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Best Practices For Writing The Most Effective Cover Letter

December 21, 2018

An estimated two percent of all job applications result in an interview – meaning that 98 percent of all candidates are eliminated without ever speaking to a hiring manager or recruiter.
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How to Write a Resume for Applicant Tracking Systems

November 20, 2018

Applicant tracking systems (ATS) are a fact of life for today’s job seekers. 75 percent of recruiters and talent managers use some form applicant tracking system. 94 percent of those managers believe...
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5 Tips on How to Write a Resume – Show, Don’t Tell

September 20, 2017

Your Resume as Your Best Storyteller Simply put, your resume is your story. To tell it effectively, and ensure it does the job you need it to in front of a prospective employer, it’s important your...
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Use These 4 Tips for Your Next Job Assessment Test

September 12, 2017

Companies today largely utilize job assessment tests to accurately gauge skill levels and verify experience of candidates in their external hiring processes. According to Harvard Business Review,...
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3 Reasons Why Working as a Temporary Employee is an Ideal Solution for New Graduates

March 22, 2017

Try (a Career!) Before you buy by working as a Temporary Employee to answer the question: ‘What do I want to be when I grow up?’
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What Characteristics Do IT Employers Look for When Hiring?

December 14, 2016

  The IT field is a highly competitive realm. If you want to stand out from the crowd, you must embody the top traits employers and IT recruiting firms look for. It goes without saying that you need...
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