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I met Peter Clayton through Twitter, and we became fast friends. He’s appeared on my blogtalkradio show, Compassionate HR. This week he brings up a very important topic that needs to be addressed, and revisited. What happens to your resume when you apply for a job online via a job advertisement, or through a company [...]

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This is a very special #HFChat. Our friends from Dice are sponsoring this chat, and we have a very special contest for you, so please scroll down for the details. Stay tuned because we will be Tweeting this opportunity out just for you!   This week we are honored to have one of the premier [...]

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Phone Screening Interviews. Like them, or hate them, you’ve got to score well on the phone screening interview to be invited to the real thing. A face to face interview is ideal, but how many of you take stock in the importance this first step? Job hunting can be hard. It can also be an [...]

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All week, I’ve been writing about The US Economic Outlook, Unemployment, and Labor Day. The HireFriday Community joins other online communities in reaching out to those job seekers in need. Today is Labor Day. The Zero Unemployment Movement #ZeroUE on Twitter is sponsoring a 1 day challenge to spend 15 minutes to help an unemployed [...]

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Your resume is not your obituary This post is not about what’s wrong with applicant tracking systems.  That topic could fill a book.  It is not a “quick resume fix” post either.  It’s my Monday sound off about what’s on my mind, and thoughts about the week ahead.  I’m so passionate about this topic, I [...]

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This guest post by Hannah Morgan is a timely piece.  It reminds us of what really matters.  I met Hannah on Twitter, and I was immediately impressed by her grasp of the reality of our current job market.  She’s gifted, compassionate, and talented.  Follow Hannah on Twitter @CareerSherpa.  I now give you, Hannah Morgan: 10 [...]

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This post, written by Dwane Lay is a compelling story. He elucidates the best practices for how to tell your own story.  I was introduced to Dwane via Blogtalkradio.  Immediately, I was impressed by his core knowledge of the human resources industry.  On Twitter he is known as @LeanHR & @DwaneLay.  I highly recommend you [...]

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