50 Companies Young People Like and Want to Work For

The 50 Companies Young People Want To Work For The Most

In the fight for talent, how potential hires see a company and how much they want to work there can be the difference between success and failure.  In a new study, employer branding agency Universum GLOBAL asked 200,000 business and engineering students — some of the most in-demand fields today — the company they considered to be their ideal employer.  For both business and engineering students, Google was the top pick. Its lavish campuses, unique perks, and vaunted culture give it a sharp edge when it comes to hiring. The top ranked companies were those perceived as offering the best professional training and development, as well as the most secure employment. 

Most Attractive Employers

The top five are not surprising, but here are the full rankings  http://www.businessinsider.com/most-attractive-companies-in-the-world-2013-9  Do you agree with their choices?

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Headhunters: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

 

Headhunters:  The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Illustration by Kyle Platts
http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2013-01-17/executive-headhunters-squeezed-by-in-house-recruiters

Have I mentioned I’m back?  I’ve been back on the job for a week now and I wanted to give you an update on how it’s going over here at Digerati Search. I’ve spent some time reflecting on headhunting and the industry and it’s time to have a candid discussion about Headhunters… the Good, the Bad, and the ugly!  Here are 3 questions to ask yourself to determine where your headhunter falls on this spectrum and to help you determine if it’s time to find a new one! 

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Waging War on the Blank Screen: 5 Tips for Writing a GREAT Resume

5 Tips for Writing a great resume

 

 

I recently subscribed to a great blog by writer Jeff Goins and he mentioned “waging war on the blank page” … and it really struck a chord with me.  I subscribed to his site after reading his article Why you must Become an Expert at Telling Your story.  In that article he challenged us to tell our story in three sentences.  I was completely speechless! Literally! How is that even remotely possible to do?  I can’t even tell my story in three chapters, maybe not even in three books… how can anyone get their entire life story condensed to three sentences?  And then, it dawned on me, THIS is what it is like to write MY resume and what you guys experience every time I ask for an updated resume. I love helping other people write their resumes, but the thought of me having to write mine leaves my with a headache!  So, today my goal is to help you write a better resume and WAGE WAR on the blank screen with 5 Tips for writing a GREAT resume!  Let me clarify, I’m talking about resumes for IT professionals.  NOT the creative types, I think hiring managers are expecting something bigger and amazing from you guys… something like this!

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Where Have YOU Been?

Where Have You Been?

 

So…. I’m not even sure you noticed that I’ve been missing in action.  But, in case you did, I think I got some ‘splaining to do!

Everyone that is a client or candidate knows I am mom to three amazing little boys. Well, four years ago their Montessori school closed and I had to make a decision about my priorities. The family won and we brought the boys home to homeschool.  So, I have been on a four-year leave of absence!

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