5 Leadership Skills Employers Are Looking For

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-from Forbes   Strong leadership skills are hugely beneficial in the workplace, particularly in today’s fast-paced and competitive working environment. From executives to senior management, these skills can be applied across a range of positions and responsibilities. They can be used to increase productivity, boost morale, inspire innovation, and help solve problems. What’s more, with… read more

Avoid Age Discrimination By Eliminating 7 Things From Your Resume

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-by Robin Ryan for Forbes We are seeing more people over the age of 50 losing their jobs. They worry about ageism, which is a legitimate concern. When you are close to 60 or older, the discrimination becomes even more apparent. John, age 60, was an HR director at a Fortune 500 company where he… read more

The Top 3 Things Recruiters Look for on Your Resume

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-by Gili Malinsky Make it ‘idiot-proof’ to find them, experts say… Looking to impress a recruiter? You’ll want to do it immediately — they only spend an average of six to seven seconds looking at your resume before they decide if they’ll want to move ahead, according to job list site Indeed. Ultimately, there are three things every… read more

Is a Management Role Be Right for You?

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– by Ainsley Lawrence Ainsley Lawrence is a freelance writer with an interest in the way business, technology, and education intersect with the personal. She loves traveling to beautiful places and is frequently lost in a good book.     There is more to being a manager than simply being a boss. A management role… read more

Why You Should Update More Than Just Your Resume When Job Hunting

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– by Ainsley Lawrence Ainsley Lawrence is a freelance writer with an interest in the way business, technology, and education intersect with the personal. She loves traveling to beautiful places and is frequently lost in a good book.     There’s no denying that job hunting can be an exhausting process. It’s one of the… read more

What to Do When You Have Little to No Job Experience

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– by Ainsley Lawrence Ainsley Lawrence is a freelance writer with an interest in the way business, technology, and education intersect with the personal. She loves traveling to beautiful places and is frequently lost in a good book.     Landing your first job is difficult. You don’t have any prior experience on your resume,… read more

Recruiters Will Throw Your Resume Out If You Use Any Of These 10 Phrases

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By CW Headley – Ladders Ladders recently reported on the hiring boom being tracked by various career experts. Before you start firing off your resume, be sure to check out a new report from the New College of Humanities. The institution conducted research comprised of 2,000 recruiters and job seekers in order to determine the… read more