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 »

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 »

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 »

Boosting Your Relationship with Your Boss

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If you’re not happy on the job, it could be due to many issues. However, if the relationship you have with your boss is the source of the strain, how can you approach the situation and improve it? Whether it’s due to a lack of chemistry or different work styles, here are some tips for… Read more »

How to Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile & Get Noticed

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In today’s tech-driven world, you need a LinkedIn profile to find a new job. However, this requires more than just posting one and hoping for the best. You must be strategic about it, including making sure it’s optimized with the right keywords. This is how hiring managers and recruiters will find you. Without keywords, you’re… Read more »

Just How Important is Cultural Fit When Hiring?

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When resumes come across your desk, you’re on the lookout for certain skills and qualifications. However, are you also taking into account cultural fit? Once you decide on a few top candidates to interview, you must assess them for your company’s culture. Otherwise, if you make a hiring mistake, it will impact their job satisfaction… Read more »

Didn’t Get the Job Offer? Here’s What to Learn From It

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Searching for a new job is stressful enough. However, when you find out you didn’t land the position you really wanted, it can be downright depressing. This is certainly a normal reaction, yet one you don’t want to dwell on for too long. Here’s how to learn from it and move on instead:   Don’t… Read more »