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How Can I Make the Best Use of My LinkedIn Profile?

QUESTION: How can I make the best use of my LinkedIn profile? Be authentic. Inject your personality into your LinkedIn headline, summary, and experience sections to show people WHO you are, WHAT you’ve done, and HOW you add value. Take advantage of the endorsements...

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Unhappy In My Job, What To Do?

QUESTION: I’m unhappy in my job but I can’t make a career change right now. What do you suggest? Not an uncommon situation yet quitting a job without a plan is risky. Start by evaluating, researching, and planning. Explore career options, assess enjoyable tasks and...

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Resume Tips for a Hard-to-Pronounce Name

QUESTION: How should I handle it on my resume if my name is hard to pronounce or doesn't reveal my gender? Rather than explain your gender or the pronunciation of your name on your resume, include a link to your LInkedIn profile on your resume and use that space to...

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Resume Tips To Avoid Age Discrimination

QUESTION: What can I do when writing my resume to avoid age discrimination? Robust LinkedIn profile. Professional head shot for LinkedIn. Omit or hide “old” online images. No serif fonts. No age-related numbers in email addresses. No AOL, cable, phone co. or Hotmail...

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Why Should I Pay for a Professional Resume Service?

QUESTION: Why should I pay for a professional service when my friend in HR said he could create my resume? It’s simple. Just because someone works in HR doesn’t mean they know recruiting. Hiring managers know what they prefer in a resume, but they can’t necessarily...

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Tips to Prepare for a Telephone Interview

QUESTION: How can I prepare for a telephone pre-screening interview? First, practice with a friend, having them record the interview, then listen to the playback to spot stumbles. Next, create a checklist of job posting “must-haves” and matches to your qualifications....

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5 Questions to Ask Your Professional Resume Writer

Today, candidates have to create their “personal online brand.” Well, they can create an offline brand too, but eventually they will need to be online to increase their chances to be found for work that matches their goals, dreams, and “keywords.”

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What To Do When Your Job Search Isn’t Working

QUESTION: My job search is going nowhere! I have been responding to ads by sending out my resume, but nothing happens. What’s missing? Being stuck creates an ideal launching pad for creativity. If your job search is going nowhere, ask yourself what you could be doing...

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