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JobFlare 3.0 is Here!

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JobFlare

We’ve done a total overhaul of the app! To improve your experience, we’ve added some key features, changed others, and made some great upgrades we think you’ll get a lot from. Check out all these shiny new features: New Ranking system Bye-bye levels, hello stars! Each star earned is an achievement that highlights your brain […]

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Underemployment: A Plague On The Young Workforce

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Underemployment

We’ve all seen it before, and many of us have experience it firsthand. Eager, capable college kids graduate, brimming with optimism about their future –  “I got a valuable degree,” they think, “I’m ready to get my career started!” – only to find themselves scraping by as a part-time barista a few months later, living […]

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Top 8 Growing Industries for 2018 and Beyond

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Top Growing Industries of 2018

Looking to start a new job? Are you trying to find a stable career path? Or do you felt like your last job was in a stagnant industry? It’s important to consider jobs that are in-demand and recession-proof. Simply put: starting your career in growing industries will make it easier to find gainful employment, build […]

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Millennial Myth Busters: Defying Workplace Stereotypes

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Millennial workplace myths

Lazy. Entitled. Narcissistic. Impatient. If you were born any time between 1981 and 1999, you’re often considered a millennial. You’ve probably heard Gen Xers or Baby Boomers berate your generation on more than one occasion. These preceding generations firmly believe that there is something seriously wrong with millennials, just as every generation has thought of […]

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How to Win Over the Robot Reading Your Resume

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ATS Resume Reader

If you’ve been applying to jobs online, either directly through a company’s website or on a job board (like ZipRecruiter or Indeed), your resume has probably been reviewed by a robot. This robot, often part of an applicant tracking system (ATS for short), helps a company weed through all the applications they get for their […]

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Introducing: JobFlare 2.0!

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JobFlare 2.0

If you’ve been playing JobFlare for a while, you’ll have noticed some pretty big changes recently. JobFlare 2.0 just went live in the App Store and it’s got some sweet upgrades that we think you’ll love. Here’s what’s new!   Detailed Score Screen  How are you stacking up against the average Words of a Feather […]

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Why You Should Make A LinkedIn Profile

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LinkedIn Profile

Should You Make a LinkedIn Profile? Yes. Well, if you want to find a job, that is. Listen. We know – LinkedIn isn’t the “fun” social media platform. There are no clever memes, delicious food, or funny pictures of your friends (#lame). But that doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t have a solid LinkedIn profile! Why? […]

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New Year, New Job

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New Year New Job

When the clock strikes midnight and the last vestiges of the past year fade, we wonder what this new year will hold for us. More than 40% of Americans make a New Year’s resolution. Of those, 63% are work-related. Whether you’re looking to ring in the new year with a new job hunt or you need to […]

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Hatching a Plan for Your Job Search

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Plan for your job search

Looking for work takes a long time: On average, it takes American job seekers close to 27 weeks to find a new job. Another estimate suggests that job seekers spend one month of searching for every $10,000 of your desired salary. No one enjoys a long, exhausting job search, so we’ve got some ideas on […]