10 Career Stories You Missed Last Week

After a hectic week, we know you were busy catching up with work. Here are 10 posts you may have missed while you were cleaning out your Inbox and finalizing projects. Blacklisted for This Job Search Mistake: A survey came out just in time for Halloween and it’s scaring a lot of long-term job seekers. Are you being blacklisted in your job search? Single and Looking: 5 Reasons Why Job Search is Like Dating: Think job search is a drag? Maybe it's time you looked at it differently. Learn why you should think about job search like dating. 3 Ways You Can Improve Your Twitter Job Search: Twitter is a great networking tool for job seekers. Find out how you can improve your job search by using links, hastags, and more! 5 Dangers of Online Resume Samples: If you're planning on making a DIY resume, take caution when using online resume samples. Here are five reasons why you need to be careful. 5 Tips for a Successful Business Lunch: Do you have a business lunch with your interviewer? Here are a few tips to keep you on top of your game during this kind of meeting. How to Never Lose a Job Again: If you’ve ever been laid-off or fired, you've most likely said, “I never want to lose a job again.” Especially, if you've been out of work for awhile. What Not to Do When Networking on LinkedIn: Networking on LinkedIn can seem like a daunting task to some, but it's really not that bad... unless you make THIS major networking fail. Selfish vs. Self-Satisfying: Career Success 101: Want to know the difference between you and people who are happy in their careers? They recognized the goal of pursuing a career is to be self-satisfied. Career Prep: Job is Open... Again, Do I Apply? Would you re-apply to a job that got reposted? Take our Career Prep question of the day and find out what you should do in this situation. Certifications or Two-Year Degrees: Which to Pick: Should you get a certification or a two-year degree? Learn the difference between the two and find out what's best for your career. Image Credit: Shutterstock

When most people think of Nike, they think of shoes, retail stores, and, of course, athletes. That's all true, but there's more. Behind Nike's walls, you'll find the doers and thinkers who design, create, and innovate every day. There are also data scientists who discover and leverage athlete insights to create the future of sport.

You might be surprised to learn about the impact you can have in Data & Analytics at Nike versus at a major tech giant. Nike employees get to work on a wide array of challenges, so if you're obsessed with math, science, computers, and/or data, and you love sport, these stories may inspire you to work at Nike.

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Employee loyalty is something every company longs for. It's estimated employee turnover costs as much as 130-200% of an employee's salary. When a talented, knowledgeable, trained employee leaves, it's bad for business. And, when lots of them leave, it can be the kiss of death.

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If you saw our first video, you might have heard about the interview situation one of our viewers, Remi submitted. He was in an interview and was asked the question: How many cows are there in Canada right now? - What a weird question but this is a technique that some hiring managers are using these days.

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If you saw our first video, you might have heard about the awkward situation one of our viewers, Kevin submitted. He is a college student who's working a part time job to make ends meet. The manager/owner of the company has become a micro-manager who watches him work on camera and reads his company emails. A bit over the top wouldn't you say?

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All work and no play can create a tense and unwelcoming environment. Studies have shown that employers that offer additional perks have employees that are happier and more loyal to their place of employment. If you are looking for an employer that acknowledges how important it is to give its employees a place to de-stress and bond with their co-workers, check out these companies!

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In this week's episode of "Well This Happened", we want to know what you would do if you worked for an owner who micro-manages you my watching you work on camera and reading through your company emails.

We want YOU to be the career coach and tell us which one is the RIGHT answer!

Think you know? Vote below, and stay tuned for later this week when we announce the right answer (and why the other ones are wrong).

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