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How to Create a Winning LinkedIn Cover Story Video (10 Step Guide)

LinkedIn is all but confirming that video is here to stay as part of the job application process by introducing several new video-oriented features to their platform. Learn about how to use the LinkedIn Cover Story, to introduce your profile via video.

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Top Resume Skills (and How to List Them)

Choosing the right skills for your resume is the ticket to getting noticed, interviewed, and hired for a job. But how do you know which resume skills recruiters want to see?In this article, we’ll help you determine which skills employers are looking for and how to include them on your resume.

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The Best Fonts for Your Resume in 2021

What makes a great resume font? Readability and ATS-friendliness. Of course your resume’s content counts for much more than your font choice, but choosing a clean font that’s easy to read on any screen is a great way to make your resume more accessible to recruiters and hiring managers.

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Top Resume Skills (and How to List Them)

Choosing the right skills when writing your resume is the ticket to getting noticed, interviewed, and hired for a job. But how do you know which resu...
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The Best Fonts for Your Resume in 2021

Choosing a font that's easy to read on any screen is a great way to make your resume more accessible to recruiters and hiring managers. Of course, t...
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39 Resume Accomplishments Examples to Demonstrate Your Value

Resume accomplishments are work achievements that are both measurable and unique to a job seeker’s experience. These accomplishments on a resume are d
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LinkedIn for Job Seekers

How to Create a Winning LinkedIn Cover Story Video (10 Step Guide)

Between the pandemic eliminating in-person interviews and shifts in social media trends, video has recently become an integral part of the hiring pro...
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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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Top Job Search Experts to Follow on LinkedIn for 2021

It’s that time of year again—when we release our LinkedIn Top Experts list! Each year, we compile a list of job searching experts who generously shar...
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Applicant Tracking Systems

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Don’t Make These ATS Formatting Mistakes

To understand why resume formatting matters to applicant tracking systems, you first need to understand how resumes move through ATS. Here’s how ...
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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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An Inside Look at iCIMS ATS Job Applications

iCIMS is a top applicant tracking system used by over 4000 companies. While it supports companies of all sizes, locations and industries, its target ...
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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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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 un...
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4 Things to Know Before Quitting Your Job to Follow Your Dreams

Sure, you might have forgotten about your career and gotten a job, but when that no longer satisfies you don’t just give up on it. Yes, there is...
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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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Ask a Recruiter: How to Apply for a Job When You’re Overqualified?

A note from Tejal These days, the new trend in recruiting and hiring is video interviews or video resumes. While at first glance, this might be se...
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Ask a Recruiter: Should I Apply to the Same Job Twice?

A note from Tejal You know, I got my start in recruiting by accident. I had no idea what recruiting was, I falsely assumed it was just all part of...
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Jobscan for Universities

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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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Timely Career Advice for Graduates—Straight from the Experts

Graduating college during a pandemic is certainly a unique experience and one that’s causing anxiety for many grads. How will I find a job? Are there...
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