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Posted December 20, 2012 by

The Top Two Social Media Mistakes to Avoid

CollegeRecruiter.comWhile social media can be an asset for people, it can also be a liability.  The following post suggests two mistakes you should stay clear of during this form of online interaction.

Everyone makes mistakes and everyone knows this. The problem is that some mistakes are a bigger problem than others. Never before has this been an issue the way it is now. Today, a social media mistake can be blasted around the world in a nanosecond. That’s why it is so important to simply avoid certain mistakes, no matter what.

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The Top Two Social Media Mistakes to Avoid

Posted December 07, 2012 by

Maintaining a Professional Distance

CollegeRecruiter.comWhile it is okay to be friendly with co-workers, employees need to understand why it is important to keep a professional distance in the workplace.  Learn more in the following post.

One place where many people fail at work is in maintaining a professional distance between them and colleagues. This is primarily a problem for young and inexperienced workers because they are not used to being in a business environment. This can be especially problematic for those looking for a new job.

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Maintaining a Professional Distance

Posted December 07, 2012 by

What A Resume Is NOT

CollegeRecruiter.comYou know that a resume is supposed to tell an employer who you are and what you have to offer.  Make sure it does these things and not those described in the following post.

So often, when researching how to put together a resume, the posts and articles are a lot of “a resume is this,” and “a resume should have this,” but often, there is no information about what is dangerous or unnecessary in a resume. That is what this post is for–to help you understand what a resume is not so you can create the best and most impressive resume.

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What A Resume Is NOT

Posted November 21, 2012 by

Keeping Your “Skills” Section Professional

CollegeRecruiter.comDoes your resume include the skills that a prospective employer would be interested in?  If not, the following post gives advice on which skills to emphasize on your resume that are important in the real world.

While you may have a “Skills” section in your resume, you may not have a “Professional Skills” section. What is the difference? Why is it important to have a “Professional Skills” section?

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Keeping Your “Skills” Section Professional