What to Do When People in Your Network Won’t Stop Bugging You

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Recently, one of my co-workers was telling me about a problem she was having. She’d offered to help a former colleagues with their job search, but even after referring them to a few positions and offering suggestions for breaking into …

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The Networking Email Top Execs Send When They’re Job Hunting

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Here’s a weird part about being at the top of the proverbial career ladder: When you decide you want or need to look for a new job, it can feel very weird asking for help. Put more succinctly—it can …

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5 Better Ways to Talk About the 5 Most Common Resume Gaps

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So, you’ve got a gap in your resume? Maybe you decided to travel, or go back to school, or maybe you looked after a sick relative, or you took time out to be a parent yourself. Whatever the reason, …

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5 Huge Resume Mistakes Google’s Head of HR Sees All the Time

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Laszlo Bock, Google’s former Senior Vice President of People Operations, estimates that he’s personally reviewed more than 20,000 resumes over the course of his career.

First of all, we’re sorry for him.

But secondly, we’re pretty sure he knows a …

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How to Quantify Your Resume Bullets (When You Don’t Work With Numbers)

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You’ve likely heard the advice to add numbers to your resume bullets. It helps recruiters really picture the impact you’ve made in your position, and it frankly just sounds more impressive.

See for yourself: Which person would you hire?

Person …

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