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Most Commonly Misused Words in Résumés

Misusing a word is a huge disappointment on a résumé. Mistakes happen, but you can limit them by thoroughly proofreading and doing a little research. Studies show that more than 60% of hiring managers have disqualified a candidate based solely on résumé errors. Spellcheck is a great tool for ensuring words are spelled properly, but […]

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Set Goals for Your Job Search

Let’s be real…..during a pandemic is not the ideal time to be looking for a job. However, there are companies hiring! If you are in the market for a new job, be diligent, organized, and positive! Set daily and weekly job search goals and follow through! While these tips are directed more toward job seekers […]

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Résumé Writing Tips- Keep it Concise and Relevant

According to Glassdoor and numerous other sources of research, hiring managers and recruiters spend about six seconds reviewing a résumé. This means that your résumé needs to be concise and relevant, and it needs to grab the reader’s attention. For many job seekers, the hardest part of résumé writing is pairing it down. What do […]

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Tips for Video Interview Success

Video interviews are on the rise – check out these tips for video interview success

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LinkedIn Job Search Tips & Essentials

10 tips for using LinkedIn during your job search.

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Creating an Interview Thank You Message

An effective interview thank you message is not a thing of the past!

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Elevator Pitches for Job Interviews

Most people dread the question “tell me about yourself.” It can be difficult to articulate who you are in less than a minute. Preparing an elevator pitch can take the awkwardness out of the equation. If you are in the market for a new job, you should be prepared to hear the question “tell me […]

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Common Recruiting Myths…..and the Truth!

Technology is replacing recruiting. So, you have heard the rumor that technology will replace recruiting. Technology is a tool. The best recruiters know how to leverage technology to work smarter and more efficiently. Technology is not a substitute for people interactions. Recruiting is a people-forward industry and technology can’t replace relationships. So, that myth is […]

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Top 25 Interview Tips

Interviewing can be complicated and frustrating. These interview tips are designed to help job seekers in any industry. Don’t Carry Too Much Typically, the first interaction of an interview is a handshake. If your hands are full of binders and bags, the handshake can be awkward. Only take the essentials, which include a few copies […]

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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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