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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 professional, what you have accomplished,…
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4 Tips to Navigate into the Hidden Job Market

You may have heard about the hidden job market, but what many job seekers are left wondering is where to find it. The fact of the matter is that you can’t simply go to the search engines thinking that you can find it by searching “hidden job market.” There is a reason why it is referred to as “hidden” and…
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4 Tips to Make Your Resume Easy to Skim

Why is it so important that your resume be easy to skim? There are many reasons, and if you fail to address it when writing or updating your resume, it can mean that you may have lost opportunities with potential employers. The resume serves as your marketing tool as a professional. If your marketing tool fails to properly inform hiring…
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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 have resorted to LinkedIn, a…
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5 Tips to Acing the Second Interview

When you are asked to come in for a second interview, it signals that you’re on the right track. It means you’re doing a good job showing you meet the qualifications for the job and that you make a good fit for the company. However, a second interview is no guarantee that you’re going to get the job. More work…
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