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How to Make a TikTok Resume

Tiktok Resumes are the newest way to apply for jobs online. Learn how to create a video resume for social media to submit to your dream job.

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This keyword list will help you determine the top resume keywords to put on your resume.

Top 500 Resume Keywords: Examples for Your Job Search

Keywords are skills and abilities an applicant needs in order to get hired. These are the 500 top resume keywords recruiters, hiring managers, and ATS are looking for when vetting applicants.

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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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How to Make a TikTok Resume

Did you know that you could apply for your next job through a TikTok video? It’s true. TikTok has just launched its pilot program for TikTok Resumes,...
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This keyword list will help you determine the top resume keywords to put on your resume.

Top 500 Resume Keywords: Examples for Your Job Search

What Are Resume Keywords? Job listings include the abilities and competencies an applicant needs in order to be a great hire. These skills become ...
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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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LinkedIn for Job Seekers

How to Use LinkedIn to Find a Job

How to Use LinkedIn to Find a Job: A Great Profile Is Not Enough

There's an old saying that goes something like, "A great website that is not promoted is like a billboard stored in your basement." This sentiment re...
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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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Applicant Tracking Systems

Applicant Tracking Systems - What you need to know

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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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 make an ATS Resume

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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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 u...
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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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Ask a Recruiter: On Side Hustles and E-Learning Certificates

But first, a few thoughts on side hustles... Side hustles are a great way to increase your knowledge. What I do for JobScan or the resume reviews ...
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Ask a Recruiter: On Salary Expectations and Interviewing

But first, a few thoughts on the nature of recruiters... Recently someone told me that recruiters shouldn’t evaluate candidates. Even though that ...
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How to Answer: What Are Your Salary Expectations?

Answering the interview question “What are your salary expectations?” is usually the most complex “dance” in the whole interviewing process. It can al
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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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