Top 10 Articles of 2013

Career Realism

Over the last 365 days, we published over 2,000 articles. Here’s a quick recap of our top 10 articles of 2013: 1.) Read Full Article >> 2.) Read Full Article >> 3.) Read Full Article >> 4.) Read Full Article >> 5.) Read Full Article >> 6.) Read Full Article >> 7.) Read Full Article >> 8.) Read Full Article >> 9.) Read Full Article >> 10.)

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AGEISM: Sharing This Article Only Adds To Age Bias, My Old, Misguided Friends.

HR Capitalist

Some of you are gainfully employed, but tired - I get that. You see an article that suggests you shouldn't have to grind as hard as you do, and you love it and automatically want to share it. My background on this starts with the title of the article, then what the article said.

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100 Blog Articles That Every Job Seeker Should Read

Catherines Career Corner

All about Jobs Career Career help Cover Letter CV CV/Resume Interview Job Interview Jobs Leadership and Career Management Networking Personal Branding Salary Self-Development Skills Skills Portfolio Social Media 100 Blog Articles That Every Job Seeker Should Read Background check Business Employment Job hunting Labour economics Personal Branding Blog Résumé UnemploymentTweet.

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Employers: Show Common Courtesy to Applicants

Resume Bear

As job seekers triple check their resumes for typos and edit their cover letters, it seems like employers sit back and relax with all the power—especially in today’s job market. A recent Washington Post article, “Are you hiring? Article by Dana Schwartz.

2012 139

Study: How Do Employers Manage Social Media?

Resume Bear

This is their fourth survey in a series looking into the role of social media for employers. This survey found that more than half of employers will increase their social media outreach in 2012. Article by Dana Schwartz.

Facebook: Employers Wanting Usename and Password?

Resume Bear

Earlier this week, this article highlighted just how important and controversial Facebook has become as employers try to hire the best candidate for a job. More employers want to know exactly what you do on your social media accounts.

10 Soft Skills Employers Want from You

Competitive Resumes

This article was originally published on Career Metis ! In a recent study by Payscale , employer respondents indicated soft skills is a major factor new college graduates lack. It’s not just the way employers make you feel, but what companies experience with you after you leave.

2016 78

The Social Media Interview, what Employers and Employees should know

Resume Bear

Recent employment practices show your interview starts long before you arrive; it starts online with your social media accounts. As a result, one recent employment practice has drawn attention. The “social media interview” is increasing in importance as part of the employment process.

5 Ways to Show Job Interview Mastery to Employers

Competitive Resumes

In Lavie Margolin’s latest book, Mastering the Job Interview Process , he states since employers have more applicants than ever. Here are five reasons and strategies to implement: Employers want to see your enthusiasm. Employers want to see you add value.

2017 59

3 Job Search Secrets The Best Employers Wish You Knew

Career Realism

3 Job Search Secrets The Best Employers Wish You Knew. They’ve created a whole new game with a whole new set of rules… making them what many people would consider to be the best employers out there. 3 Job Search Secrets The Best Employers Wish You Knew.

2016 61

Employers: Ignoring Job Candidates Impacts Your Brand

Resume Bear

It’s been discussed how giving candidates the cold shoulder can be considered unprofessional and discourteous (see: “Employers: Why You Should Follow-Up After an Interview”) but recent data from StartWire reinforces how detrimental it can be to a company’s brand. Article by.

Is Your Former Boss Badmouthing You to Potential Employers?

Resume Bear

But most likely, a potential employer will want to contact your current or most recent employer. Even if you don’t specifically include your old employer on your list of references, a hiring manager may contact them anyway.

2012 126

3 Remedies for the Long-Term, Unhappily EMPLOYED

Career Trend

Her pithy, content-rich article articulated real-life examples of professionals and executives battling extended job loss as well as strategies to stimulate career traction. Her article spurred me to think about the other side of the [.]

2013 75

3 Tips To Make It Easier For Employers To Contact You

Career Realism

3 Tips To Make It Easier For Employers To Contact You. It also tests your resilience – being rejected by employers is hard on your self-esteem. Stay employed. Unfortunately, most hiring managers prefer to hire candidates that are currently employed.

2016 58

Employees Are the Best Storytellers of Your Employer Brand

The Undercover Recruiter

How can we encourage employees to be the storytellers on behalf of the employer brand? We’ve asked this and much more to Bryan Chaney who heads up employer branding at Indeed and is the founder of View Article.

5 Ways Your Employer Brand Impacts Recruiting

The Undercover Recruiter

I recently had a conversation with a candidate that brought to mind the importance of employer brand when it comes to recruiting. View Article. 5 Ways Your Employer Brand Impacts Recruiting.

Three Misperceptions Prevent Employment of Wounded Warriors

Resume Bear

By hiring a wounded warrior, employers are not just giving back to someone who has sacrificed for our country, they are gaining a talented, trained professional with a strong background in leadership, technology, and resilience. These lists often include a number of soft skills employers value, such as the ability to learn new skills, strong leadership qualities, flexibility to work in teams or independently, and respect for procedures and accountability.

2012 78

Creating Employer Brand Content that Moves People

The Undercover Recruiter

This week we chat with Will Staney, founder and CEO Proactive Talent all about creating engaging content for employer branding. Have a listen to our chat below, keep reading for a summary and don’t forget to subscribe to the Employer Branding Podcast. View Article.

4 Tips to Impress Employers That Require Persistence

Competitive Resumes

This article was first published on ! People who have significant roles in hiring for any potential employer are constantly busy; the pieces of their puzzle are constantly moving. Follow these five tips to help you impress a potential employer during your follow-up.

