4 Easy Ways to Increase Your LinkedIn Profile Views

  If people can’t find you, you won’t get hired. You can only get hired if you are discovered. There are many ways to get discovered, but we are going to talk about how to get found on LinkedIn today… I want to show you how to improve your LinkedIn Profile’s ability to show up […]

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Job Seekers: Be What They Need, Then Play Hard to Get

  Too many job seekers are contorting themselves into a pretzel to desperately please a hiring manager – longingly hoping to be hired. This suck-up-please-approve-me notion is even worse with experienced job seekers. Nothing more nauseating than an experienced person groveling for love from an employer who doesn’t appreciate what they offer. When you seek […]

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The Monty Python Resume: It’s Not Dead Yet!

  The resume has died a thousand deaths. And it has come to life 1001 times. Brings to mind the hysterical Monty Python “I’m not dead yet” line… This “resumes are no longer useful” topic has been around for a minimum of 19 years. —When Monster came out in 1999, it was declared resumes would […]

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The Unspoken Reason Why Employers Struggle to Fill 6 Million Jobs

  The Bureau of Labor Statistics stated that there are 6 million job openings currently, and this open jobs number been consistent for the last five months. With unemployment at a record 17-year low at 4.1%, The Washington Post recently cited that employers are engaged in the “biggest scramble for workers in decades.” Yet I […]

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Is Your Need for Social Media Privacy Hurting Your Job Search?

    I have a friend, a high level HR executive, who hardly uses Facebook (and only for personal stuff), is barely present on LinkedIn and sees no value in Twitter. Now I know having a vibrant presence on social media is not a requirement to live fully in this world, except that he is […]

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Get Off My Lawn! Fighting to Prove Ageism Exists

  I have one reader who strongly insists that ageism exists. He told me about one particular interview he had where he was very credentialed and extremely qualified for the role. He said the company told him after the interview, “I don’t think you will fit in with the millennials.” He insisted it was clear […]

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