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    Best 6 Steps to Find Keywords for Your Résumé

    More than eighty percent of all submitted résumés (and 100 percent of résumés sent to Fortune 1000 companies) get scanned by software commonly known as an applicant-tracking system (ATS), and such scanned résumés are stored on a server in a digitized format. Humans are seeing only about one quarter of them and only if it …

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    Job Termination Turnaround Success

    Whether it’s “your fault” or not, being let go is a traumatic experience. It invariably produces emotions ranging from disbelief and rage to guilt, shame, and depression. It generally creates financial stress, which can lead to serious anxiety and conflicts within families. And the sense of uncertainty and loss of control that goes with being …

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    Anything They Ask You, You Can Ask Them in a Job Interview

    A good rule of thumb to remember in a job interview is that anything they ask you, you can ask them. Now you have to reword so as not to sound like a parrot nor should you avoid answering, but later in the conversation you can use their question to you as a question to …

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    Don’t Wait: Tricks for Landing Your Dream Job

    We often miss out on some of life’s best opportunities because we’re seeking perfection. Think of how many family vacations or first dates have ended up as let-downs because of heightened expectations. In the workplace, many people remain stuck in dead end jobs to avoid the risk of exploring a new opportunity. Most satisfied employees …

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    Branding Your Linkedin Profile For Job Search

    Your Linkedin profile and your resume are each used differently by employers and used for different purposes.

    However, I get asked all the time if making your Linkedin profile identical to your resume is a wise idea. Linkedin must think it is … since they have an app that automatically loads your profile data into …

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    Employers Use Your Resume And LinkedIn Profile Differently

    Many job seekers make the mistake of assuming that their resume and LinkedIn profile are the same thing.

    … they’re not.

    Job seekers who consider their LinkedIn profile to be equivalent to their resume can miss major opportunities to differentiate themselves resulting in lost job opportunities.

    You can differentiate yourself much more effectively as a …

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    Face To Face Personal Branding

    Your resume is the traditional way job seekers create their personal brand. It’s the first impression that most job seekers make.

    But there’s a downside to creating your personal brand through a resume.

    Your resume is prescreened between 2-5 times before a hiring manager sees it.

    What does that mean to you? It means most …

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    5 Job Search Mistakes Show You’re Not Paying Attention

    Applying for jobs is one of the most burdensome aspects of the job search process. Cover letters, resumes, applications – lots of paper work requiring sharp attention to detail.  With so many things to pay attention to, people are bound to make mistakes. But as we all know, every little thing counts when it comes …

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    Posted in Job Search, Personal Branding, Recruitment, Success Strategies

    Are You Pulling Your Weight

    Are you ready to deliver $1.4 Million dollars in value to your company?

    Beyond being ready … are you able to deliver $1.4 Million?

    If you expect to be making $100,000+ dollars a year you should expect your prospective employer to assign some sort of multiple to your salary. A Return on Salary (ROS) if …

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    Personal Branding By Understanding The Hiring Process

    Do you realize that how well you understand the hiring process has a big impact on your personal brand … and on your chances of getting hired?

    Most job seekers think that understanding the hiring process just means learning the email address to send a resume (or URL to post). That’s really the least important …

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