Your Resume Is Dead: Follow These 4 Simple Steps Instead

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Are you one of the millions of job seekers out there spending countless hours polishing every last word on your resume that highlights how amazing you are, stop it! Let’s take a step back to think about what you should really spend your time on if you are serious about getting that perfect job.

5 Reasons Why Job Postings Are Dead

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We’re calling it first: the classic old style job posting you have seen a thousand of – and may have even posted a few yourself – is on its deathbed. Job postings on Craigslist…dead; jobs on Monster…dead; jobs on CareerBuilder…dead (at least as far as A-Player job seekers are concerned). Cause Of Death: Old Age, Atrophy… Read more »

Which Of These 12 Big Lies Have You Caught On A Résumé?

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Somewhere between 12% and 42% of résumés contain a lie, according to such sources as Morgan & Banks, ResumeDoctor and ADP. ADP once did 2.6 Million background checks and found that 44% lied about work histories, 41% lied about education and 23% falsified credentials or licenses.

Now Here’s A Bad-Ass Resume (Cost: $1,500)

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Our video job description platform Ongig helps create visually appealing job postings, but on the other side of the career equation is a world of visually-appealing resumes. We found one (thanks to Anonymous Ongigger for sending it in!) of a British entrepreneur named Dave Ingram now living in Mill Valley, CA. Here it is:

Q&A With Leadership Coach For Zynga, Facebook & eBay

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Regan Bach is an executive coach, leadership consultant, and President of Irontree Consulting.  He has worked with some incredible companies including Facebook, Zynga, eBay, Paypal  and a number of other leading technology businesses. Regan is also a friend and I thought I’d ask him some questions to help support you in case you haven’t had the… Read more »

5 Pictures From Facebook’s New Headquarters

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Thank you to Anonymous for sharing some pictures of Facebook’s new office in Menlo Park. She had a grand time at the new campus with the slight exception of the 20 minutes it took to find parking! I “like” the Facebook sign that greets you: Cool idea for a parking spot: