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Human Resource Departments Mimic Vicious Ant Colonies

Dear Job Hunter, I need to confess to you, I have felt this way for years, HR Departments really function as an ant colony, as a vicious killer ant colony. The bad ones from Africa I’ve seen on NatGeo. What do I mean? Human Resources and their supporting staff eat their own, devour wooing applicants up and, will step all over other staff members in other departments in the organization. I’ll begin this mental journey, [...]

Agribusiness Intern opportunity at Padilla, Minneapolis

Padilla Speer Beardsley is looking for a full-time public relations intern to work on a wide variety of projects with our agribusiness and environmental science team. We are looking for recent grads who are available to start immediately. This is a paid, three-month internship. Responsibilities may include: Writing news, product and personnel releases. Providing research. Supporting onsite events. Coordinating vendors. Creating and editing media lists. Making media-verification calls. Organizing clips. Tracking incoming trade publications. Candidates must have excellent writing skills and media relations experience, as well as one or two [...]

Can I put that I’m good at criticizing films on a resume?

(I know that it sounds silly, but it is a skill that a lot of people don’t have. I’m fresh out of high school and have no experience so don’t be answering that it goes in experience. I’m also good at explaining why movies are good or bad. I can go into deep analyses and I’m able to write well.) A: I feel that you can put this on your CV or your resume. Why do I say that? [...]

This Is How to get A Federal Job

First of all you have to know where the jobs are. In a recent survey it was found in a survey by www.indeed.com that the top city for jobs in the entire United States is Washington D.C. Here are the top ten in order listed with how many jobs are available per 1000 residents: Washington, DC – 133 (postings per 1,000 people) Baltimore, MD – 90 San Jose, CA – 80 Austin, TX – 56 Hartford, CT – 54 Seattle, WA [...]

Note from Susan about her job and resume….

Jason, I only applied for one job outside of Target. I got the job!!! I was laid off from Target on November 30th, and one week later I was offered the job. God Blessed me on my job search, and you were part of his answer to my prayers. Thank you for your help. I passed on your name to four people from Target, I hope they were smart enough to contact you. Thanks again, Susan http://razorresume.com http://careerproresumeswork.com http://resumeduck.com http://seattleresumewriter.com

Looking for a Research Analyst, temporary part-time assistance at Padilla…

Padilla Speer Beardsley is looking for an analyst to join its in-house communication research team and work three to four days a week for one to two months. Projects include large-scale opinion and attitude surveys, qualitative studies to develop messages and campaigns, and marketing research work for brand and product development. The analyst will participate in planning and executing projects, including the selection of research and analytical methods; the writing of questionnaires; the preparation of tables and charts; and the [...]

What Jobs can a Bachelor in Computer Science Get?

iPhone and iPad apps are up and coming. Look into that~! Here are a few questions you need to ask yourself about what areas of Computer Science jobs do you want or think in this venue. What am I good at? Do I want to work for a big company or not? Small are good. Work on iPhone apps or classical software firms? Where will you get an advanced degree? (i.e. as [...]

Job Searching in 2012

Tenet 1: show off yourself. Tell them what you’ve done, and don’t be shy. Tenet 2: connect creatively with HR and managers. Think outside the HR box. It has to be done in this modern web 2.0 day-and-age. Tenet 3: echo your skills. Tell others about what you are good at. It might lead to a job via a simple conversations over drinks.  http://razorresume.com

“Spell Check This!”

In honor of the last few episodes, you wonder if anyone from the Sopranos would ever say, “Spell check this!” as they “off” someone. Never? You might be very surprised. Tony Soprano might actually do one more step than just running spell-checks. (I’ll explain Tony’s next step soon.) Now you think your résumé is perfected after you sent it through your spell checker on your laptop sitting at Caribou, or your favorite hot spot. [...]

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