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Company culture: Why is it important and how can I use it?

What is company culture? According to a Millennial Branding Study, 43% of HR professionals believe that cultural fit is the most desirable quality in a candidate during the hiring process. You read that correctly. It’s not your experience, your education, your accomplishments, or your connections. It’s whether or not you are a fit within the …

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Writing Resumes for Women

What should you be doing differently? While equality among the sexes has come a long way in the past century, it’s undeniable that women have to do things differently from men. Whether it’s asking for a promotion or communicating with colleagues, women have difficulty following the prescribed methodology. Many workplaces are male as a default, …

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The CV Gender Gap: Word Choice

Last year, recruiting platform Oleeo partnered with University College London to conduct the largest statistical linguistic analysis of male and female resumes across industries. Sure, there was bound to be a difference between the genders. After all, experiences are partly shaped by gender and when you are asked to condense your accomplishments to a CV, …

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