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7 Words I Never Want to See on Your Resume

Recently, I came across a post I highly recommend: “7 Words I Never Want to See in Your Blog Posts”.

That inspired me to think about the words that – for recruiters and team builders – can create a terrible first impression. Not words like “dependable” and “detail oriented” –…


Added by Mark Babbitt on November 22, 2011 at 10:02am — 24 Comments

Is it Time for a Candidate Bill of Rights?

Fairly recently, influentials such as ERE and Monster were working to build momentum regarding the creation of a “Bill of Rights” for job seekers; specifically, to greatly improve the candidate experience. Due to the enormous amount of talk at the recent #truBoston event and on Twitter chats regarding employer branding and applicant black holes, I’ve been thinking about this issue again.

With recruiter transparency and forced accountability through social media, organizations clearly… Continue

Added by Mark Babbitt on August 21, 2011 at 6:58pm — 8 Comments

50 Reasons to be Inspired as an Intern

Sometimes life as an Intern is hard.

However, as we approach Thanksgiving it seems like a good time to write down a few ideas on why interns – a growing percentage of the

workforce – could be thankful for as they dutifully fulfill their intern


From the intern perspective (and with tongue firmly in cheek) YouTern presents…

50 Reasons to Be Inspired as an…


Added by Mark Babbitt on November 18, 2010 at 6:52pm — No Comments

Job Interview... or First Date?

Author: Franco Fernando at TheSavvyIntern.

Coy looks. Stolen glances. Awkward conversation.

If you’re lucky… undeniable chemistry.

We’ve all been on that first date. And we all experience the same feelings: excitement, anticipation, hope and sometimes disappointment.

I’ve had my share of first dates, and observed many more from a…

Added by Mark Babbitt on August 28, 2010 at 5:30pm — No Comments

YouTern... connecting emerging talent with start-ups and entrepreneur-driven companies, through internships

Hi, I’m Mark Babbitt, the CEO of eJobbz, the company that brings you YouTern. I want to tell you about YouTern, and provide a little background on why we’ve created an online community that connects college students and graduates with entrepreneurial-driven companies through internships.

In addition to my company role, I am the proud parent of five children. From the oldest to now the…


Added by Mark Babbitt on July 31, 2010 at 2:24pm — No Comments


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