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Power Profiles: LinkedIn Or your Resume

Every human resources director, headhunter, or recruiter will tell you the same thing: the best way to find a job is through networking, which includes social media. The best social media networking tool for professionals is, without question, LinkedIn.
LinkedIn is an insanely useful tool for every working person, not to mention every job-seeker and student. LinkedIn has redefined the online version of a resume and having a well organised LinkedIn profile is now essential.
We have put together some of the tips that will enhance your Profile:
Your headline should be catchy and have keywords and phrases that you would want to turn up in Google search resultsFill up all the fields, don't leave anything blank. It has been shown that a 100 % complete LinkedIn profile is viewed in a better light than one with a lot of blanks.Add a photograph to your profile. Profiles with photos are nine times more likely to be viewed. Use a photograph that portrays a professional you.  Use an arre…

Mind Your Resumè

With all the resources and advice available online, it’s astonishing that people continue to make the same mistakes, over and over again, when job searching.

But you don’t have to be one of them. Use this list as a sort of checklist against these common mistakes, and protect your job search against painful mistakes.

The best and the most effective way to catch Recruiters attention is to get a customized cover letter which outlines your accomplishments. The cover letter here refers to PAIN POINTS.

Every firm hires because they need help. They have certain PAIN POINTS which can only be resolved by hiring right folks who are a perfect fitment for the role. So the most strategic way to grab recruiter's eyeballs is to let them know how can solve their pain points.

You should always avoid:
Typos on your resume. They make you look unprofessional. Proofread with extreme prejudice.Waiting for the job to come to you. You should be proactive. Make a list of the top 10 companies or jobs y…