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Why Your LinkedIn Profile Shouldn’t Mirror Your Resume and How to Maximize the Differences

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Why Your LinkedIn Profile Shouldn’t Mirror Your Resume and How to Maximize the Differences Concerned clients often share with me their belief that their resume and LinkedIn profile have to mirror each other or an employer may assume they’re not being truthful on their resume. I Read more…

5 Key Cover Letter Strategies You Can Use NOW to Start Generating Interviews

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5 Key Cover Letter Strategies You Can Use NOW to Start Generating Interviews Do I really need to use a cover letter? It’s a question I hear from clients every day—and an important one because a great one can be the determining factor in landing an Read more…

Resumes

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Why Your LinkedIn Profile Shouldn’t Mirror Your Resume and How to Maximize the Differences

Why Your LinkedIn Profile Shouldn’t Mirror Your Resume and How to Maximize the Differences Concerned clients often share with me their belief that their resume and LinkedIn profile have to mirror each other or an employer may assume they’re not being truthful on their resume. I Read more…

Personal Branding

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Optimizing Your Resume for the 10-Second Initial Review

Studies show that hiring managers spend an average of ten seconds looking at a resume before deciding whether to keep going or move on to the next candidate. That’s right, only ten seconds! That says a lot about the job market today and the number of Read more…

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Applicant Tracking Systems

The Demise of Applicant Tracking Systems and What It Means for Your Job Search

According to a report prepared by Katharine Hansen, Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior, for Quintessential Careers, ATS (Applicant Tracking Systems) are not all that effective, and may in fact be on their way out. She points out that if this type of tool really worked the way Read more…

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Does Following Up With Employers Really Matter?

Does following up with a potential employer really help your chances of getting the job? Absolutely. Whether you’ve applied for a job and have not heard back, or you’ve just had your initial phone or in-person interview, a follow-up note or e-mail is not just a Read more…

Knock ‘em Dead

Jessica Hernandez, President of Great Resumes Fast is an expert panelist quoted numerous times throughout the newest release in this NY Times Bestselling Series:

Knock 'em Dead - Secrets & Strategies for First-time Job Seekers

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