LinkedIn is rolling out a new feature for mobile devices that will make it even easier for job seekers to get in touch with their prospective employers. The app turns a LinkedIn profile into a resume.
A free educational platform that uses social gaming to teach job seekers the basics of how to use the Internet to land employment will soon be available at libraries in San Francisco and Santa Clara County.
Jobseeker Diana Hicks says when she showed up for what she thought was a receptionist position, she was told “in order to get into the company, we need to do a background check.” And Hicks says she was asked to pay for it.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (KCBS) _ Senator Barbara Boxer visited Silicon Valley on Friday, talking about the importance of retraining job seekers for the demands of the new workplace.