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5 Hard Skills Your Resume Needs in 2023

Hard skills are tangible industry-specific abilities often gained through training and education—think foreign languages, programming languages, bookkeeping, and data analysis. Since recruiters spend, on average, only six to eight seconds skimming your application, you need to ensure that you’re including …

By Andrew Fennell - Firsthand
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9 Steps To Recession-Proof Your Career In 2023

We’ve all seen the headlines: record inflation, rising interest rates, tumbling stocks, and looming recession. With talk of hiring freezes and layoffs, employees are anxious about what could happen to their careers in this troubled economy.

The concerns are justified. …

By Soundarya Jayaraman - Ivy Exec
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Five ways to make your LinkedIn profile stand out

LinkedIn is, arguably, THE place to be for professionals these days, social media or otherwise. In the post-pandemic world, networking online is more important than ever, and, of course, LinkedIn is the place where most job applications live.

The first …

By Sean Kelly - College Recruiter
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Feeling Overwhelmed? Practice Gratitude in Your Personal and Professional Life

Life can be stressful; between managing your day-to-day, juggling work projects, and making time for yourself, it’s natural to feel overwhelmed with what’s on your plate.

If you feel like stress is starting to take over, then it may be …

By Jaxx Artz - Idealist Careers
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What Is a Recruiter (and How to Talk to One)?

Recruiters are the connection between job seekers and a company. They help companies fill open roles by finding qualified candidates — people they think have the skills, experience, and ability to do the job well. If you’re looking for a job, …

By Zoe Kaplan - Forage
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