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Top Soft Skills Applicable to All Professionals 2022

Posted by Madelyn Langley on Aug 11, 2022 10:00:00 AM

Soft skills are individual attributes that enhance and influence how one works. Soft skills reveal who someone really is and how they operate in the workplace. Hard skills are technical skills and test your knowledge, while soft skills are personal qualities and behaviors that show how you utilize your hard skills. Soft skills develop and evolve over time, making them relevant and highly sought-after by hiring managers. Continue reading for a list of the top soft skills employers value and the importance of these skills so you can excel in your job search or career.

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How to Make Your Resume ATS-Friendly

Posted by Elyse Gonsalves on May 19, 2022 12:00:00 PM

Many employers today use applicant tracking systems (ATS) to help with their recruiting and hiring processes. These systems parse through thousands of resumes for selected keywords to save recruiters and hiring managers a lot of time by weeding out less ideal candidates for job postings. Making your resume ATS-friendly can greatly improve the chances that your resume will be seen by the hiring manager. Here are three tips to create a resume that is ATS-friendly.

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What Not to Put on Your Resume in 2020 (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Nov 10, 2020 10:00:00 AM

Want your resume to stand out and land in the “yes” pile? Check out our infographic for a fresh perspective and tips from an experienced Staffing Consultant on what you shouldn’t include on your resume. Avoid adding these things to your resume when applying for jobs in 2020!

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What NOT to Put on Your Resume in 2020

Posted by Christopher Wallingford on May 19, 2020 11:00:00 AM

There are an endless number of resources (and opinions) out there that educate on how a proper resume should look and what information it must include. Equal consideration and thought must be given to what you should ​not​ put on your resume. All it takes for recruiters and hiring managers to send a resume to the “no” pile is one spelling or grammatical error. Yet there are many other errors one can make on their resume that will end their chances of landing an interview. To be sure your resume is up-to-date, here are seven things you shouldn’t include on your resume in 2020.

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The 10 Best Soft Skills to Showcase on Your Resume (With Examples) (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Jan 16, 2020 11:00:00 AM

LinkedIn best described soft skills as, “the essential interpersonal skills that make or break our ability to get things done in our current jobs and take on new opportunities ahead.” Emphasizing your soft skills on your resume in 2020 is essential when trying to attract a recruiter or hiring manager’s attention. When highlighting your soft skills, you must give examples of how your skills have helped you succeed. Below is a list of the 10 most in-demand soft skills you should showcase on your resume with examples!

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Avoid Spooking Interviewers and Recruiters (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Oct 24, 2019 10:30:00 AM

It’s October, the scariest month of the year. It’s also one of the busiest hiring seasons of the year. Simple mistakes during the application and interview process may lessen your chances of landing a job offer. Now is a good time to freshen up on what job seekers sometimes do that potentially “scare” away recruiters and hiring managers.
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The Best Way to Respond to 'Walk me Through Your Resume' in an Interview

Posted by Megan Jewell on Sep 24, 2019 10:51:17 AM

One of the most popular asked interview questions, “Can you walk me through your resume?” is often one that many struggle to answer or overlook when preparing. Although it is a broad, open-ended question, you can use a resume walkthrough to your advantage. It’s the perfect opportunity to confidently impress the interviewer and ultimately set the tone and direction of the whole dialogue.

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How to Make Your Entry-Level Resume Shine (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Sep 19, 2019 10:00:00 AM

If you’re a recent college grad, it’s extremely important that your entry-level resume best displays how you’re a qualified candidate, even if you have little professional experience. You must take what you did throughout your college career and make it shine on paper.

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What's the Buzz? Buzzwords to Avoid and Add on Your Resume

Posted by Cori Forbes on Sep 5, 2019 10:00:00 AM

Are you officially on the job hunt? You have the skills, the experience and qualifications, now you just need the golden ticket to secure an interview; your resume. We all know that most human resources departments are already drowning in a sea of resumes and the time hiring managers spend reading each one is less than a minute, so how on earth can you make sure your resume makes the YES pile?

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Your 8-Step Plan to Beginning Your Job Search (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Aug 20, 2019 10:00:00 AM

Beginning a job search is no easy task, but there are steps you can take to be prepared for the work ahead. We’ve listed eight steps you can take to be organized, equipped, and fully ready to take on a job search and find your next career opportunity!

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