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16 things you should remove from your resume

By Amanda Augustine An eye-tracking study by TheLadders found that the average recruiter spends only six seconds reviewing a resume before deciding if it’s worth a closer inspection. When you only have six seconds to make the right impression, you … Continue reading

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12 Words You Need to Delete From Your Resume Right Now

By Kentin Waits According to a recent study, recruiters spend an average of 6.2 seconds looking at an individual resume. Working with that kind of attention span and operating with limited space, resume writers need to make every word count. … Continue reading

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Résumés: Whats in and whats out in 2014

By Susan Ricker On “Project Runway,” Heidi Klum often declares, “One day youre in, the next day youre out.” While shes referring to fashion, the cyclical nature of trends extends to résumés and job-search tactics as well. And if your résumé style is out … Continue reading

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Being Unemployed For Over Nine Months Is The Same As Losing Four Years Of Experience

By Bryce Covert There is reason to believe that the long-term unemployed face discrimination when they try to get a job. Now some Swedish economists have tried to quantify exactly what that penalty looks like. They found that for someone … Continue reading

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The long, lonely search for a job

By Dan Horn Ray Ross opens the spiral notebook and grimaces as he reads the numbers on the page. One side shows his family’s income for the month, the other lists the bills. It’s a simple equation, neatly written by … Continue reading

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The Right Keywords Are Essential When Applying for Jobs Online

By Andrew Klappholz Applying for a job online can be a lot like a guessing game. For all the effort you put into marketing your experience and qualifications, the deciding factor that gets your resume into the hands of an actual … Continue reading

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Your Employees Are Probably Job Hunting Right Now

By Venessa Wong It’s Tuesday, which means there’s a good chance some of your employees already have looked for another job this week. Data provided to Businessweek.com from job sites Indeed.com, Glassdoor.com, and Simplyhired.com show that Mondays and Tuesdays are … Continue reading

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4 Job-Search Tips That People Normally Pay Big Bucks To Learn

By Dan Fastenberg The idea of paying someone to help you get a job may strike you as absurd. Yet the practice of using a job coach is growing as workers seek any advantage in a tight labor market. But … Continue reading

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10 Common Job-Search Mistakes Recent College Graduates Make

By Haley Heieck Searching for a job is tricky business. With hundreds of websites advertising positions and such a big emphasis placed on networking, the job hunt can be overwhelming. Where do you start your search? Here are 10 mistakes … Continue reading

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Don’t Be the Desperate Job Seeker

In this job market, it’s hard not to be a desperate job seeker. But, Dan Coughlin gives good tips on how to be desirable instead of desperate.                                                                    Don’t Be the Desperate Job Seeker.

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