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Tips for Making Your Resume Stand Out from the Pack

Before you secure a job interview, chances are you'll need to win over a potential employer with your resume. Since your resume could be competing with hundreds of others, it's important to design it to be attention-grabbing. However, there are right and wrong ways to make your resume stand out.

Use the tips below to make your resume stand out from the pack in a positive, professional way.



A well-organized resume will help you stand out from the job-seeking…

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Added by Bev R. Sninchak on November 9, 2013 at 2:30pm — 5 Comments

4 Pointers for International Career Recruiting

Finding a domestic recruit is challenging enough, but what if you're tasked with recruiting via the international market? Your fellow recruiters know what's up. Here are some things they recommend that will make your search a little bit easier.





We're everywhere!



1. Narrow Your Boolean Search



Dean Da Costa has already written about this for this site and…

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Added by Erin Steiner on November 8, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

5 Career Fair Practices That Will Scare Quality Candidates Away

Career fairs have been shown to be a terrific way to find qualified candidates you may otherwise not have had a chance to recruit. Going to the trouble and expense of sending company representatives to a career fair is worth it, providing you don't make mistakes like the following.



Infighting



Sending two people who don't get along to the career fair is a bad idea. When candidates see reps fighting over how to arrange the display table or who gets to play the…

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Added by Kate Supino on November 7, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Rules for Writing an Eye-Catching Job Description

Your staff is the cornerstone of your business; without them, you wouldn't be able to achieve your goals and success. When you're looking to hire, you want to attract the most dynamic, qualified candidates in order to ensure your business stays on top. But how do you go about attracting the best candidates for the job? By writing an eye-catching job description.



Think about it: When people are looking for a job, they are more apt to submit their resume to a position that sounds…

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Added by Bridget Galbreath on November 6, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

3 Tips for Placing Candidates in Out-of-State Positions

The role of a job recruiter can certainly be a difficult one. It takes a keen eye and a lot of know-how to find the perfect candidate for a position. Add "relocation required" to the job description, and the task gets even harder. It's difficult enough finding someone who has all of the right qualifications, let alone someone who is willing to move.





Photo Credit: Alyssa Burris



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Added by Bridget Galbreath on November 5, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

How Much Weight Should a Job Candidate's Education Hold?

The benefits of holding a college degree for a job-seeker are fairly obvious - August 2013 stats show that the unemployment rate for college graduates is just under 4 percent, compared to nearly 8 percent of those who only have a high school diploma and nearly 11 percent for high-school dropouts.

However, that only answers the question how much attending college should matter for…

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Added by Kelsey Castle on November 4, 2013 at 1:00pm — 4 Comments

Secrets for Successfully Recruiting Passive Job Hunters

Passive job seekers aren't those who are lazy or disinterested. In fact, they're quite the opposite - they're too busy doing their job successfully to know that another company has their sights set on their talent. That's exactly what makes them so appealing.

For one thing, these candidates are currently employed. They're productive members of the workforce, gaining skills, experience, and education that could benefit your company. However, they're not the people who are searching job…

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Added by Kelsey Castle on November 3, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Software Knowledge That Will Make an Accountant's Resume Stand Out

Most employment experts agree that accounting is one of the few professions expected to be "safe" over the next decade, with plenty of opportunities, even as much of the job market remains difficult for white-collar workers. Remaining competitive, however, is more important for accountants than perhaps anyone else, as the wealth of opportunities will draw top candidates with whom you'll have to compete.

The single best way to to do this is to master software applications that you'll…

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Added by Andrew LIsa on November 1, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

What's the Max Number of Interviews You Should Go On for One Position?

Google is famous for being a tough hire. According to The Washington Post, candidates are forced, during interviews, to write hundreds of lines of working code and are asked a bunch of brainteaser type questions, like "How many golf balls does it take to fill an airplane?"



