How a Polished LinkedIn Profile Can Help You Get Hired

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When you’re starting a new job, your focus is on creating a strong resume, searching for leads, and networking. However, don’t forget about reworking your LinkedIn profile. Not only should it be updated so all the information is current and aligns with your resume, but it must be optimized, as well. This way, hiring managers… Read more »

How to Write a Resume That Gets into Human Hands

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When you’re working on your resume, you’re likely doing so with the hiring manager in mind. But did you know many companies use an Applicant Tracking System (ATS) first to screen resumes? These essentially help organizations use certain keywords and other parameters to filter out weak resumes and focus on the best-fit ones. Those are… Read more »

How Can an Employment Agency Help Me Find a New Job?

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It’s a new year and a great time to start looking for a new job. If you’re stressed out about the prospect of going it alone, an employment agency can help. In fact, rather than taking a DIY approach to your job search, a professional recruiter can work with you to connect you with the… Read more »

Why You’re Not Hearing Back After Applying

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Your job search is stressful enough. When you don’t hear back after applying, it can be downright confounding. Is there a reason employers aren’t responding to your resume or application? Could you be doing something wrong? It depends on the situation. Keep in mind, though; it’s a common occurrence for many job candidates. And when… Read more »

7 Scary Resume Mistakes to Avoid this Fall

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You’ve been applying to job after job, anxiously awaiting an email or a phone call. As time goes on, and you hear nothing but crickets, you’re left to wonder: am I underqualified? If you’re applying for jobs that are a good fit for your background, then probably not. It likely has more to do with… Read more »

Unhappy at Work? Launch Your New Job Search With These 6 Tips

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If you’ve been unhappy at work for a while and can’t seem to turn the situation around, it’s a good time to launch your search. Many employers are having a difficult time finding talented candidates, and you can land a rewarding opportunity faster; that’s a better fit for you. What are some ways to stand… Read more »

Stop! Before Your Job Search, Clean Up Your Social Media

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When it comes to your job search, you need to do more than create a strong resume and polish your interview skills. Before you launch it, it’s vital to review your social media profiles and ensure you’re not making a negative impression on potential employers. This is more important than you might think, considering the… Read more »

How to Optimize Your Resume & Get it into the Hands of Hiring Managers

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With summer nearly over, you might be thinking about starting up a job search this fall. Before you do, you need to have a strong resume ready to go. To ensure you get called for interviews, it must showcase your strengths and abilities. In today’s world, it also has to be optimized for Applicant Tracking… Read more »

What Hiring Managers Look for Online About You

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In today’s tech-driven world, one of the first places recruiters and hiring managers go to when screening you for a position is Google. They want to see what pops up in search engine results, as well as access any social media profiles you have made public. The most popular site is LinkedIn, with Facebook and… Read more »