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10 Simple Steps to a Much Better Resume

10 Steps to a Better Resume

Sometimes, we make writing a resume much (much!) harder than it need be.

Which is why we like this infographic from YellowLineLabs. Here, you’ll see that resume writing need not be a source of stress and frustration… and how taking the right steps can result in a much (much!) better resume…   

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Here’s Exactly Why You Aren’t Getting Hired [Infographic]

Why Arent You Getting Hired

You worked so hard on your resume. Your online presence is impeccable. But the phone isn’t exactly ringing off the hook; you just can’t seem to land a job interview. Why?

This infographic from Bullhorn gives us some insight into what, in the eyes of a recruiter, may be stopping you from getting your next gig. From job hopping, to long-term unemployment – even your age – can have an impact on how you are perceived by employers…   

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A Job Seekers Guide: What’s Safe to Post on Social Media (and Not)

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You’re in a job or internship search. And on social media, it seems nearly everyone is watching your every move. The slightest misstep (at a holiday party, perhaps) can cost your that internship you’ve coveted… maybe even your dream job.

But how do you know what is safe to post on social media… and what is not? How do you know when you’ve crossed the line?   

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7 Habits That Help Successful Job Seekers Leverage LinkedIn

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Many young careerists consider the world’s largest professional network their go-to job hunting resource. And with over 300 million potential networking contacts and 300,000 jobs available… that is a smart move.

And yet we hear stories from many that LinkedIn isn’t working for them…   

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21 Ways to Make Your Next Job Interview the Best Ever [Infographic]

21 Secrets to Nailing a Job Interview

Getting a job interview these days is tough. So you must make the most of each opportunity!

But how? Where do you start? How do you really impress? And how do you end the interview process in a way that says “Hire me!”?   

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5 Smart Ways to Make Recruiters Like Your Resume

5 Smart Ways to Make Recruiters Like Your Resume

How do get a recruiter to like your resume – and you – well enough to invite you to interview?

According to this great infographic from FreeResumeBuilder.org and our friend Donna Svei over at AvidCareerist.com, the answers – five of them to be exact – are simple…   

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