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Verbs Before Blurbs on Your Creative Resume

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From one creative resume to the next, employers often come across the same statement from job candidates: “I am an effective team player.” The hiring manager yawns and thinks, “Big deal. Who isn’t?” But you swear, you really are an effective team player! Well, of course you are. The problem is that using the same tired terms on your resume as every other applicant does you no good. Read how choosing the right words can help you set yourself apart.

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Hot Job: Social Media Manager

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A gift for storytelling. Diplomacy online and off. Search engine optimization skills. Today’s social media manager has all that, plus a knack for developing highly creative campaigns and measuring how effective those ideas are.

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The 6 Worst Phone Interview Fails

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Many companies will conduct a phone interview prior to scheduling in-person meetings with job candidates. But some creative professionals don’t take the opportunity as seriously as they should. Have a call with a prospective employer coming up? Here’s what not to do.

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Digital Portfolio Review: Find the Best, Filter Through the Rest

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When you're looking to fill design jobs or other highly competitive creative positions, one of the first things you should consider is the candidate's digital portfolio. But what should you look for? Here's a digital portfolio review checklist to ensure the cream of the crop rises to the top.

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