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A new customer recently sent me his LinkedIn profile URL and asked me what I thought of his title. Reading it, I cringed my teeth. It started with: The voice in my brain was screaming, “No, no! Working with hundreds of recruiters and hiring managers these days, I can tell you using words like Jedi …

If you don’t want to confuse hiring managers and risk being denied a job because you look like a liar, be sure to keep the Work History sections of your resume and LinkedIn profile identical. . Here’s why… Most recruiters will first scan your CV to see if you are a match for their vacancies. …

If you are over 50, are you worried that your age will affect your job prospects? Unfortunately, you might be right. As my Next Avenue editor, Richard Eisenberg, recently wrote, it now takes seven to eight months for the average job seeker over 55 to find a job, compared to just 15 weeks for job …