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Resume Writing Checklist: 5 Steps to Get Your Resume Ready for Today’s Job Market

Picture this: You’ve been working for the same company for maybe 3, 5, or 10 years, you haven’t really needed to “interview” for a job because you are extremely well-networked, and you are positive that you have the communication skills to convince someone to hire you. In short, you know what you are doing in […]

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Effective Job Search Networking in 3 Steps: Identify, Connect, Reciprocate

A standout resume and LinkedIn profile are only half of the battle for job seekers. The second, and equally important half, is getting your profile in front of the right people. That’s where networking comes in. Effective networking is how you get your resume in front of the perfect person at the perfect time for […]

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How to Avoid Age Discrimination When Applying For Jobs: 6 Resume Tricks

Age discrimination has been illegal for some time, but the reality is that resume styles have changed dramatically in the past decade. And a resume written in a style from 2005 is far more likely to get placed at the bottom of the pile… or thrown out altogether. I invited professional resume writer Virginia Franco to share her best […]

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How to Attract Recruiters on LinkedIn: 3 Quick Fixes and 3 Habits to Get Noticed

Here’s the deal: If you want to get noticed by Recruiters on LinkedIn you need a plan to stand out. LinkedIn has over 450 million registered profiles so you can’t just sit and wait for it to happen. We invited professional resume and LinkedIn writer Virginia Franco to weigh in with her best tips for how […]

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lying on your resume

Is It Worth Lying On Your Resume? 10 Hidden Dangers

It’s a common scenario, especially for first-time job searchers: you’ve sent out 50 resumes in two weeks and you’ve spent most days on pins and needles, waiting for the email or phone call that will invite you in for an interview. But it hasn’t come through, and you’re starting to think it never will. Discouraged, stressed, […]

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