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3 Smart Ways to Rewrite Your Resume With Emotional Intelligence

3 Smart Ways to Rewrite Your Resume With Emotional Intelligence

The new school of career-ing is all about emotional intelligence. Smart and humane employers — the kind you employers you really want to work for — know that a recruit can be educated and arrive at work with a sweet...
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We Asked LinkedIn Canada's Communications Lead What We Should Say On Our Resumes

We Asked LinkedIn Canada's Communications Lead What We Should Say On Our Resumes

Last week LinkedIn released Canada’s 10 most (over)used buzzwords. With terms like ‘passionate’, ‘motivated’ and ‘extensive experience’ on...
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Isn’t it Time We Officially Killed the Cover Letter?

Given everything we know, and everything we know we don’t know, are Cover Letters really that useful in assessing a candidate’s potential value to an organization? Maybe, maybe not. But probably not
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This Woman's Creative Resume for Airbnb Might Be the Best Job Application We've Ever Seen

Put away the Word templates – this is how you create a job application. After months of being ignored for an interview at her dream job, Airbnb, Nina Mufleh's innovative resume finally caught the attention of the company's top brass – as well as that of the Internet
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5 Terms That Should Never Appear on Your Resume

Words matter. And when someone is sifting through hundreds of resumes to find the perfect candidate, sometimes the wrong word has a bigger impact than a right one. Well, we're here to make sure you're resume is only filled with the latter
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Resume and Interview Advice That Could Land You a Job at Google

Getting your foot in the door at Google may be less complicated than you think. In a recent New York Times interview by Thomas Friedman, Google’s Senior Vice President of People Operations, Laszlo Bock, revealed that the hiring process is now quite simple and traditional. Oh, and don't de-value your liberal arts degree
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How Young Professionals Can Get Their CV Noticed in an Online Application

As a recruiter who specializes in fashion, consumer goods and retail, I receive a lot of CVs from various designers, graphic artists and other creative individuals. These types of candidates are usually the ones who like to display their creativity as much as possible and will often design a unique CV in hopes to get noticed. Here's why it's best to stick to the classic model
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