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Resume Design for Automated Screening

Approximately 90% of job applicants submit their resume online, and most of those resumes are scanned by automated technology (applicant tracking systems or “ATS”). So how do you get your resume “accepted” by these screening tools instead of rejected? Follow the below tips to increase the likelihood of your resume passing the system’s check.

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4 Tips for Writing an Effective Technical Resume

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What is the Best Format for an Effective Resume?

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5 Must-Haves for Every Resume

Most hiring managers and recruiters will spend 6-8 seconds reviewing a resume, largely due to the volume of resumes they receive. On average, managers and recruiters receive more than 250 resumes per job opening. So how do you craft a resume that stands out from the other 249 applicants and gets the attention of the […]

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How to Stand Out as an Exceptional IT Candidate

With hundreds of candidates applying to Information Technology positions, it is important to make a great first impression. Below are some tips to help you stand out from other candidates: Have a memorable resume Your resume is a marketing tool to get you an interview. Think of it as your commercial. If a commercial is […]

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Are You Prepared for a New Job When Opportunity Knocks?

Opportunity can knock on your door at any time. Are you keeping your information up-to-date so you can be ready to jump into a job search or apply for an unexpected opportunity? If not, should you be? Many people make job changes when they are not on the market or actively looking for a new […]

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Are you New Job Ready?

Opportunity can knock on your door at any time. Are you prepared to apply for a new job whenever you get that knock? Maybe another parent at a little league game tells you about the perfect opportunity at his company, or you stumble upon the perfect job posting while perusing your social media for the latest shoe sales. Many opportunities don’t stay open long, so even if you are not in the market for a new job, you should always be New Job Ready!

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Social Media as a Recruiting Tool

Social Media Recruiting for Job Applicants. Did you know that approximately 50% of employers use social media recruiting strategies to find, screen, and research job applicants? Depending on the study, some data reports as high as 80% of employers are implementing social media recruiting strategies in some capacity.

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How to Find a Job

Job Search Success- How to find a job. So how do you start a Job Search, if you are a person in transition (layoff / change career direction / stuck in job that does not match ‘your passion’)?

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