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Team members spending too much time on Stack Overflow

Almost 8 months ago, I introduced encouraged my team members to follow Stack Overflow so that they can read questions, help others, and build their skills. But now this has gotten out of hand. I have ...
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Should I be expressing my real thoughts on this website (“The Workplace”) or toeing the generic “company line” if i'm looking for work on careers? [duplicate]

So. I'm semi looking for work just now, and I've got a careers.stackexchange.com profile. How fancy! Anyway, I was just responding to someone's question here on "The Workplace" with my thoughts on ...
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How can I prevent my employer from finding my resume on job-hunting sites?

Resume-posting sites like Monster.com have options to hide contact information and the name of a current employer. Even if I hide that information, someone familiar with my experience from my company ...
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I have absolutely no online presence if you google my name. Will this harm my resume?

If you google my name (not my username, my actual name), nothing comes up that's related to me. The closest thing is a family relative's LinkedIn profile, which has no mention of me. This is no ...
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Online resume for a specialist in a two non-overlapping technology stacks [closed]

I am updating my online-resume and given my recent job search experience would like to get an advice. I specialize in two distinct (with respect to technology) areas, lets call them O and N. While ...
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How to get experience without getting an opportunity on-the-job [closed]

I want to shape my career developing SAAS based,cloud applications in Java platform. Java since I have got around 3-4 years experience in java. Other option for me is .Net which I am workings on for 2 ...
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Should I include the subdomain redirects to resume for online identities?

In my resume, I am including some of my online identities. As some online identities, such as stackexchnage sites, have a long URL I wanted to include the shortened URL by including sub-domain ...
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What are some good tools one can use for creating and maintaining an online CV? [closed]

I've recently started to look for some jobs online, and it appears that each time I want to apply for some position I have to either fill out some online profile at a specific website, or try to ...
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Do employers visit online resumes/websites for extended versions of resumes?

How realistically can I expect an employer to visit an online and extended version of my resume? I'm currently a Junior in college, studying Computer Science. Since I'll be graduating about this ...
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How do I use the information from online reviews of companies?

I have been looking at anonymous online reviews of companies (such as on Glassdoor.com) when I see an open position for them. There have been a couple of cases where the job description might be a ...
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Listing LinkedIn profile as a full CV - looks lazy, or convenient for recruiters?

I am considering putting a line at the bottom of my one-page (US) resume like this: "References available upon request. For a full CV, please view my LinkedIn profile at ...
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Should a negative online presence be weighed when considering potential employees?

Accounts on Stack Overflow, github, what have you will contribute positively to your online presence and may give you an edge over other candidates with equal experience that don't have them. ...