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7 tips for making a good impression at your new job

The first month in a new job is arguably one of the most critical, as it can set the tone for your entire tenure with the company. Your actions and reactions can make or break your reputation at your new company and can impact your entire career, says Todd Dean, co-founder and CMO of mobile employment app Wirkn. Here are Dean's six tips for making your first month at a new role one of your best.

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LA Startup Wirkn Makes Your Job Application Stand Out

Let’s be honest, employers don’t like the process of finding employees and job candidates feel the process of application process could be better. While in some ways the conventional systems is efficient, it is sacrificing the aspect that everyone wants in their day…spontaneity. Wirkn, the startup that is making job searching fun, lets you share your story digitally with a company and allows you to actually make an impression of who you are outside the context of some text on a resume. With a recent partnership with Kik, the company lets you apply to multiple jobs maximizing reach and efficiency in your job search process. So instead of trying to add pizzazz to your resume in order to get recognized, you can just be yourself and let your personality do the talking.

LA TechWatch sits down with cofounder Todd Dean to discuss the hundreds of opportunities available on their platform and how you can take advantage of the product.

Starting a new job can be stressful and exciting. You want to make sure you succeed at your new company, so you try to make a good impression by meeting your boss' expectations. But even though you may try to learn the ropes, it can still take some time to get acclimated to your new job's culture. And, in fact, usually the first three months in your new position are an extension of the interview process. It's important to show up every day ready to prove what you have promised you would deliver.

The growing popularity of messaging platforms, paired with rapid advances in A.I., is driving a new era of meaningful interaction with chabots. Just as browsers like Chrome and Firefox provide access to every web page, messaging platforms have begun to mirror that functionality to access branded conversational bots. A massive number of people — 1.4 billion monthly users — are now on messaging platforms and are spending an average of 23 minutes and 23 seconds a day on chat.

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10 Smart Tips for Quitting Your Job

Deciding to leave a job isn't easy. It can be difficult to figure out if leaving is right for you, your family and your career. Quitting is often tied to general unhappiness or an inability to move up within a company, which can spur anger and spawn impulsiveness to quit on the spot. However, there are smarter and better ways to end a professional relationship.

Business News Daily spoke with experts for advice on properly (and professionally) leaving your job.

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Conoce las aplicaciones para conseguir empleo

Encontrar empleo puede tardar meses y para muchos esto puede resultar desalentador.

Para facilitar la búsqueda de trabajo, las personas pueden descargar una gran variedad de aplicaciones móviles.

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Por ejemplo, existe Wirkn, y es perfecta para aquellos que quieren trabajar en hotelería o ventas y en la ciudad donde viven.

La aplicación también permite que los usuarios creen videos de presentación.
Otra aplicación, JobAware, compara los salarios de algunos trabajos en diferentes ciudades. Además ofrece varios recursos y consejos para encontrar empleo.

Pero si la persona desea conectarse con otras de su misma área de trabajo, asistir a conferencias y a otros eventos profesionales, puede utilizar Reach.

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Sin embargo, Raúl García, experto en tecnología, resalta que son muchas las personas que descargan estas aplicaciones, pero que para competir con los demás, hay que destacarse de una manera única.

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Job Hunting Apps

Whether you’re a recent graduate, looking for a summer job, or seeking to change careers, job hunting apps can give you an advantage over others in the market.

I have three you might not have heard of yet.

Job hunters looking for nearby jobs in retail or hospitality should consider the app called Wirkn. It finds local employers who are hiring and you canapply to multiple jobs at the same time. Wirkn even allows you to make video cover letters and it has networking capabilities with co-workers once you’ve landed a gig. The app is free for iOS and Android.

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What's App With That?

Whether you're a recent graduate, looking for a summer job, or seeking to change careers, job hunting apps can help you find that perfect position.

WEAU’s Courtney Everett and Jesse Horne shared a few of their favorites in Thursday’s "What's App with That?" segment.

Job hunters looking for nearby jobs in retail or hospitality should consider the app called Wirkn. It finds local employers who are hiring and you can apply to multiple jobs at the same time. Wirkn even allows you to make video cover letters and it has networking capabilities with co-workers once you've landed a gig. The app is free for iOS and Android.

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5 Ways to Get a Last-Minute Summer Job

With Memorial Day behind us, it’s officially summer in our minds. (And for those still in school for a few more days or weeks, it’s close enough.) But that doesn’t mean it’s too late to find a summer job and earn some extra cash. Though your options may be more limited than they were a few months ago, plenty of companies — whether corporate, retail, food service, or beyond — are still in hiring mode. You just have to arm yourself with a few strategies for landing a last-minute gig, and keep an open mind in the process. “Be ready to say yes and jump into any job opportunity that comes your way,” Todd Dean, CMO and co-founder of job search app, Wirkn, tells Teen Vogue. “You have to make securing a job your priority and keep an open mind. You never know what type of experience, referrals, and opportunities can come from a summer job.” Ahead, some tips from Dean and Derek Szeto, Wirkn’s CEO, on how to get hired this summer.

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7 Ways to Get a Job Using Only Your iPhone

It’s officially job-hunting season. Whether you’re in search of a temporary summer gig, or a full-time career opportunity, the process can be a daunting one, to say the least. Where do you look for quality roles? How do you weed through all of the irrelevant posts? How do you make yourself stand out, and keep your applications from getting lost in the shuffle? There’s an app for that. The following seven apps can act as your best friends, your agents, and your advocates, making the tedious job search far less painful.

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