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The #1 Thing Recruiters Want to See on Your Resume

Have you ever been charged with reviewing a pile of monotonous paperwork? While buried deep underneath your stack, did you experience a moment of realization that you couldn’t recall what you had been reading – for who knows how long? Zoning out happens to everyone – including hiring managers. Recruiters and hiring managers continually navigate […]

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How to Attract Recruiters with an Authentic LinkedIn About Section

Although LinkedIn is primarily career-focused, it’s still a social network, making it a great place to show recruiters your skill, motivation, and culture fit in an authentic, personable manner. The About section provides you with a 2,000-character space to deliver your personal brand narrative. It is a prominent and vital section of your LinkedIn which

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This ONE Belief may be Standing in the Way of Your Job Promotion

College has provided you with all the training you need. If you believe this, you may be on a path to obsolescence. Employees slid by with this “learn-then-work” mindset 20 years ago, but today’s ever-evolving, technology-enhanced landscape requires “work-and-learn” thinking. According to The HR Digest, organizational needs are shifting like Nascar drivers, requiring employees to

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15 Essential Tips to Make an ATS-Compliant Resume

Are you frustrated because your resume is gaining little traction with recruiters? Maybe you forgot to click “Submit” on the job application page! I’m joking. That’s rarely the problem. While clicking “Submit” is an important step, it’s more likely that you haven’t created an ATS-compliant resume, and your 2021 resume format stinks (yes, even you,

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Resume Tips: Should You Include a Resume Objective Statement?

No, you shouldn’t. Unless you want your resume to be boring and lame. Captain Obvious was seen crying over a whiskey when power statements replaced resume objective statements. (Don’t feel bad for him; he’s still busy with candidates asking tiresome questions at job interviews.) Here’s a resume objective statement: “Seeking a job where I can use my skills

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Resume Tips: Why Your Resume is Not Landing You Job Interviews (and How to Fix It)

You’ve demonstrated all your ingredients for success on your resume. It’s been submitted more than 100 times a week for the past months but have received few job interview invitations. Why aren’t recruiters knocking down your door? It might be because you’re serving pepperoni to vegetarians. The pathway to a recruiter’s heart is specificity. Consider

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