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How to Update Your LinkedIn Profile Based on What You’ve Done and Where You Want to Go

By Erica Bruer on The Muse You know you’re supposed to keep your LinkedIn profile updated, but beyond tweaking your summary and adding new achievements and keywords, what’s there to change? Plenty—if you’re ready to tell an intentional, deliberate story about your value in a way that other candidates won’t. Or to put that more... read more

5 Things Everyone Who Gets Recruited Has in Common

By Jenny Fuss on The Muse We all know this person. That friend, colleague, or family member who seems to get hit up by recruiters for really cool jobs every other month or so—without so much as trying. Seriously, what is up with that? How is this person pulling it off? (And, is it OK... read more

12 Great Resources if Writing a Cover Letter Fills You With Dread

By Nina Semczuk on The Muse When you think about writing cover letters, what emotions come to mind? Joy? Excitement? I’m going to hazard a guess and say those probably aren’t the feelings you experience when you face that blank computer screen. The essential job-searching task is more likely to make you feel dread than... read more

8 Ways to Make a Good Impression on a Hiring Manager Before They Even Meet You

By Young Entrepreneur Council on The Muse You know how when your friend wants to introduce you to someone you immediately badger them with questions about the person, and maybe even reach for the internet to do some stalking? Well, hiring managers are just like you (crazy, right?)—they want to get a good sense of who you... read more

Resume Writing: A Recruiter’s Perspective

By Kelly Low on PeopleCorner – Powered by PeopleScout Writing a resume can be overwhelming; this is the one aspect of the job search that a candidate can control. A lifetime of education, work experience, and skills must be condensed down to one sleek document. Keeping a resume brief and to the point is imperative. Knowing that... read more