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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…
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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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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…
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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…
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