July Office Hours: Bring Your Job Search to Silo!

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Calling all Job Seekers! Join us for Office Hours on Wednesday, July 23rd @SILO in Makers Quarter from 2:00 - 4:00 PM.

This month's open office session will be held at SILO in Makers Quarter during Bring Your Own Work (BYOW) Wednesday. This is an opportunity to get outside, shake up your job search and network with a new and [caption id="attachment_2642" align="alignright" width="150"]READ MORE

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Five Steps to Immediately Improve Your Follow-Up Skills

hello_iStock_000020143679Small-e1403231684775 Most people suck at follow up. Some are too pushy, some are too passive, some are too wordy, and some are too shy. Entry-levels and experienced professionals alike often blunder during this phase of the job application process and lose out to other applicants as a result. Why do so many people suck at follow up? For one, it's an often overlooked step when applying for jobs. People focus on the big moments - Apply, Land Interview, Interview, Get Offer, Accept Job - and forget that Follow Up is the glue that holds it all together. ...
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Meet These 15 Companies Who Hire for Culture Fit

Proven-Grad-37-e1402606476398 New to San Diego? Or just looking for a change? Here’s a tip – there’s a lot more employment opportunity here than meets the eye. Take, for example, the companies who recently hosted the awesomely unusual SD Grad Party + Job Fair bash at SILO in Makers Quarter. Part business, part celebration, this event gathered local Tech, Startup and Nonprofit employers to mingle with the graduating Class of 2014 (+ other local job seekers) in a casual, outdoor setting. While there were many highlights at this inaugural fête, one of our favorites was getting to k...
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Job Fair Preview – GoFundMe

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Who is GoFundMe?

GoFundMe is the most popular way for people to raise money online. Over $300M has been raised by our users for their personal causes - making GoFundMe a Top 500 Website in the USA based on traffic. Nearly 17 million unique people interact with GoFundMe each month, generating over 50 million pageviews. GoFundMe is a brand that people trust - known for its ease-of-use, real results and 5-minute customer service response times.

What's the office culture like in San Diego?

Why you’ll love it at GoFundMe

Job Fair Preview – Uber

Uber600400 Who are we? Uber is a fast growing tech startup that is revolutionizing transportation. We've been in operation since 2010 and have offices around the globe, in cities such as San Diego, LA, New York, San Francisco, London, Paris, Singapore, Sydney, and more! What's the deal?
  • You can earn up to $25+ per hour
  • Make money driving your own car
  • 24/7 flexible work schedule. Choose your own hours (Part-time or Full-time)
  • Complete transparency; see how much you earn per trip
  • Work iPhone provided by us
  • Get paid every week
  • Real fares (no donations)
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Job Fair Preview – TakeLessons

Untitled-2-e1400879251409 On Friday, May 30 we are hosting San Diego’s first ever Graduation Party + Job Fair. Our goal is to connect recent grads with local businesses in a new and exciting way. For tickets and more information please visit sdgradparty.com. Located in sunny San Diego, California, TakeLessons is home to an amazing team of very unique individuals who exemplify the best in creativity, motivation and passion – for what we do, who we are, and where we want to go. We’re a VC-backed software technology company a...
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Job Fair Preview – StayClassy

Untitled-2-01-e1400879992301 On Friday, May 30 we are hosting San Diego’s first ever Graduation Party + Job Fair. Our goal is to connect recent grads with local businesses in a new and exciting way. For tickets and more information please visit sdgradparty.com. Who is StayClassy? StayClassy is San Diego-based startup that develops fundraising & engagement software (SaaS) used by thousands of Nonprofits and Social Enterprise organizations. The company is also the host of the Classy Awards, the l...
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Job Fair Preview – Sony

SONY_BLOG1-01-e1400784765110 On Friday, May 30 we are hosting San Diego’s first ever Graduation Party + Job Fair. Our goal is to connect recent grads with local businesses in a new and exciting way. SONY is looking for thinkers, leaders and doers to join their team so join them on May 30th to find out if that could be you! For tickets and more information please visit sdgradparty.com. Who is Sony? A company driven by imagination. Imagine that. For over 65 years, imagination has been the fuel of everything we do. It...
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Job Fair Preview – Plant With Purpose

Untitled-16-01 On Friday, May 30 we are hosting San Diego’s first ever Graduation Party + Job Fair. Our goal is to connect recent grads with local businesses in a new and exciting way. Over the next two weeks we will be introducing you to some of the awesome businesses that will be participating in the event. For tickets and more information please visit sdgradparty.com.

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Consider This

Job_Acceptance_Criteria_PROVENInc-01-e1399319747559 Do you know what to consider when you’re considering a new job? If you’re a recent graduate you may feel excited and eager to begin your new career. However, it can also be a nervous time when considering the thousands of applicants and the sluggish economy. With this in mind, many fresh graduates accept the first job offer they receive, but this can be a mistake. As such, we’ve sought to list the most important considerations that new grads – or anyone, really –  must take into account when considering a new job. Hint: It’s not only about the $$$, people. Here are the most impo...
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