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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? Unfortunately, if you don’t carefully…
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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 you show up in search…
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Common Interview Questions and the Answers Employers Want to Hear

From the moment you walk into an interview, a recruiter or hiring manager begins evaluating whether you are the right fit for the job. Most interviews start out with questions that you have likely heard before and that you’ve come prepared to answer. However, before you go ahead and deliver your message on these common interview questions, take a step…
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Find the Professional Career That’s Fit for You

The beginning of the year tends to be when we all often go through a desire to do better for ourselves in the year ahead. One area that is typically reviewed is the professional career. We all start to think: Am I making professional progress? Am I in the right position? Is it time for change? Those are all good…
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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 screen resumes that come in.…
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