14 hiring manager secrets every job seeker should know

We rounded up 14 hiring manager secrets to help you navigate your job search.

Recruiters and hiring managers rarely limit their search to inbound online applications in a hot job market. Instead, they actively use social media, cold emails, agencies, and employee referrals to find top talent.

Outbound Recruiting Tactics Are on the Rise

Make sure you have a good online presence with keywords embedded in your profile to help you stand out and be found through Boolean search and artificial intelligence.

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Keywords Aren’t Just for Resumes

Instead of saying ‘managed employer social media accounts,’ you should say ‘increased social media engagement by 22% over six months.

Standout Resumes Focus on Results, not Responsibilities

Only use a second page if you absolutely need it … and never use more than two pages. No one will read past the second page.

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The One-Page Resume Rule No Longer (Always) Applies


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