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Michael Gardon

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The rules of job hunting have changed- here are some tips to get hired

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There continues to be a widening gap between small and large employers’ abilities to attract and retain talent in a tight labor market. As a job seeker, understand that a smaller business might not be able to compete for you on a salary basis, but make sure to properly weigh the benefits that can come with working for a small employer such as less bureaucracy and ability to have more impact.


Latest on Here are a few of the recent articles from CareerCloud! How To Include Computer Skills On Your Resume + List Of Computer Skills If you’re getting ready to launch a job search, you may be wondering how to include computer skills on your resume. Don’t worry. We’ll show you how to highlight your technical know-how strategically so you’ll impress every hiring manager who reviews your application. Plus, we’ll share an extensive list of computer skills to spark your thinking. That way, you won’t forget to include any key competencies on your resume.

What Are Computer Skills And Why Are They Important? Your computer skills are your technical abilities related to using computer hardware and software. These days, you’ll be hard-pressed to find any role that doesn’t involve using a computer. That means, at a minimum, hiring managers expect you to have at least basic skills, like navigating an operating system or sending emails.

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The Best Resume Builders For Your 2022 Job Search Resume builders help your resume stand out from the pack. This is a must since a resume is a prospective employer’s first impression of you — and it could be their only one if they don’t like what they see. With so many changes in how employers gather information about candidates, it’s even more crucial to present a polished, professional overview of your credentials and skills, so you can turn that inquiry into an interview and from there, hopefully a job.

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COVID-19, Jobs & the Great Resignation

The Great Resignation has reached unprecedented levels. A record 4.5 million Americans quit their jobs in November, another 4.3 million quit in December and a record 10.9 million U.S. jobs have remain unfilled since September, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics report released on Feb. 19.

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Recent Episodes on Careercloud Radio ​The CareerCloud Radio podcast has featured some amazing guests!

Networking and Systematizing Getting Your First Job With Matthew Kennedy Stewart

Matthew is co-founder and CEO of National Service Group (NSG), which operates College Works Painting, Empire Community Construction, Home Genius Exteriors, and SMJJ Investments. NSG has grown from a small Southern California-based business into an international company located throughout the United States and Canada. In addition to his role at NSG, Matt serves on the board of directors for multiple organizations. He is past chairman of the global board for the Entrepreneur’s Organization (EO), a worldwide-business network comprising over 14,000 leading entrepreneurs representing more than 142 chapters located in 46 countries.

Jobs For College Grads With Parker Dewey Founder Jeffrey Moss Jeffrey works with colleges, universities, foundations, companies, and students to help improve the college-to-career transition process. While many organizations focus on college accessibility (which is vital), those pursuing a degree or have already graduated can get ignored. As a result, Career Launchers, many of whom have demonstrated their skills and grit, successfully overcoming obstacles to earn a degree, are often underemployed after graduation.

From Around the Web

Private employers made up for a weak start to the year, adding 475,000 jobs in February, payroll firm ADP reported on Tuesday. That was a rebound from the loss of 301,000 jobs in January, which followed a gain of 807,000 a month earlier. The January reading was negatively affected by the omicron variant of the coronavirus, which peaked in the middle of the month and resulted in millions of workers staying home.

At the start of 2021, many of us expected the world to return to normalcy. Vaccines were starting to roll out, and many executives felt like it would be a matter of a few short months before we would all return to the workplace.

Thought from Mike - "Of these trends, #3 and #4 will be the most stark, as they go hand in hand and cut to the heart of what most people are seeking out of the work portion of their “work-life- balance."

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