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8 Tips To Create the Perfect LinkedIn Profile

Your professional history is the basis of your LinkedIn profile. You can create an overview of your past experience, job duties, projects, and volunteer work. Your colleagues can write you recommendations and vouch for your skill set. You can list skills that would be an asset to a potential employer. LinkedIn has a robust Jobs […]

5 Ways Recruiters Find Candidates

Recruiters succeed where applicant tracking systems (ATS) fail. While ATS have the ability to store and sift through resumes based on desired skills, they alone cannot make final judgment calls about candidates. Because applicant tracking systems have flaws, thankfully, recruiters do not rely solely upon them for finding candidates. Recruiters use a variety of sourcing techniques […]

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Top Resume Formats You Need to Try

How can you be certain your job search process is not outdated? With the workplace evolving at a breakneck pace, it just makes sense that your resume should evolve, too. New resume formats are making it easier than ever to highlight the very best parts of your work experience. For one, the vast majority of resumes […]

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How to Stand Out from the Competition in a Job Interview

  Unfortunately, the job market at the start of the new year is extremely competitive, and employers are often overwhelmed with job applications. The whole process can take more than several months to complete, which means it might be a while before an interview is scheduled. During this suspenseful limbo period, brush up on how to […]

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Skills by Industry for Your Job Search

With a new year should come new job skills. As 2016 comes to a close and you apply for jobs, start learning about new in-demand skills. That way, when planning your job search and applications, you can enhance your resume by taking an online course, or by tailoring your resume to current resume keywords. Adding new […]

It’s Time to Plan Your Job Search for the New Year

Don’t wait until January to search for jobs! Get ahead of the game — and ahead of the flood of 2017 new year job applications — with a solid job search plan. It’s important to be well-prepared so that you have enough time to research positions and companies, craft solid cover letters and resumes, and […]

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Gifts for Job Seekers: Holiday Gift Guide for Your Job Seeking Friends

Searching and applying for jobs can be overwhelming and tedious. You may know of a friend or relative who’s looking for a new job and could use some assistance. The holiday season is a great time to offer a gift to help them improve their resume for job applications in the new year. Consider this […]

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8 Words or Phrases Never to Include in Your Resume

According to a CareerBuilder survey, 17% of hiring managers spend an average of 30 seconds looking at a resume before deciding if they’re interested in a candidate. Having too little time to read each one in depth, obvious resume red flags, like an outdated resume format, typos, or too many unmatched resume fonts, are immediately eliminated. Even those that pass […]

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How to Avoid the Holiday Job Search Slump

If you’re in a job search slump this month, you might think that a Q4 job search would be a wash. In fact, the opposite is true. Holidays and job searching go together, hand in glove. Fewer people are applying during the holidays, giving hiring managers fewer resumes to sort. Additionally, all that holiday cheer – and […]