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Is a Two-Page Resume Ever OK?

By Yolanda Owens on The Muse You’ve been there. You’re up late one night trolling job boards and in between travel ads the perfect job opportunity appears. You hear the heavenly hosts cheering you on and rush to update your resume. But before you add your latest and greatest skills and accomplishments, your brain interrupts with... read more

7 Expert LinkedIn Tips a Lot of People Don’t Really Know About

By Elle Griffin on The Muse I bet you think you’re a LinkedIn expert. By now you probably have a professional profile picture, an elegantly outlined experience section, and even a few recommendations to round it all out. Maybe you even have a well-written summary and a number of extracurricular activities highlighted. But just because you’ve completed... read more

Your LinkedIn Summary is Your Digital Bio

By Malgorzata Legan on PeopleCorner – Powered by PeopleScout Recently my sister asked me what needs to be done to get found on LinkedIn. Her question arose after she received email notifications from LinkedIn “You appeared in xx searches this week”. She wanted to know what we as sourcers and recruiters are focused on when looking for... read more

The Ultimate Interview Guide: 30 Prep Tips for Job Interview Success

By The Muse Editor on The Muse Preparing for an interview takes a lot more than Googling a list of common interview questions. You have to make a great first impression appearance-wise (no wrinkly suits here!), have a great knowledge of your target company and its product, and, of course, know exactly how to convey that... read more

3 Job Search Lessons I Didn’t Learn Until I Started Interviewing Candidates

By Alyse Kalish on The Muse When I interviewed for my current role, I was a nervous wreck. And I wore a full suit, which, if you know my company (a small startup), made me look completely overdressed and out of place. Luckily, as you can tell, I got the job (despite wearing all my... read more