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Freelancing

Getting a permanent contracted job in the industry I want to work in is difficult. Most people are freelancers who get hired by companies for a period of time which is great if you have one solid skill that you want to turn into a career. 357 more words

Personal

Job Seeker Series: Agency Recruiters (Part 2)

Now that you know how agency recruiters make money, let’s talk about how to best work with them.

Take the time to meet with your recruiter. 780 more words

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Kissing Ass and Exchanging Business Cards: Tips for recent grads entering the ad world

Come this time of year, every soon-to-be grad starts to clean up all the drunk party pictures that have flooded their Facebook walls for the past four years, begin to thoughtfully write a new LinkedIn profile, and attend events where they shamelessly kiss ass to any industry professional that they can happen to cross paths with. 939 more words

Design

Facebook Falls Short in First Attempt to Challenge Traditional Job Sites

Facebook rolled out a new free job posting application this week and it could be a real game changer. Well, eventually.

Businesses that maintain a Facebook page will notice a new option: “Create a job post.” By clicking on that icon, the business can write up to a 5,000 character job description that will appear in the news feeds of its fans. 813 more words

Facebook

The Dreaded R Word - Redundancy

Unfortunately I have been made redundant twice; the last time being about a year ago.

I was working for a Training Provider as a Funding Auditor and had been with the company for just over 5 years. 640 more words

Sorting, bagging, keeping, and deleting

My dad is the first parent I’ve lost. I always thought grieving a parent would be more like constant crying. If I was alone but not crying, I was doing ok. 637 more words

Professional Language: Sometimes it’s Hip to Be Square

Plenty of advice exists to help you write the perfect resume, cover letter, or other job search document. They’ll tell you what to put where and in what order. 742 more words

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