The Best Way to Use Recruiters in Your Job Search

Author: Erin Bylander Source: Washington Post Working with recruiters — the hired guns who help companies fill open jobs — isn’t just for aspiring execs at Fortune 500 companies. Chances are you’ll be approached by one someday (or want to put yourself on their radar), and navigating the tricky world of recruiting can pay off. …

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3 Reasons That Job Wasn’t a Waste of Time, Even if Your Current One’s Completely Different

Author: Abby Wolfe Source: The Muse For the past five years, I’ve worked in some sort of health-related job. From healthcare IT, to employee wellness, to college health. But now, I’m a full-time freelancer, focusing on writing, editing, and career coaching. It’d be easy to think that the past five years were a waste. Instead …

Your Resume Only Has 5 Seconds To Make an Impression. Here’s What you Should Do.

Author: Jack Kelly Source: Forbes I’d like to offer you some counterintuitive advice: don’t spend too much time worrying or stressing out over your résumé. Yes, I know everyone else tells you to spend an inordinate amount of time writing, rewriting, correcting, asking people to proofread it and offer their comments and advice to absolutely seek out a professional …