June 12, 2018

Creating a digital portfolio during your job search

Job seekers need methods for standing out from the increasingly-fierce competition. As it turns out, employers are impressed by something that you may already have – a website. A recent from Forbes noted that 56 percent of employers are more impressed by job seekers’ websites than by any other application material. Not all job seekers have websites, and of those, not […]
May 11, 2018

Seven ways to optimize your LinkedIn Profile

As of 2018, LinkedIn had an average of 250 million monthly users, and that number is growing: every second, two new users create profiles. What’s more is that we already know that 87% of recruiters use LinkedIn, according to Jobscan. These two statistics tell us something. Recruiters certainly use LinkedIn to find candidates, but you must compete with lots of other users to make […]
March 21, 2018

Should I pack my resume with buzzwords?

Buzzwords are popular because, at least for a while, they help job seekers convey a specific message about themselves and their goals. But when they become too popular, they lose their meaning altogether. This is when they become buzzwords, when they are used too often to be relevant. For the past six years, LinkedIn has surveyed which buzzwords were the most […]
February 19, 2018

Tailor Your Resume to the Job

Wondering about how to best tailor your resume? Here are four of our top tips: 1. Tell the most compelling story about yourself first. Rather than waiting to describe your most persuasive skills until later in your resume, move them to the very beginning. While sometimes this will mean starting your resume with “Work Experience,” you could also begin it […]