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How to Show a Promotion on Your Resume (Examples)

Wondering how to show a promotion or multiple jobs within the same company on your resume? The short answer: there's more than one way. How you forma...
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Fortune 500 ATS market share 2019

99% of Fortune 500 Companies use Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS)

Applicant tracking systems (ATS) are software used by companies to assist with human resources, recruitment, and hiring needs. There are hundreds...
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How to write a resume objective statement.

Resume Objective Statements: Examples, How-To, and FAQ

A resume objective statement is a short paragraph often included at the top of a resume. Not to be confused with a summary statement, the objective s...
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format promotions on resume

How to Show a Promotion on Your Resume (Examples)

Wondering how to show a promotion or multiple jobs within the same company on your resume? The short answer: there's more than one way. How you forma...
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How to write a resume objective statement.

Resume Objective Statements: Examples, How-To, and FAQ

A resume objective statement is a short paragraph often included at the top of a resume. Not to be confused with a summary statement, the objective s...
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hard skills vs soft skills

Hard Skills vs. Soft Skills (and How to Use Them on Your Resume)

There are two types of skills used in resumes: hard skills and soft skills. When used correctly, they work together to form a powerhouse resume that p...
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LinkedIn for Job Seekers

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How to Recommend Someone on LinkedIn (and How to Ask for a LinkedIn Recommendation)

A LinkedIn recommendation is often written by a coworker, client or former boss. It serves as a testimonial for a person's character and professional...
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How to Add or Change Your LinkedIn Profile Picture

Your LinkedIn profile picture helps build your professional brand and lets contacts put a face to your name. Colleagues who know you in the real ...
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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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Job Search Strategy

Should you follow your coworkers on social media?

Opinion: Connect With Your Coworkers on Social Media

Social media and professionalism are often thought to be like oil and water: they just don't mix. I disagree (well, not about the oil/water part, bec...
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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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Applicant Tracking Systems

Fortune 500 ATS market share 2019

99% of Fortune 500 Companies use Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS)

Applicant tracking systems (ATS) are software used by companies to assist with human resources, recruitment, and hiring needs. There are hundreds...
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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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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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