2015’s Top Job Search Trend – in One Word

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by Jean Cummings, CareerHub Planning on looking for a new job in 2015? Here’s the one word to keep top of mind: ONLINE O: Over 90% of recruiters use LinkedIn to source and vet candidates | Over 80% use social media sites like Facebook or Twitter to rule applicants OUT N: Neglect building your online… Read more »

How to Answer “Tell me about yourself” in a Job Interview

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by Erik Episcopo, UndercoverRecruiter If you have ever been in an interview, then you have undoubtedly had to answer the “Tell Me About Yourself” question. It is so common that it is often neglected during our interview preparation. However, it is arguably the most important interview question as it sets the tone for the rest of… Read more »

Avoid These 6 Deadly Resume Mistakes

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by Heather Huhman, Glassdoor Blog Every job seeker knows the importance of writing a quality resume. Quality resumes are error-free, illustrate your accomplishments, and are targeted to the employer. While most job seekers follow these guidelines, there are some mistakes that are easily overlooked when writing a resume. If you feel like your resume is… Read more »

How To Evaluate New Job Offers

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Negotiate with yourself before negotiating with employers. by Joey Trebif, JobMob We’ve all been there. We make the decision that it’s to time leave our current employer and look for another job. Once you’ve started your job search, you’ve cut the emotional ties and now it’s just a matter of time until you get the… Read more »

How to Be Irresistible in Interviews

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The non-intuitive formula to job interview success. by Sharon Saylor, JobMob You’ve role-played your interview over and over, you’ve researched the company and come up with three ways you will be a team player, how to be an asset to the company and the one thing you’ve learned from failure…. You’ve been coached on what… Read more »

How To Clean Up Your Social Media Presence and Get A Job

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by Donna Fuscaldo, Glassdoor Blog Like or hate it, your social media profiles are an extension of your resume. Roughly 80% of recruiters and hiring managers use social media to look for and vet job candidates, making it extremely important to have a professional presence on the Internet. “Hiring managers are reviewing social media pages to… Read more »

7 Things You Forgot To Include in Your Resume

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by Heather Huhman Many job seekers think they need to keep their resume as concise as possible. While this is a good strategy, there are some important accomplishments you’re omitting from your resume. When writing resumes, job seekers tend to forget to include the things they’re passionate about or experiences they’ve gained outside of the workplace…. Read more »

35 Resume Filenames Recruiters Won’t Respond To

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by JobMob As much as you might want to think otherwise, recruiters are people like you and me. They get too much email to read it all, they have anti-spam filters in their inboxes and they misplace downloaded files too. So if your emailed resume or CV has a filename that’s unclear at best or… Read more »