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How to Create Your Own Professional Website

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Last month, I shared with you the top five reasons why you need a website and how to take full advantage of having one once you’re all set up. In this piece, you’ll learn how to actually create a website of your own. Know your “why?” Having your own site will allow you to introduce […]

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5 Reasons You Need a Professional Website

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With 70% of employers using social media to vet job candidates, you want to be seen as a qualified, memorable job seeker. But the truth is, your social media alone isn’t enough to accomplish that. If you’re looking for other ways to stand out in a sea of applicants, consider developing a professional website. Here […]

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3 Application Cover Letter Mistakes and Why They Matter

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Cover letters are your best, first chance to impress a hiring team. So you’ll want to be sure to take advantage of this valuable real estate and avoid these three application-killing cover letter mistakes. Mistake #1: Personal story overshare As a nonprofit professional, you may feel extra comfortable sharing stories about your personal connection to […]

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Try Using These Words to Get Your Resume Noticed

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Everyone wants their resume to stand out from the crowd. While your job-specific skills are the most important factor, how you describe those skills matters. Thoughtful, powerful word choice can turn a good resume into a great one. And strong descriptions of work experience—descriptions that catch a recruiter’s eye—start with action verbs. Why Use Action […]

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