2016 68

How to Stay Employed

Resume Bear

No employer likes to here their employees complaining, so even if you are the marketing all-star, if you’re pissing off all your co-workers, you might be packing your bag. Featured Articles Human Resource News Job Trends Jobs News Your Career Goals

Goals 64

Corporate Social Good Reaches Beyond Employer Brand


This article is part of a series on the strategic impact corporate social good and social responsibility has on employers. HR corporate social good corporate social responsibility employer brand employer branding employment branding social goodSubscribe to our RSS feed to catch the next series installment. Most people. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

2017 26

#1 Thing College Students Must Do To Become Employable

Career Realism

#1 Thing College Students Must Do To Become Employable. I just finished reading an article in Crane’s New York Business titled Recent College Grads Face a Tough Job Market. The article quotes that 52% of New York City-based company heads will not be hiring fresh graduates at this time.

How to Identify an Employment Scam

Resume Bear

While these are both great way to find job openings that you are qualified for, as well as to apply for them, you need to remember to be on the lookout for employment scams. These types of employment scams work by you being hired for a job that doesn’t really exist.

New Facebook Search Engine Lets Employers Find You

Resume Bear , a new Facebook search engine, gives employers and others access to your work and education history. But let’s face it, if you’re reading this blog, you probably want employers to be able to find you.

10 Tips on Building an Employer Brand

The Undercover Recruiter

Do you know what people think about your organisation as an employer? Building and maintaining an attractive employer brand is a powerful way for organisations to gain a competitive edge when it comes to recruiting and retaining high calibre employees. View Article.

3 Ways To Get Employers To Take Your Brand Seriously

Career Realism

3 Ways To Get Employers To Take Your Brand Seriously. you need to start polishing up your personal brand – and your strategy for promoting it to employers. How To Get Employers To Take Your Brand Seriously. Employers LOVE seeing this.

2016 60

101 Career and Employer Blogs for Recruiting Candidates & Employment Branding


Tell a digital story about your employment brand, culture and/or employees. Offering an interactive platform to feature recruiting and employment content. 18% of employers have an employer or career related blog. Dell has a number of employer and company blogs.

9 Career Articles You Will Want to Read

Career Alley

Occasionally I get emails from my readers suggesting career or job search related articles and sometimes I find some really helpful career related articles. Following is a short list of some helpful career articles (including some from yours truly). Photo courtesy of MF.

How Blogging On LinkedIn Gets You Noticed By Employers

Career Realism

How Blogging On LinkedIn Gets You Noticed By Employers. Anything,” I was asked if writing articles on LinkedIn can help you get noticed by employers. In this video above, I explain why you should: A) simplify your profile to create keyword density so employers find you.

2016 58

LinkedIn: Read The Article Before You Post Comments

Tim's Strategy

Unfortunately, what I often find is someone who sees a title, an opinion jumps into their head, and they quickly spout it out, without bothering to read what the article was really about, or what others were saying. This is a guest post by Greg Johnson.

The Future of Employer Branding [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Undercover Recruiter

What does the future hold for employer branding? Our friends at Universum recently gathered its resources to survey over 2,000 HR professionals and CEOs around the globe to get their take on talent recruitment and employer branding. Employer Branding Infographics survey universum

2015 46

What Does Your Profile Picture Tell Employers? [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Undercover Recruiter

You may think that uploading silly photographs of yourself to your social media accounts is just a bit of fun and games, but with 90% of employers now recruiting through social media, you may be at risk of damaging your chances of being hired. View Article.

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5 Personal Quirks Employers Hate

Competitive Resumes

There are quite a few quirks that friends and family tolerate, but employers are not having it. Telling sad stories and jokes constantly wears thin on everyone including loved ones, but particularly employers. Read the original article at ! A job seeker’s quirks can very well keep him or her from ever being a serious job candidate. Who can say that snorts and unusual sneezes can’t be scrutinized?

How to Use Employer Brand Management to Attract and Retain Top Talent

The Undercover Recruiter

How can your organisation use employer brand management to attract, recruit and retain the best talent? What social media channels work best for employer branding? What’s the difference between brand management and employer branding? View Article.

2015 50

Is Employer Brand Something a Company Can Control?

The Undercover Recruiter

Nowadays your employer brand is just as important than your actual brand. In fact, an organisation’s employer branding is what will set them apart to help attract the best talent and eventually win them. View Article. Is Employer Brand Something a Company Can Control?

2017 26

How Fortune 500 Employers Attract the Best Talent

The Undercover Recruiter

The good folks at WilsonHCG have recently released their 2017 report looking at the world’s greatest employment brands. Have a listen to our chat below, keep reading for a summary and don’t forget to subscribe to the Employer Branding Podcast. View Article.

5 Steps to an Employer Brand Story

The Undercover Recruiter

View Article. 5 Steps to an Employer Brand Story. Employer content Employer Brand M&Ms Mickey Mouse Storytelling Walt DisneyStories have been in this world for a long, long time.

5 Most Popular Articles Last Week

Career Realism

Missed our most popular articles last week? 33 Questions Employers Ask In An Interview. employers are now steering away from these types of questions and introducing a new set of questions that test your creativity and flair. No worries!

Can employers checking credit reports?

Careers Done Write

I am just concerned about this employer and if they are going to make a practice of checking into my private life. Dear Karl: Yes, as of the writing of this article, it is permissible. Employers look for things such as foreclosures, maxed-out credit cards, and delinquencies.

Employer Use of Social Media for Applicant Screening Declines

Resume Bear

A Society for Human Resources survey reports that more employers have backed away from using social networking sites and search engines to screen employment applicants.