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  • CAREER REALISM  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 14, 2016
    [Industry, LinkedIn] 7 Ways Your Resume Will Be Judged Post-Interview
    7 Ways Your Resume Will Be Judged Post-Interview. Here’s a big myth about resumes: once it gets you an interview, it’s tossed into a corner and never referenced again. My Resume Is Dead On Arrival. During the course of hiring someone, a resume will go through multiple screenings. After Interview #1, your resume goes through another screening process. Create a brief “Career Note” within the resume that directly addresses any work gaps.
  • CAREER REALISM  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 14, 2012
    [Industry, LinkedIn] 7 Status Updates to Post on LinkedIn When in a Job Search
    If you’re like many of my clients, you know you need to be more active on LinkedIn. Should you be more active in LinkedIn Answers? If you feel pretty comfortable posting status updates to your friends, why not start using LinkedIn with that same approach? Although if you are in an industry that relies on a personal connection, I think it’s OK to blur the lines slightly.). Your posts on LinkedIn can be a huge tool in promoting your brand.
  • TIM'S STRATEGY  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 17, 2013
    [Industry, LinkedIn] 7 Tips to Help You Stand Out On LinkedIn
    LinkedIn has quickly become a driving force in helping executives and job seekers alike create an online presence that showcases your unique talents & skills (your personal brand)! Most hiring managers (as many as 80%) will research candidates by searching the most common social platforms and if your on LinkedIn, you have only one chance to stand out! Just like Google, LinkedIn is also a search engine with every fortune 500 company (and more) represented.
  • BLUE SKY RESUMES  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 14, 2014
    [Industry, LinkedIn] 4 ways to write powerful LinkedIn job descriptions
    I’ve written before about how to write great LinkedIn headlines and how to create awesome summaries. Now it’s time to talk about job descriptions, because these are a key part of how you present yourself on LinkedIn and most people get them wrong. Don’t cut and paste from your resume. LinkedIn is not your resume. Your profile should be less formal than your resume, because web communication in general is informal. LinkedIn Online Presence
  • CAREER REALISM  |  TUESDAY, JULY 7, 2015
    [Industry, LinkedIn] How Long Should A Resume Be?
    Today’s job applicants have a major challenge – finding the right balance for their resume. Going too long on a resume you lose the hiring manager’s attention. Going too short on the resume you end up not hitting enough keywords and terms to match what the Applicant Tracking System (ATS) is looking for to secure a good ranking. Related: How To Quantify Your Accomplishments On A Resume. Find answers to address resume length here. Make Two Versions of Your Resume.
  • CAREER REALISM  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 28, 2016
    [Industry, LinkedIn] 4 Rookie Mistakes You Need To Avoid On LinkedIn
    4 Rookie Mistakes You Need To Avoid On LinkedIn. After you’ve set up your LinkedIn account and properly completed your profile information, there are some things you should know in regards to maintaining it. Here are four rookie mistakes you need to avoid making on LinkedIn: ~ Copyright (C) 2014 Media.net Advertising FZ-LLC All Rights Reserved -->. While LinkedIn is a social networking site, we all have to remember that it’s used more for professional networking.
  • CAREER REALISM  |  SUNDAY, MAY 19, 2013
    [Industry, LinkedIn] 7 Phrases To Delete From Your LinkedIn Profile
    Phrases that are taboo on resumes like, “Self-motivated team player,” are creeping back into lists of job hunter credentials on LinkedIn. Unfortunately, these mundane, dry, and redundant phrases can make it difficult for you to maximize the power of LinkedIn in a job search. Here are some of the worst offenders lurking among LinkedIn profiles, along with suggestions for alternative wording: 1. To summarize, back up and take a long look at your LinkedIn profile.
  • MS. CAREER GIRL  |  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2017
    [Industry, LinkedIn] How to Create a Living Resume
    The post How to Create a Living Resume appeared first on Ms. When you’re a freelancer or on the job hunt, your resume is possibly your best marketing tool for picking up new employer and/or clients. Like many of us, there’s a strong temptation to create a resume once, click “save,” and then use it over and over again without any specificity. Your experience is by no means static and your resume shouldn’t be either. Has it been a while since you’ve updated your resume?
  • JOBMOB  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 30, 2014
    [Industry, LinkedIn] 3 LinkedIn Job Search Basics For Targeting Companies
    So you’ve set up your LinkedIn account, you’ve connected with key people, you’ve even commented on a few discussions? But what should you actually be doing that can help you land a job via LinkedIn? Here are three tips that are killer when it comes to getting the most out of your LinkedIn profile. When it comes to ‘strategic’ LinkedIn activity… this would be it. Well, LinkedIn can help solve these niggling issues.
  • CAREER REALISM  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2016
    [Industry, LinkedIn] 8 Expert Tips for Using Your Infographic Resume Successfully
    8 Expert Tips for Using Your Infographic Resume Successfully. Using an infographic resume when applying for a new position is one way to make yourself stand out and be remembered, but they are not suitable in every industry or situation. Knowing when to use an infographic resume and when to stick to a traditional format is paramount during your career search. Related: 6 Creative Tips To Make Your Resume Stand Out. Supplement Your Resume.
  • THE UNDERCOVER RECRUITER  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2015
    [Industry, LinkedIn] How To Use Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn to Find a Job #TechTuesday
    Among other social media platforms, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn are the three most popular social networking websites that you can use to boost your job searching process. Whether you are using Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn, tell people that you in search of a job position. As compared to social media websites like Twitter and LinkedIn, Facebook happens to be more powerful when it comes to connecting with friends, co-workers and colleagues. Hyperlink Your Resume.
  • CAREER REALISM  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22, 2016
    [Industry, LinkedIn] 4 Tips To Keep In Mind When Organizing Your Resume
    4 Tips To Keep In Mind When Organizing Your Resume. There has been and most likely will always be discussions over the “best” format for resumes. While there’s no debate over the need to ensure your resume is free from spelling and grammatical errors, the debate over several key areas remains. But parts of the debate actually focus on what’s commonly seen in resumes, not what the majority of career coaches recommended. Related: Would HR Managers Review YOUR Resume?
