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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…

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…