how to avoid age discrimination on your resume when applying for jobs

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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What To Do When You Can’t Find a Job In Your Field – 11 Smart Ideas

So you finished school, got your degree and you’re excited to use it. But what happens when you can’t find a job in your field? I’m going to show you 11 things you can do right away. Sit back, relax, grab a notepad so you remember all of this, and then scroll down to get started. […]

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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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What’s the Best Day and Time to Apply for Jobs Online?

So you’re wondering… Is there a best day to apply for jobs online? What about the best time throughout the day? We did some research and here’s what you need to know: The Best Time to Apply for Jobs Online: (for the best days, check the next section. This section covers what time to send in your […]

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Should I Use a Recruiter in My Job Search?

You need a new job and you want it to be as painless as possible. So you’re wondering… “Should I use a recruiter in my job search?” The answer is “it depends.” I’m going to show you how to decide for yourself if you should use a recruiter. First things first… we need to separate the two […]

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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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The One Tool You Need to Find the Perfect Job

Trying to find the perfect job is stressful. If you choose a well-fitted role, you can set yourself up for an enjoyable and productive work life. However, if you end up in a role you aren’t well suited for, you could end up spending years unfulfilled. To make this important decision, most recruiting processes today […]

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Why Can’t I Find a Job? 16 Common Reasons

If you’ve been job searching for more than a month and haven’t gotten the results you want, this article is going to help you answer “Why can’t I find a job?” Go through the scenarios below, decide which one describes your situation best, and read what you need to do to fix it and get hired! “Why Can’t I […]

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Video: 8 Typical Interview Questions and Answers to Practice

There are a few typical interview questions that hiring managers just LOVE to ask. And you need to be ready for them, because they usually come at the start of the interview and set the tone for the entire conversation. For each question, I’ve put simple instructions on what the hiring manager wants to hear, a video, […]

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How to Answer “What Are Your Greatest Strengths?” (Interview Question)

Being put on the spot and asked to brag about yourself in the interview makes a lot of people nervous. So you’re not alone if this question scares you. The tips and video below will walk you through everything you need to know to give a great answer to this question. How to Answer: “What […]

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How to Answer “What Is Your Dream Job?” (Interview Question)

Let’s say you’re in an interview and the hiring manager asks you what is your dream job. It’s a tough situation. You don’t want to tell a bold-faced lie and get caught. But in the back of your mind you’re worried about saying something different than this job, right? How to Answer: “What Is Your Dream Job?”   […]

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How to Create the Best Elevator Pitch (With Examples)

First Things First… What is an Elevator Pitch? Essentially it’s a short summary about yourself and what you do, in the time it takes to ride an elevator. You have to be able to deliver and convince in that time frame. That’s the famous 30 second “elevator pitch”. And it can be for anything. Finding a […]

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