Top 10 Professional Skills You Need on Your LinkedIn Profile and Why

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So, what are the top professional skills you want to list on your LinkedIn Profile? My private clients always want to know whether they are interested in finding a new job or building their profile so that they can protect and enhance their current career. The answer is a bit more complicated because you can […]

5 Simple Ways to Improve Your LinkedIn Profile in Minutes

LinkedIn Profile

So, you’ve been meaning to update your LinkedIn profile for quite a while but, despite your best intentions, you’ve been putting it off. That stuff takes serious time and enormous effort, right? Well, actually… Wrong! What if we told you that we have some tried and tested ways for you to improve your LinkedIn profile in […]

How Artificial Intelligence Killed My Career and Yours Too

Artificial Intelligence

Is Artificial Intelligence Killing Your Career? ***The following is printed with the permission of the author who wishes to remain anonymous as they are still trying to find employment in their chosen field and have a family to feed and a mortgage to pay. The views expressed in this commentary are their own. *** I’ve […]

The Top 5 Reasons Your First Impressions Matter

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Does First Impressions Matter?  Here are the Top 5 Reasons Why They Do You only get one chance at a first impression. And research shows you only get 7 seconds to make it. That’s right, people make a judgment call about your character in the first 7 seconds of meeting you. Whether its a face-to-face […]

How a Narrative Resume Profile Can Help Your Job Search

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Contrary to what you may have been taught, there’s no rule – or law, for that matter – that says your resume has to be written a certain way when you apply for jobs. In fact, the latest trend in job hunting is submitting what’s known as a narrative resume. This approach shucks the standard […]

Facebook Privacy Settings: the Ultimate Guide To Securing Your Profile

Facebook Privacy Settings For Jobs And Fun

The privacy issues surrounding Facebook change all the time. Having adjusted your Facebook privacy settings a long time ago doesn’t mean you have privacy now. Do you know how much of your private information Facebook collects? Or how much other companies collect through Facebook? Do you know how to choose which friends can see what? […]

How Your Online Reputation Can Affect Your Job Search

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Having a fantastic resume will help you land a job, but it’s your online reputation that could make or break your next application. Despite the fact that your internet posting history plays a role in the hiring process, only 15% of people think that this information has an effect. The online age has made us […]

The Do’s and Don’ts of Your LinkedIn Profile Photo

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There are plenty of different kinds of profile pictures. But when it comes to your LinkedIn profile, you only get one chance to make a good first impression. So don’t underestimate the importance of keeping your profile photo professional. After all, you’re on LinkedIn to present yourself as an expert in your field. And how […]

How Your Facebook Profile Picture Affects Your Job Search

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Your social media profiles are not to be treated with a light heart when you are looking for a job. Your Facebook profile picture is one of the elements that compose your social media presence, so why would someone ignore it? Think of social media like this. A parallel universe that exists in another dimension […]

Learn How to Compose a Unique Cover Letter While Looking for a Job

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Let’s face it: no matter the size of the city where you live, the job market can be a nightmare. Smaller cities have fewer employers and that means fewer job openings. And bigger cities have higher populations, meaning there are loads of people looking at the same job openings as you. Big city or small, you’re […]