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An Easy Formula To Help You Craft The Perfect Professional Summary

While we don’t recommend making a habit of including a professional summary or profile at the top of your resume—that’s valuable real estate and you’ll almost always have an opportunity to tell that same story in more detail in your …

By Idealist - Idealist Careers
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In 2022, Being Active On LinkedIn Is As Important As Having a Resume

When it comes to LinkedIn, a lot of my clients have it backwards.

I recently spoke to a Project Manager who didn’t get a job that she was a great fit for because of her LinkedIn profile. When I asked …

By Anastazija Gavrilovic - Ivy Exec
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5 Cover Letter Mistakes to Avoid so Your Job Application Stands Out

A cover letter isn’t a mere formality—those in charge of hiring actually read them. And if your cover letter isn’t up to snuff, your application may head straight to the reject pile. Here are 5 cover letter mistakes to avoid so that your …

By Mary Kate Sheridan - Firsthand
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We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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Top Three Things You Can Do to Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile

There are over 673 million users on LinkedIn, yet many job seekers wonder if the social media platform is worth their time. Is LinkedIn necessary to win a new job? Do you need a robust profile to land that new …

By Ivy Exec - Ivy Exec
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