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Archive | July, 2012

Changing Careers

It’s a tough market to try and change careers but if you are going to have any chance whatsoever you need to make sure you focus your skills to match the requirements for these types of positions. Here are 5 things to think about. 1. Research to make sure you don’t need additional schooling or […]

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Recruiters Using Social Media

Here is an article that shows the importance of social media during the job search and even when you aren’t. The percentage of recruiters scouring LinkedIn and other popular social sites as well as employers checking out candidates is staggering So, you need to be careful what you say on these sites. Present a professional […]

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Keep Your Computer Safe

Malicious software may shut down your computer tomorrow. Check out this article which has links to check if your computer has been affected: http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/lookout/blackout-monday-dns-changer-know-155840354.html And below is another link for an article on security during your online job search. You can never be too careful. http://www.careerealism.com/online-job-search-avoid-spam-and-search-safely/?goback=.gde_164746_member_131180758

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Paste The Posting Into the Resume

This is a quick post. I have been writing about how difficult the ATS systems are making it for job seekers’ resumes to be selected. A tip that seems to be working is to put a heading “Job Posting” and then paste the job posting you are applying for at the BOTTOM of your resume. […]

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