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5 Tips for Taking a Professional LinkedIn Profile Picture (Without Paying for Headshots)

A study showed that assumptions made on a jobseeker’s competence, based solely on photos, influence hiring decisio...
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What Jobscan Match Rate Should I Aim For?

So you’ve tried the resume scan tool to optimize your resume to get ATS, but aren't quite sure what match rate you...
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5 Tips to Refresh a Stale Job Search

Do you feel like you’ve hit a wall in your job search and you’re just not feeling it anymore - with no calls from ...
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Optimize Your Resume

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What Jobscan Match Rate Should I Aim For?

So you’ve tried the resume scan tool to optimize your resume to get ATS, but aren't quite sure what match rate you should aim for to get noticed by t...
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The Best Fonts for Your Resume in 2022 + Best Resume Formatting Tips

Choosing the best ATS-friendly font for your resume is half the battle. The other half is ensuring you have the best resume format that meets your j...
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The 10 Best Free Resume Builders

How to Use a Free Resume Builder to Create a Top-Notch Resume Resume builders are interactive online resume templates that allow you to plug in i...
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LinkedIn for Job Seekers

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5 Tips for Taking a Professional LinkedIn Profile Picture (Without Paying for Headshots)

A study showed that assumptions made on a jobseeker’s competence, based solely on photos, influence hiring decisions. Whether we like it or not, a hi...
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How to Write a LinkedIn Summary (About Section): Examples and Tips

Did you know that you can land more job interviews, make your LinkedIn profile more visible to prospective employers, and get noticed by recruiters a...
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Top Job Search Experts to Follow on LinkedIn for 2022

It's that time of the year again! It's not a secret that the job search is tough. Job searchers can spend weeks, or even months, going through the...
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Applicant Tracking Systems

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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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Here’s the Real Reason Why Companies Reject Millions of Resumes

10 million—that’s the number of U.S job seekers that continue to struggle through the job search according to a Harvard Business School (HBS) study. ...
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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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Jobscan Stories

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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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Everything You Need to Know about LinkedIn Certifications

When it comes to certifications, it seems as if everyone has their own versions to offer. But how do you know which ones you should actually pursue? ...
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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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Job Search Strategy

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5 Tips to Refresh a Stale Job Search

Do you feel like you’ve hit a wall in your job search and you’re just not feeling it anymore - with no calls from companies yet, no replies from recr...
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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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Here’s the Real Reason Why Companies Reject Millions of Resumes

10 million—that’s the number of U.S job seekers that continue to struggle through the job search according to a Harvard Business School (HBS) study. ...
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Jobscan for Universities

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How to Find and Land the Perfect Summer Internship or New Grad Opportunity

It’s that time of year! Though it might seem early, campus recruiters have started the spring and summer "dating game" to decide who they will hire f...
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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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