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Is it beneficial to show online certificates on a CV?

Coursera offers quite a lot of very interesting courses and provides certificates after completing them. They're good not only for learning new things, but also revising the material that has been ...
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Productivity level and access to “distracting websites” at work

There have been many mentions about employees wasting a lot of their time at work visiting Facebook, YouTube and other "distracting websites", thus making their productivity suffer. Some companies ...
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Is it a bad idea to apply for a job online late at night?

I have recently applied for a job online on totaljobs.com. I sent a copy to my email address, and I realised that the time was 2AM when I applied! Do you think this will frowned upon by my (possible)...
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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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Is it appropriate to follow up on an online job application?

I applied for a job opening on Stackoverflow Careers about 2 weeks ago and haven't heard back from the company. Based on the job description, I'm pretty sure my skill set matches their requirements. ...
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Online application - pasting cover letter into text field

While looking at online applications for job listings, there are a few that - in lieu of a upload form for the cover letter - simply have a text area in which to paste the letter. As most cover letter ...
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Skype call Audio only from interviewer

I'm recently had an interview on Skype where pre-interview the Female Interviewer texted me that she would prefer a Video Call on Skype rather than just audio. I agreed and proceeded with accepting ...
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What if I don't have earbuds for my online interview?

I'm doing an online interview soon and they requested I use earbuds. I don't have any and I don't have the money or gas to go out and buy some. I do have access to larger headphones, big clunky ones ...
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Cannot go to the on-site interview

I landed this interview lately with a really good company. Although it is clear from my profile I am not located in the same country as the work, they ask for an on-site interview. The costs to do ...
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How to enter a degree you are not holding yet into an application platform

Nearly all of the companies I'm applying or plan to apply to use some kind of online platform where applications should be uploaded. Typically that means entering most of the information that is ...
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Tech industry recruitment process without on-site/face-to-face stage?

Let me first share some background: I applied at a major US tech company for a software development job coming from a different continent. The initial stage was very rough and required intervention ...
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Online accounts/user names/email addresses for developer sites: Should I create separate ones for work?

There is a good question specifically about StackExchange sites already but I would like to learn this about other sites as well. In my specific case I started using one of my personal user names (...
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Is Jobatar safe? [closed]

The company I've applied for a job, is requesting applicants to use that service to make a pre-interview, it consists in answering some questions, a few of them recording myself. They have given me a ...
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Submitting a more efficient solution to online coding test after deadline? [duplicate]

I just had an online coding assessment for a job, that had many multiple choice questions and two coding challenges, all to be completed in 90 minutes. I am confident about my multiple choice answers ...
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I accidentally submitted sub-optimal application to an employer and can't retract it; What do I do?

I was exploring the job-application portal for a particular employer I am very interested in and foolishly decided to see what the application process was like by "starting" an application, assuming ...
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online education and applying for new job [closed]

Right now I have two completed diplomas in my field: a 2 year diploma, and a 3 years advanced diploma. I'm also taking online courses to complete a Bachelor of Computer Science. It will take another ...
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Sharing a video in a video conference call [closed]

I have an interesting question. My company and a client will be having a meeting over Skype for business. I have prepared some videos that I would like to show at the meeting. I would like to stream ...