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LinkedIn-profile input needed

Ok, so I would benefit from some sensible critique on my LinkedIn-profile. I'm new to the US workmarket and updated my profile according to the many (many) good advice that fills up my LinkedIn-feed. But I still feel as if I'm missing something. My upbringing makes it difficult for me to "toot my own horn", as they say. Please point out glaring mistakes, omissions and lost buzzwords! [more inside]
posted by Rabarberofficer on Feb 18, 2015 - 10 answers

How to look for a job efficiently in the internet age?

The last time I went job searching was through answering ads on Monster. Everything was fairly straightforward. I would send my resume, go on an interview, get an offer or not. Now the advice is to network, use LinkedIn, find a recruiter, and figure out how to optimize keywords to defeat bot filtering while registering online. I’ve tried this without any success. Is there a better way to beat the system? Someone break this down for me. What actually works? [more inside]
posted by adapt on Oct 6, 2014 - 15 answers

Best way to recruit web developers?

My employer is asking me to look into recruiting strategies for LAMP/PHP developers. We've been having bad luck finding appropriate candidates and actually getting them in for interviews (posting jobs on CareerBuilder & CL). I'm not really an HR person (nor am I a tech person), so I've never done this before. He's interested in possibly buying resume access on Monster, CareerBuilder, or Dice -- is one better than the others for this type of thing? Any suggestions for other strategies to use? [more inside]
posted by emumimic on Jul 22, 2013 - 19 answers

How Can I Help My Mom Help Herself?

Hey Mefites, here's my question: My younger sister, mother, and I suffered years of abuse at the hands of an alcoholic stepfather - physical, verbal, etc. When we were younger, my sister and I were absolutely focused on getting the fuck out and did, getting scholarships to great schools, thankfully. My mom, not so much. She is no longer in a relationship with him, but they have been living together for economic reasons - she needs his disability paycheck to pay the bills (all of which are in her name, including the mortgage payment.) [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Apr 19, 2013 - 15 answers

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I am a web developer. I am not your web developer (yet.) Do you want to see a picture of me on my web site? [more inside]
posted by davejay on May 10, 2012 - 19 answers

Your top 3 book recommendations for job hunters?

Your top 3 book recommendations for job hunters? [more inside]
posted by servix on Nov 9, 2011 - 5 answers

Questions about "recruitment agencies"...

Tips for getting my resume to technical recruiters, optimizing it specifically for them and questions I can ask to weed out "sketchy" recruiters? [more inside]
posted by servix on Oct 2, 2010 - 6 answers

What writing samples are appropriate to apply for this job?

What kind of writing samples would be appropriate to submit with a resume for this job? [more inside]
posted by NeoLeo on Mar 27, 2009 - 5 answers

resume

Help me put together a sleek resume without using Microsoft Word. [more inside]
posted by willie11 on Mar 12, 2007 - 28 answers

Experience with professional resume writers?

Does anyone have any experience with professional resume writers? I would like to have an amazing resume that really sells my skills and experiences and think I need some help. Please recommend any companies/persons too if you or those you know have used such a service.
posted by psususe on Nov 4, 2006 - 9 answers

Job Search, Resume

What's the best way for my resume to be notice in a pile of canidates? [more inside]
posted by johnd101 on May 4, 2006 - 17 answers

Is Monster not really a monster at all...?

MonsterFilter: I've had my resume up on Monster for at least 6 months now and I've only had 17 hits - is this normal, are there a bunch of tricks I don't know about, or are employers only using Monster to post vacancies, as opposed to using it to search for prospective employees? [more inside]
posted by forallmankind on Jan 24, 2006 - 10 answers

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