  • BLOGGING4JOBS  |  MONDAY, MARCH 4, 2013
    [Industry, LinkedIn] 11 Cool LinkedIn Tips for Job Seekers at SXSW
    LinkedIn is a must-have for jobseekers in general, but it also has a lot of functionality and features that can enhance your job search / networking at SXSW. LinkedIn Profile : First and foremost, be sure to update your LinkedIn profile and optimize it. There won’t be paper resumes passed around at SX; it’s your LinkedIn profile that the people will be checking out! Bonus tip : Apply for jobs online and then follow up with the recruiter via LinkedIn.
  • CAREER REALISM  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2016
    [Industry, LinkedIn] 3 Tips To Impressing The Hiring Manager With Your Resume
    3 Tips To Impressing The Hiring Manager With Your Resume. There are so many components to the resume that it can be mind-boggling on what sections should go where on the resume. There’s no set of rules on this, but there are things you can think about to help prioritize the information on your resume to impress the hiring manager. Related: 6 Careless Mistakes To Avoid On The Resume. Put up your resume side by side with the job posting.
  • CAREER REALISM  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2014
    [Industry, LinkedIn] Tailoring Your Resume During A Career Transition
    Not only do you have to carefully consider everything in leaving your job behind, but you have to calculate the steps needed in order to progress into an alternative career or industry. In order to apply for new jobs, you will need the relevant documents: a resume, portfolio, and cover letter. The first step you will take in tailoring your resume is by linking your past experience with your possible positions in the future. Don’t fall into the trap of using resume cliches.
  • BLOGGING4JOBS  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 2016
    [Industry, LinkedIn] How To Recruit On LinkedIn, Fast, Without Breaking The Bank
    Today, only pockets of the tech industry still enjoy significant growth and hiring volumes, for example, autonomous vehicles, augmented and virtual reality, artificial intelligence, and deep learning. Can LinkedIn be an excellent recruiting channel to connect the right people with the right roles? LinkedIn is a professional network where people connect, exchange ideas and expertise, manage relationships, and look for jobs. Making LinkedIn a Better Recruiting Tool for You.
  • CAREER REALISM  |  THURSDAY, MAY 29, 2014
    [Industry, LinkedIn] Why Social Media Is The New Resume
    Today’s resumes, particularly in creative and digital fields, are dynamic portfolios that might encompass several different social media platforms. Related: The Google Job Search: Is It Time To Dump The Traditional Resume? Use your Twitter stream to show potential employers that you’re bang up to date with what’s going on in your industry. LinkedIn. You probably already have a LinkedIn profile, but are you getting the most out it? Resume social media
  • CAREER REALISM  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16, 2014
    [Industry, LinkedIn] 3 Secrets To A Powerhouse Executive Resume
    You’re good at what you do… and with many years of experience, writing your executive resume should be easy. Related: 3 Ways Your Executive Resume Falls Flat. Set aside time, even in small increments, to gather the following pivotal pieces of information for use on your resume: 1. Maybe you’re a champion at accumulating LinkedIn Recommendations. If you’ve saved these testimonials, add a “sound bite” quote (shown prominently in this sample IT Director resume ).
  • MS. CAREER GIRL  |  MONDAY, MAY 23, 2016
    [Industry, LinkedIn] How to Use LinkedIn Wisely During Job Search
    The post How to Use LinkedIn Wisely During Job Search appeared first on Ms. There’s no magic word to include in your cover letter and no secret phrase to put in your resume that will guarantee an interview at your dream employer. Rather, personalization and customization is what’s needed to ensure your resume is seen by the powers that be. Here’s a look at how to use LinkedIn effectively during your job search. Learn How to Use LinkedIn and Soon You'll be Writing.
  • PROFESSIONAL RESUME SERVICES  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2014
    [Industry, LinkedIn] Are You Making This Hilarious Resume Mistake?
    You want your resume to stand out, right? But not when it stands out as a shining example of what not to do on a resume. While there are many ways to make mistakes on a resume, one of the most ubiquitous is the plethora of unnecessary verbiage that accompanies attempts to impress. That was an example of “ Resume Speak “, or in more words, the fine art of “utilizing synergies and leveraging paradigms” seen at a popular Tumblr site of the same name.
  • PROFESSIONAL RESUME SERVICES  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 28, 2017
    [Industry, LinkedIn] Your LinkedIn Questions Answered!
    Whether you’re new to LinkedIn or a veteran, you may appreciate these tips on how to get the most out of your profile. LinkedIn is the most popular social media platform for professionals, but it doesn’t mean everyone utilizes it the right way. If you have questions about how to improve your LinkedIn profile development , you’ve come to the right place. How is LinkedIn Different From Other Social Media Platforms? That’s not what LinkedIn is about.
  • COMPETITIVE RESUMES  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2016
    [Industry, LinkedIn] Want to be Seen By Recruiters on LinkedIn?
    The new LinkedIn feature could increase your visibility and create more opportunities. On October 6, 2016, this post was published on Linkedin’s official blog : They have rolled out a new feature that allows recruiters who are using the Linkedin Recruitment product to see people who are interested in receiving recruitment offers. Only recruiters who use Linkedin’s Recruiter product will see you are interested in new opportunities.
  • CAREER REALISM  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2012
    [Industry, LinkedIn] LinkedIn Profile Quick Tip #3: Turn Off Activity Broadcasts
    It’s common to fuss over your LinkedIn profile. Just as people spend way too much time tweaking their resumes, many job seekers obsess over their LinkedIn profiles – and this can hurt your job search. Inside the settings of your LinkedIn account is a “Turn on/off activity broadcasts” option. Otherwise, every time you make a change, everyone (yes, EVERYONE) in your LinkedIn network is getting an update that you made a change and what it is.
  • CAREER REALISM  |  FRIDAY, JULY 11, 2014
    [Industry, LinkedIn] How To Use The LinkedIn Search Function Effectively [ Aired: 7/8/14]
    Want to look up cool companies in your industry? Don’t miss out on this informative episode of LinkedIn Labs. Please submit your LinkedIn Lab topic to info@careerealism.com. If you can’t wait until the next LinkedIn Lab, you can view our past episodes in our LinkedIn Lab Archives. If you subscribe to CAREEREALISM TV below, you’ll get emails about all of our upcoming episodes of both LinkedIn Lab and our guest webinars!
  • RESUME BEAR  |  MONDAY, MAY 14, 2012
    [Industry, LinkedIn] Ask Yahoo’s Ex CEO If it’s Ok to Lie on Your Resume
    Maybe you have too – changing that one little piece of information on your resume to make you look that much better. And besides, once you get hired, who will really give the details of your resume a second thought? Thompson will step down from his position as the company’s CEO this week after it was discovered that his resume included false information. In his resume, Thompson stated that he held a degree in Accounting and Computer Science from Stonehill College.
