The Best Employers And Recruiters In The Country For You

Posted by Marc Cenedella

11:05 AM


Congratulations to the best recruiters in the country from TheLadders!

Each quarter, we put together the list of the best employers and recruiters in the nation. They represent the savviest, most supportive and most successful hiring professionals in the USA, and we are pleased to have them be part of the extended TheLadders family.

With great pleasure, acclaim and gratitude, may I present this selection from our most recent "Top Recruitment Professionals in America" list, for Summer 2015:

Topics: Marc's Newsletter

Expert Tips: How to Construct an IT Resume/CV

Posted by Guest Contributor

01:00 PM

Find the do's and don'ts when it comes to crafting a stellar IT resume and cover letter. [TWEET]

By Chris Ward & Shawn Powell 


As the IT job market becomes increasingly competitive, landing the right job has become almost an art form. Which is why a resume template with fill-in-the-blanks will no longer put you at the top of the pile.

Although there is no set way in creating a perfect resume or cover letter, there are a few key commonalities that are absolutely necessary to include and/or avoid.

Though there isn’t just one right way to develop or present a resume or CV, the materials successful candidates submit to prospective employers have a few commonalities.

Topics: Resume, Cover Letter

One Habit All Successful Business Leaders Have

Posted by Guest Contributor

01:00 PM

Every professional knows health and success go hand-in-hand. [TWEET]

By Jeff Popoff


Did you know there is a secret career strategy hiding in plain sight? Great business leaders routinely put it at the top of their list. Consider the following:

Topics: Motivation and Inspiration, Work-Life Balance

11 Icebreakers for Your Next Networking Event

Posted by Guest Contributor

03:30 PM

Connect with other professionals by asking questions that will go further than scratching the surface. [TWEET]

By Samantha Popp


Amidst the sea of suits and heels at a professional networking event, it can be difficult to make valuable conversation with strangers. But as we all know, professional networking means transforming those strangers into friends, connections, and customers.

Given the fast-paced nature of most networking events, it’s essential to plant the seeds of a future relationship in a matter of minutes.

Be the first to ask an open-ended question and encourage your new friend to open up. After handshakes and hellos, use these phrases engineered to jump start authentic conversation at networking events.

Topics: Networking, Professional Development

Should You Hire a Career Coach?

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01:30 PM

Invest in a career coach to propel your career forward. [TWEET]

By Glenn Laumeister


In the cutthroat job market, it’s important that professionals find their competitive edge. Sometimes an outside opinion can guide you in times of uncertainty or moments for motivation.

A career coach can work directly with a job seeker, handling everything from resume consulting to job interview training. If you choose the right coach, not only will you land a great job, but you’ll ensure it’s the right fit, giving you the long-term success you need. Here are some things a career coach can do for you.

Topics: Professional Development, Stress and the Job Search

Get Back!

Posted by Marc Cenedella

08:00 AM

It was January of 1969, and The Beatles were a mess. The recording of an album tentatively titled ‘Get Back' was meant to be a ‘back to the basics' return to their roots, but personal problems between the Beatles escalated and culminated in George Harrison's walking out on the band. 

Topics: Marc's Newsletter

5 Ways To Encourage Readership Through Your LinkedIn Summary Section

Posted by Guest Contributor

01:00 PM

Don’t lose profile views by skimping on this most commonly-read section. [TWEET]

By Virginia Franco


Topics: Personal Branding, Social & Mobile Trends, Professional Development

Become the Most Productive Person at Work

Posted by Herrine Ro

04:54 PM

Increase work productivity and get noticed for executing tasks efficiently. [TWEET]


Everyone assumes that being more productive means working more in less time. In essence, this is true. Those who efficiently manage their projects definitely tend to accomplish more than other people do in years.

However, productivity is more of a way of being rather than office hacks. Get into rhythm with these career tips and advice. 

Topics: Motivation and Inspiration, Workplace

How to Research a Company You Want to Work For

Posted by Guest Contributor

01:30 PM

Find out what key facts you need to know before going in for an interview. [TWEET]

By Tess Pajaron


Before heading out for an interview at a company you’ve had your eye on, you should take time researching your potential employer. Otherwise, how can you be sure the company of your dreams won't actually turn out to be a nightmare to work for? 

As a bonus, any research you do now into your prospective employer will pay dividends during the interview. You can always point to some piece of knowledge you uncovered, being careful to tie it into your skills and why you are the ideal candidate for the job.

It is common to ask applicants why they want to work for the company during interviews. Going in armed with a few particulars will set your feet firmly on the path toward securing the position you desire.

Here are a few things you'll want to find out and how you can go about gathering the information: 

Topics: Job Search Process, Stress and the Job Search, CareerAdvice

15 Inspirational Quotes Every Professional Should Read

Posted by Herrine Ro

03:09 PM

Push yourself to the next step in your career with these motivational quotes. [TWEET]

By Herrine Ro


For some reason we tend to find inspirational quotes irresistible. With life being filled with constant obstacles and difficulties, a few words of wisdom can truly resonate with us during times of uncertainty.  

Whether you’re looking to start up a new business, change your career path, or just need a productivity boost, here are a few quotes to help you along the journey:

Topics: Professional Development, Motivation and Inspiration