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How to Stand Out During Your Coding Bootcamp Application

AUTHOR: Joseph Rauch
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POSTED: April 14, 2015 at 9:40 am

How to Stand Out During Your Coding Bootcamp Application By Joseph Rauch, writer at SkilledUp If you enroll in a coding bootcamp — an intensive eight- to 12-week program designed to take you from coding newbie to hirable programmer — you’ll be on a fast track to a rewarding and high-paying programming career, where you... » Read Full Article

Tips to help you stayed focused, while working from home

AUTHOR: Michelle K.
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POSTED: April 7, 2015 at 9:28 am

Today, more people are working from home than ever – you might be a remote employee or maybe you’re a freelancer. Either way it’s always important to keep focused and keep your attention on your work, as opposed to doing other, non-work-related to-do’s around the house. Here are some tips to help you stayed focused.... » Read Full Article

Tips to stay organized when working from home

AUTHOR: Michelle K.
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POSTED: March 10, 2015 at 10:06 am

As someone who works from home, people ask me, “How do you do it?” They feel that they would be too easily distracted or tempted to shirk their professional duties. The answer isn’t a simple, “No, it’s easy.” It does take major discipline and, if you’re like me, you may find it hard to take... » Read Full Article

Research the Company Before the Interview

AUTHOR: Michelle K.
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POSTED: February 24, 2015 at 9:29 am

You just found your dream job and submitted your resume, but what should you do next? If you haven’t already researched the company prior to hitting the submit button, you should start digging! Here are a few tips to make sure your research is thorough and complete, to help you stand out in the interview.... » Read Full Article

Work-life Balance

AUTHOR: Michelle K.
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POSTED: February 10, 2015 at 12:23 pm

One of the great accolades that business technology receives is the increased flexibility it gives today’s workers. It is with near certainty that you or someone you know works from their mobile device or telecommutes. Technology has created a world where savvy businesses allow workers to effectively decide when and how they will complete their... » Read Full Article

Mistakes to Avoid on Your LinkedIn Profile: Part 2

RESUME WRITER: Michelle K.
CATEGORY: Blog, LinkedIn Profiles
POSTED: January 27, 2015 at 8:57 am

In the previous blog http://www.resumeedge.com/mistakes-avoid-linkedin-profile/ we discussed some of the common mistakes that should be avoided on your LinkedIn profile. Here are a few more: Typos: I know this seems obvious, but you may be surprised how often this happens. Check your spelling and grammar and, as always, have another set of eyes review it. If... » Read Full Article

Mistakes to Avoid on Your LinkedIn Profile

AUTHOR: Michelle K.
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POSTED: January 13, 2015 at 8:44 am

I’ve heard that in 2015 most hires will be found on LinkedIn or via employee referrals. Since LinkedIn is such an important piece in the hiring puzzle, don’t let silly mistakes be the reason you weren’t sought out and hired for your dream job. Profile Photo: I’ll be honest—if someone doesn’t have a profile picture, I... » Read Full Article

Clues the interview didn’t go as planned

AUTHOR: Michelle K.
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POSTED: December 23, 2014 at 8:44 am

You just left the interview and you’re getting the sense that it didn’t go as well as you thought. If you’re feeling that way, it’s probably a good sign that it might not have. Here are some clues that you didn’t land the next interview. Time is cut short: The recruiter said to plan on... » Read Full Article

Hiring Trends for the New Year

AUTHOR: Michelle K.
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POSTED: December 9, 2014 at 9:56 am

With the end of the year fast approaching, you might be wondering what hiring trends we can expect in 2015. I met with some local recruiters to find out what they think will be the top five trends to get hired next year. Referrals: In 2014, this remained the top way recruiters found qualified candidates.... » Read Full Article

Grow Your Social Media Presence

AUTHOR: Michelle K.
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POSTED: November 25, 2014 at 8:47 am

Your social media presence can help you connect and land a new position, and also help you grow your business. How do you get a great social media presence? Here are the top 9 ways.   Share: Share and repost contents from other people’s social media pages, making sure to tag them. You can also... » Read Full Article

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