Top Five Signs Your Resume Needs an Update

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Sometimes it can be difficult to know when to update your resume. Job search trends can change quickly – and something that looked great five years ago may now look irrelevant. It’s well worth taking a step back and trying to take an impartial look at your resume – or perhaps even getting an opinion from a friend or even a professional. … Read More

What is Personal Branding, Anyway?

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Personal branding is a term we hear a lot about, but many people don’t understand what is really is. It’s an item on many of our to-do-lists, but we often never get around to fully exploring its meaning and how to use it to our advantage. This article explores some Frequently Asked Questions about personal branding and addresses a simple … Read More

Applicant Tracking Systems: Getting Past the Myths

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What, exactly, is an ATS? The latest challenge in resume writing: getting your resume past the robots and into the hands of HR! Almost all large organizations, along with some medium-sized and small ones, rely on Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) to assist with scanning, screening and ranking resumes. If you’re job hunting, you’ll definitely want to make sure your resume … Read More

Social Media and Recruitment: What You Should Know

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Social media is everywhere these days, but it’s a bit difficult to determine exactly how it should fit into your job search. A lot of¬†companies are recruiting via Social Media these days, and surprisingly, it’s not only LinkedIn. Stats say that Facebook and Twitter are being used quite often as well. This may depend greatly upon industry (it’s worth noting … Read More