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Mistakes to Avoid on Your LinkedIn Profile: Part 2

RESUME WRITER: Michelle K.
CATEGORY: Blog, LinkedIn Profiles
POSTED: January 27, 2015 at 8:57 am

In the previous blog http://www.resumeedge.com/mistakes-avoid-linkedin-profile/ we discussed some of the common mistakes that should be avoided on your LinkedIn profile. Here are a few more: Typos: I know this seems obvious, but you may be surprised how often this happens. Check your spelling and grammar and, as always, have another set of eyes review it. If... » Read Full Article

Mistakes to Avoid on Your LinkedIn Profile

AUTHOR: Michelle K.
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POSTED: January 13, 2015 at 8:44 am

I’ve heard that in 2015 most hires will be found on LinkedIn or via employee referrals. Since LinkedIn is such an important piece in the hiring puzzle, don’t let silly mistakes be the reason you weren’t sought out and hired for your dream job. Profile Photo: I’ll be honest—if someone doesn’t have a profile picture, I... » Read Full Article

Clues the interview didn’t go as planned

AUTHOR: Michelle K.
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POSTED: December 23, 2014 at 8:44 am

You just left the interview and you’re getting the sense that it didn’t go as well as you thought. If you’re feeling that way, it’s probably a good sign that it might not have. Here are some clues that you didn’t land the next interview. Time is cut short: The recruiter said to plan on... » Read Full Article

Hiring Trends for the New Year

AUTHOR: Michelle K.
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POSTED: December 9, 2014 at 9:56 am

With the end of the year fast approaching, you might be wondering what hiring trends we can expect in 2015. I met with some local recruiters to find out what they think will be the top five trends to get hired next year. Referrals: In 2014, this remained the top way recruiters found qualified candidates.... » Read Full Article

Grow Your Social Media Presence

AUTHOR: Michelle K.
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POSTED: November 25, 2014 at 8:47 am

Your social media presence can help you connect and land a new position, and also help you grow your business. How do you get a great social media presence? Here are the top 9 ways.   Share: Share and repost contents from other people’s social media pages, making sure to tag them. You can also... » Read Full Article

The Strong Interest Inventory

AUTHOR: Michelle K.
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POSTED: November 4, 2014 at 9:45 am

It’s extremely important to find out what makes you tick and to know your strengths and weaknesses. This will not only help you during interviews but also guide you in the right career direction. Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® is typically the assessment you take in college or high school, but what is the Strong Interest Inventory®... » Read Full Article

Tory Johnson on Success, Motherhood, and Creating Your Dream Job

AUTHOR: Michelle K.
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POSTED: October 21, 2014 at 9:39 am

Tory Johnson helps women make great things happen. She is the founder and CEO of Women For Hire, a weekly contributor on ABC’s Good Morning America, and the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller, The Shift. As the founder of two multi-million dollar career-focused businesses—Women For Hire and Spark & Hustle—Tory Johnson serves... » Read Full Article

How to Handle Job Interview Rejection

AUTHOR: Michelle K.
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POSTED: September 9, 2014 at 10:40 am

The worst part of the job search is obviously the rejection. Nothing hurts more than investing your time and energy into a interview and feeling really positive about it, only to receive the dreaded rejection letter or maybe you don’t hear anything at all.  How do you overcome this? Here are some tips to help you... » Read Full Article

The Key Components of Your Resume

AUTHOR: Michelle K.
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POSTED: August 12, 2014 at 10:13 am

Whether you’ve been out in the workforce for many years or you’re a recent graduate, everyone’s resume should include these following key components. Lacking these may be why you’re not getting call in for the interview. Contact information: It sounds basic, but it’s very important to have your name and contact information visible on each... » Read Full Article

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