Tag Archives: Job Search

Resume Statistics To Help Your Resume Evolve [Infographic]

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I recently offered to help a friend craft her resume for a new job search. She turned down the offer. She explained that she still had her resume from 10 years ago and all she needed to do was add her recent employment information. After all, a resume is a resume, right? Unfortunately, this is a trap that many job seekers, even first-time job seekers, fall into. As the job market changes, your resume needs to evolve to catch the eye of today’s recruiters. Up-to-date resume statistics can help you build a new resume that will stand out from the crowd.   

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The Best LinkedIn Strategies to Help You Land a Job in 2021

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In the month of January, the number one question I got from people who are looking to upgrade their careers was: What are the best LinkedIn strategies that I should be executing for my 2021 job search?   

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10 Effective LinkedIn Status Updates for Job Seekers

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You built an awesome LinkedIn profile, but no one is contacting you. What do you need to do to draw attention to your profile? The secret is in sharing LinkedIn status updates that appeal to your network and potential employers. So what should you post in your status updates? Here are 10 ideas.   

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A Facebook Job Search: More Effective Than You Think

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A Facebook job search can be more effective than you think. One reason recruiters are turning to Facebook to build talent communities, share job leads, and research candidates is its popularity- It has billions of users which makes Facebook great for job search!   

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Goin’ Fishin’: How to Write an Effective Cold Email [Infographic]

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You’ve tried everything. You’ve researched the companies that interest you and watched the employment section of their websites like a hawk. Networking hasn’t paid off. You spend so much time on indeed.com you’ve made it your browser’s homepage. You even went old-school and started perusing the classifieds in the daily paper. It’s not that you don’t have the skills, personality, and experience to win your dream job… you just can’t find it. Have you really tried everything? Sometimes, simply hoping a job opening will appear just isn’t enough. Sometimes you have to resort to the dreaded cold email.   

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10 Ways Social Media Can Help You Find Your Next Job

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Here are 10 ways social media can help your job search based on data that shows employers use social media to assess applicants and candidates. Many job seekers want to keep their private lives private. But what if you could improve your chances of being the selected candidate by using social media? Companies are checking you out online, so why not use these tools to enhance your qualifications?   

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