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What Candidates Want: Job Search Trends 2021

Time to read: 4 min

Job Search Trends 2021 Summary:
– US job listings up 29 percent from February 2020 to June 2021
– A candidate-driven market brought about with the success of business on the line as the economy opens back up.
– Job seekers understand their demand and worth.
– Remote work and diversity, equity, and inclusion are top priorities in their job search.

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7 Portfolio Website Tips for a Standout First Impression

Time to Read: 3 minutes

Portfolio Website Tips Summary:
– A viewer’s first impression of your portfolio is important as it only takes 50 microseconds for a website visitor to register a visual appeal.
– Highlighting top-tier brand projects and self-initiated work in a portfolio displays versatility and passion for the craft.
– A portfolio should utilize concise copy, interactive features, and demonstrate the designer’s creative process.

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The $1.9 Trillion 2021 Stimulus Explained

Time to read: 6 minutes

2021 Stimulus Actions and Summary:
– Digestible explanation of the third stimulus payment to understand who will and who will not receive the payment.
– Unemployment benefits to extend until September 6 and decrease to $300 per week, along with an explanation of the unemployment tax forgiveness.
– Child Tax Credit, School, and COVID-19 Vaccination and Research, among other items addressed in the 2021 Stimulus bill.

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The 12 High-Paying Top Tech Jobs in 2021: Data Expands, Development Prevails

Time to read: 7 minutes

Top Tech Jobs 2021 Summary:
– The tech industry is one of the most promising industries of work with constant growth and innovation.
– Each position within the lifecycle of a digital product has a place on the list.
– Outside of digital products, top tech jobs are becoming more and more in-demand to encompass data and database management.

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Best Remote Jobs: 2021 Marketing and Creative Technology Hiring Outlook

Time to read: 5 minutes

Best Remote Jobs 2021 Summary:
– Staffing Industry Analysts put out a report referring to survey results sharing that companies plan to increase hiring as soon as Q1 2021, despite lingering uncertainly around COVID-19 and the vaccine. 
– Profiles details the best remote jobs within the marketing and creative technology sector that companies can successfully recruit, onboard, and manage at a remote capacity.

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How to Combat the Negative Effects of Too Much Screen Time

Time to read: 3 minutes

Combatting Too Much Screen Time Summary:
– Between social media, remote work, lockdowns, and a plethora of current events, the world is glued to a screen of some sort longer than ever.
– Before the pandemic, adults were spending half of the day (the full 24 hours) in front of a screen.
– The effects of too much screen time include eyestrain, headaches, dry eyes, and more – and we discuss how to alleviate these effects.

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Resources To Help Sharpen Your Graphic Design Skills

Time to read: 4 min

Sharpen Your Graphic Design Skills Summary:
– Graphic design is a frequently evolving industry that requires constant adapting.
– As a graphic designer, there are key graphic design skills you need to be successful: typography, color, layout, branding, and web design.
– This list of resources includes interactive games, infographics, stock photo sites, and more.

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11 Top Social Media Recruitment Statistics to Ramp Up Your Hiring Strategy

Time to read: 8 minutes

Social Media Recruitment Statistics Summary:
– The recruitment industry has reaped the benefits of implementing social media into the hiring process and recruitment strategy.
– Statistics from what platforms to job seeker behavior support the importance of social media in recruitment.
– Where do we go from here with the data?

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7 Tips To Ace Your Virtual Job Interview

Time to Read: 5 minutes

Acing Your Next Virtual Job Interview Summary:
– How to put your best professional foot forward via the computer screen.
– Checklist of what to do to prepare for a virtual job interview aside from researching the company and practicing interview questions.
– Treat virtual interviews the same as in-person interviews.

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68 Questions to Ask In an Interview

Time to read: 6 minutes

Summary of Questions to Ask In an Interview:
– Just as much as the company is interviewing you for the position, you are vetting the company, as well. Come prepared to get the answers you seek.
– Ask questions pertaining to the position, company, company culture, the team, and next steps.

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