Author Archives: Kim Dali

The Bay Area’s Job Market is HOT

It’s NOT JUST OUR WEATHER THAT’S HOT RIGHT NOW, it’s THE BAY AREA’S JOB MARKET.  In fact, Santa Clara County has the hottest job market in the entire country — by far — according to a new set of government statistics that track the employment picture in the United States.  There’s no other metro area in the nation with a large job base that’s even coming close to the boom in Santa Clara County. Santa Clara County is the only region in the United States that’s growing at 5 percent or better, a prime example of the huge gap between Read the full article…

Bay Area job market is at a five-year high

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As many of you already know, the Bay Area job market is at a five-year high, having recovered nearly all the jobs erased by the Great Recession and heading toward the sky-high employment levels of the dot-com boom, according to the Bay Area Council’s annual economic forecast. “The Bay Area will continue to grow much more quickly than the state and the nation, and by the end of 2015, job totals in the Bay Area will be back to the levels of the dot-com period,” Jerry Nickelsburg, a senior economist with the UCLA Anderson Forecast, said in an interview after Read the full article…

Your resume is the key that unlocks the door to a great job!

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We can’t stress enough how important your resume is. You will most likely be passed on for an opportunity if there are any errors in formatting/spelling/grammar etc. on your resume. Review it on paper several times and ask a friend to check it for you too. You would be surprised by what a set of fresh eyes can find. Make sure the format is consistent; that is, remember to line up dates, check the spacing, use the same style throughout; use proper tabs instead of spacing over, and if you use bullets, make sure they either all have periods at Read the full article…

How social media affects you in your job search and career.

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In today’s world, your life may not be as private as you think it is and could be holding you back from a great job. Your social media outlets such as LinkedIn, FaceBook, Blogs, Pinterest, Twitter, etc. can often play a critical role in your job search and career. Your accounts with public profiles should all be professional, especially LinkedIn. It’s best to keep your personal life what it is…personal. Keep a separate FaceBook account for your friends and family and keep your settings private (for your friends only) and make sure your photos/comments/etc on your account are not viewed Read the full article…