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Top 5 Reasons I Use LinkedIn Everyday

I have been a LinkedIn member since 2004 when I had 37 direct connections. Since that time I’ve built up my network to more than 16,000 direct connections, all through organic means. The power of the LinkedIn network has always been apparent to me and has resulted in everything from new jobs to consulting opportunities…

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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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Aging? 8 Mistakes You Are Making In Your Job Search

Marie Raperto, The Hiring Hub Aging in your career? It happens to everyone and it’s not career ending. The biggest mistake  looking for a job when you’ve been in the workforce for a while is not being current. It’s a digital workforce now and you must market yourself accordingly. Here are the mistakes I seen…

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Your Google Resume: 4 Items To Check

Marie Raperto, The Hiring Hub Your Google resume, what’s that?  According to job search expert, Susan P. Joyce, you have one and it’s what recruiters and others find when they search Google for your name. Do we recruiters do this? Definitely. To be found on Google, you should be on the first two pages of…

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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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Your Professional Reputation: 10 Items To Build Yours

Marie Raperto, The Hiring Hub You’ve heard it over and over, your professional reputation is critical. And your online professional profiles are probably the most important ways to resonate with key stakeholders. It’s your online comprehensive personal brand that influencers look at first. It’s where you will network and where recruiters, hiring managers, influencers and…

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Retaining Your Employees: Assessment Testing Is Key

Marie Raperto, The Hiring Hub Retaining your employees is extremely important and yet extremely hard to do.  According to a survey by Business 21 Publishing, 78% of HR executives said it was at or near the top of their priority list but only 20% are taking proactive steps to keep their employees. Employee turnover costs…

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Career Advice

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E-Notes: The New Cover Letter

Marie Raperto, The Hiring Hub According to the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) the old-school cover letter has gone by the wayside and been replaced with e-notes.  These are letters that are less formal, more direct and sent via e-mail or through a company website. Learning how to execute e-notes will help to bring…

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Cover Letters: 5 Tips To Get Them Read

Marie Raperto, The Hiring Hub Cover letters can be harder to write than a resume.  Some hiring managers want them, some online sites won’t take them.  Just like resumes, everyone has their own likes and dislikes about them. If hiring managers scan a resume for 6 seconds, how long do they look at a cover…

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Second Interview: 6 Tips To Get The Job

Marie Raperto, The Hiring Hub You’ve made it through the application process plus the first interview and have been asked to come back for the next round.  Congratulate yourself, you have made it passed many other applicants and the employer is definitely interested.  But now you have to decide if this job is really for you…

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Found: 5 Tips To Help You Be Noticed

Have you been FOUND by a recruiter lately?   You may not be actively seeking a new position but sometimes that’s when the best opportunity knocks.  Whether you are looking or not, a recruiter should be able to find you. 

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Your Online Portfolio: 3 Reasons You Need One

Part of building your personal brand is showing the world what you do.  Putting your writing and/or design samples, media clippings, speeches and other collateral pieces online can greatly build your presence.  That’s what it’s all about.  If you are out there, you will be found.  Your portfolio should be a reflection of who you are professionally. 

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The Perfect Resume: 3 Tips For Customizing Yours

By Marie Raperto, The Hiring Hub The perfect resume is everyone’s dream.  Tailoring your resume so you get the interview is what you want to do, but it’s not easy.  Every one is scanning resumes.  Applicant tracking systems scan for keywords, hiring managers are scanning for relevant skills.  You can’t please everyone with one resume.  Each hiring…

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What’s In A Name? How To Name Your Resume And Cover Letter

Knowing how to name your resume and cover letter is extremely important.  It’s a digital world when it comes to job hunting.  It doesn’t matter if your are answering an ad online, emailing HR or a recruiter.  Sending your resume with a generic name can cause it to be overlooked or lost in the system. …

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Typefaces: 10 Best Resume Fonts

The typeface you choose for your resume is very important.  Your resume needs to be clear and concise as possible.  It also must be read on many types of devices from desktops to mobile phones.  Sans-serif typefaces are best for small screens and the easiest to read on all screens.  Make sure your resume is…

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