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‘The Job Search’ Archive

Nap Pods vs. 401K: Negotiating the Best Comp Package

Have you seen the movie The Internship with Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn? Two middle aged workers trying to snag a coveted internship with Google. The offices offer employees incredible benefits like free meals, coffee bar, gaming areas to spark creativity and comfy high-tech pods for a quick power nap. Company benefits like those depicted […]

How the Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) Affects Hiring

Employment statistics and hiring data can be sliced and diced in a variety of manners but the PMI may actually be an acronym you need to learn and understand when it comes to hiring trends. What is PMI? The PMI or Purchasing Manager’s Index is an economic growth indicator. The PMI is based on five […]

How to Let the Headhunter Do the Job

Once you’re close to getting an offer, having faith in the professional’s ability to close the deal will work to your advantage. Say you’ve been informed of your status as the leading candidate or you’ve received an official offer of employment. Your courtship as a potential candidate for the headhunter’s client has indeed been a […]

Add the Magic Touch to your Job Search

On a recent trip I was perusing through one of those in-flight Southwest Airlines magazines and I stumbled across an article about Magic Johnson. I was actually surprised to find out besides being an all star athlete, youth mentor and AIDS survivor, Johnson is actually quite the entrepreneur. Magic Johnson Enterprises was founded in 1987 […]