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What Do Employers Look For When Evaluating Candidates? [Infographic]

What Do Employers Really Care About

When an employer receives your application, and they evaluate you as a job seeker, what do they really look for? The school you went to? Your GPA? Perhaps it is volunteer experience or soft skills? When going through the interview process, what makes the biggest difference? If the interview didn’t go so well, should you count on your cover letter and thank you note to help make up ground? As shown in this infographic from Addison Group, employers clearly care about relevant work experience and skills… no surprise there. But did you know they also care a great deal about the reputation   

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How Much Do Recruiter’s Focus on the Candidate Experience? [Infographic]


In a highly competitive job market, sometimes it helps to know what “the other side” is thinking, how they work to attract new talent, and what exactly they are looking for in a new employee.

Which makes this infographic from Jobvite very interesting. Here, we get to see exactly what recruiters are doing to attract top talent…   

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5 Things Every Recruiter Looks For on Your Resume

5 Things

Today’s tight job market presents job-seekers with a barrage of fluffy blog posts promising “secret” information recruiters “don’t want you to know.”

The truth, of course, is that there is no special trick. But there are five things every recruiter looks for in a resume…   

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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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