  • CAREER REALISM  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 16, 2015
    [Industry, LinkedIn] Redefined: 5 Keys To Today’s Resumes
    For everyone but the youngest—or savviest—job seekers, your idea of a resume is probably very similar to Merriam-Webster’s definition: a short document describing your education, work history, and so on, that you give an employer when you are applying for a job. Related: 6 Punctuation Tips For A Sexier Resume. And whereas I’ll agree that a resume is partly that, if it’s only that… it’s not enough. Smart job seekers tailor their resumes to their audience.
  • CAREER REALISM  |  SATURDAY, JANUARY 11, 2014
    [Industry, LinkedIn] How To Organize Varying Experience In A Resume
    If you have a bunch of random work experience, it can be challenging to make it feel cohesive in your LinkedIn profile or resume. O’Donnell, LinkedIn Influencer and CAREEREALISM founder, sheds some light on how you can organize varying experience in a resume. Look for a way to brand those grouped experiences on your resume. Also consider changing the phraseology in a way that makes your skills appear more transferable to the industry you’re looking to work in.
  • RESUME BEAR  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 15, 2011
    [Industry, LinkedIn] The College Student’s Guide to a Winning Resume
    Recruiters spend less than a minute reviewing your resume. With a stack of resumes to review, recruiters naturally want to make their workload easier, tossing bad resumes right off the bat. Reasons for your resume to be quickly tossed into the “No” pile: Typos, misspellings, mismatched fonts, a sloppy appearance. Even a resume that’s too text heavy or runs onto two pages will get thrown into the discard pile. Length : Keep your resume to one page.
  • CAREER REALISM  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 10, 2014
    [Industry, LinkedIn] 10 Ways To Condense Your Resume Without Losing Value
    When it comes to resumes, recent trends have lowered preferred lengths to2-3 pages. If your resume is long, how can you possibly condense it without losing value? Related: Is Your Executive Resume Too Wordy? As a certified and award-winning resume writer, I face this dilemma on a daily basis. Most resumes contain a lot of fat in the form of run-on sentences, unwieldy skill descriptions, lackluster branding, and unnecessary details. Resume Length.
  • CAREER REALISM  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2013
    [Industry, LinkedIn] 3 Clues Your LinkedIn Profile Needs A Tune-Up
    Every day, employers and recruiters comb LinkedIn to find fresh, available talent available for hot job opportunities. If not, your LinkedIn Profile might be letting them (and you) down, with insufficient detail and a lack of brand messaging to tell them they’re in the right place. The most powerful tool for showcasing brand value, your LinkedIn Summary, merits special attention. If you believe long paragraphs are difficult to read on a resume, try navigating them online!
  • CAREER REALISM  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 27, 2015
    [Industry, LinkedIn] 2016 Resume Trends – The New, The Now & What You Must Know
    Ok, shocking is probably more like it—and also not very comforting to know when you’re job searching and trying your hardest to get a hiring manager/employer/recruiter…someone…to pay attention to your resume. Related: Top 7 Resume Trends For 2015. So what exactly does this shortened attention span mean for your job search—and more specifically, your resume? It means trends and times are changing and so should your resume. Consider doing the same with your resume.
  • RESUME BEAR  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2012
    [Industry, LinkedIn] How To Really Use The “Apply Button” On LinkedIn
    This guest post by Amos Tayts brings interesting insight into a proactive use of LinkedIn. On LinkedIn this is still true to some extent, but…and that is a very large BUT, only if you have optimized your profile. LinkedIn has reached a point where you may be considered unprofessional if you don’t have a profile. It’s easy to create – you’re visible on LinkedIn simply by registering and entering a few brief details about yourself. LinkedIn is Changing.
  • CAREER REALISM  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 1, 2015
    [Industry, LinkedIn] 7 Strategies To Get More Recruiters To Read Your Resume
    Did you know that you only have 5-6 seconds to capture the attention of recruiters and hiring executives in your resume? That’s how long they take to review resumes on average, and it’s not much time at all to interest them in your candidacy. Related: 3 Resume Mistakes You’re Making And How To Correct Them Now. First, take a look at the heat maps created in research The Ladders used in a recent study to reveal which resume elements recruiters pay attention to the most.
  • CAREER REALISM  |  MONDAY, MARCH 14, 2016
    [Industry, LinkedIn] Kick These 5 ‘Resume Killers’ To The Curb!
    Kick These 5 ‘Resume Killers’ To The Curb! Related: 5 Resume Mistakes To Avoid. If your resume isn’t passing muster during an initial scan, it’s most probably due to one or two fixable elements. Here Are 5 Of The Biggest “Resume Killers” You Should Eliminate: Resume Killer #1: An Objective Section. Run a Google search for resume templates and you’ll come up with plenty containing “Objective” sections.
  • CAREER ALLEY  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2014
    [Industry, LinkedIn] 5 Tips for Creating a Professional Bio on LinkedIn
    While a traditional resume and cover letter is still an essential part of the job application and interview process, social media profiles have quickly started to play an important role in the job search procedural expectations. Because of the importance and accessibility of an effective LinkedIn bio, it’s critical that you provide a professional representation of yourself in order to have the best chance of being landing a job.
  • CAREER REALISM  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
    [Industry, LinkedIn] 7 Ways To Tailor Your Resume For A Leadership Position
    Before you apply, make sure you leverage these seven strategies to tailor your resume for maximum impact. Revamp Your Resume’s Keywords. As you (hopefully) know, the computer databases, or Applicant Tracking Systems, that store and analyze incoming resumes for job board, employer, and recruiter sites, count the number of times certain words are used in your resume. These keywords are industry-specific and are unique to each role in each company.
  • REDSTARRESUME  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 26, 2012
    [Industry, LinkedIn] Find Success with a Keyword Rich LinkedIn Profile
    That is why LinkedIn has become the social networking site for those that are serious about building their business and making connections. The first time people arrive at the site, the most common question that they ask is, “how do I use LinkedIn?” This may be anything from getting your resume out to potential employers, to simply connecting with other people that share your profession. Final Reminder: Don’t forget to use strategic keywords throughout your LinkedIn profile.
