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Land the Job In One Step: Create a Career Sheet

Career Oxygen | Hallie Crawford
October 30, 2014

With steep competition for jobs (with at least three people for each opening, most likely more) and so many ways for your competitors to stand out in their job search, it’s even more important to find effective ways to stand out in the job market. Hokey tactics like printing your resume on colored paper, using strange fonts, or calling an employer too often are all frowned upon. But job seekers, feeling desperate, don’t know what else to do. Add to the mix the increase in the use of social media, and figuring out how to separate yourself from your competition can seem overwhelming.

Apple's Tim Cook Makes a Profound Relational Gesture

Apple's Tim Cook Makes a Profound Relational Gesture

Doug Bedell
October 30, 2014

Whatever your sexual orientation may be, you likely haven’t deemed it necessary to be discussing it on the Internet. That’s the way it was with Apple’s Tim Cook, too, until today, when he published a BloombergBusinessweek essay in which he acknowledges being gay, hopefully to help make life ea...

Google’s Entrée into Health and Cancer

Google’s Entrée into Health and Cancer

Cindy Wendland
October 30, 2014

Google is great. When you want to find out about something, you “Google” it. Google has made a name for themselves in developing an effective paid advertising model, in developing the most effective search engine, in developing a driverless car, and is now in the health arena with cancer....

Samaritans Radar App Helps ID Troubled Tweets

Samaritans Radar App Helps ID Troubled Tweets

Jessica Cherok
October 30, 2014

In the wake of tragedy, many people question whether something could have been done to avoid it. Murders, suicides, school shootings, and so on — people look back and think “what if.” Sometimes there are no signs that someone is deeply disturbed, but sometimes there are. Social media posts ...

Political Ads Are Not Inherently Evil

Political Ads Are Not Inherently Evil

Dwayne W. Waite Jr.
October 30, 2014

The point of advertising is to inform, remind, or persuade a prospective audience about a certain good, service, idea, or concept. As we approach the end of one of the most prolific mid-season election sessions ever, remembering the elemental concept is important....