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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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Job Seeker: Do You Know What You REALLY Want?

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We recruiters work hard to make meaningful connections; perhaps harder than any other professional. The result: recruiters are some of the most well-networked people around the globe. Yes, we are the gatekeepers. And chances are high that most recruiters know someone that can connect you to someone that will help you get that dream job. Before we help YOU though, we want you to know we need for you to help yourself FIRST! Maybe you’ve never had to network to pay the bills. Maybe you don’t know how this game works. That’s okay. Don’t get frustrated. Stay positive and open-minded. I am going to let   

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7 Ways to Make Hiring Managers Say “Wow!”

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With so many applying for each and every vacancy, many job seekers are finding it difficult to stand out among the crowd.

What you may not realize, though, is that there are some easy (and not so easy) ways to differentiate yourself from 99% of all other candidates – and make the hiring manager sit up and say, “Wow!”   

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A 10-Step Guide to Attracting Recruiters on LinkedIn [Infographic]

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With up to 94% of recruiters looking at you on LinkedIn, young careerists must continuously maintain a high-quality profile on the world’s largest professional network. Just as important: attracting the attention of recruiters and employers as they look to fill great positions you just may be interested in!

This infographic by Armstrong Appointments, with a 10-step guide to optimizing your LinkedIn profile specifically for recruiters, helps us do just that…   

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