Author Archives: James Hu

8 Ways to Strengthen Your Professional LinkedIn Presence

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LinkedIn is an essential site for professionals who want to connect with colleagues, make B2B (business to business) connections, and find new jobs. Your professional history is the basis of your LinkedIn presence.

In this article, we’ll share a list of things you can do to create the perfect LinkedIn presence…   

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The 5 Most Common Ways Job Recruiters Find Candidates Today

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While ATS have the ability to sift through resumes based, they cannot make final judgment calls about candidates. Because applicant tracking systems have flaws, thankfully, recruiters do not rely solely upon them for finding candidates.

In fact, recruiters use a variety of sourcing techniques to find strong candidates for jobs.    

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Email Mistakes: The Best Way to Ruin Your Carefully Crafted First Impression

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Job searching can be a shallow experience. A lot of the post-application process is superficial. First impressions matter, and all job seekers know to present the best version of themselves in interviews and on their resumes. What a lot of job seekers don’t realize is that there is more to a first impression than your LinkedIn page, especially when the application process is now largely automated or online. Your email mistakes could sabotage your efforts completely.   

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Job Interview 101: How to Rise Above in a Competitive Job Market

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In today’s competitive job market, the hiring process can take more than several months to complete. That means it might be a while before an interview is scheduled.

How do best take advantage of this suspenseful limbo period? You learn how to rise above the competition in your job interviews.   

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Video Interviews Are Here! Are You Ready for Your Close-Up?

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Virtual interviews for job candidates are becoming part of modern recruitment. They’re certainly one of the most popular contemporary recruiting trends.

In fact, more than half of all employers using video interviews to screen candidates before meeting them in person…   

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How to Find a Different Job Without Losing the One You Have Now

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We’ve all been there. You find yourself staring out the window at work for longer and longer each day. Sometimes you spend your entire eight-hour work day staring out the window. Why? Because it’s time for a different job, and a new window to stare out.

But looking for a different job while employed is often a dicey situation.   

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