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Job board sites like Indeed or SimplyHired make it seem easy to apply for a job online. They have a system that keeps your resumé in tow to readily submit. And many offer One Click Application services, auto-filling your personal information in the designated areas. However, I’m willing to bet you’ve never even received a… Read more »

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If you have the idea that creating a top-notch resume is difficult today, that’s probably because you’re not aware of some outstanding free tools. The days of traditional paper resumes are over, and now, nearly everyone has the opportunity to craft a creative, artistic document that is striking and distinct. It’s time to make your… Read more »

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One of the comments I get over and over again from unemployed job seekers is to do whatever you can to keep the job you have, unless you’re ready to move on and have a new job lined up. If you are unhappy with your job, before turning in your resignation, take a look at these… Read more »

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You have your job interview scheduled—congratulations! Now it’s time to prepare, and we’ve got you covered. In this article you’ll learn: How to practice your answers to interview questions Prepare your own questions for employers Make a great first impression What to bring to the interview Tips on good manners and body language How to… Read more »

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Hate to break it to you, but if you’re treating LinkedIn like an old-fashioned Rolodex, you’re doing it wrong. Nearly every industry uses LinkedIn to find and vet job candidates, and over 90% of recruiters rely on the site, according to data from the Society of Human Resource Management. So your profile can’t just be a storage… Read more »

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Due to the overwhelming response most job postings get, many organizations choose to screen applicants in telephone interviews in order to narrow the pool of candidates. This often goes for internal candidates as well. Phone interviewers save organizations time and money. This is especially true when hiring for management and senior executive level positions because… Read more »

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Applying for a job? You’ve probably heard the advice plenty of times to tailor your resume for the position. But, you might not know exactly how to put it in action. What does tailoring your resume actually involve? How many changes do you need to make? What content should you be focusing on? It might sound… Read more »

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Stop us if this sounds a bit too…familiar for comfort.  You’re perusing your favorite job board and come across the potential job of your dreams.  Excitedly you crack open the electronic version of your most recent resume.  Satisfied there are no glaring errors, you hurriedly upload or attach and hit that submit button, confident you’ll… Read more »

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Writing a resume requires time, skill, and hard work. Candidates should aim to impress hiring managers by articulating their experiences and why they are best suited for the job. Similarly, it is crucial to understand what hiring managers are looking for on a resume. Hiring experts state that they receive applications from many talented people… Read more »

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If you’re planning on testing the job market in 2018, you should know that 2017 was rife with shake-ups that might mean you need to update your approach—and your resume. A retail apocalypse saw many employers shuttering their brick and mortar stores and leveling up their digital operations, the tech players continued to focus on AI and… Read more »