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Two Truths and a Lie about the Applicant Tracking System (ATS)

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The year 2018 has seen the rise of the ‘beat the bots’ applicant tracking system (ATS) hiring trend. Although the United States enjoys low unemployment rates, the match remains stiff. The race to get the best offers and the most number of interviews led job seekers to have false beliefs on the ATS. Hence, they keep a false sense of …

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Professional Resume Writers Tip: Your LinkedIn Profile Should Differ from Your Resume

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Do you belong to the 85% of job seekers who lie on their resume? Don’t worry I’m not judging. I know it’s not easy to find a job today, given that America has a record-low unemployment rate of 3.9% in August this year. I understand that you believe white lies are okay, because you must snag job interviews. However, did …

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Quarter-Life Crisis and the Culprit Behind Getting Lost

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“Not all those who wander are lost.” Have you ever used this quote on one of your Instagram posts? Did you think you could conquer the world, no matter what challenge would arrive? However, as you go back to reality, did you become uncertain in life? Don’t worry; 7 in 10 millennials experienced it, and goes by a certain point: …

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9 Political Resume Skills You Need to Join the World of Politics

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Do you watch news about politics? Do you react to #Trumptweets? Do you find yourself frustrated with current events? If you want to make a difference for America to be great again, why don’t you join politics? But, it’s more than just kissing babies’ heads. Sometimes, before you run for a position, you must work in political campaigns for a …

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Steps in Uploading Your LinkedIn Profile to Your Existing Account

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In current job search practices, your resume may not be enough to land your dream job. Hiring managers prefer online approach to find potential candidates. In fact, if you Google “how to become more visible to employers,” you’ll be surprised with countless articles that suggest boosting your online presence. This involves updating your social media profiles, such as your LinkedIn …

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Once Upon A Dream: Gender Pay Gap Will Not Exist

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Based on the report of the World Economic Forum, it’ll take 100+ years bridging gender pay gap. Also, a 2018 study by Payscale showed that in every dollar a man earns, a woman only earns 77.9 cents. But is 100 years of waiting possible? All women out there will agree we can’t. Don’t worry; stop the long wait to live …

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Work-Life Balance and Time Management Tips for Working Moms

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Nothing beats the busy schedule of a full-time working mother. Her day often starts by preparing food and sending off her children to school and husband to work. After these, she’ll transform into a regular 8 to 5 employee. Then, head back home to cook dinner and attend to her family. Thus, as Mother’s Day draws near, Resume Professional Writers …

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Positive and Negative Job Attitudes That Affect Businesses

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Aside from education and work experience, employers also consider job attitudes when hiring staff. They go beyond the basic technical conditions and explore the way each job seeker reasons, behaves, and makes decisions. Job Attitudes and Their Direct Effects in the Workplace If you are in search of a job now, keep count of the negative job traits you should …

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Job Hopping from a Modern Day Applicant’s Point of View

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A rolling stone gathers no moss. This popular career advice warns worker against the negative effects and risks involved in job hopping. However, if you won’t look for better options, greener pastures stay out of reach. In this article, we outlined all the reasons why moving on from a humdrum job means moving towards a more fruitful career path. Reasons …

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10 Young Entrepreneurs Who Became Highly Successful before They Turn 40

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We see our teen years or our coming-of-age stage as wobbly steps from where we are to where we want to be. Our early 20’s usher us to make serious and firm decisions. And we can’t help but paint a clear picture of a successful life before we turn 30. But along the way, we likely experience twists and turns, …