How Social Media Can Affect Your Career

10 Career Mistakes to Avoid on Social Media

10 Career Mistakes to Avoid on Social Media

More and more employers are searching for potential job candidates on social media. I have written hundreds of articles on interview questions and many ask behavioral or situational questions to find out what you are really like. From political interests, to who your friends are, social media is one more step an employer can take to find out everything and anything about you. Below are the top ten mistakes that you never want to make on your social networks. Continue reading

Student Debt is Killing Tech Entrepreneurship

Bill Gates co-founded Microsoft after dropping out of Harvard.  In his youth, personal computers were coming of age. He was given a small window of opportunity to participate in bringing PCs to users homes by creating an operating system.  Today Microsoft is one of the largest software producers in the world, employees thousands of people, and helps businesses on a daily basis.  Bill Gates was able to capitalize on this window because, at the time, he was not married, did not have children, and entered the market at the right time.

Will high tuition make tech entrepreneurship possible?

Will high tuition make tech entrepreneurship possible?

Mark Zuckerberg also dropped out of Harvard to build Facebook. Zuckerberg was born in 1984 and was in his twenties when social media became popular.  It was the perfect time to start Facebook, as there was limited competition in this field.  Zuckerberg acted quickly on his window of opportunity, and today Facebook connects millions of people around the world and is a great tool for businesses to communicate with their customers.

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Top Employment Websites in Canada

With so many employment sites to choose from you can become overwhelmed in your job search. Today the web offers much more than job search functionality. It offers tools to help you with the whole employment life cycle which includes: how to network, where to look for employment, employee reviews, salary info, and interview questions. When considering which site to use,  consider what stage you are at in the employment life cycle and use these sites to your advantage. Continue reading