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Michael Gardon

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Careercloud Newsletter - June 14th, 2021

Hi there!

Here's your weekly update from Careercloud. New on Here are a few of the recent articles from Careercloud! 25 Best Free Job Posting Sites for 2021 Did you know that free job posting sites can be just as effective as paid job boards? When you are searching for your next employee, you don’t have to spend a ton of money to find the perfect hire. Our team researched 25 of the best free job posting sites so that recruiters and employers can utilize a variety of ways to find quality job candidates.

If you feel that free job posting sites aren’t cutting it, ZipRecruiter lets you post your first job for free! After your first job post, ZipRecruiter will customize a plan and price for your company's unique hiring needs.

The Best Resume Writing Services To Get You Noticed in 2021 The best resume writing services help you get a leg up in the age of computer-screened resumes. Let’s be honest, it’s 2021 and computer vision and machine learning is here to stay. It’s crucial that your professional resume showcases your unique skills and experiences and emphasizes why you’d make a great employee, but they also need to be written to make you stand out - to both humans and computers.

Companies hiring new staff use many tools to find the right person for the job. Job applications and resumes can only tell so much about a potential candidate. That’s where personality and skills tests come in. These assessment tools allow companies to get a clearer picture of job applicants’ strengths and personalities. This can indicate whether someone would be a good fit in a particular job role, or even fit in with other staff and management. New on Careercloud Radio ​The Careercloud Radio podcast has featured some amazing guests! Will The 5-Hour Work Day Become Normal? With Stephan Aarstol In this episode, Justin Dux chats with Stephan Aarstol. Stephan has founded a number of ventures including the No Middleman Project, Tower Electric Bikes, Tower Paddle Boards, Sidepot Gaming, and more. Tower Paddle Boards was founded in 2010 and funded by billionaire Mark Cuban. Tower Paddle Boards is one of the biggest Shark Tank success stories to date.

In 2015, to challenge long-held delusions about unhealthy start-up work culture, Stephan moved his whole company to a 5-hour workday and would later write a book titled “The Five Hour Workday” about the experience, which would spread the idea to tens of millions of people worldwide, and get press in over 20 countries.

What It's Like To Innovate At The Intersection Of Startups And Corporate Bureaucracy With Kara Kaplan In this episode, Mike Gardon chats with Kara Kaplan. Kara is currently the CEO of Moonrise. Prior to Moonrise, Kara spent her early career working in finance at Mesirow Financial and at Angel Street Capital (a boutique private equity and Investment Banking Firm). She then helped to spearhead the Business Development efforts at ShopTalk, a $30M venture-backed start-up delivering a direct marketing voice portal with 500,000 users. She also co-founded Giftbar, the largest high-end, semi-closed loop digital gift card marketplace representing thousands of SMB’s in 27 markets across the country until it was acquired in 2016. Kara resides in Chicago with her husband and three children.

From Around the Web

The ACT exam is the most widely accepted undergraduate entrance exam in the nation. Over 1.8 million students took the test in 2019 and that number continues to climb each year. It’s become an integral part of the college application process, along with the SAT exam. The key is adequate preparation. We’ve created this guide to the best ACT prep courses to help you find the one that’s right for you.

Among the many findings from the global pandemic is that many companies haven’t just survived but found ways to thrive during quarantines and restrictions. Remote and flexible working—especially for those juggling parenting, caregiving, and other responsibilities—tested limits of technology, communication, and continuity.

“The coronavirus pandemic taught employers that many jobs can be done remotely. What used to be seen as a tech industry and millennial fad by many, is now widely adopted. While it has not been by choice, many will see the merits of this and continue it long after we can safely return to the office,” says CareerCloud Founder Mike Gardon.

Today’s email is sponsored by ZipJob. ZipJob offers a full resume rewrite or new resume creation services for any industry. You can even have your resume reviewed for free within 48 hours! ZipJob knows that most employers use an Applicant Tracking System (ATS) to screen resumes, so they take the time to optimize your resume to pass and score high in ATS systems and also scan your resume with similar ATS technology to make sure it passes the test. Get your resume reviewed for free today!

Want to give your resume a boost? Free online certifications are a great, affordable way to help get you noticed. What other topics would be helpful for you right now? Hit reply and let us know!

Talk soon! The Careercloud Team

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