Posts made in February, 2012

Interview etiquette

Sometimes it’s the little things you do that can make a difference between getting an offer letter and getting a rejection letter. Here are some helpful tips on interview etiquette: by Rasmussen_College via

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Recruiters: Are you using Facebook to find candidates?

When I talk to my HR colleagues about recruiting with social media, I’m often met with mixed responses. Most are on board with LinkedIn and professional sites, but some are a little hesitant about using Facebook for recruiting. Perhaps these facts and figures will change some minds:

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Site maintenance

My site, amandahaddaway.com, will be down for a few days while we make some changes to the hosting platform. I apologize for any inconvenience.

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Love is in the air…even at work

According to a recent survey by Glassdoor.com, Cupid has found his way into the workplace. Office romances can be a touchy (no pun intended!) subject depending on the organization’s policies and how the involved parties let their behavior impact their work. Here’s what the survey found: Office Romances ·        The majority of employees and unemployed job seekers (51%) say it’s OK to be romantically involved with a co-worker. ·        More than one-third (37%) report to have been involved with a co-worker romantically. ·        One in ten (12%) admits to actually “making love” in the workplace. One in five (22%) say that...

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Be careful what you post online!

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: be careful what you post online! If you’re looking for a job or trying to advance your career, be very aware of your security settings and what you’re posting online for the general public to see. Google your name every once in a while and see what comes up in the results. You may be surprised how much content is out there about you. Here are five additional tips for managing your social media presence.

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