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Note to Recruiters on LinkedIn: What, Why, and How for Job Seekers

Job searching isn't just about responding to job postings or attending networking events. Recruiters are looking online for the perfect people to fill...
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Upload resume to LinkedIn

How to Upload Your Resume to LinkedIn

LinkedIn is the number-one online networking tool for professionals and job seekers. With that in mind, it might make sense to upload a resume to Link...
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resume advice - 6 tips

6 Pieces of Resume Advice that Stand the Test of Time

While researching resume length recently, I wondered when today's resume standards were established and how resume advice has changed over the years.
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resume advice - 6 tips

6 Pieces of Resume Advice that Stand the Test of Time

While researching resume length recently, I wondered when today's resume standards were established and how resume advice has changed over the years.
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How long should a resume be? Your resume should be as long as it needs to be but as short as it can!

How Long Should a Resume Be?

Resume length advice hasn’t changed much over the past 60 years. A September 1955 issue of Kiplinger’s Changing Times advised job seekers to: Keep it
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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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All About ATS

How to make an ATS Resume

How to Create an ATS Resume

Rejection is part of the job search. Not every resume and job application is going to result in an interview or job offer. However, there are proven w...
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Applicant Tracking Systems - What you need to know

8 Things You Need To Know About Applicant Tracking Systems

What do you know about about applicant tracking systems? If you think the first obstacle to getting a job interview is a recruiter’s judgment, you’...
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Jobscan Reports: 98% of Fortune 500 Companies Use Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS). Taleo dominates the ATS market share.

Over 98% of Fortune 500 Companies Use Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS)

Applicant tracking systems, or ATS, are a type of software used by companies to assist with human resources, recruitment, and hiring processes. There
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LinkedIn for Job Seekers

Note to recruiters linkedin

Note to Recruiters on LinkedIn: What, Why, and How for Job Seekers

Job searching isn't just about responding to job postings or attending networking events. Recruiters are looking online for the perfect people to fill...
Read More
Upload resume to LinkedIn

How to Upload Your Resume to LinkedIn

LinkedIn is the number-one online networking tool for professionals and job seekers. With that in mind, it might make sense to upload a resume to Link...
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LinkedIn Recruiter search findings for job seekers

Job Seeker’s Guide to LinkedIn Recruiter Search

Replying to a job listing isn't the only way to find a job. Recruiters for companies large and small are constantly looking for the right people to im...
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Job Search Tips

Tell me about yourself interview question and answer examples

How to Answer the “Tell Me About Yourself” Interview Question

There isn’t much you can feel certain about when you go to a job interview. Yet, there is at least one thing you know for sure: you will be asked the ...
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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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Top questions to ask in an interview.

4 Important Questions to Ask in an Interview (and Why)

When searching for questions to ask in a job interview, you'll be confronted with lists of questions covering every possible aspect of the role, compa...
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Executive Job Search

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 slan...
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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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Executive Core Qualifications (ECQ)

How to Write Strong Executive Core Qualifications (ECQ)

Thinking about what to write for your executive core qualifications (ECQ) sets your nerves on edge. You want to represent your best professional self ...
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