Posts Tagged ‘resume’

Professional Resume Writer: Do You Need One?

Do You Need a Professional Resume Writer?  More likely than not, you don’t cut your own hair, you don’t stitch your own clothes, and you don’t cobble your own shoes – so why do you write your own resume? Most job hunters want to present their best selves during the application process. Just as showing…

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From Trash to Treasure: How to Get Recruiters to Actually Read Your Resume

The most important advice I can give to jobseekers is to use keywords from the job description on their resume. This seems like a no-brainer, but many people use the same resume for every job that they apply for, even though every company and position is different. Not only does this show laziness on the candidate’s part, but it also shows their lack of qualification. Recruiters don’t have time to waste; make it easy for them to see upfront that you are clearly qualified.

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Employer Reconnaissance

Many recruiters already know what tools to use to research prospective candidates for jobs, such as social media sites and a simple Google search, but what about researching the actual companies you are representing to learn more about them?

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The Invisible Truths Behind Resumes

As a recruiter, you depend so much on a simple piece of paper to tell you if a candidate is well qualified and the right fit for the job. But do you ever wonder about what this document isn’t telling you?

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How To Recruit Happy People

It seems that lately our society has become intrigued with the notion of “happiness.” How do we define it? How do we acquire it? How do we keep it? And most importantly, how do we hire happy people?

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Hire a Leader Not a Narcissist

A strong leader in an organization is irreplaceable. Think Apple’s CEO Steve Jobs and General Mill’s CEO Ken Powell. America’s most popular bosses have more than their robust salaries and stellar reputations in common; they are born leaders.

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LinkedIn Solutions – What Might Work For You?

Phil Mogilev, a Sales Manager for LinkedIn, recently published a series of Case Studies in support of LinkedIn recruiting solutions that showcases issues companies that came to them for help, were having in recruitment and the solutions LinkedIn provided them.

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LinkedIn to Replace the Traditional Resume?

In a society where we already expect things faster, sleeker, and more streamlined, social media has made it possible to connect and communicate at hyper-speed. As paper letters and messages went by the wayside, it seems only seems logical that with the advent of professional sites like LinkedIn, it is just a matter of time before all former paper processes are gone, including resumes.

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