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Professional Resume writing blogs that go over what goes on your resume and how to really stand yourself out in the tough job market. Free Job search tactics that will give you the confidence to successfully land a job and LinkedIn do’s and donts.

We have gone with another candidate

Don’t Fret How many of us have applied to a job, gone to an interview and felt like we aced it, only to get the dreaded “We regret to inform you we have gone with another candidate”? If you’re wondering if it was something you did, I’m going to try…

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Interview follow up “Thank You” afterwards

Do you ever wonder what the appropriate interview follow up is after your first interview with a company? What if it went well? What if it didn’t go well? What if you were stumped on a few questions or there was an awkward pause? What if you weren’t as prepared…

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2 resumes torn apart by Applicant Tracking System(ATS)

Here is what a resume will look like with a bunch of lines and boxes going through Applicant Tracking systems(ATS) NOT A GOOD RESUME PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY________________________________________________________________________ Highly organized, adaptable, loyal and positive educator with years of experience in motivating, inspiring and developing young minds into critical-thinkers capable of thriving in…

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Get Recognized for Your Work – A Working Woman’s Guide to Making More Money

According to the White House women still earn an average of 77 cents for every dollar a man earns in the United States. It’s a discouraging statistic, but there are things you can do to make sure you are earning the most you can for the work that you do.…

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Struggling to get a response to your job application? headache after headache? Read to get more “yes” responses

They are here to stay First off, Applicant tracking systems are here to stay and of course no one likes them, not even the people using them. Unfortunately they are set in place to limit the amount of applications coming in, and split the good ones from the bad ones.…

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“MJ” I’ve failed over and over and succeeded

 Keep updating your resume! Since I graduated college in December 2010 with a BS in Business Management from Rasmussen College, I have held many positions, and none lasted long. For various reasons, I either got fired or quit; therefore, I had to keep updating and crafting my resume to find…

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Expanding Your LinkedIn Network

Are you wondering how you can gain connections and grow your LinkedIn network for business, recruiting or job search purposes? I’m going to give you some insight into ways you can achieve a robust network, and do it without bombarding strangers with requests. * Use the advanced option next to…

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Is your Resume Winning Interviews?

There is quite a bit that needs to go into writing a resume, especially if you want to award yourself with an incredible interview. Employers can receive hundreds of resumes in response to an advertised position. For every hundred resumes received, only a few resumes stand out from the crowd.…

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3 LinkedIn Secrets to land your next job!

Tired of hitting walls when applying for jobs?  Can’t seem to land the interviews you want? Unfortunately, you are in good company.  Applying for positions through traditional job boards is fine, but sometimes, it isn’t enough to get the results you are looking for.  Taking additional steps to be noticed…

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Resumes, LinkedIn, and why you need help

Hiring a professional to assist you in your current job search is a wise investment of your time and money. Unfortunately, many people don’t see the benefit and insist on tackling the job hunt by themselves. One place they often start is with their profile on LinkedIn. They change their…

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