Proven, a job search engine and mobile application, allows you to find jobs in your area and apply for them online or via your smartphone, Alan Henry writes. "Applying for jobs on your phone is a super-fast experience, and if you have a solid resume and cover letter, it's a one-tap process," he writes.
Most people's careers can be divided in to three phases, says Brian Fetherstonhaug, the CEO of OgilvyOne. During the first phase, which lasts for about 10 to 15 years, your primary goal should be to cultivate lasting relationships and accumulate valuable experiences. The second phase is about differentiating yourself from others. And the third phase is about "passing the torch," Fetherstonhaug says.
Having a blog, appearing in a training video on YouTube and interacting with employers via social media are all ways to gain more attention from online recruiters, experts say. Forge a connection with an employer by using LinkedIn to point out similar interests, they suggest.
Some workers have hurt themselves while using treadmills and stability balls at their desks. Also, these products can degrade workers' skills. "As with other exercise regimens, people tend to lose interest in workstation fitness products over time," Jen Wieczner writes.