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8 ways to market yourself on LinkedIn

By Rebecca Blacker, Technical Recruiter / May 11, 2022
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As a recruiter, I spend a great deal of time searching for talent on LinkedIn, the world’s largest networking platform. LinkedIn serves as a gateway to new opportunities, talent and connections. A 2022 report by Kinsta found that 87% of recruiters use LinkedIn to find the best talent.

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Let’s get connected: the power of networking

By Tracey Klein, Executive Vice President, Strategy / April 13, 2022
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I am a firm believer in the power of networking, for yourself and the community around you. Every significant role in the progression of my career has been through networking. Even changes in my husband’s career point directly back to one person who gave a personal referral. We are not unique, there are thousands and thousands of stories like ours. 

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Retiring the one-page resume

By Hembree Monk, Technical Recruiter / December 15, 2021
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When it comes to the perfect resume template, there’s no “one-size-fits-all.” And with a multitude of industries and available roles in the job market, resumes tend to look vastly different from person to person. Historically, job hunters have been taught that the golden rule in resume building is the “one-page” rule. We beg to differ.

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How your personal brand can keep you out of the “no pile”

By Cooper Kearns, Executive Creative Recruiter / August 11, 2021
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Through my years of staffing, I have met with hundreds of designers, marketing professionals, writers and more. While meeting with different candidates, I always relay the importance of selling oneself beyond the resume.

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7 tips to perfect your Creative Resume

By Team Synergis / March 11, 2020
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As a recruiter, scanning through resumes is a daily task. So, I’ve come to learn a thing or two about what hiring managers are looking for when it comes to creative professionals. Follow these guidelines to ensure your resume gets you that next coveted job.

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8 tips to craft a winning creative resume

By Team Synergis / February 7, 2020
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In today’s competitive job market, your resume must make you stand out. With the increase in bootcamp trainings, specialized degree programs and advanced degrees, your background is likely similar to other job seekers. How you present yourself on your resume could be the difference between a call back or a declined application. Follow these simple…

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How to get your resume noticed in 6 seconds or less

By Team Synergis / July 31, 2019
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In today’s competitive job market, that six-second resume review is more critical than ever. Especially now that several job seekers have similar backgrounds. How you present yourself on your resume could be the difference between a call back or a declined application.

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9 tips to write a brag-worthy resume

By Team Synergis / July 27, 2019
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Summarizing your skills, education and job history and fitting it onto one or two pages isn’t always easy, especially when you don’t know a hiring manager’s preferences or what is most relevant to a position. We’ve got a good idea of what companies look for. Follow these simple guidelines to ensure your resume makes you shine. Download now

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8 phrases/words to avoid in your resume

By Karissa Buckner, Recruiting Manager / May 1, 2019
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So, you’re ready to start your job search. First order of business is to get your resume updated. While resume trends come and go, here are 8 phrases and/or words that should never be used on your resume.

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Updating your resume to get that dream job

By Team Synergis / February 26, 2019
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As a new year gets under way, many begin to think about finding that dream job, or moving onto something new. The first step would be to update your resume. Our resume experts share some of their best tips for updating a resume.

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