Jill Elliott Chapin

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What Recruiters Look At During The 6 Seconds They Spend On Your Resume

Although we may never know why we didn't get chosen for a job interview, a recent study is shedding some light on recruiters' decision-making behavior. According to TheLadders research, recruiters spend an average of "six seconds before they make the initial 'fit or no fit' decision" on …

Employment

6 Ways to Grow Your LinkedIn Connections

Are you looking to grow your LinkedIn network?<p>Do you want to improve your chances of connecting with people via LinkedIn?<p>In this article, you’ll find</b> …

How to Publish on LinkedIn for Maximum Exposure

Are you publishing on LinkedIn?<p>Is your content getting the shares it deserves?<p>Publishing your articles on LinkedIn helps build your personal …

Infographics

9 LinkedIn Marketing Tips From the Pros

Would you like to improve your LinkedIn marketing?<p>Are you wondering what LinkedIn marketing tips the pros like to use?<p>We asked top social media pros …

Marketing

3 Ways to Get More out of LinkedIn (Infographic)

With a tiny bit of effort your profile can be getting hundreds of views a week. Here's how to do it.<p>LinkedIn now has more than 313 million users worldwide. So if you're serious about your career, you're making a mistake if you're not tending to your profile there and growing your professional …

Web Applications

Finding Your Life's Purpose | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

“When you see what you’re here for, the world begins to mirror your purpose in a magical way. It’s almost as if you suddenly find yourself on a stage …

Motivation

Google's Head Of HR: These Are The Biggest Mistakes You Can Make On Your Résumé

Laszlo Bock, Google's senior vice president of people operations for the past eight years, would know.<p>Google sometimes gets more than 50,000 resumes in a single week, and Bock has personally reviewed more than 20,000.<p>In a recent post on LinkedIn, Bock highlights the most common mistakes that cause …

Employment

8 Things Recruiters Notice About Your Resume at First Glance (and 4 Things That Don't Matter)

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora.</i><p>When recruiters look through a stack of resumes for candidate screening, what is the vital information …

5 Jobs You Didn't Know You Could Do From Home

The mobile-ready world has brought many fantastic things--including the capability to work from home in hundreds (if not thousands) of capacities.<p>While there are some "obvious" work-from-home jobs, others might not be so apparent. As more and more companies are improving the happiness and …

How Old Is Too Old to Start a Business? The Answer May Surprise You. (Infographic)

Yes, Mark Zuckerberg started Facebook at 19. But Charles Flint launched IBM at 61.<p>While Hollywood may love the story of the college kid who starts a billion-dollar business out of his dorm room, that’s only one story. For many, life as an entrepreneur begins much later.<p>Consider: Legendary …

Infographics

The Definitive Social Media To-Do List For Job Seekers

The job market has changed significantly over the last 20 years, and with it, so too have the hiring methods of employers. Traditionally, it’s been …

How to Represent Your Unique Career Path on Your LinkedIn Profile

LinkedIn is the modern resume – if you don’t have a good profile, you’re doing it wrong.<p>How can you represent your unique career path on your …

Women In Tech: 10 Steps To Ensure Your Career And Salary Growth

There are 10 important steps women can take to ensure they succeed and develop their career, according to JJ DiGeronimo, a successful entrepreneur who advises many women on their growth in business.<p>The advice, for women in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) industries, is issued …

How to Choose the Right References

You aced the last round of interviews and now your prospective employer wants to check your references. Who should you ask? Which people can best vouch for you? Will they be able to describe all your relevant qualities and skills and explain why you’re a fit for the new job?<p><b>What the Experts Say</b> <br>One …

8 Steps to a Successful Career Change

More than a decade ago, I made a career pivot from corporate communications director to almost-all-commission recruiter. I took uncalculated risks …

The questions potential employers want you to ask in an interview

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora.</i><p>What reply does the interviewer expect when he asks, "Do you have any questions for us?" I am a …

6 Things That Can Make All the Difference in Your Next Job Interview

First impressions matter even more than you think. They’re the most important part of any job interview. And once they’re set, they are very hard to …

Before You Send That Resume, Read This!

We get deluged with resumes in our office. We haven’t posted any job openings. That’s okay. I don’t think that you have to wait until an organization posts a job opening if you want to start a conversation with them. You can write to anyone you want.<p>That being said, you have to write about …

Employers Love Social and Mobile Recruiting--But They Don't Know How to Do It (Infographic)

Companies are seriously behind the curve when it comes to certain recruiting strategies, a recent survey finds.<p>There's both a social and mobile disconnect when it comes to the way employers recruit candidates today, according to Jobvite's 2014 Social Recruiting Survey. Jobvite, creator of a social …

The Career Advice Microsoft's CEO Should Have Given To Women

At a recent conference focused on women and technology, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella stirred up a pot of controversy when he suggested that women should not ask for a raise and instead believe the system will take care of them. He has since called his comments completely wrong and apologized, but …

My Personal Formula for a Winning Resume

Reinhold Niebuhr wrote a prayer that many of you will recognize. It goes roughly: “Grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the …

11 Skills You Need To Master To Land A $100,000 Engineering Job At Google

Engineers are the rock stars there — and they're paid accordingly.<p>Interns start at $70,000 to $90,000 salaries, while software engineers pull in $118,000 and senior software engineers make an average of $152,985.<p>But one does not simply walk into the Googleplex.<p>The company receives upwards of 2.5 …

Programming

50 Job Search Secrets Straight From the Mouths of Hiring Managers

If you want to know what it takes to land your dream job, well, there's no better place to get advice than from those who hand out those jobs.<p>And …

The 5 Worst Google Gaffes Every Job Hunter Must Avoid

Virtually every hiring manager and recruiter today uses Google in the quest for great candidates. Some use it to source applicants. Others want to verify what candidates say, and others use it to rule out bad fits, making their short-list more manageable. This means that you must have a stellar …

How To Make LinkedIn Make You Money.

Spring Clean Your Resume!

So you've cleaned your closet, maybe your inbox, and you're feeling pretty good about your spring cleaning. But before you wash your hands and …

The World’s Largest Repository of Free Online Learning Tutorials | The Rapid E

Here’s a common scenario. Someone emails and asks about an elearning tutorial I have on the blog. It’s not always easy to find the specific tutorial …

eLearning

6 things you need to know about STEM

STEM -- the acronym for science, technology, engineering and math -- has sparked a nationwide debate about education, gender, immigration and the future of the U.S. economy.<p>Here are six things you need to know about STEM:<p><b>Kids need to get excited about science early.</b><p>STEM jobs are growing at 1.7 …

Resolution to reality: Jump-start your career in 2014

A new year brings with it new goals at work and in our career paths.<p>For many, this is the year to vow to finally get a big promotion, or learn to step out of your comfort zone and find a way to act differently at work. For others, perhaps the goal is to be more persuasive — with customers, …

Scaling the retirement savings mountain step by step

People are going to have to become used to working longer and employers need to think about lengthening peoples' tenure and service.<p>Global business leaders and governments have had plenty of time to adjust to the realities of a rapidly growing elderly population. Since the 1980s, average life …