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9 Essential LinkedIn Tips for Job Seekers

LinkedIn is one of the most popular social media websites, although its purpose is not exactly comparable to that of brands such as Facebook and Twitter. Although the latter websites could be used professionally, LinkedIn’s specific function is actually professional...

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10 Silly Ways to Sabotage Your Job Search On Social Media

93% of recruiters will check out your social media profile before considering you for a position… So what will they find? A professional, friendly and intelligent profile? Or an abysmal display of a sin and debauchery? If the latter rings true, then it’s definitely...

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10 Tips On What (and What Not) to Wear At a Job Interview

1. Don’t be too ‘out there’ I know – you’re supposed to ‘stand out’ at an interview. But dressing outlandishly is probably not the best way to do it, especially if you can’t back it up with any real substance – often it just comes across that you’re trying a little...

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24 People Skills You Need For Career Success

People skills are essential in the workplace. Whether you’re supervising others or working as part of a team, people skills help you connect with your colleagues and produce meaningful work. No matter how qualified you are for a position or how many certifications you...

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How to Send Your Resume: as a PDF or Word Document?

Once you’ve perfected your resume and are ready to apply for a job, you may wonder whether to send your resume in PDF or Word format. Though there are advantages and disadvantages of using both, you should generally send your resume as a PDF. The most important thing...

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Omitting Jobs from Your Resume

Your resume is not a legal document and you are under no obligation to list every job you’ve ever had. The purpose of your resume is to sell you to potential employers and this is the most important thing to keep in mind. You can include the parts that highlight your...

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