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Resumes: 20 Powerful Words To Add

Adding powerful words to your resume is important.  Every word counts and you must make sure you are using the right ones.  Today with applicant tracking systems, Twitter resumes, word counts and hiring managers who are scanning resumes on electronic devices, your resume must be as concise as possible.   Your words must capture the readers attention immediately. Meaningless…

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Twitter Resumes: 4 Examples Showing Why You Should Have One

Should you have a Twitter resume or not?  Twitter resumes are one of the best ways to create short, targeted resumes. They highlight the main reason an employer should hire you, focusing in on your main selling point.  Everyone is reading less text these days and your resume, your cover letter and even your elevator speech…

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How to Add Language Proficiency Levels to Your Resume

Laura Garbers, CraftResumes Good levels of language proficiency are a real bonus for those looking to produce an impressive resume in search of a position in a number of different career sectors. A resume skills list is something that catches the eye of artificial intelligence (AI) that many companies use these days to create a…

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To the Class of 2020, Now What? 

Hannah Lindsey, Wisconsin-Madison ‘20  Today, I woke up to three alerts on my phone: “unemployment rate falls to 13 percent” from the Washington Post, a video of a 75 year-old protester being pushed to the ground by police from Twitter, and a Snapchat from my best friend.  To myself and other members of the Class…

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Liar, Liar: 10 Reasons Not to Lie On Your Resume

    Marie Raperto, The Hiring Hub Lies on resumes. You’ve seem them, you’ve heard about it being done and, maybe, you’ve done it.  One thing is for sure:  You will get caught.    Stretching the truth is a lie and it can come back to haunt you. So why do it? First, you could get…

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Resume Rules: 2020

.Resume rules do change. If you want a new job in today’s environment, your resume must be targeted for each specific job.

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5 Crucial Ways to Improve Business Fitness

Susan Parks, Freelance Blogger With a trade war raging in China and concerns about a global economic slowdown growing, many small business owners are left wondering what to do. Do they stay the course, investing for growth and bringing on more staff? Or do they rein it in and take a more cautious approach? As…

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Time to Rethink Employee Engagement Strategies

Zoe Connolly Co-Founder & Managing Director, Hospitality Spotlight Companies today must rethink their employee engagement strategies and communication techniques. This means going beyond what was a typical employee/employer affiliation in order to attract and retain top talent. Fortunately, there are technologies on the market that make this easier, and which can improve every facet of the…

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The Most Important Quality I Look for in a New Hire

Lauren Parker, Executive Vice President, FrazierHeiby, @ImLaurenParker Hiring quality employees, particularly in the boutique agency setting, can be challenging. When you’re adding to a small team, new hires make a big impact on company culture, productivity and client service. So, when I’m reviewing resumes and interviewing prospects, there is one quality I look for that…

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Artificial Intelligence Takes on Talent Acquisition

Amanda Peterson, Enlightened Digital Almost 2 million individuals are preparing to receive bachelor’s degrees in May 2019, meaning a wave of fresh talent is gearing up to take the workforce by storm. With diplomas in hand, an eager generation of prospective employees are beginning their job search and sending resumes to dozens of human resource departments.…

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Writing Skills Need Help: A Practical Guide To Help

Marie Raperto, The Hiring Hub Writing skills are a must for anyone in the job market.  Regardless of your career path, the more you move up, the more you need to write.  Knowing how to structure your thoughts before putting them on paper, transferring them to paper and dealing with sentence and grammar structure are…

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Resume Rules

Marie Raperto, The Hiring Hub In today’s world, you should always have a resume ready even if you are not currently looking for a position.  Keeping your resume current allows you to see what you have accomplished each year and it can help prepare you for your annual review and, if something does come up,…

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How to Use LinkedIn to Develop Your Personal Brand

By Kate Paine, Personal Brand Strategist Whether you’re a professional, a small business owner, or a job seeker, you need to recognize the importance of your personal brand. Your personal brand is the image you reflect, your story, your values, and your expertise. In essence, your personal brand is your reputation. The realization that “you”…

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Part II: What AI Is Not — The Bad

Eric Koefoot, President and CEO, PublicRelay Be careful. If you’re assuming AI is going to solve your media analytics challenge soon, you could be in for a lot of disappointment. Worse yet, you could get bad data that will lead you to make bad decisions. Why? AI struggles with interpreting complex human communications that don’t…

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