  • CAREER ROCKETEER  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 13, 2011
    [Industry, LinkedIn] Top 10 LinkedIn Profile Deal Breakers | Career Rocketeer
    This not only serves as your resume online to which you can refer new contacts you meet in your job search and/or career networking, but also serves as one of the most searchable outposts for your personal brand on the web thanks to its high rankings in Google and other search engines. When employers, clients, partners or anyone for that matter searches your name specifically or relevant industry keywords, your LinkedIn profile will often be where they find come across you first.
  • THE UNDERCOVER RECRUITER  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2014
    [Industry, LinkedIn] Visual Resumes: Will They Help Or Are They Hype? [TECH TUESDAY]
    In the competition to win job interviews, some savvy job seekers are turning to visual resumes: infographic resumes, presumes, social resumes and more. Content is king: The content within your visual resume, should you choose to use one, must address the needs and wants of the employer – period. It doesn’t matter how slick or creative your visual resume is! Sending them anything other than a traditional text resume is not in your best interest.
  • WRITE SOLUTION  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2011
    [Industry, LinkedIn] Stop with the bad resume advice
    “Hi Dawn, I just spoke to a friend of mine … He said that now a days it’s best to keep your resume at one page and to let them know that references are available upon request in order that they will contact you for them and you will know what the status of the application process is … I don’t know how mine can be limited to one page or if it should be at this point, but I trust your judgment.” I worked with a client recently.
  • CAREER REALISM  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2012
    [Industry, LinkedIn] Market Your Brand: Top 10 LinkedIn Add-Ons
    Would you like to enhance the quality of your LinkedIn profile in a way that encourages recruiters and hiring managers to read yours more thoroughly? If so, consider supplementing your profile with one or more strategic LinkedIn add-ons. Top 10 LinkedIn Add-Ons For Your Brand. Many job seekers are unaware that they can attach documents and media to a LinkedIn profile. To tempt you with some rich possibilities, here are my current Top 10 favorite LinkedIn add-ons: 1.
  • CAREER REALISM  |  MONDAY, JUNE 18, 2012
    [Industry, LinkedIn] #1 Networking ‘No No’ When it Comes to Resumes
    When it comes to networking, most people start by sending their resume to their friends and colleagues, and telling them they are looking for a job. Here’s my resume.”. One example would be reaching out to your network ( LinkedIn is great for this) and stating, “I am considering positions at Bank of America. KEY TIP #2: Did you know that if you join groups in LinkedIn you can email other members for free? So, search for groups in your industry and join them.
  • CAREER REALISM  |  SUNDAY, JULY 27, 2014
    [Industry, LinkedIn] What To Say When Following Up On Your Resume
    What should you say when following up on your resume? Many job seekers miss out on the opportunity to WOW an employer because they don’t follow up on each and every resume submission. Benefits Of Following Up On Your Resume. Following up on every resume or application has the following benefits: Ensures your resume was received. Try to find out who is reviewing the applications or resumes and make sure he or she received it. Job Search Resume follow up
  • CAREER BRANDER  |  SUNDAY, APRIL 10, 2011
    [Industry, LinkedIn] Your Personal QR Code-Resume 3.0?
    Your personal brand is something that constantly needs to be maintained and groomed in order to be seen as legitimate in your industry. Resumes are evolving. Let’s face it, paper resumes are likely to go the same direction as CDs and paperbacks, progressing into something more digital. According to Wendy Enelow , executive director of the Career Thought Leaders Consortium , “Resumes are constantly evolving to keep pace with the changing employment landscape.
  • RESUME BEAR  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2010
    [Industry, LinkedIn] Has Google Banned Your Resume?
    ResumeBear Featured Jobs Support Job Trends Salary Trends Contact Us Email Posts Resumebear Online Resume ResumeBear Online Resume Builder Resume Delivery Resume Tracking Featured Government Jobs Resume & Cover Letter Tips Interview Tips Has Google Banned Your Resume? And then I wondered would any of these words be on a resume and if so, would that mean that Google would block your resume from being seen in its search results?
  • THE UNDERCOVER RECRUITER  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 12, 2012
    [Industry, LinkedIn] Has LinkedIn Finally Replaced Recruitment Companies?
    LinkedIn is a hugely popular social media site, with over 150 million users and counting. LinkedIn is a great way to connect with professionals in your industry, share your experiences, and network with ‘figureheads’. But it’s now possible to take your job search online, and search for employment via LinkedIn. In July 2011, LinkedIn announced the launch of its latest plug in – the ‘ Apply with LinkedIn ’ button.
  • CAREER REALISM  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13, 2016
    [Industry, LinkedIn] Help! My Resume Is Dead On Arrival
    My Resume Is Dead On Arrival. If you’ve been sending your resume out repeatedly and not hearing back from employers, then it’s time to perform some CPR. Related: Kick These 5 ‘Resume Killers’ To The Curb! Remember: at the resume stage, communicating excellent fit for a role is more important than uniqueness. Use your research as the “theme” of your resume. Make Your Resume Scannable. seconds scanning a resume.
  • CAREER REALISM  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 26, 2016
    [Industry, LinkedIn] 4 Resume Tips To Prove You’re The Perfect Fit For The Position
    4 Resume Tips To Prove You’re The Perfect Fit For The Position. Showing an employer you’re the best fit for the job may be one of the most vital resume writing strategies to your job search success. I hear from job seekers every day who express their concern about whether their resumes may be lacking something—or they know it’s too general. Related: 2016 Resume Trends – The New, The Now & What You Must Know. Struggling to write your own resume?
  • TIM'S STRATEGY  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 22, 2011
    [Industry, LinkedIn] Storytelling As A Resume Strategy
    She is a top notch resume writer and blogger at Resume Confidential. Stories, when told in the right way, to the right audience, can be a terrific resume differentiator, the key to standing out in a pool of qualified candidates. Before you start writing your resume, create a detailed map of your career plot line , all the stories that define your career path. What was going on the company, in the industry, when you first came on board?
