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All you need to know about ATS as a candidate

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What Candidates Need to Know About ATS

Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) are software that allow employers to manage job applications and select the most relevant candidates for a job. According to a study by JobScan, 99% of Fortune 500 companies use ATS to pre-scan candidate resumes. With hundreds to...

All you need to know about resume templates

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How to Optimize your LinkedIn Headline

Your LinkedIn headline should be a call to action for recruiters. This section gives you a unique opportunity to highlight what you bring to the table within 220 characters. Keep in mind that recruiters and hiring managers don’t always have the time to delve into your...

How to Create the Experience Section of Your LinkedIn Profile

Updating a LinkedIn profile can be draining, overwhelming, and confusing. As a result, many users don’t update their profiles. In fact, according to a report, 45.4% of people have outdated information on their LinkedIn profiles. This is a red flag because irrelevant...

How to Write an Effective LinkedIn Summary

Your LinkedIn summary section can make or break your job search. This is because this section is considered the gateway to valuable professional networks and a key to building an online first impression. As a matter of fact, a study showed that you only have an...

LinkedIn Trends 2021

“LinkedIn is in a very special place right now that only comes around every so often. It has become so popular as a platform, but the amount of supply of content to meet the demand is so low that your post… can easily over-index relative to your follower count…” says...

How to Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile as a Candidate

LinkedIn is the largest professional network hosting over 650 million users worldwide. According to research, 3 people are hired every minute on LinkedIn. Employers and candidates all over the world use LinkedIn to post jobs and make applications respectively.  The...

Resources to enable you to create an interview-winning cover letter

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How to Create a Master Cover Letter

A cover letter is your first step to establishing your personal brand during your job search. Creating one according to best practices increases your chances of getting selected for an interview and landing your dream role. According to recent studies, 49% of HR...

Drafting a Cover Letter for a Career Change

A career change can help you establish a more fulfilling career, resulting in a more desirable job and better compensation.  Nonetheless, making the decision to break into a new field can be daunting. Besides, persuading a hiring manager that you are the best fit for...

7 Common Cover Letter Mistakes

When you are competing against a large pool of applicants, staying ahead is a must. One of the best ways to distinguish yourself from the crowd is by complementing your resume with a well-written cover letter.  As a matter of fact, a study revealed that 53% of...

Elevate Your Cover Letter through Storytelling

According to a study, messages delivered as stories can be up to 22 times more memorable than just facts. For this reason, incorporating storytelling in your cover letter can make a huge difference to your application’s success. It will enable you to stand out from...

Cover Letter Language & Tone Of Voice- Tips & Tricks

Cover letters are oftentimes an overlooked part of the job search process. As a matter of fact, a survey showed that 47% of job seekers did not submit a cover letter with their current or most recent job application. Although many perceive cover letters as...

How to Manage Red Flags in a Cover Letter

A job search can be a stressful process. Issues in your employment history can make it even more challenging to put yourself out there. Resume content that demonstrates potential red flags raises concerns about your viability as a candidate, thereby, diminishing your...

Why you Need a Cover Letter in Your Job Application

The high unemployment rate brought by 2020’s predicament has caused today’s job market to be more competitive. As a consequence, candidates need an optimum solution to stand out and boost their employment success rate. In some cases, it takes more than a well-written...

Top Cover Letter Trends 2021

The emergence of COVID-19 has profoundly caused disruptions in the job market and employment requirements of most companies. This has triggered unprecedented mass layoffs and cutbacks in 2020. Although the pandemic’s aftermath remains in 2021, the introduction of...

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