Career Advice Round-up

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Curated career advice and job search tips from around the web for the week of September 19th, 2022…

5 Components of an Attention-Grabbing Resume

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. A resume is one of the most important documents you attach your name to. The content on these few pages can drastically change your life, presenting you with new opportunities or taking you down a new career path altogether.

why remove the objective statement on your resume

Do you still have an objective listed on your resume? It’s time to get rid of this outdated formality. You have a limited amount of space on your resume and only a few seconds to capture a hiring manager’s attention.
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Women on LinkedIn fed up with being hit on by men: 'This isn't Tinder!'

Women on LinkedIn are fed up with men hitting on them through the job networking site - and some are hitting back by posting screenshots of the creepy come-ons. The hashtag #BeProfessional was trending on LinkedIn over the weekend as women reported the unwanted approaches from men.

How to Ask for a Professional Reference -

"References available upon request" may seem traditional and outdated to include in your cover letter or resume, but professional references are still an important part of the hiring process. Prospective employers may like what they see about an applicant on paper, but they need to be sure of their potential, so they'll often call up references to ask about the candidate's job performance and work ethic.

Chris Kidd

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