  • CAREER REALISM  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 22, 2014
    [Industry, LinkedIn] 4 Outdated Resume Tips You Should Be Avoiding At All Costs
    Here are some outdated resume tips you should be avoiding at all costs! “Your resume should only be one page long.” ” Two pages is currently the ideal length for resumes. Two pages is a good length for resumes, though. Related: The Worst Resume Advice I’ve EVER Heard. ” When we started learning about writing resumes, our career counselors, parents, and teachers deemed this to be a “must.” Resume outdated resume tips
  • BLUE SKY RESUMES  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 22, 2010
    [Industry, LinkedIn] Ampicillin Drug – FDA Checked Pharmacy | Blue Sky Resumes Blog
    Blue Sky Resumes Samples Our Process Our Services Free Resume Help About Blog Blue Sky Blog Blue Sky is social! Twitter Facebook LinkedIn RSS Is This Simple Resume Mistake Costing You Interviews? You’ve worked long and hard on your resume – you feel certain it represents you effectively. The problem might not be your resume content – it might be your file format. They’ll just roll their eyes and move on to the next resume.
  • CAREER REALISM  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2014
    [Industry, LinkedIn] The 3 Cardinal Resume Sins
    These days, it’s easy to fall into the trap of committing one of the three cardinal resume sins when applying for your next job. Related: 3 Irresistible Resume Tweaks That Will Get You The Job. The 3 Cardinal Resume Sins. By “scamming employers,” I mean submitting your boring, traditional resume to dozens of employers at the same time – through an online service or otherwise. Your resume has one job… and that is to “sell” you to employers.
  • RESUME BEAR  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 26, 2010
    [Industry, LinkedIn] The Dirty Word Linkedin Game
    ResumeBear Featured Jobs Support Job Trends Salary Trends Contact Us Email Posts Resumebear Online Resume ResumeBear Online Resume Builder Resume Delivery Resume Tracking Featured Government Jobs Resume & Cover Letter Tips Interview Tips The Dirty Word Linkedin Game 26. With my Recruiter hat on, I went to Linkedin in and began searching the profiles. 3 Responses to “The Dirty Word Linkedin Game&# Barry Reply 26.
  • PROFESSIONAL RESUME SERVICES  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 30, 2015
    [Industry, LinkedIn] 7 Things To Do To Get Ready For Your Job Search
    Develop — or update — your LinkedIn profile. A LinkedIn profile doesn’t replace the résumé…it complements it. Someone looking for a candidate with your skills and experience might conduct a search on LinkedIn and find your profile. Or, someone in your network might be interested in recommending you, and forward your LinkedIn profile URL. So make sure you have a LinkedIn profile — and make sure that it’s updated.
  • CAREER SOLVERS  |  MONDAY, JULY 16, 2012
    [Industry, LinkedIn] 12 Reasons Why Hiring Managers Aren’t Reading Your Resume
    The biggest resume mistakes they communicated were: Resumes with typos – 61 percent. Resumes that copied large amounts of wording from the job posting – 41 percent. Resumes with an inappropriate email address – 35 percent. Resumes that don’t include a list of skills – 30 percent. Resumes that are more than two pages long – 22 percent. Resumes printed on decorative paper – 20 percent. Resumes that include a photo – 13 percent.
  • CAREER ROCKETEER  |  FRIDAY, MAY 6, 2011
    [Industry, LinkedIn] Is Your Resume Outdated?
    The resume is probably the hardest thing to nail down during the job search. Well, your resume is a reflection of you and your work experience. The problem with most resumes is that they are outdated, especially if you haven’t had to look for a job in a while. It may depend on your industry, but here are three common mistakes and how to fix them: List what you accomplished, not your duties. Instead of an objective, why not list the link to your LinkedIn profile?
  • RESUME BEAR  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 17, 2010
    [Industry, LinkedIn] How twitter got me hired | Resumebear Online Resume
    ResumeBear Featured Jobs Support Job Trends Salary Trends Contact Us Email Posts Resumebear Online Resume ResumeBear Online Resume Builder Resume Delivery Resume Tracking Featured Government Jobs Resume & Cover Letter Tips Interview Tips How twitter got me hired 17. Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn, but was focusing my networking on Twitter and Tweetups with other marketing professionals.
  • CAREER ALLEY  |  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2014
    [Industry, LinkedIn] It’s 2014. Your Resume Should Reflect That Fact. Here’s How.
    Writing resumes isn’t any different. What should know about writing resumes this 2014? Whether you are a newbie or a veteran looking to find a job but are not confident on how to work on your resume, don’t fret. Making your resume a long and unwinding list of what you did in your former roles isn’t useful. Focus on the bottom line for the roles you held when writing your resume. Customise you resume for every application. Your LinkedIn profile.
  • BLOGGING4JOBS  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 13, 2013
    [Industry, LinkedIn] 3 and 1/2 Non-Linkedin based sources on finding candidates
    When your Linkedin InMails run out, your inbound applicants just are not cutting it, and you need some additional resources to try an find candidates here are a few ideas to try that just might help you find some great people. Also, Twitter response rate from candidates are akin to Linkedin back in 2006 when everyone replied to an inmail. Run Twitter & Linkedin parallel. Lots of Linkedin profiles have their twitter accounts listed.
  • TIM'S STRATEGY  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 23, 2011
    [Industry, LinkedIn] The Really Honest Resume
    There’s probably a small % of resumes out there that accurately depict someone’s full career and life experience. And some of that’s accepted since we all know a resume is a marketing document. And as long as you don’t lie on a resume , misrepresent your role on a project or make up a better title for yourself, you should be OK. What would would it be like to read a really honest resume? So no resume is perfectly honest.
  • BLOGGING4JOBS  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2014
    [Industry, LinkedIn] 10 Top Resume Tips for College Students
    We all know how important a resume is as an essential marketing tool for your job or internship search. 10 Top Resume Tips for College Students. Look for resume workshops at your college or university. The professionals at your Career Services department have great expertise with resumes and cover letters. Ask for industry samples from your school. Create a master resume that you can use to customize into unique versions for each specific opportunity.
  • CAREER ROCKETEER  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2011
    [Industry, LinkedIn] Is Your LinkedIn Profile Holding You Back?
    You’ve probably heard others rave about LinkedIn as a job search tool – mentioning that recruiters have contacted them through the site, or that they’ve been approached by hiring managers, just on the strength of their Profiles. These common LinkedIn missteps can make the difference between having all the action pass you by or realizing the full power of the site: Remaining invisible. LinkedIn Groups offer discussion boards that work in a similar fashion to Updates.
  • CAREER REALISM  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 16, 2013
    [Industry, LinkedIn] How To Use LinkedIn To Get A Job: Part 1
    The following is an excerpt with minor edits from The Social Media Why: A Busy Professional’s Practical Guide to Using Social Media Including LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, Google+ and Blogs for Business by Crystal Washington. LinkedIn is a powerful social network that helps you exchange knowledge, resources, career, and business opportunities with over 200 million professionals. LinkedIn is truly the no-nonsense social network. Use LinkedIn To Find A Job.
