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Why We Started Jobalaya: Product Update, August 2018

We all love discovering new music using Moods and playlists on Spotify. So our team thought, why can't we do the same for job search?
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How to Ask the Right Questions to Wow Your Interviewers

Nobody likes to sit through an interview because you never know what to expect.
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How to Write a Resume That Doesn’t Suck: 10 Pro Tips to Bring Your Resume to Another Level (Part I)

Most resumes suck. At least the ones I’ve seen.
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How to Write a Resume That Doesn’t Suck: 10 Pro Tips to Bring Your Resume to Another Level (Part II)

Most resumes suck. At least the ones I’ve seen.
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Corporate, Startup or Freelance: Which Career Path Should You Pick?

As the workforce tries to navigate through todays changing job environment, many startups have emerged, and the use of flexible work arrangement has become increasingly popular.
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Jobalaya Product Update - April 2018

A referral bonus is an award given to someone who helps a company recruit new talent through referrals. While many companies have referral programs in place, people who have successfully earned referral bonuses remain small in number.
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"We Are Remote First-ish, and You Should Be Too!" - a case study by CareMessage

As a San Francisco-based tech startup, building a diverse team is much easier when you open yourself up to people outside of the Bay Area.
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How to Earn More Referral Bonuses with Jobalaya

A referral bonus is an award given to someone who helps a company recruit new talent through referrals. While many companies have referral programs in place, people who have successfully earned referral bonuses remain small in number.
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Why You Should Have a Mentor

Mentorship is probably the most underutilized resource when it comes to determining a career plan. While people faithfully seek advice from strangers they meet at career fair or networking events, they usually lack interest in looking for and maintaining relationship with mentors.
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Should You Explore Fields and Career Interests Outside Your Specialty?

As a marketing professional, I've had many opportunities to work with startups. Due to the nature of startups, the work environment and culture allowed me to take on responsibilities that were not confined to a traditional marketing role, such as design, user experience, and even coding.
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