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How to Endorse and Get Endorsements on LinkedIn

LinkedIn endorsements are a LinkedIn feature that allow your connections to come to your profile and endorse you for certain skills by simply hitting...
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Best resume format: hybrid resume

Why the Hybrid Resume is the Best Resume Format

The hybrid resume, also called a combination resume, is a combination of the chronological resume format and the functional resume format.  T...
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How to Add Volunteer Experience to LinkedIn

A Quick Lesson in LinkedIn Etiquette: LinkedIn is not the place to use that photo your friend took of you in your favorite bar (even though th...
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Best resume format: hybrid resume

Why the Hybrid Resume is the Best Resume Format

The hybrid resume, also called a combination resume, is a combination of the chronological resume format and the functional resume format.  T...
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How Far Back Should a Resume Go?

When it comes to writing a resume, many struggle with deciding how far back to go, what to include, and what not to include as part of your career hi...
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You Don’t Need Numbers to Show Accomplishments on Your Resume

If you’ve recently updated your resume, you’ve probably become frustrated with trying to incorporate quantifiable accomplishments. Quantifiable ac...
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LinkedIn for Job Seekers

linkedin endorsements

How to Endorse and Get Endorsements on LinkedIn

LinkedIn endorsements are a LinkedIn feature that allow your connections to come to your profile and endorse you for certain skills by simply hitting...
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volunteer experience

How to Add Volunteer Experience to LinkedIn

A Quick Lesson in LinkedIn Etiquette: LinkedIn is not the place to use that photo your friend took of you in your favorite bar (even though th...
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LinkedIn Groups: How to Find, Join, Leave, Create

How to Use LinkedIn Groups: A Comprehensive Guide

LinkedIn is an essential tool for job seekers as it allows you to promote your personal brand, stay on top of your industry, and connect with people ...
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Job Search Strategy

How to send a thank you email letter after an interview

Can Thanking Your Interviewer Get You the Job? Why Thank You​ Emails Matter

You've probably heard that you should send "thank you" emails after your interview. You’ve probably also wondered: Does it really make a differenc...
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how to use twitter in your job search

How to Use Twitter in Your Job Search

Using Twitter in your job search is probably not something you've considered before. LinkedIn, and even Facebook, which both have more obvious job se...
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How 3 Real Jobscan Users Landed Their Dream Jobs

It's like a search engine for writing resumes. This tool is how I got my job.Jobscan User #3 I run Jobscan's Live Chat desk, and after three years...
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Applicant Tracking Systems

Lever ATS for job seekers

3 Things Job Seekers Should Know about Lever ATS

Virtually all large employers utilize an applicant tracking system (ATS) to manage their simultaneous job openings and high volumes of appl...
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can you use tables and columns on your resume? ATS says no

What Happens to Resume Tables and Columns in an ATS? See For Yourself

Your resume undergoes a transformation once uploaded to an applicant tracking system (ATS) as part of your online job application. The ATS converts y...
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ATS formatting mistakes for your resume

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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Jobscan for Universities

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3 Ways To “Break Through The Career Center Walls”

Takeaways from the Career Leadership Collective Spring Forum Jobscan attended its first event with the Career Leadership Collective as a sponsor l...
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Jobscan Case Study: Baylor University Hankamer School of Business uses Jobscan in their career services center

Jobscan Case Study: Baylor University Hankamer School of Business

Using Jobscan to bridge the gap between the career and curriculum 81% employed or grad school 90 days after graduation at the undergraduate level9...
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how to write a college student resume

The Complete Guide to an Effective College Student Resume

Whether you’re still working toward your degree and just need to pay the bills, or you’re embarking on your first post-graduation job search, you’ll n...
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Executive Job Search

how to get your first executive job

How to Land Your First Executive Job

They're common scenarios: Michelle has served in a management or director role and wants to move up in her company. John maintains several career goa...
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How to find a headhunter. And what is a headhunter anyway?

How to Find a Headhunter (and Other Executive Recruiting Myths)

Do headhunters still exist? That depends on which headhunter, executive recruiter, or HR professional you talk to. “Headhunter” is out-of-date slang ...
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3 ways the executive job search is changing via Noelle Gross

Noelle Gross: 3 Ways the Executive Job Search is Changing

After spending years ascending the corporate ladder and building your professional reputation, the last thing you expect to find at the top is a diffi...
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