What We Liked & Shared This Week (ending 8/1/14)

By Staff
In July 31, 2014

Fare thee well July, all 31 days of you, as we head into the homestretch of summer. We’ve included a little dance party in this week’s conglomeration of what we liked and shared in social media:

According to a survey from Careerxroads, recruiting firms like NexGoal saw 2x the placements from 2012 to 2013. Read more about the influence and success of recruiting in this article from The Fordyce Letter.

In a recent interview with NPR, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman addresses… climate control? Hear what the head of the NHL had to say about the influence of our ever-changing weather and how it may affect the future of the game.

Job Boards don’t tell the whole story. Channel your inner-sleuth, make connections, and find the jobs that dare not post their names.

Need more incentive to go beyond the board: less than 50% of hires come from job boards and 75% of resumes don’t make it through the ATS. Take a deep breath, then read the rest of Hannah Morgan’s post.

Ain’t no resume dope as yours if you keep it #SoFreshSoClean – great tips from Mashable

Yes, you were qualified, and yes, you are a great candidate, but someone was just a better fit. Four things to keep in mind while you continue to move forward in your job search.

Earlier this year we reminded you that it’s OK to ask what to wear for an interview. But The Daily Muse gave a couple more tips to avoid being overdressed for your interview.

Need to jumpstart your passion for your job? Here are a couple hints from Talent Zoo.

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