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3 Reasons You Should Be Upfront with Your Recruiter

Many job seekers fail to see the benefits in building a strong relationship with a recruiter.  However, a recruiter can be an integral piece in the hiring process when it comes to the hiring manager’s final decision. There are 3 reasons why you should be upfront with your recruiter throughout the interview process.

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Why IT Skills are the Backbone of a Strong Resume

Deciding which skill sets to add to your resume as you adapt it to various positions can be difficult. Do potential employers care about the many volunteer programs you have been a part of, or are they more interested in the numerous minor achievement awards that have been bestowed upon you? One thing is certain; […]

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Should You Apply to a Company That Has Rejected You?

Getting a “thanks, but no thanks” from a company you were hoping to work for is never an easy thing to receive. It can make some jobseekers bitter or indignant, which is understandable. However, there are many instances where you may not have been right for that specific opening, but may end up being a […]

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Why Freelancing Is a Great Gig for College Seniors and How to Get Started

Making your own schedule and working from home are just a few reasons why more than one-third of the U.S. workforce currently freelances — and why half of American workers expected to do so by 2020. Freelancing can be an especially good option for college seniors looking to gain some extra experience, and extra cash, […]

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Does your Resume Pass the 6-Second Test? Put Yourself in the HR Hot Seat

According to a famous study by The Ladders, the average HR professional takes only 6 seconds to determine whether to trash or keep your resume. Overall, it’s a fascinating and commendable piece of research, and a great starting point towards a more scientific approach towards resume writing. With that said… 6 seconds? Really? On a gut level, a […]

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