Resume Writing & Job Search Blog

12 Ways to Get Your LinkedIn Profile Out There to Help with Your Job Search

You may be the best talent out there for the job, but if employers can’t find you, you’re not going to get the job. This is a scenario many job seekers struggle with– how to get in front of the right employers and recruiters. Fortunately, tweaking your LinkedIn profile can help get you noticed more easily. Optimizing your LinkedIn profile…
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How Not to Answer Some of the Most Common Job Interview Questions

Congratulations! You’ve secured a job interview with the employer you’ve been vying to get a job with. Before you head in, here’s some advice. We know you’re feeling adrenaline and excitement over the potential opportunity, but what you need now is a clear head to make sure your responses to some of the most common job interview questions don’t come…
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Ways to Spruce Up the Resume for Your Next Job Search

Seasonal slowdowns are a great time to get ahead. Take this time to spruce up your old resume so that it’s ready for your next job search. Avoid having to scramble under short notice or under inconvenient circumstances to have to fix up the resume. Time saved can factor into landing your next job faster! Even minor updates here and…
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Age Impacts Your Job Search, What You Can Do

Age discrimination may be prohibited when it comes to employment in the U.S., but the unfortunate truth is that it still exists regardless. No matter whether you’re of the older generation, the younger generation, or somewhere in between, you can potentially become a victim of age discrimination when job hunting. Even before an employer looks at your resume, age discrimination…
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New Grads: Why You Should Update Your Resume, Even If You’re Not Job-Hunting

Congratulations to those of you who have successfully managed to find employment following graduation! Even though there’s peace of mind knowing you’re now employed and beginning the journey of your first job after college, it’s wise to take the time to continue to update and maintain your resume. According to studies, including one conducted by LinkedIn, it has been found…
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