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Michael Gardon

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Careercloud Newsletter - April 12th, 2021

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Here's your weekly update from Careercloud. New on Here are a few of the recent articles from Careercloud! ZipRecruiter vs Glassdoor ZipRecruiter and Glassdoor are two of the most popular online job sites today. Each of them aims to connect companies with qualified candidates for job openings, but they each go about this using a different approach. ZipRecruiter uses a more traditional system, while Glassdoor focuses more on company awareness and evaluation to provide extra information for job seekers.

No matter what side of the job hiring process you’re on, this article will help you understand ZipRecruiter and Glassdoor better so you can determine which one is a better fit for you.

ZipRecruiter vs CareerBuilder ZipRecruiter and CareerBuilder represent two of the biggest job sites online today. Online job boards bring together job seekers and employers in a way that few other services can. Both job sites have helped scores of people find jobs but using different business models. Keep reading to learn more about ZipRecruiter and CareerBuilder and how they help you navigate the job-hunting process as an employer or job seeker. How To Showcase Soft Skills On A Resume Your resume is an overview of your skills, abilities, and experiences. It’s a given to list relevant education and work experiences, but there’s another set of skills you should add to your resume — soft skills. If a hiring manager is choosing between you and another candidate with similar experiences, having essential soft skills could be the difference in securing an interview or landing a job. Keep reading to learn more about soft skills, how they differ from hard skills, and where to add them to your resume. New on Careercloud Radio ​The Careercloud Radio podcast has featured some amazing guests! How To Win The Job You Want When You've Lost The Job You Need with Fawn Germer Fawn Germer is a badass adventurer who loves humanity and is loved back by many job seekers, friends, and family. She lives one hell of a life blazing trails where no one has gone before. A passionate swimmer, cyclist, and kayaker. She loves dogs and cats. She wrote books and spoke all over the world, inspiring millions of people to take risks, put their self-esteem issues in check, and dare to go for broke. Fawn’s newest book Coming Back is a practical guide for renewing or resuming your career.

Fawn Germer is also the best-selling author of nine books including the Oprah book, Hard Won Wisdom. She has been a keynote speaker for more than 80 Fortune 500 companies and was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize four times for her work as an investigative reporter. Fawn’s first book was rejected by every major publisher in the United States, but Fawn would not give up until it was the number one nonfiction bestseller that Oprah loved.

What A Recent College Graduate Can Do As They Enter The Job Market With Beth Hendler-Grunt Beth Hendler-Grunt is a career coach that specializes in helping recent college graduates gain employment. Her resume includes consulting across the gamut; from start-ups to the fortune 500, so it is safe to say that she knows how to ‘wow’ in a job interview. Beth’s company, Next Great Step has helped hundreds of recent college grads successfully gain employment, and have been featured in several major media publications throughout the country.

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For adults who never received their high school diploma, passing the GED opens the door to better employment opportunities, education and self-confidence. Preparing for the exam on your own can be a challenge, especially if you’ve been out of school for a while. A GED prep course can be a valuable guide through the process. We’ve put together this resource to help you choose the best GED prep course for you.

Bill Barber saw an ad on Facebook last year for American Diesel Training Centers, a school in Ohio that prepares people for careers as diesel mechanics. It came with an unusual pitch: He would pay for the schooling only if it landed him a job, thanks to a nonprofit called Social Finance.

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Talk soon! The Careercloud Team

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