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How to Write a LinkedIn Summary (About Section): Examples and Tips

Optimize your search terms and tell your career story to rise above the competition and inspire action from readers with your LinkedIn profile.

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How to Find and Land the Perfect Summer Internship or New Grad Opportunity

Are you searching for an internship or career opportunity as a new graduate? This article shares advice from a recruiter to help you navigate both these processes.

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How to Write a Resume Summary Statement

A resume summary statement typically sits right below the job seeker’s contact information and right above the body of the resume. It gives hiring managers a glimpse into the job seeker’s expertise before diving into their resume.

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How to Write a Resume Summary Statement

Each element of your job application matters. The summary on a resume is no exception. This often-neglected aspect of a resume can be a powerful intro
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How to Write a CV for a Successful Job Search

Your curriculum vitae, or CV, is the first thing potential employers will see when you apply for a job. That's why it is essential to write a strong C...
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Are You Guilty of Resume Keyword Stuffing?

Many hiring professionals use applicant tracking systems (ATS) to narrow down applicant pools. Savvy job seekers have responded by researching ATS an...
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LinkedIn for Job Seekers

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How to Write a LinkedIn Summary (About Section): Examples and Tips

The LinkedIn summary or “about” section is often under-utilized by LinkedIn users. Many leave it completely blank or type in a short tagline better s...
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6 Different Ways to Job Search on LinkedIn

LinkedIn is one of the most powerful job search platforms on the internet and is a must-have for anyone serious about advancing their career or speedi...
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Hacks for Streamlining Your Job Search

Sometimes we can take our time with a job search. We’re happy with where we currently are but know we want to try something new or level up in our ca...
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Applicant Tracking Systems

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Here’s the Real Reason Why Companies Reject Millions of Resumes

10 million—that’s the number of U.S job seekers that continue to struggle through the job search according to a Harvard Business School (HBS) study. ...
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How to Create an ATS Resume

Creating an ATS-friendly resume is a highly effective way to increase your interview chances and shift the job search odds more in your favor. In thi...
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8 Things You Need To Know About Applicant Tracking Systems

What do you know about applicant tracking systems? If you think the first obstacle to getting a job interview is a recruiter’s judgment, you’re no...
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Jobscan Stories

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Jobscan: How It Started, How It’s Going

Jobscan recently surpassed one million users. From a numbers standpoint, that’s really exciting! However, it means so much more than the numbers (and...
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Kelly Built a Network and Landed a Job in a New City using Jobscan’s LinkedIn Optimization

When Kelly, a long-time software engineer, moved from Denver, Colorado to Hilton Head, South Carolina, he didn't realize how valuable having a local ...
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Hired During the Pandemic: How a Real Jobscan User Landed a Job

“In the midst of the pandemic, I was actually hired for a position.” Veronica from Austin, Texas had been working for the same company for more th...
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Career Change

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Everything You Need to Know about LinkedIn Certifications

When it comes to certifications, it seems as if everyone has their own versions to offer. But how do you know which ones you should actually pursue? ...
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Navigating the Job Search After Leaving a Toxic Work Environment

It’s Mental Health Awareness Month! But what does that actually mean?  For many businesses, Mental Health Awareness Month introduces an op...
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How to Write a Career Change Resume

There are many reasons for career changes: the realization of a new passion, a need for more financial security or the feeling of being stuck in an u...
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Job Search Strategy

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5 Solutions for the Long-Term Unemployed

Most of the people I know have been unemployed at one point or another. There's a sense of despair that comes with losing their source of income. Perh...
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Here’s the Real Reason Why Companies Reject Millions of Resumes

10 million—that’s the number of U.S job seekers that continue to struggle through the job search according to a Harvard Business School (HBS) study. ...
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Real-Life Interview Blunders and How to Avoid Them

Sometimes an interview goes well. You hit it out of the park. A call quickly follows. The job is yours! But that’s not always the case. Other t...
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Jobscan for Universities

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How to Find and Land the Perfect Summer Internship or New Grad Opportunity

It’s that time of year! Though it might seem early, campus recruiters have started the spring and summer "dating game" to decide who they will hire f...
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How to Write a College Student Resume: A Guide for Recent Grads

The objective of any resume is to demonstrate your skills, experience, and value to potential employers. This can be a challenge for college students
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2021 Career Services Advice For Recent Grads

The year 2020 changed, well, just about everything for recent grads—pretty drastically. Coronavirus invaded the world, causing millions to become ...
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