Infographic Resume: A Creative Way to Present Your Credentials

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How do you stand out from the crowd when the world is mostly online?  An infographic resume is one answer. Adding An Infographic Attitude Information noise is increasing every day.  We don’t read, we scan. You can counteract this overwhelm by creating an infographic resume.  Typically, recruiters only take 7 seconds to look at a…

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Have You Tried the LinkedIn Publishing Platform?

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The LinkedIn publishing platform is an effective built-in function of LinkedIn that can increase your reach and engagement with prospective employers.  Relationships are the key to landing that perfect job, and taking the time to create some long-form content within your expertise area is a great way to let people get to know you.  Publishing…

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Job Search Scams and How to Avoid Them

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Job Search Scams Magic Button How do you determine job search scams from real job opportunities? Wouldn’t it be nice to have a magic button for life’s problems? I can think of so many instances when it would come in handy. Click ~ my house is clean. Click ~ my check book is balanced. Click…

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5 Types of Recruiters: Which One Do YOU Need?

Working with different types of recruiters

Are you considering working with a recruiter? If you are looking for a new job (or even thinking about it), chances are you’ve been contacted by several recruiters. Do you know the difference between the types of recruiters reaching out to you? Choosing whether to work with a recruiter at all is the first step…

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What you can learn from 382 recruiters chasing a fake candidate

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On the Recruiting Animal’s Facebook page he shared a link to this: The inside story of how 382 recruiters pursued an imaginary engineer There is a lot to learn from this write-up.  Even though it is for recruiters to learn, I think we can learn a lot, too.  Some things I took away (there are…

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