6 Mistakes Job Seekers Still Make on Social Media

Social Media Faux Pas

Here’s a cold, hard fact: your personal status updates may be impacting your ability to land your next job.

We all know now that employers will search for you online at some point during the screening and hiring process. What you may not know is that what think may be hidden behind a curtain of privacy… probably isn’t.   

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The 20 Keywords Just Right for Your Resume

Top 20 Keywords for Your Resume

Whether in the resume storage of a job board, in an employer’s applicant tracking system (ATS), or in social networks like LinkedIn and Google Plus… most resumes end up in a database of some sort.

Regardless of where they are stored, those resumes and social profiles need to be “find-able” when someone types in their desired search terms, which are commonly referred to as “keywords.” But what keywords are those employers looking for? How do they find you?   

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Take Your LinkedIn Profile from Boring to Recruiter Friendly

Recruiter Friendly

By this point, your LinkedIn profile is complete, or well on the way. You’ve filled out the profile requirements and made sure your LinkedIn presence is professional; perhaps even polished.

But can you say your profile is recruiter-friendly?   

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Want the Job? Solve My Problem!

Solve-My-Problem

No matter the job, the industry or the experience level, every hiring manager on the planet – whether they need a dishwasher or a VP of Rocket Science – has the same focus: Solve… My… Problem.

How does a candidate know the recruiter’s immediate problem? How do you determine what challenge are they trying to resolve by filling this position?   

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The One Secret to Nailing a Video Job Interview [Infographic]

Nail the Online Job Interview

So you have a video job interview all lined up… perhaps on Skype or a Google Hangout. You’ve researched the company, the position and the recruiter. You know your stuff!

But did you know that body language during your online job interview can determine 80% of the final hiring decision?   

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How to Craft the Perfect Answer to “What’s Your Greatest Accomplishment?”

Interview Question

One of the toughest job interview questions of all time: “What is your greatest accomplishment?”

And yet answering this question in a way sure to impress the recruiter is not all that difficult! Because like your LinkedIn profile and resume should be focused on your accomplishments (preferably quantified), so should your answer to this job interview question!   

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