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Michael Gardon

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We got it. Job hunting takes time

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Latest on Here are a few of the recent articles from CareerCloud! How To Get The Score You Want On A Predictive Index Behavioral Assessment If you’ve been on the job hunt, you may have come across certain personality tests that give an employer a more in-depth look at who you are as a person. In this article, we will teach you how to get the score you want on a Predictive Index (PI) Behavioral Assessment. In addition, we will also explore what the PI Behavioral Assessment measures and the reason companies choose to administer it. We will identify how the PI breaks down your personality using four traits (dominance, extraversion, patience, and formality) and learn about the 17 “Reference Profiles” you can be placed in, based on those traits.

How To Practice For A Predictive Index Behavioral Assessment- To maximize your chances of looking good on this assessment, we recommend that you study up for the Predictive Index test. We highly recommend Job Test Prep PI Behavioral Assessment prep pack.

To read the whole article. Click here!

The Best Federal Resume Writing Services For 2022 Applying for a job with the federal government requires a specific resume called a federal resume. A federal resume is quite different from a traditional resume. It’s much more complex and often requires particular information and formatting if you want it to be seen by the right people.

How Is A Federal Resume Different? A federal resume is a specialized resume specifically for individuals who are applying for federal government jobs.

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Indeed vs LinkedIn

Two of the most popular job-hunting websites are Indeed and LinkedIn. Though it may seem as if they compete with one another, they really complement each other. Indeed is a pure job board, while LinkedIn is a professional networking site.

Indeed- Indeed has the distinction of being the largest job board in the world. Participation includes 50 million listed employers and more than 700 million members.

LinkedIn- is also a job board, but that’s only one of its features. It’s better described as a professional network, and the world’s largest at that. The networking angle comes from the fact that LinkedIn is also a social media platform.

To read the whole article. Click here!

Recent Episodes on Careercloud Radio ​The CareerCloud Radio podcast has featured some amazing guests!

Interrupt Imposter Syndrome with Teresa Sande

Teresa is passionate about equity in the workplace, healthy corporate cultures, and ensuring people are valued and rewarded for all of their contributions—those seen and unseen. Teresa holds her M.A. in Organizational Effectiveness and Communication and has over 20 years of corporate experience as an executive at companies such as Intel, Capital One, Cargill, and UnitedHealth Group.

What It Takes: Breaking Into a Venture Career with Patrick Klas Patrick is an investor with Maschmeyer Group Ventures (MGV). MGV is a seed stage fund located in San Francisco primarily focusing on InsurTech and Fintech. Previously, Patrick was a founding member of American Family Ventures (AFV) where he helped deploy over $300m across 100+ insurtech and fintech deals. Patrick also served as the Head of Operations for Bunker (an Insurtech startup located in San Francisco) where he helped to raise their Series A round as he gained operational experience. Patrick lives in Oakland with his wife and graduated from the University of Wisconsin. He enjoys fly fishing around California and learning to surf.

From Around the Web

Upping that degree from a 2:2 to a 2:1. Hmm, tempting. Fudging the start date of an employment to conceal a gap. Why not…it was a long time ago now. These are just two of many typical lies that people tell in their CV.

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