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How to Successfully Navigate Your Job Search During the Covid-19 Pandemic

April 19, 2020

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has created new challenges for us all during these unparalleled times. These are difficult times for clients as the unemployment rate recently grew to 6 million unemployment claims in the United States and similar situations globally. With that said, you must still push forward and continue…

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How to Alleviate Employment Gaps on Your Resume

March 16, 2020

Employments gaps can create additional issues for job seekers already having a difficult time with their job search. Huge employment gaps are especially challenging to overcome with some prospective employees who may question your commitment and dedication to your career. For this reason, it may be essential to fill in…

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What Recruiters Look for in Candidates

February 16, 2020

Recruiters are always seeking out new candidates to fill various roles within companies on a regular basis.  Many recruiters pride themselves on building robust recruiting pipelines, so they always have a go-to list of candidates to pull from to fill key positions as they arise. As a result, recruiters use…

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How To Avoid Job Search Mistakes As An Entry-Level Worker

January 19, 2020

Many new college graduates or entry-level employees devalue their worth in the job market because they believe recruiters will not give them a chance due to their lack of experience.  They fail to realize that they have valuable transferable skills that can be leveraged to gain entry-level positions with growth…

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Are You the Victim of Racism During Your Job Search?

December 22, 2019

The job search process is difficult and stressful for job seekers in general.  As a racial minority, this stress can be magnified as racism is often challenging to prove because it is carefully masked behind rhetoric and practices that make it difficult for ethnic minorities to identify.  These veiled racist…

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The Problem of Age Discrimination During the Job Search Process

November 17, 2019

The job search process is frightening for many older job seekers (age 50 and older) and is a stressful time that causes anxiety for many.  Job seekers age 50 and older have endured negative experiences with ageism (age discrimination) while searching for new employment. Older job seekers describe feeling discouraged,…

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Tips to Negotiate and Get the Salary You Desire

October 20, 2019

There are many tips that can be used to ensure you receive the highest salary offer possible. Be confident in the fact that companies desire your skills and talents, otherwise they wouldn’t be making an offer to you. Leverage this fact to your advantage!

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Six Tips for Writing an Effective Resume

September 22, 2019

You should consider these six tips whether you write your own resume or hire a professional resume writer:

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4 Essential Tips for Writing a Killer Executive Resume

August 18, 2019

An effective executive resume should quickly convey the skills and value you bring to a company. Here are some resume tips to help you land the interview!

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Important Job Search Rules To Live By

July 21, 2019

Is your job search driving you crazy?  Do you feel like throwing in the towel?  Don’t worry, there is no need to do that! Here are five important job search rules to live by.

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5 LinkedIn Profile Tips for Entry-Level Job Seekers

June 16, 2019

Are you new to LinkedIn and are hoping to make the best first impression on potential employers, industry leaders, and peers? While this social network isn’t new, it is different than other types of social media. 

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Why Hire an APEX Professional LinkedIn Profile Writer?

May 19, 2019

Recruiters, hiring managers, and employers frequently search career and job aggregator sites such as LinkedIn, CareerBuilder, Monster, indeed and similar sites to source and screen prospective candidates. They then go to LinkedIn to assess your professionalism and credentials. Unfortunately, many LinkedIn profiles are incomplete and outdated. This can negatively impact…

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