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How Do Recruiters Really Read Your Resume? [Infographic]

We work hard getting our resume just right. Sometimes, we agonize over every word choice, bullet and paragraph.

And yet we often still miss the mark. Why? Because we don’t yet understand how our intended audience consumes what we’ve written…   

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The Importance of Social Media For Your Job Search [Infographic]

We all know that getting a great position in a field you love is difficult, but according to a study by JobVite, it might just be where you’re looking. Recruiters use a variety of tools to find qualified candidates, but have begun to rely on social media networks including LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter. Before you start applying for positions, make sure your social media accounts are optimized to give employers the best impression of you and your skills. Take a look at this infographic from careerglider.com to learn how recruiters are using social media, who they’re looking for, and how   

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Is Your Online Presence Visible Enough for Social Recruiters?

Social social recruiting is certainly not going away.

According to the most recent CareerBuilder study of over 2,000 U.S. human resource and hiring managers, over 50% of hiring managers use social media to assess candidates…   

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Your Boring LinkedIn Headline is Killing Your Career

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Your LinkedIn headline is one of the most important parts of your profile, yet, you’ve left it up to LinkedIn what to say here?

Unless you proactively go into your profile and select a relevant, keyword rich headline, LinkedIn will select the last title you entered…   

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Job Seekers: Recruiters Will Find You Here

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Recruiting has changed dramatically over the past twenty years. The days of applying for a job online is NOT how most candidates are found anymore.

Recruiters should now be called detectives, because we use social media a lot to seek out those we find. Today, everything, and everyone, is searchable… and research-able…   

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10 Reasons I Didn’t Hire You Today

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You worked hard to get that interview. I thought you deserved it, or I wouldn’t have invited you in today.

You thought you did okay. Your hopes may have gotten up just a little bit. So you will undoubtedly be disappointed when I don’t offer you a job. You’ll be really disappointed if you never hear back from me at all, as happens far too often in the world of recruiting…   

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