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6 Tips That Will Get You Hired Before the End of Summer

  Are you a fresh graduate trying to find your first real job after college? Do you feel slightly uneasy when you look at all that empty space on your resume? Have you already applied for several jobs but you’ve yet to score a single interview? What if I told you that your lack of […]

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Social Media Habits to Avoid as a Professional

As social creatures, the need to connect and bond is natural. It’s why platforms like FaceBook, Twitter, and Instagram fuel the daily activities of millions. Some use social media to pitch potential employers; others for finding a love connection; and some sign on to communicate with far-away relatives or people with whom they have common […]

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How to Use Jobscan: A Step-by-Step Guide

 Why Resume Optimization Matters The more effectively you can tailor your resume for a specific job, the better your chances. Generic resumes are a dime a dozen and unlikely to do well in an applicant tracking system (also known as an ATS). Using Jobscan, you can easily optimize your resume against any job description and […]

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Networking Your Way to A New Job

As you seek new job opportunities and apply to job postings you find online, you will find yourself clicking and submitting your resume into a variety of online application systems. And, there are definitely great sites to check for online opportunities. But did you also know that during that time many people found new jobs through […]

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Craft the Perfect Resume Summary

  After posting an open position, hiring managers don’t have time to review every resume that’s submitted. You can gain an advantage by learning to craft the perfect resume summary. Your summary statement is a brief paragraph placed at the top of a resume (but after your contact information) that states your qualifications for the […]

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8 Things You Need To Know About Applicant Tracking Systems

How much do you know about applicant tracking systems? You may have heard that the first step to getting a job interview is making it past the stage where a recruiter glances at your resume and makes a split-second decision about whether to chuck your resume into the discard pile. But 90% of Fortune 500 […]

Successful Job Seeker vs Unsuccessful Job Seeker

What makes a successful job seeker? Besides luck… Whether you just started looking for a new job or you have been searching for a while, you know that it can be an extensive and exhausting progress. There are those who beat the search and those who let the search beat them. Successful job searches to […]