I write about solar energy as part of Enphase's digital marketing team. Before that, I worked as a freelance writer, interned in PR and marketing, and taught English in Sicily as a Fulbright scholar. I graduated from Brown University with a degree in history and Italian studies.
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Over the last decade, the internet's increasing dominance in providing access to news and information has left traditional media outlets scrambling to stay afloat. Newspapers were the first victims, leading to massive layoffs and shuttered doors across the industry.
We're all familiar with the merit badges earned by Boy and Girl Scouts to signal achievements and acquired skills. So what if we applied the same concept to education to give students a more concrete way to showcase their abilities to schools and potential employers?
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When you think of using social media as a job search tool, you'll probably think first of bolstering your LinkedIn profile, creating a blog relevant to your career interests, or maybe maintaining an employer-friendly Facebook page. Twitter, home of clever 140-character quips and trending buzzwords, may not be the most obvious place to expand your job search.
Americans are known for taking less vacation time than their counterparts around the globe -- the U.S. is the only developed country not to guarantee its workers paid vacation or holidays, according to the Center for Economic and Policy Research ( PDF).
No longer just a tool for connecting long-distance loved ones, video calling software like Skype is increasingly replacing in-person interviews in the hiring process. According to a 2012 OfficeTeam survey, 63 percent of HR managers said their companies frequently conducted video interviews -- up from 14 percent in 2011.
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