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Posted February 19, 2014 by

Want LinkedIn Endorsements When Searching Jobs for Recent College Graduates? Why They Don’t Mean Much to Recruiters

If you’ve obtained a lot of LinkedIn endorsements when searching jobs for recent college graduates, know that all recruiters won’t be impressed.  Find out why in the following post.

You know those LinkedIn Skill Endorsements you have on your profile… the ones where friends, co-workers and check a box indicating that you possess particular skills? They are meaningless. We asked more than 25 hiring managers and found that most of them don’t care much about how many people endorse your skills. So, why aren’t hiring managers warming

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Posted February 17, 2014 by

Writing Your Resume for Recent College Graduate Jobs? Use Bullet Points to Make Strong Statements

For anyone writing resumes for recent college graduate jobs, it’s important to capture the reader’s attention as soon as possible.  To highlight your skills and qualifications, the following post suggests using bullet points to reduce your chances of rejection.  As a result, you can make strong statements about you as a candidate.

When a recruiter looks at your resume (and by “looks at” we mean “scans quickly”), you have about six seconds to convince them you’re worthy of further consideration. Which is why targeted bullet points on your resume are so important. They’re the easiest way to break down all the reasons why you’re awesome

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