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Dr. Neil Warren, the CEO of eHarmony, steps down This change comes at a time when eHarmony is venturing into verticals beyond dating. The launch of a new employee-matching product, Elevated Careers, is projected to account for 60 percent of the company’s revenue in three years time. The platform would use an algorithm to match employers with potential candidates based on factors like skills, personality, and more, not unlike the way eHarmony’s dating algorithm works. eHarmony is part of the […]
How To Make ‘I Just Got Fired’ Sound Better When You Interview How do I explain being fired to a potential employer? originally appeared on Quora: the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. Answer by Jérôme Cukier, software engineer, on Quora: Your answer should: 1.Be true. 2.Help you advance in the interview process (or at least not stop you).
Why You Should Hire People With ‘Slash Careers’ The “slash career” is all rage with millennials, and it’s important for employers to pay attention. You know what I’m talking about, right? “I’m a lawyer/writer.” “I work in marketing; I’m also a professional actor.” “I’m in tech, and I have photography business on the side.” In the last ten years or so, these slash careers and side gigs have been on the rise, and many motivated millennials have realized that they […]
Five Signs Your Interview Is Fake Because They’ve Already Hired Someone Liz Ryan It is sad that employers put job seekers (not to mention their own interviewers) through insulting, waste-of-time meetings just to satisfy a pointless corporate policy, but it’s common.
5 choices every job seeker makes Job hunting today has changed. It’s time to discard preconceived ideas when you are deciding how to go about five aspects of your job search. How you job hunt says a good deal about your character, inquisitiveness and personality. And, you’ll get different results when you stay up to date and carefully position yourself among your competitors. Are you thoughtful and proactive, or are you lazy and feel entitled? Do you want to be […]
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Want To Work From Home Part-Time? These Are The Top 35 Companies Hiring In 2016 by Laura Shin The rise of Upwork, Fiverr, Freelancer.com and other gig companies shows how strong the demand is for part-time remote work opportunities. But if you’ve seen those sketchy signs blaring ‘WORK FROM HOME!!! EARN THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS MONTHLY!’ on subway trains or local bulletin boards or even parking signs, you know that not all such opportunities are legitimate. The good news is a […]
How To Answer The Question ‘What’s Your Current Salary?’ Liz Ryan When you zero in on a list of Target Employers that you create yourself, and reach out to your hiring manager inside each of those organizations, you control your job-search marketing instead of letting someone else control it for you. You control your message. That’s a much stronger position for you than sitting by the phone waiting for recruiters to contact you. When you zero in on a […]
Work From Home In 2016: The Top 100 Companies For Remote Jobs The third annual list is based on an analysis of 40,000+ companies. The top two fields offering telecommuting opportunities are tech/IT and a surprising industry. Laura Shin Laura Shin, Contributor Jan 27, 2016
10 More Great Sites To Find Gigs And Part-Time Work Nancy Collamer Unfortunately, while the interest in flexible work is stronger than ever, the process of finding flexible jobs remains challenging. That’s why I’m using this post to update a very popular one I wrote two years ago, 10 Great Sites to Find Gigs and Part-Time Work, (1 million+ views on our partner Forbes.com and counting).
10 Great Freelance And Part-Time Jobs For 2016 Because of the advancements in information technology and a rebounding economy – and a tighter job market – it’s never been easier for freelancers and part-time workers to market themselves and find positions that work for them from employers almost anywhere. As more and more in the U.S. entertain the notion of becoming part of the “gig” economy, it helps to have an idea which types of positions lend themselves well to […]