Resume Writing & Job Search Blog

6 Reasons Recruiters Can’t Find You

Many recruiters today are sourcing talent online through social media, particularly LinkedIn. This is where there is a professional community of talent large and wide. If you’re not on it, there’s a good chance you’re not getting calls from recruiters. And for those who are on it, recruiters are having a tough time finding you if you’re profile isn’t hitting…
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From Internship to First Job

For many, college graduation is right around the corner. In preparation for life after college, it’s important to remember that you are no longer the summer break intern and are now entering the “real world.” The unknown of the real word might sound like a scary thing. However, lean on all the resources available to help you land your first…
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The Best Graduation Gift Is A Resume

The best gift I have ever received was a professionally written resume.   Although I asked for cash for my graduation gift, my beloved late father Don Goodman (founder of About Jobs) gave me a different kind of paper. It was my first professionally written resume and while it wasn’t what I asked for, it’s proven to be what I really needed.…
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How Important Are Job Titles on Your Resume?

How Important Are Job Titles on Your Resume? How often do you really think about your job title? Given how various titles can often describe the same role across different organizations, many job seekers do not stop to think about how important their job title truly is in the grand scheme of things. What you don’t realize is that the…
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9 Tips to Getting Your LinkedIn Profile to All-Star Rating

As social media, LinkedIn especially, continues to play a larger role in how we go about job hunting, it’s critical to have a LinkedIn profile at an All-Star rating. If you don’t know what this means, look at your LinkedIn profile right now.  Right beneath the section with your profile photo is “Profile Strength.” When you reach All-Star rating, that…
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