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5 Job Search Tips from Cute Pups

Posted by Kirsten Agnello-Dean on Jan 31, 2016 6:01:08 AM

Mashable wants you to feel less bad about surfing the internet looking for adorable puppy pictures. Those cute pooches (and kitties) might just teach you some valuable job search lessons. "So the next time you find yourself watching the newest "must see" cat video, cut yourself a break. Maybe Whiskers can teach you a thing or two about scoring your dream job" says Afifa Siddiqui on So what can you learn from our four legged dog friends and famous internet pooches? Plenty. Read on for job tips you can learn from cute dogs.

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3 Things to Know BEFORE You Start the Hiring Process

Posted by Artisan on Jan 28, 2016 6:30:44 AM

Ready to start the hiring process? Need to create a team or add to your existing one? Before you post that perfect job ad, take stock of these suggestions to make sure you end up with the right fit.

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How to Create a Freelance Team That Works for You

Posted by Artisan on Jan 26, 2016 6:00:59 AM

Need to Create a Freelance Team?

When you're working with freelancers, it's important to keep each person on your team updated on an entire project, to choose freelancers who can work together well, and to build a team that completes your goal in a reasonable amount of time. One poor worker can bring down an entire project, so what should you do to pair up the right talent?

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Bad Interview: 10 Things NOT To Do (in GIFs)

Posted by Artisan on Jan 24, 2016 6:03:50 AM

1. Arrive Late

Want to seem like you don't care? Want to start your bad interview right away? Show up late. If we have to tell you why this is, you definitely don't deserve the job.

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Can an App Help Your Job Search?

Posted by Artisan on Jan 21, 2016 6:01:40 AM

The majority of Americans own cell phones. We use phones for everything from texting to banking to photography...but can an app help your job search? Chances are, if you're job hunting, you've probably been using your digital device to search and apply for a new gig. This is particularly true for Millennials, who grew up with smart phone technology. According to Pew Research, 10% of Americans own a cell phone but have no computer or Internet connection anywhere else.

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3 Steps: Optimizing Your Mobile Recruiting

Posted by Artisan on Jan 19, 2016 6:01:52 AM

Glassdoor says 90% of job candidates search for a new career by using their digital devices. This is having a huge impact on the talent recruitment process. Employers and human resource managers have been developing strategies to adapt to this trend, trying to promote their businesses to a wide-ranging and quick moving target audience. Finding and sourcing the best job candidates requires a think outside the box approach to stay at the forefront of our fast-paced, mobile culture.

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How to Create a Resume Recruiters Will Read

Posted by Artisan on Jan 17, 2016 6:01:22 AM

When it comes to making a great resume, you want to make sure recruiters and hiring managers are 1) actually going to read it and 2) it has the information they need. The Fast Company video above (check out other funny Fast Company videos on their YouTube playlist here) puts a humorous spin on an all too common problem: How to create a resume recruiters will read.

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Video Interview Tips for the Job Interviewer

Posted by Artisan on Jan 13, 2016 6:01:30 AM

Thanks to our mobile society and the accessibility of streaming media, recruiting via video technology is in for employers. Using the power of social media to source job candidates is trending upwards for 2016 and everyone from human resource managers at large corporations to the entrepreneurs in small business are paying close attention. LinkedIn just finished their 2016 trends report and it suggests that video technology is simply the best way to reach top candidates.

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How to Nail a Video Job Interview: Tips for the Interviewee

Posted by Artisan on Jan 12, 2016 8:14:01 AM

Looking for a job? Practice smiling, because it’s likely you’ll be on camera, says Time Magazine.

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Marketing Generalist: The Jack (and Jill) of all Trades

Posted by Artisan on Jan 10, 2016 6:00:30 AM

Companies that cross train employees to perform across several job functions are often considered to be efficient, forward thinking, and innovative. Perhaps the most famous (or infamous) cross training model comes from McDonalds, where employees are trained across almost two dozen work stations and can competently perform many tasks across the restaurant.

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3 Ways to Keep Creatives Happy

Posted by Artisan on Jan 7, 2016 6:00:06 AM

Did you hear the one about the content writer whose blog was so boring it put people to sleep?

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6 Tips for LinkedIn Publishing

Posted by Artisan on Jan 5, 2016 6:01:35 AM

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Staffing Resolutions for the New Year

Posted by Artisan on Jan 3, 2016 6:02:13 AM

With the new year come and gone, it's time to sit back and reflect on the past year as well as look to the year ahead. If staffing is an area that could have gone better for your business, now is the time to change your strategy. Why not make some staffing resolutions for the upcoming year?

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