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Do a Skills Match with Your Current Resume

By J. Mason
Online Career Tips Editor

It is a great idea to update your resume, and your LinkedIn profile, when new responsibilities and tasks are earned. This way you’re alerting not only colleagues to the change, but potential employers will have a clear window into your most recent activity.

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Are You Lying on Your Resume?

By Adrienne Erin
Online Career Tips, Contributor

It is best to always stay truthful. Although the job hunt is a grueling process, there are ethical ways to securing the right job for you. Remember that you can explain your past positions without embellishing them and ultimately the right job will fall into place.

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Top 10 Tips for a Killer Resume

By Lindsey LaManna, SAP Business Innovation
Special to Online Career Tips

When it comes to career advancement and new job opportunities, your resume is at the heart of it all. It is the key that unlocks the door to networking, interviews (formal and informational) and building your personal brand.

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HR Recruitment Tips for Recent College Graduates

Interview with Kimberly Smith
Recruiter, American Public University

Earning your degree is a big milestone in life. Whether you just graduated with your undergraduate, or you went back after years of time off to achieve your master’s, the world outside of the classroom can be a bit daunting. In this podcast Kimberly Smith, a recruiter in the HR department at APU, details three great tips for keeping your head up when you’re on the job hunt.

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Practical Approach to Networking for Career Advancement

Webcast with Shun McGhee
Career Coach, American Public University System

Not sure how to package yourself to employers? Even if you’ve been working for many years your style and approach to networking within your field may be out of date. In this special webcast you’ll hear great guidance from Shun McGhee on how to properly present yourself to employers at career fairs.

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The Last Cliche, Part I

Has it been awhile since you’ve updated your resume or even considered searching for jobs? Perhaps you should take another look at how you’ve worded your experience sections. NBC News shares those turns of phrase job seekers should immediately jettison from their resume.

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Getting Out in Front of Your Competition

Your resume is, by far, one of the most important components of the job application process, and if done wrong, could become an obstacle standing between you and your dream job.

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Seven Ways To Perfect Your Resume

The toughest thing about putting together a résumé? Figuring out what’s special about yourself. In other words, defining your personal brand.

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