March 5, 2012
LinkedIn and Monster have become leading platforms and go-to sources for job seekers in the Internet era. For this month’s careers issue, we asked experts Charles Purdy and Erin O’Harra to share their advice for professionals undergoing the application process. Here, they talk about how to make your résumé stand out, identify social media tips and common mistakes that candidates make, offer key steps for users on how to keep your profile competitive, and explain how to search for job openings and connect with others who have similar interests.
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Amy Jacques is the managing editor of publications for PRSA. A native of Greenville, S.C., she holds a master’s degree in arts journalism from the Newhouse School at Syracuse University. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in advertising from the University of Georgia’s Grady College and a certificate in magazine and website publishing from New York University.
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