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The Do’s & Don’ts of Professional References

Receiving a solid letter of recommendation or reference from a supervisor, teacher or one of your peers can go a long way when you eventually start looking for a new position or job. References should always be from verifiable sources as well as convey a positive and favorable image of your personality, achievements, and skills. […] Read Article “The Do’s & Don’ts of Professional References”

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Hiring the Right Graphic Designer For Your Marketing Team

Design and aesthetics are critical to the success of your brand’s marketing materials, such as posters, flyers, brochures, business cards, and other forms of advertisements. The same goes for your website, too. In fact, according to a recent study, 42 percent of consumers base their overall opinion of a website on its appearance, and 52 percent […] Read Article “Hiring the Right Graphic Designer For Your Marketing Team”

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Recruiting Staff for the Cloud

In recent years, cloud computing has not only changed the IT landscape, it has literally transformed the way we work, play, communicate, and socialize on the web. According to recent research by IDC Cloud Research , spending on cloud services is expected to reach an estimated $107 billion in 2017, with SaaS (Software as a […] Read Article “Recruiting Staff for the Cloud”

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5 Tips For Getting a Summer Job

Now that summer is almost at our door, students all across the country will be looking to gain some work experience by seeking out a summer job. Some students will take a summer job to fill the downtime, some do it out of necessity to pay for tuition, and others to put some money aside […] Read Article “5 Tips For Getting a Summer Job”

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Cultural Fit In Marketing Departments

In most marketing departments, cultural fit is defined as having a strong set of soft skills as well as values, beliefs and behavior that are in line with the organization’s culture. Skills can be taught or improved. Finding a candidate with the right personality and character traits, on the other hand, is often more difficult. […] Read Article “Cultural Fit In Marketing Departments”

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Utilizing Social Media for Recruiting

To coincide with Adecco’s global social media recruitment and job seeker surveys, we are publishing a two-part blog series. In part one, we discussed some best practices of using social media as part of a job search. Now in part two, we present some basics of utilizing social media for recruiting needs. If you are […] Read Article “Utilizing Social Media for Recruiting”

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Using Social Media for Job Searching

To coincide with Adecco’s global social media recruitment and job seeker surveys, we are publishing a two-part blog series. In part one, we discuss some best practices of using social media as part of a job search. In part two, we present some basics of utilizing social media for recruiting needs. If you are interested in helping Adecco better understand […] Read Article “Using Social Media for Job Searching”

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The Basics Of SEO & How To Apply It To Your Marketing Strategy

Search engine optimization, or SEO for short, is the science of optimizing websites and pages to improve their visibility in search engines and receive what is called in the industry as organic traffic. Whether it’s Google, Yahoo, Bing, or any other search engine, the same basic principles, concepts, and rules apply. SEO is a complex and […] Read Article “The Basics Of SEO & How To Apply It To Your Marketing Strategy”

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STEM & Vocational Skills Gaps: The Importance of Early Education

The availability of workers with expertise in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or what we commonly refer to as STEM skills, is in decline. The demand, on the other hand, is increasing rapidly. In fact, according to this Business Insider article, a little over 9 million baby-boomers have retired over the past six years, and […] Read Article “STEM & Vocational Skills Gaps: The Importance of Early Education”

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The Do’s & Don’ts of Salary Negotiation

Getting a job offer is always great news. Salary negotiation, on the other hand, is seen by most as a daunting task. Negotiating your salary should not be seen as demanding money, it is simply a discussion that should take place before an agreement is reached. It is part of the hiring process, yet many […] Read Article “The Do’s & Don’ts of Salary Negotiation”