Best Foot Forward: 5 Things HR or Hiring Managers Look for in a Resume

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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 »

3 Resume Writing Tips Recruiters Say You Should Live By in 2018

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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 »

Starting A New Job? 10 Steps To Ensure Your Success

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Congratulations on your new job! If you’re excited, that’s good. You want to show up full of energy and excitement. If you’re nervous, that’s understandable. While you probably met some of your colleagues, there will be many new faces and names to learn. You might also be confused about what to expect, scared at the… Read more »

10 Job Interview Tips and Tricks

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You hear time and again that you need to sell yourself in a job interview. One of the keys to doing so successfully is planning your pitch ahead of time. Consider these interview tips and tricks your 10-point plan to acing a job interview. Tip #1: Do Your Research Research the company and the interviewers…. Read more »

15 Quick Tips for Excelling at Work

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Most of us want to be good employees, and most of us want to excel at our jobs. To be a successful employee and excel at work, though, is not simply a matter of being good at what you do. Being a successful employee also involves honing your professionalism and teamwork skills (not to mention… Read more »

9 Important Things To Look For In A New Job

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When I found myself unhappy after a few months at my first and began actively looking for a new role, I had a much clearer understanding of what I wanted and went about my job search process in totally different way than I had a few years earlier. This time around, I was looking to… Read more »

8 KEY DIFFERENCES BETWEEN CORPORATE RECRUITERS AND STAFFING AGENCY RECRUITERS

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Enlisting the assistance of corporate recruiters or agency recruiters are two main ways to fill positions. The two are very different, however, both fundamentally and operationally. To understand which best serves your company’s needs, you need to understand how they differ from each other. Here are eight key differences between corporate and agency recruiters! Corporate… Read more »

Three Things You Must Do On LinkedIn At Least Once A Month

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LinkedIn is a powerful career development tool when you have a strategy for when and how to use it. To truly build and nurture your network, you need to interact with members on a daily or weekly basis. To make the most of the platform, there are important actions that you can take less frequently… Read more »

The Three Most Common Resume Mistakes — And How To Fix Them

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The most common resume mistake is to fill a resume with so much meaningless jargon (“Results-oriented professional/Motivated self-starter/Proven track record of success”) that it’s almost impossible for the person reading your resume to determine what you’ve done in your career, or what you’re trying to do. If you stuff corporate-speak jargon into your resume in… Read more »