  • THE UNDERCOVER RECRUITER  |  MONDAY, MARCH 28, 2011
    [Industry, LinkedIn] How To Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile for Job Search
    Your Linkedin profile is your shop window to recruiters and potential employers, and the first place which potential recruiters will look when they are considering contacting you. Here are our top twelve tips to make sure your Linkedin profile is found by the RIGHT people: 1. Like any social networking medium you need to firstly decide why and how you will use LinkedIn for your job search. Before you can use LinkedIn, you need to have decided on what role you are looking for.
  • PROFESSIONAL RESUME SERVICES  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 11, 2016
    [Industry, LinkedIn] Five Helpful Methods of Incorporating Social Media as You Look for Work
    Professional Resume Services can help you with LinkedIn profile development! Now is a prime opportunity to try and reach out to other people in your industry. You can easily find one related to your chosen industry and get to know other professionals in your area of expertise. Now would be a great time to create your LinkedIn profile if you haven’t already. This will a key element to your Facebook and LinkedIn profile development.
  • BLUE SKY RESUMES  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 24, 2011
    [Industry, LinkedIn] How to Write LinkedIn Headlines That Work (and Don’t Sound Icky)
    Today the Personal Branding Blog covers the need to write a compelling LinkedIn headline. Remember, professional recruiters surf LinkedIn looking for candidates. I don’t think that experienced recruiters or senior hiring executives are interested in this kind of ‘resume speak.’ They’ll decide whether they think you’re a visionary after they’ve spoken to you – you’re never going to convince them of it on LinkedIn!
  • CAREER REALISM  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 24, 2012
    [Industry, LinkedIn] Be Careful With LinkedIn in a Confidential Job Search
    Here’s the message: Hi Kristin, Some employees of my company are on my LinkedIn including the owner and the controller. Especially if that connection is a career coach or resume writer. ” Find “Your activity feed displays actions you’ve performed on LinkedIn.”. Why shouldn’t you have your company’s email for your LinkedIn contact? You might have problems getting into your LinkedIn account without it. Do you have your resume ready?
  • PROFESSIONAL RESUME SERVICES  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 9, 2016
    [Industry, LinkedIn] How Social Media and Job Boards Can Work Hand in Hand
    Your LinkedIn profile can help you find a job. Creating a LinkedIn profile is a good place to start because it will put you in touch with millions of professionals in your industry, as well as businesses looking for someone with your talents. Proper LinkedIn profile development will be key to establishing your professional online presence so you’ll want to get on-board with what social media can offer you and reap the benefits of those opportunities.
  • THE UNDERCOVER RECRUITER  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2014
    [Industry, LinkedIn] How to Use LinkedIn University Pages to Recruit
    LinkedIn is expanding their relevance to new demographics day by day. Most recently they launched their University Pages alongside allowing students from the age of 13 and older to make use of the LinkedIn Platform. With these Pages LinkedIn aims to help education institutions woo new students and stay connected with their alumni – Sprout Social. What are Students and Graduates Doing on LinkedIn? LinkedIn Education and Why Companies Should Get Involved. “35
  • RESUME BEAR  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2010
    [Industry, LinkedIn] I was fired because of Facebook | Resumebear Online Resume
    ResumeBear Featured Jobs Support Job Trends Salary Trends Contact Us Email Posts Resumebear Online Resume ResumeBear Online Resume Builder Resume Delivery Resume Tracking Featured Government Jobs Resume & Cover Letter Tips Interview Tips I was fired because of Facebook 18.
  • BLUE SKY RESUMES  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2010
    [Industry, LinkedIn] How Much Should an Executive Resume Cost?
    Blue Sky Resumes Samples Our Process Our Services Free Resume Help About Blog Blue Sky Blog Blue Sky is social! Twitter Facebook LinkedIn RSS How Much Should an Executive Resume Cost? Shopping for a new resume is not like shopping for a new car. As someone who writes a lot of executive resumes, I’ve found that client expectations are all over the map. Some expect a resume to cost $100-$200. So What Should an Executive Resume Cost?
  • BLUE SKY RESUMES  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2011
    [Industry, LinkedIn] How to Write a Resume Summary that Grabs Attention
    One of the key points I cover in my free resume writing course , is the need to stand out by writing a powerful resume summary. You only get a very short amount of time to make an impression and a well written resume summary can make all the difference. But I think the resume summary is one of the most misunderstood aspects of resume writing. Here is a resume example that I recently received. This resume profile is typical of too many resumes.
  • THE JOB QUEST  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 26, 2011
    [Industry, LinkedIn] Should You Call After Sending a Resume? Others Say No (and other considerations)
    As a matter of fact, my co-facilitator and I specifically request from our customers a message via Facebook or LinkedIn… I appreciate this approach myself, as when I am phone interviewing I need to schedule specific times. Heather makes several good points for why a phone call is not the best approach: It doesn’t work well for her industry. Using Facebook, LinkedIn, or Twitter to follow up out shows that you are using social media. Your industry.
  • CAREER REALISM  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 24, 2014
    [Industry, LinkedIn] 5 Steps To Transform Your Academic CV Into A Job-Snatching Resume
    Related: Top 15 Words HR NEVER Wants To See On Your Resume. So, you start your job search and, lo and behold, your CV holds almost no value because potential employers are insisting on the dreaded resume. Here are some tips on how to transform your academic CV into a job-snatching resume: 1. Analyze each and every single line of your resume and clearly articulate its value to yourself. A well-prepared job-snatching resume will have minimal non-highlighted wordage.
  • RESUME BEAR  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6, 2012
    [Industry, LinkedIn] Time to Clean Up Your Online Identity
    So, if nothing comes up when you Google your name, at the very least create a LinkedIn profile … STAT! Facebook is actually neck-and-neck with LinkedIn – 65 percent use Facebook the most and 63 percent mostly look at LinkedIn. These are the best places to do this: LinkedIn – Create a LinkedIn profile, add people you know and join a bunch of groups that relate to you. Oh, and don’t be creepy about adding connections—send a proper LinkedIn invite.
