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Have you ever wished that you could get advice from someone who has reviewed over 200,000 resumes? Well now you can. Each Tuesday, Abby will give you absolutely awesome tips about resume content and format to help your resume "rock" the socks off your perspective employers.

Making the Grade Print
Written by Abby Kohut   

When you're positioning a whoopee cushion on your English teacher's chair or passing notes to your best friend in Philosophy, you typically aren't thinking about how your grades are going to affect you when you get to the real world. In reality, grades do matter in a variety of situations. Does that mean that you have a hurdle to overcome if you were the class clown? Sometimes yes and sometimes no.

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Are you a LION? Print
Written by Abby Kohut   

LinkedIn is a trusted online network of more than 44 million experienced professionals from 200 countries representing 170 industries. After signing up for LinkedIn, you create a profile that summarizes your professional expertise and accomplishments. You can then form networking connections by inviting trusted contacts to join LinkedIn and connect to you. Your network consists of your connections, your connections' connections, and the people they know, linking you to a vast number of qualified professionals. Your professional network of trusted contacts is one of your most valuable assets. Through your network you can discover inside connections that can help you with your job search.

Today, I'll walk you through some important things to consider while building your LinkedIn profile.

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The Proof is in the Portfolio Print
Written by Abby Kohut   

As many career coaches will tell you, you should think of your resume as your marketing collateral and your interview as your marketing pitch. In a similar vein, a portfolio is the perfect vehicle to help demonstrate that you can actually do what your resume says you have done. It is a great way to complete your marketing package.

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The Posting Puzzle Print
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This past week I moderated a panel of six headhunters and corporate recruiters in Teaneck NJ. One of the questions that caused a heated debate was whether or not you should post your resume online when you are in active search mode. I figured that it was a good time to provide you with my opinion on the subject.

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An Education on Education Print
Written by Abby Kohut   

Many candidates struggle with the order in which to place certain important items on their resume. Today I will provide you with an absolute education on Education.

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Drawn from my 18 years of experience and research in recruiting and Human Resources, my blog posts are intended to provide insight into what corporate recruiters and Human Resource professionals look for when they are evaluating your qualifications. Simply reading these blogs will not guarantee you success. However, consistently applying the strategies mentioned, as well as developing your own personal interview style, will greatly enhance your chances of victory amidst the competition. I wish you the best of luck with your search as you begin to take charge of your career!