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5 Ways to Be Sure You Make a Great First Impression

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We don’t think it’s completely crucial to your job search to display your talents at billboard size to be appealing to an employer. In fact, you can stand out to employers in much simpler ways. Have a look at our five top tips on making a great first impression and being a candidate your interviewers will remember:   

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Current Resume Trends That Consistently Impress Recruiters [Infographic]

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Six seconds. That’s how long you have to impress the hiring manager, make it to the yes pile, land the job of your dreams, and live happily ever after. So, you have to catch their attention pretty quickly. In addition to an eye-catching design layout, achievement-driven bullets, and strong word choice to define your brand, what are the current resume trends that will impress recruiters and win the interview?   

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How to Construct Your 2018 Cover Letter [Infographic]

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it’s always a good idea to send a cover letter along with your resume unless the company specifically states otherwise.

So, what should a modern, 2018 cover letter look like?   

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Wordsmithing Your Resume for Applicant Tracking Systems

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Wordsmithing your resume can be challenging, even frustrating.

But doing it well is one of the keys to getting past the Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) used by most companies today…

   

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Finally: The Perfect Resume Template for Young Professionals

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I created a resume template for an effective young professional resume. Why is the resume template effective?

Read it all the way through. Then see the explanations for each section at the bottom…   

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How to Build a Killer Resume When You’re Currently Working

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Working full-time can prevent you from pursuing your dream job. Whether it’s whipping up desserts at your own bakery shop or exploring the Amazon in search of new animal species, the dreams you once aspired to achieve should not be set aside completely to satisfy short-term needs.   

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