What To Put On A Resume: 5 Must-Have Sections And How To Write Them

If you’re job searching and wondering what to put on a resume, you’re in the right place… We’re going to go step-by-step through the five most important resume sections, including: How to write each section What information you need to include if you want to get the interview What information to leave off After the […]

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How To Turn On And Use LinkedIn “Open Candidates” (Plus More New Features)

If you’ve been on LinkedIn lately you might have noticed a new feature called LinkedIn Open Candidates. You can use it to “signal” recruiters that you’re open to new opportunities, without your employer seeing… At least in theory. But does it really work? Let’s look at how turn on LinkedIn Open Candidates and how to best use […]

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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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The 5 Best LinkedIn Profile Tips From a Recruiter

I’m going to share my five best LinkedIn profile tips to help you get noticed immediately by recruiters, employers, and anyone else who is searching for talent on LinkedIn. You want more clicks and views, but you also need to impress people once they click or they’ll just leave. So we’ll cover how to get clicks, but also how to […]

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How to Improve Your LinkedIn Profile: The #1 Best LinkedIn Tip

How To Get LinkedIn Recommendations (And Why It’s The Best Way To Boost Your Profile)

There are 450 million users on LinkedIn. If you’re looking for a new job or trying to get noticed, you need a way to stand out. In this article you’ll learn my #1 LinkedIn profile tip for job seekers (and anyone else who wants to make their LinkedIn grab the viewer’s attention)- How to quickly and […]

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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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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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The Best Day (And Time) To Apply For A Job Online

So you’re wondering… what is the best day to apply for a job? What about the best time to apply for a jobs online during the day? Good news – we did some research and here’s what you need to know: The Best Time to Apply for Jobs Online: (For the best day to apply for a job, […]

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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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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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