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Kristin is a TORI award-winning, 6-times certified resume writer, job search coach, and social media consultant. She's the proud owner of Profession Direction, LLC, which was recently named one of Forbes Top 100 Career Sites of 2013.

11 Tips For Creating Compelling Cover Letters

Cover letters not your forte? You're not alone. With these tips, you’ll soon be creating compelling cover letters that will help you land interviews.

3 Remedies To Cure Your LinkedIn Headaches

LinkedIn, as we all know, has its fair share of headache-inducing quirks. Here are three remedies that may cure some of your LinkedIn headaches.

Networking Events Not Your Thing? Try This!

To make networking more natural and fun, consider some of these more “unusual” opportunities to strike up conversations with people you don’t know well!

3 Examples Of What Networking Is Really About

Here are three examples of what real networking is about. It's not meant to be like begging everyone you know for a job.

7 Tips To Best Utilize LinkedIn

Having and maintaining your LinkedIn profile is necessary in today's professional world. Check out these seven tips to best utilize LinkedIn.

Is Your LinkedIn Profile A B-Movie Or A Blockbuster?

You want to do the same thing that movie makers and authors do: engage the person viewing your materials. Learn how to do this with your LinkedIn profile!

5 Secrets To Staying Upbeat In A Job Search

We often undertake a job search just when we’re feeling at our lowest. Here are some secrets for saying upbeat during your job search. Get positive!

The Trick To Stress-Free LinkedIn Requests

Requesting to connect on LinkedIn can be very intimidating. Once you choose who to connect with, you still have to decide what to say. Here are some tips!

Why Preparation Is Key In An Interview

When interviewing, it behooves the job seeker to be prepared. But how prepared do you need to be? Find out what to do before an interview.

How To Answer, ‘Have You Ever Been Fired?’

Job seekers often struggle with a termination. How do you answer the question, "Have you ever been fired?" Here's a little advice.