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Delete These Distracting (and Potentially Detrimental) Things From Your Resume

While it’s true that your resume should highlight your accomplishments and experience relevant to the job you’re applying for, recruiters usually only spend about 7 seconds looking at resumes, on average. At this stage of the application process, they’re looking for a reason to reject applicants, which is why you…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Defeat Your Job Search Anxiety

We get it. Job-hunting can be a stressful, anxiety-provoking experience. Poring over hundreds of job listings with unrealistic qualifications and LinkedIn kindly inviting you to “see how you compare to 34 other applicants” can drain even the most confident soul.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Use ‘TikTok Resumes’ to Land an Entry-Level Job

TikTok wants to offer you more than simple mindless entertainment—now it also wants to help you find a job—by inviting users to submit video resumes for jobs from participating companies like Chipotle or Target. The pilot program, called “TikTok Resumes,” skews towards Gen Z job-seekers looking for entry level…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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10 Mistakes That Are Ruining Your Job Search (and How to Fix Them)

When you’re looking for a new job there’s a lot that can go wrong, from formatting your resume improperly to being tripped up by questions during the job interview. Mistakes will happen—some bigger than others—and most of them are survivable…but there are certain pitfalls to avoid that can make your job search run a…Read more… […]

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How to Use a Cover Letter Template Without Making It Obvious

For people who aren’t used to patting themselves on the back, crafting a cover letter can feel like a daunting exercise, especially if you’re applying for a bunch of jobs in a short timeframe. But it’s worth the effort—what starts out as a blank word document will become an essential tool with which you’ll market…Read […]

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Make Updating Your Resume Way Easier With This Very Smart Tip

You’re looking for a new job, so it’s time to update the ol’ resume. But when you try to describe your last position, you stare off into space thinking, “Wait, what did I do, exactly?” Well, who’s better than describing the duties of your role than the employer itself?Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Would You Put a “Pregnancy Pause” on Your LinkedIn Profile?

A few years ago, I left my job at a newspaper to stay home with my infant daughter full-time. Ten months later, I was ready—so freaking ready—to return to the workplace. So I opened up my résumé and prepared to send it off to people who might want to hire me.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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