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Your resume that you spent days crafting could be going into a black hole where it will never even reach a human being. Pretty scary, huh? After all the hours spent formatting your bullet points and perfecting each word, your resume may not even make it to the hands of hiring personnel! This is thanks to the applicant tracking systems (ATS) that many of today’s largest companies use to screen the hundreds of resumes they receive for each position. Don’t panic yet; all is not lost! If you understand how ATS works, you can beat the system and make sure your resume survives the screening process...
A couple of weeks ago, you created a LinkedIn account. You added a picture, threw in a couple of skills like “time management” and “social media,” updated your current job title, sent out a bunch of invites to people that you kinda sorta know and logged off. That’s good for now, right? Unfortunately, it’s not. We know LinkedIn can be overwhelming. However, since this is a professional site that could really help your career, you want your profile to be just right! Don’t worry, though; we’ve got you covered. Read on for the four deadly LinkedIn sins to avoid when working on your profile!  1....
Once you press that "follow" button, there's no turning back. Goodbye productivity, hello cute cat photos, scintillating essays and mind-blowing works of art. Blogs provide endless hours of entertainment for people from all corners of the Internet universe. But have you ever wondered what it's like to run your own blog? Whether you want to gain professional experience, meet likeminded people or simply have a creative outlet, a blog may be jut the thing you're looking for! There are already over 152,000,000 blogs on the Internet, and there are some pretty convincing reasons why you might want...