The modern newsroom is data-driven and traffic-driven. That’s why we’re looking for a DATA CHURNALIST. Like John Henry battling against the steam hammer, you will be responsible for tunneling through mountains of Excel spreadsheets and government FTP files to produce at least two dozen articles a day illustrated with pie charts. Also like John Henry you won’t be in a union. The ideal candidate has proven experience in correlating.
These seem oddly familiar, somehow…
“Be honest: is my kid totally screwed?”
That’s the question I was asked by a worried father this weekend. He was referring, of course, to his son’s chances in the job market. The kid in question is a recent grad from a very good school who’s now entering the workforce—or trying to. Understandably, his pop is a bit worried. But when I started to tell him that the job market for recent grads was improving and that his kid would be just fine, he stopped me. “No, no,” he said. “I know he’ll find a job. What I’m asking is whether or not he’ll be able to keep it.” Read More →
Every product build is filled with risks. Some are large, some are small–but all are very real. How you manage that risk can mean the difference between a minor hiccup and a major setback.
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So you’ve finally landed a new gig. It’s a bright, shiny new challenge and a much-needed change of vista. You’re more than ready to move on to your new job, but there’s a catch: you’ve got to resign from your current one first. How you handle that task will either help you or haunt you in the years to come. Read More →
Marketers give lip service to creating relationships with consumers, but few are willing to actually do it. It can be risky, but the payoff can be huge. Read More →
Too many job seekers put their searches on hold during the summer–that’s why it’s the perfect time to double down. Play your cards right and you could have a new gig before your competition finds a bathing suit that fits. Read More →
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