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How Many Jobs Should I Apply To?

Learn how many jobs you should apply for every day for the best chances of finding a new job fast – whether you’re unemployed or currently working.

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Social Media and Your Job Search

Learn how to use social media to find your next job, what recruiters look for on your profiles, and how to leverage your social media for a faster job search.

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6 Different Ways to Job Search on LinkedIn

There’s more to applying for a job through LinkedIn than the job board…learn 6 LinkedIn job search strategies to speed up your process.

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Optimize Your Resume

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How to Write a CV for a Successful Job Search

Your curriculum vitae, or CV, is the first thing potential employers will see when you apply for a job. That's why it is essential to write a strong C...
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Are You Guilty of Resume Keyword Stuffing?

Many hiring professionals use applicant tracking systems (ATS) to narrow down applicant pools. Savvy job seekers have responded by researching ATS an...
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How to Write a Resume Headline that Stands Out

A resume headline is a concise description located just below your name and above your resume summary. It quickly communicates who you are as a candi...
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LinkedIn for Job Seekers

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6 Different Ways to Job Search on LinkedIn

LinkedIn is one of the most powerful job search platforms on the internet and is a must-have for anyone serious about advancing their career or speedi...
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How to Write a LinkedIn Summary (About Section): Examples and Tips

The LinkedIn summary or “about” section is often under-utilized by LinkedIn users. Many leave it completely blank or type in a short tagline better s...
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Hacks for Streamlining Your Job Search

Sometimes we can take our time with a job search. We’re happy with where we currently are but know we want to try something new or level up in our ca...
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Applicant Tracking Systems

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Here’s the Real Reason Why Companies Reject Millions of Resumes

10 million—that’s the number of U.S job seekers that continue to struggle through the job search according to a Harvard Business School (HBS) study. ...
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How to Create an ATS Resume

Creating an ATS-friendly resume is a highly effective way to increase your interview chances and shift the job search odds more in your favor. In thi...
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8 Things You Need To Know About Applicant Tracking Systems

What do you know about applicant tracking systems? If you think the first obstacle to getting a job interview is a recruiter’s judgment, you’re no...
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Jobscan Stories

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Jobscan: How It Started, How It’s Going

Jobscan recently surpassed one million users. From a numbers standpoint, that’s really exciting! However, it means so much more than the numbers (and...
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Kelly Built a Network and Landed a Job in a New City using Jobscan’s LinkedIn Optimization

When Kelly, a long-time software engineer, moved from Denver, Colorado to Hilton Head, South Carolina, he didn't realize how valuable having a local ...
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Hired During the Pandemic: How a Real Jobscan User Landed a Job

“In the midst of the pandemic, I was actually hired for a position.” Veronica from Austin, Texas had been working for the same company for more th...
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Career Change

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Everything You Need to Know about LinkedIn Certifications

When it comes to certifications, it seems as if everyone has their own versions to offer. But how do you know which ones you should actually pursue? ...
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Navigating the Job Search After Leaving a Toxic Work Environment

It’s Mental Health Awareness Month! But what does that actually mean?  For many businesses, Mental Health Awareness Month introduces an op...
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How to Write a Career Change Resume

There are many reasons for career changes: the realization of a new passion, a need for more financial security or the feeling of being stuck in an u...
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Job Search Strategy

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5 Solutions for the Long-Term Unemployed

Most of the people I know have been unemployed at one point or another. There's a sense of despair that comes with losing their source of income. Perh...
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Here’s the Real Reason Why Companies Reject Millions of Resumes

10 million—that’s the number of U.S job seekers that continue to struggle through the job search according to a Harvard Business School (HBS) study. ...
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Real-Life Interview Blunders and How to Avoid Them

Sometimes an interview goes well. You hit it out of the park. A call quickly follows. The job is yours! But that’s not always the case. Other t...
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Jobscan for Universities

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How to Write a College Student Resume: A Guide for Recent Grads

The objective of any resume is to demonstrate your skills, experience, and value to potential employers. This can be a challenge for college students
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2021 Career Services Advice For Recent Grads

The year 2020 changed, well, just about everything for recent grads—pretty drastically. Coronavirus invaded the world, causing millions to become ...
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Timely Career Advice for Graduates—Straight from the Experts

Graduating college during a pandemic is certainly a unique experience and one that’s causing anxiety for many grads. How will I find a job? Are there...
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