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Workplace Bullying: The #1 Workplace Problem That No One Talks About

This complicit silence is destroying companies, gulping profits and here’s the clincher: CEOs either have no idea or are looking the other way. Workplace bullying is a global epidemic that chases good people away – a lot of them. Really, you might ask? A “global epidemic”? How is...

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3 Reasons Why The Resume is Passé

Many articles focus job seekers in on specific aspects of their resume such as spelling, punctuation and keywords. While these three elements are important, if they become the central focus, your resume efforts could be derailed. Of course, a misspelled or improperly punctuated word, or...

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5 Tips To Save A Failing Online Job Search

For many job seekers, your job search probably starts with a Google search. Whether you’re searching for jobs from your smartphone or laptop, it’s very likely the Internet is your go-to tool for finding a job. Unfortunately, many online job searches fail because job seekers give up ...

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How To Advance Your Career by Writing Your Resume in Advance (Part Two)

In Part One, I shared how writing your resume in advance is a means towards progressing your career, increasing your market value and keeping you from feeling trapped in your career. After saying all of that, I started explaining the logic behind my statement. I began by laying out a plan...

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How To Advance Your Career by Writing Your Resume in Advance (Part One)

At a jobseeker networking function many years ago, I told jobseekers, “If you want to advance your career, write your resume in advance. Most people write or tweak their resume once they begin a job hunt. That’s the slow way to success.” This statement still rings true today. If...

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Glassdoor Debuts New Mobile-Optimized Site Design

Nine in 10 (89%) job seekers report they are likely to use a mobile device during their job search in the next 12 months, according to a recent Glassdoor survey.1 As mobile continues to play a larger role in the job search process, today Glassdoor, the leading jobs and recruiting community...

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Boots Employees Share What It’s Really Like To Work Here

The pharmacy chain Boots, with which the U.S. chain Walgreens recently announced a full-scale merger, was founded in Nottingham in 1849. In 2006, the Boots Company PLC merged with Alliance UniChem PLC to form Alliance Boots. The company has become a High Street stalwart, but what do people...

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Introducing the Inside Glassdoor Blog Series

Will Staney is Glassdoor’s Head Talent Warrior, leading our recruiting efforts as Glassdoor continues to expand globally.  I’m very happy to introduce our “Inside Glassdoor” blog series. We thought it was time to give you an inside look into what it’s really like to work at t...

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5 Secrets of Likable Job Candidates

Every job seeker knows making a positive first impression is crucial to landing a job. However, many don’t realize how to make the perfect first impression. Regardless of how qualified you are for a position, a hiring manager is going to examine your personality, attitude, and present...

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6 Ways To Spot A Real Leader

Leadership is a strange thing. Those that are meant to have it often don't, while the most unlikely people sometimes do. Most of us have been in situations where the real leader of a team or even a whole organisation, is not the nominal boss. Someone else is. You'll probably recognis...