Meet 3 Inspirational Women Leading Companies in Silicon Valley

Meet 3 Inspirational Women Leading Companies in Silicon Valley
According to a study by researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard Business School, women-run startups only receive 5 to 10 percent of venture capital and are underinvested in by Silicon Valley’s angels and institutions. Further, the study discovered investors actually prefer entrepreneurial ventures that are pitched by attractive men. The trend also held ...

Open New Career Doors with a Second Language

Open New Career Doors with a Second Language
Infographic submitted by Shane Whelan of ULearn Text Version Available Below Open New Career Doors with a Second Language In an ultra-competitive jobs environment, having something extra on your CV is always a bonus, particularly if it is a second language. Further Your Career….With a Second Language: Opportunity to specialise in a specific area such ...

Dress for success: How to choose appropriate job interview clothes

Dress for success: How to choose appropriate job interview clothes
Do you know what the top factors that hurt you in a job interview are? According to a CareerBuilder survey of almost 3,000 hiring managers, piercings, bad breath, tattoos and disheveled clothes were the top factors that negatively affected their impressions of candidates. While you may be able to remove piercings, cover up tattoos, brush ...

How to write your human-voiced resume

How to write your human-voiced resume
You already know how to write a resume. You put your contact info at the top and then list your jobs in reverse chronological order, with your education at the end. Done! What’s the big deal? The big deal is that if you write your resume the way countless books and articles have instructed you ...

Great careers are built on the heart, not the head

Great careers are built on the heart, not the head
  “The irony of the leader of McDonald’s dying of a sudden heart attack is not lost on me, but seldom have I been so impressed by a single conversation with another human being that his words stayed with me ten years later. When we spoke to Jim Cantalupo in 2004, he was the CEO ...

Work Story Wednesday: The new, younger face of startups

Work Story Wednesday: The new, younger face of startups
If you’ve ever thought about starting your own company, you’re not alone. More and more, students and recent grads are looking to launch their own startups and business ventures to become their own boss, especially in a tough economy. Today’s Globe and Mail features the story of Nathaniel Bagnell, 25, and Kelver Freire, 30, both ...

The 25 hottest skills that got people hired in 2013

The 25 hottest skills that got people hired in 2013
If you’re struggling to find a job or looking for a career shift, it’s good to know what the job market is looking for. LinkedIn’s Research Consultant Sohan Murthy has compiled a list of the 25 hottest skills that got people hired in 2013, based on the skills and employment history of 259 million LinkedIn ...