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Why I Use “Hidden Job Market” In My Job Search Content

Why I Use "Hidden Job Market" In My Job Search Content I will defend the use of the phrase "The Hidden Job Market" to the...
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4 Reasons Why Recruiters Don’t Call You Back

Continuing my mission to bridge the knowledge gap between job seekers and recruiters… In this video, I give you some answers as to why you...
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4 Methods To Find Executive Recruiters

Wondering how to find an executive recruiter to add to your repertoire of executive job landing tactics? Well, wonder no more… In this video titled...
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Why You Shouldn’t Add A Current Job To An Old Resume

Why You Shouldn't Add A Current Job To An Old Resume I'm asked to "update" a resume with a current job several times a week...
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4 Bad Assumptions Made By Recruiters When Advising Job Seekers

4 Bad Assumptions Made By Recruiters When Advising Job Seekers Not every recruiter knows what they are talking about. Not every resume writer knows what...
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5 Ways To Use Color In Your Executive Resume

To use color or to not use color…that is today's resume question…. Well, I'm all for color! Although you don't HAVE to use color, I'm...
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4 Recruiting Conference Takeaways For Job Seekers

In the last few weeks, I attended #recfestusa (in person) and @sourcecon (virtually). My recent posts before and after today's post have captured some specific...
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LinkedIn PSA: Always Have A Present Employment Position

LinkedIn has a built-in unemployment bias... Many people don't know this… If you aren't working, you can beat it by having a "to present" employment...
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What is the difference between marketing yourself and finding a job?

In a recent executive resume training session, a senior-level participant asked this question: "What is the difference between marketing yourself and finding a job?" I...
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5 Fixable Resume Mistakes To Fix Today

5 Fixable Resume Mistakes To Fix Today With the surge of layoffs and client inquiries of late, we have been commenting on a LOT of...
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5 Methods To Attend Conferences For Job Leads

5 Methods To Attend Conferences For Job Leads In this market, you must do tactics others aren't doing to set yourself apart… After all, you...
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How to Look For a Job If It’s Been 10+ Years Since You’ve Had To

If you're a very experienced professional it may have been a while since the last time you looked for a job. If you were lucky...
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I was named LinkedIn Top Resume Voice! Check it out!

I was named LinkedIn Top Resume Voice! Check it out! I'm totally honored to have been named a LinkedIn Top Resume Voice. After working for...
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3 Uncommon Ways To Prepare For Hiring Season

3 Uncommon Ways To Prepare For Hiring Season Hiring picks up in September. Summer is over. Pools close up…vacations are done…For most areas, school has...
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Using The Summer To “Shore” Up Your Career

Using The Summer To "Shore" Up Your Career Job stability lies within you-not your employer. So how you decide to use the summer can be...