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Career tips, tools, and many other resources curated by Mill Montejo & Associates at The Talent Mill.

Getting To Know The New LinkedIn

LinkedIn is currently rolling out what is being called the “new desktop experience.” Every two years or so, LinkedIn makes significant changes to the design and content of its website. The latest update — launched in late 2016/early 2017 — is designed to align the LinkedIn desktop experience with what users of the LinkedIn mobile app have seen for quite…

My 2017 Reflections Guide For an Improved Me (Grab a Free Copy)

Happy New Year 2017!   Answer the questions to help you reflect and improve in the new year! We wanted to give our clients and followers with an adapted guide from one that has been used successfully by many people in 12 step fellowships to get to the heart of the issues in their lives that might be holding them back. While we…

If You Don’t Back Up Your LinkedIn Profile Now You Could Hate Yourself Later

Jobseekers: Do This Before LinkedIn’s Next Update (Edited and published with permission of Bridget Weide Brooks) In September 2016, LinkedIn announced a redesign of its desktop (non-app) user interface. The announcement noted, “This is the largest redesign since LinkedIn’s inception.” The design update is expected to bring the desktop experience closer to what users of the LinkedIn mobile app are…

Common Sense Reasons Why LinkedIn Users Should Be Scared of the New Open Candidate Feature

This post is intended for all job seekers that have active profiles on LinkedIn since they stand to lose the most, or gain the most with the new “Open Candidate” feature. I can introduce evidence to you that LinkedIn does not have a lock on error free web development and how mistakes with your content can and will likely happen.…

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Job-Seeker Action Verbs — By Skills Sets | Quintessential LiveCareer

One of the parts of the client résumé we like to focus on at The Talent Mill are the action words and phrases that jump out at the reader when they first look at your career document.  Some argue that these words are just “fluff” and distract from the purpose of the résumé to list your skills and experiences. I would…