Advice for Engineering Resumes and More Tweets from Foremost Resumes
Engineering Resume Advice and Other Tweets from Foremost Resumes, June 17, 2013 – Follow us on Twitter
Is It Worth Pursuing a Master’s Degree in Engineering?
From Engineer Jobs: While the generic case for graduate education is simple – more money, more opportunity – drilling down into the figures for specific occupations reveals that the real value of a Master’s degree varies widely by occupation.
What Employers Don’t Know Can Hurt You.
From The Wall Street Journal: A former finance chief of a heavy-equipment maker failed to get hired this spring after a hospitality business discovered he had filed for personal bankruptcy in 2000. An outside prospect for chief operating officer of a professional-services firm was knocked out of the running when the firm learned her husband had pled guilty to union payoffs. A man seeking a senior post at a real-estate concern got turned down after management learned he had sexually harassed the wife of a prior business partner.
9 Tips for Nabbing the Best Intern for Your Startup.
From Tech Cocktail: Forget everything you’ve heard — you don’t have to be a big-name brand or Fortune 500 company to land a stellar intern. In fact, students crave the startup work experience that provides access to valuable projects, passionate innovators, and fast-paced learning environments ideal for students looking to gain hands-on experience.
Phoenix Opens New Center to Match Employers, Workers.
From Arizona Central: Lori Seethaler, director of human resources for Vantage Mobility International, said she hopes the center helps her find engineers, production employees and those in marketing familiar with the automotive industry.
LinkedIn Engineering Skills & Expertise.
From LinkedIn: The LinkedIn page that lists Engineering Skills.
These US Cities Can’t Hire Tech Workers Fast Enough.
From Business Insider: We all want a great, high-paying job. To make that happen, it helps to be in an area where there are more jobs to fill than qualified people to fill them.
VIDEO: Google Jobs!
From Google: Video about what it’s like to work at Google.
Great resume writing tips and more.
From Foremost Resumes: Check out the blog at http://www.ForemostResumes/blog for great resume writing tips and more.
The Headhunter’s Role in the Digital Age.
From The Globe and Mail: But how relevant are headhunters in the digital age, when a human resources specialist can search using specific keywords on LinkedIn – the biggest job search engine in the world – and connect to hundreds of potential employees with a click of the mouse? Job seekers can leverage their contacts or apply directly to a hiring manager. All of this can be done without paying a headhunter a dime, so why contract one?
Hired Ed Hasn’t Mastered Job Placement Via Social Media.
From : You’d think colleges and universities would have jumped all over the social media evolution and figured out how to leverage sites such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn to help graduates network with potential employers. They haven’t.
VIDEO: The Social Job Search – LinkedIn’s Top 5 Tips.
From Sigmar Recruitment: Welcome to our series of videos on using social media in the modern job search. Here, Connie Gibney, International HR Director EMEA of LinkedIn, gives her top 5 tips on how to best leverage.
New Online Tools to Help Veterans Find Jobs.
From Fox News: Many companies find talent and recruit through social media channels; two new online tools hope to give veterans the social media presence that will ensure they too are considered for these job opportunities.
10% discount on resume clients serving in the US military.
From Foremost Resumes: Vivian Adkins, Certified Professional Resume Writer and Owner of Foremost Resumes, gives a 10% discount to all those serving in the U.S. military.
Among Engineers, NASA Is Still the Cool Place to Work.
From Chron: The research company, Universum recently asked 9,770 undergraduate engineering majors in the United States which employers they would most like to work for. The research firm found that NASA is not only still No. 1 in terms of being the most listed employer, but its share of responses is growing, from one-in-six respondents in 2012 to nearly one-in-five this year. Follow me on Twitter @ForemostResumes
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