It's a sort of hazing that has been running rampant throughout the tech (and other)…

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Added by Erin Steiner on October 30, 2013 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

Tips on Communication Skills

Have you ever heard that people got fired for in effective communication? Or a sales executive was fired for his incapability to express in a business meeting? Or a professor was fired because he wasn’t able to deliver the exact content to his students? A student who is intelligent failed in his examination because of lack of ability to express the contents or his thoughts on the sheet of paper? By this we can…
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Added by Neelam Mestry on October 30, 2013 at 3:22pm — No Comments

The Importance of Prudence on Social Media: 94% of Recruiters Check Social Media

Recruiters are completing background checks on applicants even before the interview process begins. Employers can easily take a glimpse into the lives of applicants using popular social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. It's important to be cautious about what we post online; one bad post can make or break a job opportunity. Search your name on Google, Bing, and Yahoo! and take a look at what others can see when they search for your name online.…



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Added by Brian Flax on October 29, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Your Job Ad is NOT a Hamburger

by Luz Iglesias from Hirefly.com

I recently saw some advice to hiring managers that…

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Added by Luz Iglesias on October 29, 2013 at 2:38pm — No Comments

What's happening? The big news roundup for online recruiting

It's that time to take a look at what's been happening in the job board industry over the past month. All I can say is - more than you might imagine. So let's get started:

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Added by Jeff Dickey-Chasins on October 29, 2013 at 8:51am — 1 Comment

10 Reasons It's Dumb to Ignore Active Job Seekers

Please note this post originally appeared on the RecruitLoop Blog.

Have you ever heard someone say that active candidates – those who are actively in the market looking for job opportunities – are a waste of…

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Added by Paul Slezak on October 29, 2013 at 4:58am — No Comments

Jobvite Proves That Social Recruiting Works!

If the proof is in the pudding, than the latest job survey results from Jobvite certainly prove that social recruiting works. Social recruiting is the practice by career recruiters of utilizing social media profiles, blogs, forums, and other online activity to identify qualified job candidates and to share information about available job positions.

Jobvite, an…

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Added by Kate Supino on October 28, 2013 at 2:50pm — No Comments

6 Tips for the Pregnant Job Hunter

Hunting for a job while pregnant is not the ideal time, but we all do what we must. If you find yourself in this situation, take the time to consider the following tips.

1. Medical benefits

Although it's considered bad form to focus on medical benefits during a job interview, if you're pregnant, you simply must. Find out what medical costs are covered in the company's insurance plan, when your coverage would begin, how much your monthly contribution is, and what your…

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Added by Kate Supino on October 25, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Career at CrossRoads?

For many of us, there comes a time in our careers when it feels like a change is required.
 
But, whatever the reasons for re-evaluating, the idea of starting again and trying something new can be daunting. So, to help you choose your direction, here are out tips for managing a career crossroads.
Am I ready to make a change?
 
Switching careers can be a tough decision, especially if…
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Added by Neelam Mestry on October 25, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments

How to Perform in your Interview

Many people have been job searching for months but wonder how to land right away into a job interview. They don’t know. But you have to reap the benefits of “power words” to get to a job interview. So while writing your resume, search online and use the power words to make it strong. Don’t make your resume boring and only list your facts. To get noticed, however, try to make it such that the employer gets impressed by your resume and gives a call you for an interview. One of the many…
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Added by Neelam Mestry on October 24, 2013 at 8:00pm — No Comments

4 Pointers for Filling an Accounting Position

One of the hardest things a recruiter can do is convince a client that they can't handle their own accounting in house. Business owners often want to handle their own books because they either don't trust an employee to count their beans or they feel like it's a place where they can save money. While this isn't usually the case, hiring a bad accountant is easy. Hiring a good one, however, requires some finesse.

Follow this guide to recruiting the best accountant for the…

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Added by Andrew LIsa on October 24, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments

How to Acquire the Interview Skills

It is really important to prepare well enough for acquiring your dream job before one attends to an interview. The more time you spend acquiring those skills the more efficient one can be. Bringing out your innate skill and utilizing it properly will surely fetch you a job. Now when it comes to acquiring interview skills, here are few tips that one should go through before attending an interview.
Acquiring your dream job in this competitive world may seem a tough job. Attending…
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Added by Neelam Mestry on October 18, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

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