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What Do Corporate Recruiters Want? We Asked Them

Job seekers face a buzzsaw of obstacles, locked doors, and unpleasant experiences in pursuit of a job offer. They must scour dozens of job boards, tai
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Addressing a Cover Letter When You Don’t Know the Hiring Manager’s Name

When it comes to addressing a cover letter, advice columns frequently spotlight these two pitfalls: Mistake 1: Failing to address your cover lett...
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Why Recruiters HATE the Functional Resume Format

"Recruiters hate the functional resume," a veteran recruiter in the healthcare industry told Jobscan. "It's a waste of time." Most resumes utilize ...
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Why Recruiters HATE the Functional Resume Format

"Recruiters hate the functional resume," a veteran recruiter in the healthcare industry told Jobscan. "It's a waste of time." Most resumes utilize ...
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When to Leave a Job Off Your Resume

Remember this: A resume is a marketing document that quickly shows a potential employer how you are a fit for their job. It is not a career biograp
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Wordsmithing Your Resume: Tenses, Plurals, and Optimized Keywords

If you're unsure whether to write your resume in past tense or present tense, traditional advice sides with common sense. If you're describing somethi
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All About ATS

Knockout Questions: How One Answer Can Tank Your Job Application

When applying for jobs online, most of us focus on crafting a perfect resume and writing a cover letter that will make an impression. However, there i...
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How to Spot an ATS

Savvy job seekers know that their first step to getting an interview is optimizing their resume for applicant tracking systems, or ATS. Hiring mana...
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Why Resume Keywords Matter

The accessibility of online job applications has bombarded hiring managers with more applicants than they can handle. That's why most companies have t
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LinkedIn for Job Seekers

10 Impactful LinkedIn Headline Examples from Real People

Your LinkedIn headline is one of the most visible sections of your LinkedIn profile. It stretches across the top of your profile page, is attached to ...
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How to Add Special Characters to Your LinkedIn Profile (and Why You Shouldn’t!)

LinkedIn breathed some life into its stale interface with a recent Facebook-esque redesign. While some users have taken this as a cue to flood your fe
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The Only Way Recruiters Will Find You on LinkedIn

Whether they’re actively job seeking, awaiting recruitment, or grooming their professional persona, LinkedIn is where serious professionals come toget...
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