  • EXECUTIVE CAREER BRAND  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2014
    [Industry, LinkedIn] Best Ways and Places to Research Your Target Employers
    Savvy executive job seekers know that the very first steps in landing a great-fit job are TARGETING (selecting, say, 10-15 employers that you feel will provide the kind of job you want) and then RESEARCHING each one for industry and company market intelligence. Don’t even think of diving into updating your resume or LinkedIn profile , until you’ve done this! Latest industry trends. LinkedIn Company Profiles.
  • PROFESSIONAL RESUME SERVICES  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2015
    [Industry, LinkedIn] Online Authority is Essential for Professionals
    Professional resume and executive resume services have always emphasized the importance of networking for those interested in finding a job or moving ahead in their career plans. This is because the interactions we have with others in our industries creates a background impression that job applications, resumes, and cover letters are viewed against. People see the resume, for instance, and find out more by either asking around or remembering contact.
  • THE UNDERCOVER RECRUITER  |  MONDAY, APRIL 18, 2011
    [Industry, LinkedIn] Four LinkedIn Mistakes That Could Hurt Your Career
    LinkedIn has quickly become one of the largest and most accessible professional social networks out there, and because of this, it's imperative that everyone who wishes to maximize their career potential join LinkedIn, set up a profile, and begin networking. Of course, as with many other social networks, there are unwritten rules of etiquette that you must first figure out and then abide as you embark on your LinkedIn journey. Tweet.
  • CAREER REALISM  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2010
    [Industry, LinkedIn] Avoiding Jargon and Acronyms on Your Resume
    AH-HA MOMENT AUTHORS APPLICATION TAKE THE FREE QUIZ WINNERS APPROVED EXPERTS BECOME AN EXPERT EXPERT BENEFITS EXPERT SCHEDULE INTERVIEW PREP PERSONAL BRANDING RESUME & COVER LETTER YOUNG PROFESSIONAL SCORING AN INTERNSHIP C-TWIPS FEATURED TWEETS ORIGINAL PROJECT T.A.P. This is a fairly extreme example of corporate culture gone awry, but it reminded me of something I see often in reviewing resumes. Follow her on Twitter and LinkedIn. What exactly does BNS Industries do?
  • CAREER REALISM  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2013
    [Industry, LinkedIn] How To Explain Why Something ISN’T On Your Resume
    If you’ve held lots of positions or have an extensive background in an industry, you might not be able to include all of your experience on your resume. If one of those experiences comes up during an interview, and your interviewer says, “Oh, I didn’t see that one your resume,” you might feel like you haven’t been completely truthful. So, how can you explain why something ISN’T on your resume? Resume
  • EXECUTIVE CAREER BRAND  |  MONDAY, JULY 10, 2017
    [Industry, LinkedIn] 5 Nifty LinkedIn Hacks That Make Executive Job Search Easier
    When I go through the annual re-certification process for my Social Branding Analyst Designation, I invariably pick up at least a few juicy new tidbits on using LinkedIn better. This certification is a premier LinkedIn training program for career professionals to stay up-to-date with the latest LinkedIn strategies for job search and career management. 5 Nifty LinkedIn Hacks That Make Executive Job Hunting Easier. Save a copy of your LinkedIn profile.
  • EXECUTIVE CAREER BRAND  |  THURSDAY, MAY 19, 2011
    [Industry, LinkedIn] President-CEO-COO Manufacturing Turnarounds Executive Resume Branding
    President-CEO-COO Manufacturing Turnarounds Executive Resume Branding is a post from: Executive Career Brand. We collaborated on developing his executive brand, resume, biography and LinkedIn profile. He had also updated his resume, but didn’t think the document presented the value he offered well enough, and it didn’t contain a true brand positioning statement. When Bruce put his resume into circulation, he started getting attention and interviews within a few days.
  • PROFESSIONAL RESUME SERVICES  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 7, 2015
    [Industry, LinkedIn] The Top 5 Skills Sought By Employers In 2014 (and what that means for 2015)
    LinkedIn is in a unique position to find out, so after analyzing over 330 million LinkedIn member profiles, they came up with The 25 Hottest Professional Skills of 2014. If your resume doesn’t mention the technology you know how to utilize, it’s time to update your resume. Did you ever wonder what the global job market is actually looking for?
  • EXECUTIVE CAREER BRAND  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2013
    [Industry, LinkedIn] Find the Best Executive Resume Writer For You: Where’s the Value?
    The Value in Working with a Certified Professional Executive Resume Writer. How to Find Top Executive Resume Writers and Job Search Strategists. Assess Resume Writers’ Qualifications Before Choosing One. Did you land on this blogsite after doing a Google search on “executive resumes”, “executive resume writers”, or something similar? More and more online resume writing services are cropping up to meet increased demand.
  • CAREER REALISM  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 9, 2014
    [Industry, LinkedIn] 3 Tools For Creating An Attention-Grabbing Resume
    Related: The Worst Resume Advice I’ve EVER Heard. LinkedIn recently reported that, on average, hiring managers spend 6-seconds on each resume before deciding to keep it or toss it in the trash (I mean, the recycling can. So, how do you build a resume that will capture the attention of hiring manager’s rifling through a stack of hundreds of qualified applicants? But, the strength of Sumry is that it redefines what a resume is. Resume tools
  • THE UNDERCOVER RECRUITER  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 3, 2014
    [Industry, LinkedIn] Is Your Resume Holding You Back?
    Everyone knows that their resume has to be top notch but that’s not what makes the 1st impression – your cover letter does. You will stand out head and shoulders above your competition when you adjust each resume you send to focus on the relevant needs of the business you’re applying too. However, we are interested in getting your resume to the top of the short list. If you don’t toot your own horn in your resume then no one is going to do it for you.
  • EXECUTIVE CAREER BRAND  |  MONDAY, JULY 22, 2013
    [Industry, LinkedIn] 7 Ways To Get Noticed by Recruiters and Hiring Managers
    Tweak your resume’s keywords every time you apply for a job. This tip is helpful if you respond to job postings because your resume is likely to land in a computer-based applicant tracking system (ATS), and must contain the right keywords and phrases for each specific job posting, to be noticed. Ship your resume using overnight mail. Instead of just emailing your resume, attached to a covering message, invest in a FedEx delivery of a hard copy.
