Author Archive | Jon DiPietro

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Web Startup Supports Your Stealth Job Search

Web startup poachee insists that 80% of employees are unhappy with their job situation.  According to them, “The reasons vary from small salary, an annoying boss, no opportunity for a promotion or many more. But most of them are not doing anything about it. They are employed, receive a monthly salary, have no ‘real’ pressure. On the […]

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Surprising Day Jobs of 12 Olympians

The SavvySugar blog posted a slideshow of the Surprising Day Jobs of 12 Olympians. We’ve summarized them here: Chas Betts Country: USA Sport: Wrestling Age: 25 Job status: Betts is a motions designer, which is a specialized field in graphics that deals with animations. Check out his work on his design website. Chi Yip Cheung […]

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Are You Making Any of These Job Search Mistakes?

Newsday recently published a list of 16 job search mistakes you’re probably making: You don’t keep your options open. Don’t put all your eggs in one job basket or approach them serially. Instead, keep multiple irons in the fire. You turn up your nose at job descriptions. Whether it’s because you believe you’re not qualified […]

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The Best Online Resume EVER

A couple of day ago, I posted 6 Examples of Creative Resumes and one of those was a candidate who “…crafted his resume to look like Google search results for the ‘perfect candidate.’” I thought today I’d share that resume with you and deconstruct some of the reasons why I think Simone Fortunini‘s is the best online […]

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12 Memorable Resume Mistakes

In CareerBuilder’s annual survey, they asked 2,298 hiring managers a series of questions about job applicants. One of those questions asked them to share the most memorable and unusual resume mistakes that came across their desk. Candidate called himself a genius and invited the hiring manager to interview him at his apartment. Candidate’s cover letter talked about […]

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6 Examples of Creative Resumes

In CareerBuilder’s annual survey, they asked 2,298 hiring managers a series of questions about job applicants. One of those questions asked them to recount the most creative resumes that stood out in their memories. Here are their top 6: Candidate sent his resume in the form of an oversized Rubik’s Cube, where you had to push […]

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