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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…
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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…
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The 4 Things That Matter on the Technical Professional’s Resume

Hiring managers have seen so many resumes that they can quickly tell when they have a candidate that’s just all talk and one that’s legitimately experienced, talented, and ready to excel on the job.  For those in the tech field, it’s critical to have a resume that immediately informs hiring managers you’re qualified and ready…
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5 Tips to Personalizing the LinkedIn Invitation to Connect

By now you’ve probably heard the advice that you can’t go about job searching without job networking. Job networking is indeed one of the more effective methods when job searching. Many job seekers are doing it with ease today thanks to social networking platforms like LinkedIn. While contacts are literally at your fingertips, it does…
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Ways Job Seekers Can Beat the Applicant Tracking System

Job seekers face various hurdles during the job search process, but one common struggle almost every job seeker faces is how to beat the Applicant Tracking System (also known as ATS). The fact is many resumes from qualified applicants get rejected simply because the software couldn’t read it. And, even for the resume that does…
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