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With all of the job boards and social media out there, it is easy to get trapped into another full-time job of applying for a new job. Yet, most people don’t have the time (or patience) to spend on their search when the demands of life already keep you busy. Here are 6 easy things…

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4 WAYS TO IDENTIFY THE RIGHT KEYWORDS TO OPTIMIZE YOUR RESUME WITH ATS Employers now receive an average of 70 applications per job that is posted (with most jobs receiving many many more applications). In turn, the technology used by employers and online job boards to sort these applications have become more robust in their…

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HOW TO WRITE A RESUME TO CAPTURE YOUR  EXPERIENCE WHEN YOUR JOB TITLE DOESN’T FIT Have a title that hasn’t changed but your responsibilities have? Or, want to take your next step up in your career but afraid your job title doesn’t capture all of your experience? Both can be tricky situations to navigate when…

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4 Things to Do That Optimize Interaction With Recruiters Receive a call out of the blue from a recruiter you have never heard of? It’s more common than you would think and it can be the key to finding your next perfect job. But, not every recruiter is the same and you want to make…

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4 KEYS TO WRITE A RESUME WHEN APPLYING TO US JOBS ​AS A FOREIGN NATIONAL The expectations of US employers are unequivocally different from any other country – from the cultural norms to the technology. This makes it incredibly difficult for people new to the US or that are looking to move to the US…

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HOW TO WRITE A RESUME ​WHEN APPLYING TO JOBS IN DIFFERENT CITIES Coordinating all of the details of moving to a new city is challenging. This can create complexities in drafting a resume – particularly when you may not be sure when the move will happen (or where). Being proactive is critical when trying to…

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5 THINGS TO DO TO IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES AFTER SUBMITTING AN ONLINE JOB APPLICATION Finding and applying for a position is only the first step in a job search.  (Read tips to optimize your resume for the ATS). The follow-up to that application is one of the most overlooked steps in any job search. Done well,…

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4 MOST COMMON LINKEDIN PROFILE MISTAKES OF JOB SEEKERS Updating the resume is simply the first step in a job search. The most important second step is updating your LinkedIn profile – regardless of what job you are looking for. Many people know the importance of LinkedIn in their job search, yet they still (unknowingly)…

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WRITE A RESUME TO MAKE YOUR CAREER TRANSITION Feeling like your current job title does nothing to explain what you do or want to do? Making a career change is possible but it takes a little extra leg work that starts with your resume. These 5 things are key to setting your resume up the right…

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