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Diabetes Is Already Psychologically Demanding, So Cut the Stigma Too



When Rachel Kerstetter woke up the morning of Aug. 11, 2011, she knew something was wrong. She had risen multiple times during the night. She was extremely thirsty and her vision was blurry. She needed to go to the bathroom more often than usual.

She could trace some of the symptoms back a couple of weeks, but she thought it was just stress. She and her husband, Brad, had just married that May, and were adjusting to life as newlyweds; they were both searching for jobs right out of college;…

3 Hiring Questions to Steal from Amazon’s CEO



Amazon has forever changed the way people shop online, but it wasn’t always the juggernaut that it is today. In fact, once upon a time it was just a tiny startup with a big vision. So, how did it end up as the giant online retailer that it is now?

It’s hard to say, but one thing founder Jeff Bezos was very intentional about was how he hired for the company. In fact, in his 1998 letter to shareholders, just four years after Amazon was founded, Bezos wrote, “It would be impossible to produce…

5 Ways the Workforce Will Change in 5 Years



Five years isn’t a long way away, but human-resources experts predict significant changes within the workforce over the next half-decade.

A sizable shift is coming as millennials take their seats at businesses large and small,

10 Job Openings in Tech and Digital Hiring Now



Are you beginning to feel complacent at your current job? The Mashable Job Board is the ideal place to search for your next big move. More than 3,000 employers in tech and digital have posted on our board, and they’re looking to fill positions from Mashable‘s community

Each week, we highlight 10 recently posted openings that are currently hiring. Check out this week’s newest listings, below, and be sure to read our Job Search Series for valuable career tips.

Position: Sales Engineer

What Role Do Personality Tests Play in the Job Search?



You’ve probably heard that you need to find a job that’s the “right fit” for you — but what does that mean, exactly?

It’s not just your knowledge and experience that make you a great candidate for a position, but also your personality. When your character and personality attributes fit in with a company and its culture, everyone wins

For employers, making sure there is a cultural fit along with the proper expertise/skill set…

40+ Tech Events From Dallas to Las Vegas



The Mashable Events Board is a great place to find leading conferences in your industry, whether it’s advertising, technology, media or public relations. This week we’re highlighting five events that we think can help move your career forward.

If you don’t find something below that’s right for you, check out the dozens of event listings on our board. You can sort listings by date added, receive exclusive discounts and watch videos of past events to get previews of what to expect. Also follow…

Avoid the Post-Vacation Return-to-Work Slump



I’ve just come back from a month in Portland, Oregon, and let me tell you, leaving the 80 degree heat, clear blue skies, friendly smiles, delicious food, and big welcomes and coming home to the beautiful laughable English weather, crappy service, bad attitudes, and indifferent shrugs has been quite the challenge.

It’s the time of year for it. You may be just about to go away (you lucky thing), or you may be about to return home. Either way, if you want to come back to real life from vacation…

Your Dream Job Doesn’t Exist Yet. Here’s How to Land It Anyway



Waiting for the perfect position to pop up in your LinkedIn feed? Can’t find job descriptions that nail down your skills and goals in your daily search results? If you’ve been searching for your dream job and haven’t found it, it’s possible that it doesn’t exist — at least not yet.

In fact, if you really want a job you love, it’s time to stop limiting your search to posted positions. I recently carved out my own place in the workplace, and you can, too, by doing some strategic research,…

12 Simple Tweaks That Make Your Resume Easier to Review



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‘Retail Jedi’ and 14 Other Absurd Job Titles



In a bid to achieve maximal hipness and happiness, companies, particularly in the tech world, have collectively begun to create bizarre new positions or to attach peculiar names to the same old corporate paper-pushing nine-to-fives. A lot of these jobs have a bizarrely spiritual flavor — “evangelists” and “prophets” — while others try and infuse excitement where there is none — “Jedi” and “heroes.” Much of this might be a way of skirting around the grim reality that life in a cubicle is…