“Error-prone applicant tracking systems kill 75 percent of job seekers’ chances of landing an interview as soon as they submit their resumes, despite how qualified they may be. Job seekers’ only hope for rising through these systems is to understand exactly how these systems work and how best to optimize their resumes for them. Here are five insider tips.”
“San Francisco and the state of Vermont are trying a new approach to push businesses to do more: They’re using the law.”
Many freelancers work from home, have multiple bosses, and have to juggle multiple projects at once.
“[E]vidence suggests it’s not Internet browsing in general, but specifically social media use that brings people down. It also points to a likely reason: The nagging feeling that you’ve been wasting time.”
“One reason programmers dislike meetings so much is that they’re on a different type of schedule from other people. Meetings cost them more….”
“Most powerful people are on the manager’s schedule. It’s the schedule of command. But there’s another way of using time that’s common among people who make things, like programmers and writers. They generally prefer to use time in units of half a day at least. You can’t write or program well in units of an hour. That’s barely enough time to get started…”