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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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4 Tips to Build a Deep Virtual Bench of Talent

Keith Johnstone, Head of Marketing, Peak Sales Recruiting Winning teams – in sports, business and in all areas of life — have deep benches. Even if your company is fully staffed, taking your eye of the ball when it comes to recruiting is a sign of complacency which is the kryptonite of success. What if…

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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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Cover Letters: 3 Types And When To Use Each

Marie Raperto, The Hiring Hub Cover letters are very hard to write and many candidates craft one and use it over and over. Like resumes, cover letters should be personalized as much as possible and you must use the right format. These letters differ if you are prospecting, applying for a position or are networking. Here’s…

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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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Recruiters: 8 Candidate Turn Offs

What turns a recruiter off?  SHRM (Society For Human Resource Management) asked talent acquisition professionals what the red flags were during an interview.   The meeting between a candidate and a recruiter is an extremely important one.  It is the meeting that decides if the candidate will move on to meet the hiring manager.  A recruiter’s input could also play a big part in whether the applicant is hired or not.  It is crucial to create a favorable impression during this step.  The following items are recruiter’s biggest turn-offs:

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Your Resume: 10 Items To Remove Immediately

Resumes are extremely hard to write.  You must decide if you want the same type of job or something different.  This will determine what skills you will list, how long it will be, etc.  What you don’t want your resume to be is a job description of everything you have done over your whole career.  While a professional can work with you to eliminate items and help you focus on what should be included,  you are the one who ultimately must decide what represents you.  Here are some general rules to follow on what you should eliminate from your resume:

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Cover Letters: 5 Tips For Writing A Terrific One

Writing a cover letter can be stressful.  You want to capture the reader’s attention but you don’t want to bore them or, worse, have a mistake in your copy.  Since your resume is attached, you want the reader to be so interested they open it.    There isn’t any magic involved, just common sense.  So relax and remember to follow these basic rules to get your cover letter read. 

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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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Creating A Joyful Planet: How Russell Steiner is Helping

Patrice Tanaka, Founder & Chief Joy Officer of Joyful Planet LLC, interviews people who are actively living their purpose and contributing to a more joyful planet. This interview spotlights Russell Steiner, Customer Happiness Manager (love his title!) at Urban Stems, a fan favorite for stunningly designed floral bouquets, starting at $35 with no delivery charge and available in…

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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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Write Like Your Career Depends on It (It Does)

By Filomena Fanelli, CEO/Founder, Impact PR & Communications, Ltd. Writing has always been a desirable business skill, something that bolstered resumes, opened doors and sealed deals. However, in this technology-driven world where email is a primary line of communication and tools like Slack are office staples, the bar has been raised. Sharp writing is no longer…

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Cover Letters: 5 Tips to Maximize Readership

In the job search world today, getting noticed can be the hardest part. Recruiters and hiring managers are bombarded with resumes and only spend a few seconds scanning each one. What should you do to be noticed? Make sure your cover letter stands out and is easy to read.

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What Is LinkedIn Now?

By Jack Monson Director of Digital Strategy, Qiigo Monday’s announcement of Microsoft purchasing LinkedIn for $26.2B means that Microsoft is finally “in” social media after years of trying.  Acquiring LinkedIn is really the only move that made sense. Looking at hotter social properties like Snapchat would be a quicker way to freshen Microsoft’s image with younger demographics, but…

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Digiday Career Fair 2016 (May 20: New York City)

We think career fairs should be a way of connecting with employers and uncovering exciting opportunities. Instead, candidates often find themselves table-hopping, dropping off resumes and getting lost in a crowded room. Digiday career fairs are a different kind of affair. We facilitate one-on-one interviews, host discussions with industry veterans and give employers like Facebook,…

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Finding Employment as Summer Approaches

By Kristin Scarth, Career Services Manager, Employment BOOST The week before and after Easter is a dead zone for recruiting and hiring. So, getting right back into the groove of searching for a job after spring break is a must. Get on LinkedIn and start reaching out to hiring managers directly so that they would see value…

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