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Skills you can learn online for free right now to improve your resume

It’s always a good idea to keep your resume updated and relevant. Free courses for skills such as coding, foreign languages, and photography are available to complete online for free right now. Certifications that could also boost your resume, like Google Analytics certifications and first aid training, are also available. […]
Skills you can learn online for free right now to improve your resume
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9 managers reveal the resume red flags that keep them from hiring someone

Crafting the perfect resume is an art form – and it can be incredibly stressful to decide what to include. You might think your resume is perfect, but there are probably several things on it you should take off immediately. On Reddit, recruiters and hiring managers answered the question, “What […]
9 managers reveal the resume red flags that keep them from hiring someone
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12 bad and outdated job-hunting tips you should stop believing

There are job search tips that you might still receive that are just… bad. Some tips are simply outdated. For instance, you don’t necessarily need to wear a suit to an interview anymore. Don’t listen to advice that tells you to follow your passion no matter what. Think about how […]
12 bad and outdated job-hunting tips you should stop believing
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The three cover letter mistakes to avoid if you want to get an interview

According to career advisor Bernd Slaghuis, a cover letter’s length doesn’t affect its potential for success. The expert said one of the big mistakes in cover letters is simply repeating your CV. Slaghuis advises applicants to ensure their personality shines through and that they connect with the reader. Writing out […]
The three cover letter mistakes to avoid if you want to get an interview
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11 ways to update your résumé when you get a new job

The best time to update your résumé is when you don’t need it right away. We asked experts from TopResume to make over the résumé of someone who just landed a new role at work. You can use these tips to make over your own résumé. When you land a […]
11 ways to update your résumé when you get a new job
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It might be time for employers to ditch the reference check

As much as we’d like to think we’ve refined the hiring process over the years to carefully select the best candidate for the job, bias still creeps in. Candidates who come from privileged backgrounds are more able to source impressive, well-connected referrers and this perpetuates the cycle of privilege. While […]
It might be time for employers to ditch the reference check