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Career Growth

9 Steps to Getting a Job After Taking Time Off

Sometimes taking time off from a desk job is necessary – whether it’s for a mental and emotional break, pursuing a personal venture, or for family reasons. Taking a break can offer a wealth of experience in a non-traditional sense, but it may not be recognized as “strong experience” garnering…

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Career Growth

10 Things to Do to Land a Job in 30 Days

It’s possible, and you can do it. Here’s how: 1. Clean and Bulk Up Your LinkedIn Your LinkedIn profile is your virtual resumé. This means that while hiring managers spend 30 seconds or less scanning your resumé, they’ll likely spend less time on your virtual resumé. Recruiters and connections can…

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Resumés, etc.

How To Explain A Gap On Your Resumé

You’ve made a brave (or perhaps forced) decision to take some time off of your career. Hiring managers might balk at that decision and the time away from practicing relevant skills. Here’s how to explain it on your resumé so you’ll get to the interview stage. Explain the Gap Strategically…

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