  • THE UNDERCOVER RECRUITER  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 28, 2014
    [Industry, LinkedIn] Why You Need to Keep Your Profile, Brand and Resume Up to Date
    The original labor movements of the Industrial Age arose, as the large volume of people able to fill “blue collar” jobs was essentially limitless. 1) Update: You must update your resume once a month. You must keep your LinkedIn profile updated. Why You Need to Keep Your Profile, Brand and Resume Up to Date. Personal Branding Recruitment brand college grad grads Graduates high school LinkedIn Profile Resume Tips resume tips
  • ASK A MANAGER   |  THURSDAY, MARCH 24, 2011
    [Industry, LinkedIn] my assistant is using my title on LinkedIn
    About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager my assistant is using my title on LinkedIn March 24, 2011 A reader writes: So, I got a new job (hooray!) When updating my LinkedIn profile today, I noticed that my assistant has himself listed in my position and has since February of this year (while the position was vacant). Have you ever encountered a LinkedIn profile where people are grossly misrepresenting themselves? That reminds me, I have to update my LinkedIn profile.
  • PROFESSIONAL RESUME SERVICES  |  THURSDAY, JULY 14, 2016
    [Industry, LinkedIn] Be Sure to Avoid These Five Typical Mistakes While Networking
    A referral allows the company to find an excellent candidate without paying a pricey recruiter or hiring multiple HR people to sort through resumes. Lame LinkedIn Profile. While face-to-face contact cannot be replaced, utilizing LinkedIn comes in a close second. If you have a lame LinkedIn presence, you’ll be missing out on a number of opportunities. Every HR director and recruiter is constantly on LinkedIn building their networks.
  • THE UNDERCOVER RECRUITER  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2012
    [Industry, LinkedIn] How To Convert Your LinkedIn Profile into a Fine Looking Resume
    One of the best kept secrets of LinkedIn is the free resume building service launched last year, which I have just been testing out. The resume builder was developed by LinkedIn labs , meaning it's an experimental tool but still developed in-house by the LinkedIn team. We can safely say that there is a need for a resume builder function on LinkedIn and I assume this is the Beta testing of it before they integrate it fully on LinkedIn proper.
  • CAREER REALISM  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 13, 2014
    [Industry, LinkedIn] The Google Job Search: Is It Time To Dump The Traditional Resume?
    supposedly said that “Google is your new resume.” (I Be it as it may, it poses a very interesting question for all career seekers: Is the resume about to be outdated and should you put more effort into social media instead? The resume in its currently acceptable format is a pretty static document. As a recruiter, social media can give you a more complete and individual picture of a candidate than the resume ever can. But replacing the good old resume?
  • CORN ON THE JOB  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2010
    [Industry, LinkedIn] Quick Tip: Use the LinkedIn Headline to Announce Your Job Search
    Corn on the Job Wisdom for Job Seekers Blog About Archives COTJ Blog Roll Corn Heads Contact Subscribe Quick Tip: Use the LinkedIn Headline to Announce Your Job Search by Rich DeMatteo on September 29, 2010 Often times, it’s the little things that pay dividends. Definitely do this on LinkedIn and Twitter , and possibly even on Facebook too. My NEW LinkedIn Headline That headline just took sexy back.
  • EXECUTIVE CAREER BRAND  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 3, 2012
    [Industry, LinkedIn] Job Search Fizzling? Maybe It’s Your Executive Resume
    If you have a branded, targeted LinkedIn profile (so you’ll be found in online searches) and resume you’ve been using diligently, and you’ve been in a proactive job search (I mean, you’re actively and purposefully networking for a new job) for more than let’s say a month, and you’re getting nowhere. It’s time to revisit your resume because it’s not positioning you as the good-fit candidate you know you are.
  • CAREER SOLVERS  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4, 2012
    [Industry, LinkedIn] 4 Ways to Source Keywords for Your Resume
    Keywords for resumes refer to the buzzwords or search terms that recruiters and hiring managers are using to source candidates for their open positions. Keywords generally relate to skills that are specific to the job function, industry, or business environment. If a resume lacks the keywords that are part of this vetting process, the resume may never be seen by a hiring manager. You can click on this link to view samples of keyword-rich resumes.
  • RESUME BEAR  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 3, 2010
    [Industry, LinkedIn] 10 things every office needs to have | Resumebear Online Resume
    ResumeBear Featured Jobs Support Job Trends Salary Trends Contact Us Email Posts Resumebear Online Resume ResumeBear Online Resume Builder Resume Delivery Resume Tracking Featured Government Jobs Resume & Cover Letter Tips Interview Tips 10 things every office needs to have 03. Karen, The Resume Chick (on Google or Twitter if you need me) Stan Zajdel Reply 20.
  • RESUME BEAR  |  SUNDAY, JULY 18, 2010
    [Industry, LinkedIn] Best and Worst Cities for Job Seekers | Resumebear Online Resume
    ResumeBear Featured Jobs Support Job Trends Salary Trends Contact Us Email Posts Resumebear Online Resume ResumeBear Online Resume Builder Resume Delivery Resume Tracking Featured Government Jobs Resume & Cover Letter Tips Interview Tips Best and Worst Cities for Job Seekers 01.
  • BLUE SKY RESUMES  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2015
    [Industry, LinkedIn] The Top 10 Executive Resume Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
    I have been looking at executive resumes for years, first as an HR VP managing the recruitment process and then more recently in my role as President of Blue Sky Resumes. I’ve boiled the list down to my top 10 and I hope it helps you to refine your own resume so that it truly communicates your unique value. A strong executive resume starts with a concise headline describing what you do (e.g. Mistake #3:Resume introductions that try to say too much.
  • PROFESSIONAL RESUME SERVICES  |  THURSDAY, JULY 7, 2016
    [Industry, LinkedIn] What Not to Do as a 50+ Job Seeker
    Just what is the key to writing resumes that get you hired in today’s world?We A Lacking LinkedIn. You’ve very likely heard of LinkedIn at some point during your professional career. If you can’t make heads or tails of LinkedIn, you can even hire a professional LinkedIn profile writer to lend you a hand. Navigating today’s demanding and ever-changing job market is tough—no matter what age you are.
  • EXECUTIVE CAREER BRAND  |  MONDAY, JUNE 29, 2015
    [Industry, LinkedIn] 10 Steps to Executive Job Search Success
    They rush to update their resumes. They rush to post that new resume to every job opening on every job board that even remotely matches their qualifications and needs. Don’t even think about writing your executive resume before you first know who you’re writing it for. Related post: Personal Branding, Resume or Job Search Targeting: Which Comes First? Research Your Target Employers and Industry. Think Like an Executive Resume Branding Pro.
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