Category: LinkedIn

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Protect Your LinkedIn Profile from Being Plagiarized with This Privacy Setting Change

Your LinkedIn profile is unique to you and it should be kept that way. There may be specific selling points that put you ahead of competitors. You may have also invested a lot of time in crafting content to build your professional presence on LinkedIn. So why have all of that taken away from you?…
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7 SEO Optimization Steps to Get Noticed on LinkedIn

How are you going about your job search? There are many options, but the most popular (and often the most successful) approach leverages social networks. Each day recruiters scour social networks for candidates who meet the needs of their job openings. Your job is to make sure your LinkedIn profile is SEO optimized so that…
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4 Ways to Spot Employers Using Applicant Tracking Systems to Screen Resumes

In an earlier post we provided tips to producing a well-written resume with a resume checklist, and we indicated the importance of having an applicant tracking system-ready, or ATS-ready, resume. As more employers are inundated with resumes, it becomes harder to find the right talent. So, many employers have resorted to ATS software to help…
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Words to Avoid on the Resume & Job Interview

One moment things are looking good, but that can quickly change with a bad choice of words on the resume or at the job interview. Your choice of words, both written and spoken, can impact your job search results. The goal of your resume is to help inform employers about who you are as a…
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What You Do on Social Media Can Impact Your Job Search

Recruiters and hiring managers are using social media to help screen applicants. What they find out about you on social media ultimately leaves an impression. That impression can be strong enough to impact their decision on whether or not to invest time in interviewing you or hire you. For years now, recruiters and hiring managers…
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