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Job search advice from expert recruiters
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culture@sfbg.com

Following the tornado of cutbacks and downsizing that ripped through the Bay Area, the job market has finally regained its footing, which is great news for all kinds of people, from recent grads to employees unsatisfied with their current jobs. But you don't have to go it alone.

We've asked some of the Bay Area's experts on job searching — recruiters — to guide those seeking gainful employment. Read more »

Superlist No. 825: Restaurants with DJs

Fill up on dinner's new soundtrack
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superlists@sfbg.com

It's a fact: lousy music can spoil a dining experience. We've all been to the too-loud restaurant where talking over the cheap sound system quickly becomes a losing battle. And nobody goes back to the place that put the Lionel Ritchie Millennium Collection on loop, or the hole-in-the-wall with the wonderfully authentic foreign food and the borderline torturous background music. Avoid aural indigestion by trying one of the many restaurants that have gone to great lengths to ensure the ambiance is as pleasing to your ears as the food is to your taste buds. Read more »

Valentine's Day shopping guide

‘Tis better to give than get dumped
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culture@sfbg.com
Valentine’s Day can be a sneaky, if not downright dangerous, holiday. It has a way of rushing you on the 12th, taking you down in the tackle on the 13th, and -- if you fail to deliver the gifty goods -- knocking you out on the 14th. Fortunately for you, you’re still in the 7-day-advance safety zone, with enough time to perfect your game plan. To help you avoid an embarrassing fumble, we’ve scoured SF’s best gift and novelty stores for some guaranteed-to-please gift ideas. Read more »