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4 Things to Share on LinkedIn to Build Your Professional Brand

There is plenty of talk on what you “SHOULD NOT” share on social media if you’re in the process of job searching, but what about what you “SHOULD” share to help build your professional brand image? The fact is employers are looking to LinkedIn and other social networking platforms to find talent. Sharing the wrong type of information on social…
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Show You Qualify for the Job When You’re a Career Changer

A common problem that exists for job seekers who are trying to change careers is that they fail to properly communicate to employers how they qualify for the job. In many cases, the career changer may personally see how they qualify for the job, but there is a lack of personalization and customization to the message on the resume to…
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Job Hunt Mistakes Those Trying to Return to Work Make

Anyone who’s been unemployed and job searching for longer than they’d like will have feelings of vulnerability, which ultimately impact their level of confidence. Unfortunately, this is where the job hunt can go downhill. A lack of confidence can lead to insecurities and feelings of hopelessness. There may be a period where the job search mission is put on halt.…
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Job Seekers: Know When to Use a CV vs. the Resume

For most job seekers in the U.S., the resume is the more common document used. However, there are professions where a curriculum vitae (CV) is the standard form. Both documents serve to help the job seeker relay information about their professional and educational background as well as skills to prove their capabilities and qualifications for a job, but the styles…
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3 Tips to Personal Branding and Securing Your Next Job

If you haven’t given much thought to your personal brand, it’s time to start now! Those who get hired are also typically the ones with a well-established personal brand. As a job seeker, it’s critical to have a personal brand because it can make an immediate first impression – it informs employers you’re the right fit and the candidate they…
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