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5 Ways to Make Sure Your Resume Gets Noticed

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As you may already know, Applicant tracking systems (ATS) is a software platform that enables an employer to electronically handle job candidate information, including the resume you submitted online.

Even though each ATS is different, there are some things you can do to take more control over how effectively your application is processed…   

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Get the Boss to Say Yes to Your Next Big Idea

Idea

You’ve come up with a brilliant idea for a project that you feel way passionate about. You’ve done enough research to know it will work, and you’re confident that it would be a good fit for your company and its audience.

So why is the very thought of pitching the project to your boss making you weak in the knees?   

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7 Ways to Get Recruiters to Actually Read Your Cover Letter

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Although your résumé is definitely important, the cover letter can also be a make-or-break factor… assuming you can get the recruiter to actually read it!

To help make sure they care enough about your application to do just that, here are seven ways to catch the recruiter’s eyes with your cover letter…   

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The Young Careerist’s Guide to Informational Interview Etiquette

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Every summer interns should schedule at least one informational interview before your internship ends.

If you’re new to informational interviewing, however, it can be hard to tell whether or not you’re really putting your best foot forward…   

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10 Ways to Build a Perfect Personal Brand

perfect personal brand

How you present yourself on social media and the Interwebs – from creating a logo and oh-so-snazzy website to establishing a consistent image – is critically important, because it can mean the difference between getting that new job, acquiring a new customer and meeting that high-profile influencer… or not.

But other than creating a catch profile and getting that smiley-yet-professional headshot, how do you get started?   

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Ask These 10 Questions at Your Next Informational Interview

Good question

Imagine asking someone for an informational interview… and then having nothing to say?

With these 10 questions at your fingertips, that will never happen to you!   

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