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.)

2013 25

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.

2011 26

Trending Sources

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

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.

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.

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.

The One Reason I Have Deleted Your Connection Request and Employers Won’t Hire You

Competitive Resumes

I understand why employers won’t hire you. I understand why employers won’t hire you. Neither does an employer. Employers won’t either. Employer Linkedin Personal Branding Online Reputation Management Personal branding

2017 79

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

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.

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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.

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.

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 27

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 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

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

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.

2015 45

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.

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.

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

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

3 career articles you must read this week

Mildred Talabi

Today, I want to share with you three incredibly useful articles I’ve recently come across that will absolutely help you to move from job seeker or volunteer to employee – if you faithfully follow the advice. I’ll be back here next week with another career article or resource.

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.

Media 52

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

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

7 Tips for Low Budget Employer Branding

The Undercover Recruiter

Employer branding, yes, it’s very important and you probably figured that out by now. If you didn’t, let us be very clear: employer branding is here to stay! Your employer brand is equally important as your brand in general. View Article.

2018 11

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

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.

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

2011 64

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

3 Factors Employers Actually Review About Recent Graduates

The Undercover Recruiter

Much of the misinformation is rooted in the fact that every employer and recruiting firm operates differently. For employers, hiring is big business. View Article. 3 Factors Employers Actually Review About Recent Graduates.

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 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.

2017 29

15 Job Search and Career Articles to Get Your Job Search Started

Career Alley

15 of the best career and job search articles just for you from your CareerAlley fellow readers. Unemployed, Getting Employed and Understanding Your Worth: 12 Telling Studies Done on the Unemployed – The hard facts of the unemployed (but worth the read).

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.

10 Employer Branding Stats You Need to Know

The Undercover Recruiter

As an employer, taking advantage of your employer brand is now integral to your hiring process, especially if you want to consistently hire relevant and high-quality candidates. Employer branding significantly. View Article. 10 Employer Branding Stats You Need to Know.

The Guide to Social Employer Branding

The Undercover Recruiter

How do employers know what social media updates they should be doing? What are the best-in-class employer brands doing on social? Listen to the interview on iTunes, View Article. The Guide to Social Employer Branding.

2016 28

How to Use Snapchat for Employer Branding

The Undercover Recruiter

Apart from allowing individuals to take selfies through fun filters and film life around them, it’s also a modern marketing tool for reaching millennials and selling an employer brand. View Article. How to Use Snapchat for Employer Branding.

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.

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Passive Talent: Why Your Next Hire is Already Employed

The Undercover Recruiter

View Article. Passive Talent: Why Your Next Hire is Already Employed. Employer Recruiting Dee Murphy Jobbio Passive CandidatesOpen candidates make up about 75% of the workforce.

2018 17

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.