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An insider’s guide to employment in Muskogee and beyond ... April 25, 2014

muskogeephoenix.com

Page 2 — Friday, April 25, 2014

Muskogee Phoenix

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Get noticed in crowded job market Standing out in a crowded job market has always been tough, but many professionals find it even more difficult to get noticed now. There are ways to stand out among the masses. • Go the extra mile

when sending your application. Many online job postings provide a link or an email address where applicants can fill out an application or send their resumes. Applicants who really want to get noticed can take the extra step of

finding the contact information for the company's hiring manager and sending their resume directly to that person’s email address. • Tighten things up. Your resume should reflect your work experience, but you want to focus primarily on the experience and skills that are relevant to the position. • Make your resume download-friendly. • Beware of hyperlinks. Adding hyperlinks to a resume can be hit or miss. • Include social media profiles. If you have been responsible regarding your use of social media, conducting yourself in a professional matter and even benefitting your existing employer, by all means share these profiles with potential employers.

Page 2 — Friday, April 25, 2014

Muskogee Phoenix

Top Jobs

Get noticed in crowded job market Standing out in a crowded job market has always been tough, but many professionals find it even more difficult to get noticed now. There are ways to stand out among the masses. • Go the extra mile

when sending your application. Many online job postings provide a link or an email address where applicants can fill out an application or send their resumes. Applicants who really want to get noticed can take the extra step of

finding the contact information for the company's hiring manager and sending their resume directly to that person’s email address. • Tighten things up. Your resume should reflect your work experience, but you want to focus primarily on the experience and skills that are relevant to the position. • Make your resume download-friendly. • Beware of hyperlinks. Adding hyperlinks to a resume can be hit or miss. • Include social media profiles. If you have been responsible regarding your use of social media, conducting yourself in a professional matter and even benefitting your existing employer, by all means share these profiles with potential employers.

An insider’s guide to employment in Muskogee and beyond ... April 25, 2014

muskogeephoenix.com


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