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How to land a job by convincing recruiters and systems

Those looking to contract are just two steps away from getting a job: 1) computers and 2) recruiters. Sounds easy, right? It is. Taking the first step with precision and caution is half the battle won. Yes, creating that perfect system-friendly resume is a must to ensure that it gets through the automated resume screening…

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  • 3 tips for creating a mobile-friendly resume

    Job hunting techniques have been evolving rapidly over the past few years. With an increasing number of hiring managers relying on mobile devices to conduct the interview process (yes, they do check your Facebook and LinkedIn on the go), job seekers have few choices but to adapt to the changing recruitment environment to maintain their…

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  • 4 job hunting tips while you are still employed

    Looking for a change while being employed can be a double-edged sword. On one hand, people who are employed are much more desirable candidates to hiring managers than those who aren’t. But on the other hand, a job search – regardless of however confidential it’s intended to be kept – can tip one’s current boss…

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  • How do you answer why you left your previous job?

    You are sitting in an interview and the meeting is proceeding very well. You are dressed up and feeling on top of your game. You have established rapport. You have asked all of those good interview questions that you prepared. And then the dreaded question: why did you leave XYZ Company? And now you aren’t…

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