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3 Edits That Will Rapidly Improve Your Resume

Instantly Enhance Your Resume

In a recent piece by Jessica Ann Media, “How to Avoid Kitsch in Your Content,” the word “kitsch” was defined as “content that lacks context.” She continued by saying how without discipline and focus “content can become clutter” – an untidy mess.

In your career, creating a resume is akin to content creation. You must undergo a process of sorting through vast amounts of content from the Web of your career, and then present it in a meaningful, organized and impactful way…   

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Trust: The One Thing Even More Important than Experience

Trust More Important Than Experience

There’s one thing that matters more than your experience – do you know what it is?

Now, it may seem counter-intuitive to focus on something instead of your experience – after all, isn’t that what your linkedin profile is all about?   

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12 Ways to Turn a Summer Internship into a Job Offer

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If you’re just starting your internship this summer, or you’ve been at it for about a month now, what do you hope the outcome of this internship to be? Have you considered turning your internship into something bigger? Like a j-o-b?

So you can turn your summer internship into a job offer, consider these proven tips that will make your employer say, “Hey, let’s talk about keeping you on…”   

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10 Questions to Ask BEFORE the Job Interview

10 Questions to Ask Before the Job Interview

There is a ton of advice out there about questions to ask during an interview… and rightly so; asking the right questions can put you way ahead of the job seeking pack.

That is not, however, the first chance you have to impress a potential employer. Other than your resume, cover letter and your LinkedIn profile, when is that chance? When the company calls to schedule an interview!   

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30 Ways to Build the Perfect Personal Brand [Infographic]

30 Ways to Build a Personal Brand

For the young careerist fighting the economy, stiff competition, and a bit of self-doubt, presenting a strong personal brand is a must. Done well, your brand becomes a huge asset to your career. Done poorly, or wrapped in a cloud of me-too sameness, your brand becomes yet another obstacle to overcome. Here, in what could be our favorite infographic of all time, graphic designer Yu Sheng Teo of ReferralCandy presents 30 ways to present a strong personal brand, courtesy of 37 experts life Jeff Bullas, Chris Brogan and Kim Garst. Inspired by a post by Navid Moazzez, Yu Sheng does   

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The Gig Economy: Stop Looking for a Job; Start Selling Your Skills

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Today’s job market is dramatically different than it was just a short time ago. We’re now living in a “gig economy” where one- to five-year stints are the norm and people need to plan their careers around a market that’s becoming more and more unpredictable.

From an employer’s perspective, the gig economy is all about relevancy. How relevant are the skills you have to solving the problems my business faces?   

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