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Can a personal brand land you the right job? image
Can a personal brand land you the right job? image

The idea of creating a personal brand may sound kind of silly. I mean, you’re not a Kardashian or a British Royal. (At least if you are it’s a little odd that you’re reading the Vitamin T blog.) But let us share our two cents from a recruiting…

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Welcome to Austin! image

To introduce you to our awesome local teams and offices, we’re highlighting a new city where we have a Vitamin T location each week. Our first stop: Austin. Our fab Austin Agent, Renee Diaz, took a few minutes to introduce us to the city.

Top Tips for Using LinkedIn for your Job Search image
Top Tips for Using LinkedIn for your Job Search image

If you’re a LinkedIn employee or investor you’ve gotta be over the moon right now about the skyrocketing stock prices. Woo hoo! Your island escape awaits! For the rest of you, it’s a fantastic time to spruce up your LinkedIn profile. With so…

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Top resume tips for freelancers image

When you review thousands of resumes a year like I do, you see all kinds of crazy stuff. Sadly, your resume will not have a better shot if it’s circular. Or pink. Or uses a zillion fonts. It’s a cute technique when used by Reese Witherspoon ala…

Which industries pay freelance writers the most? image
Which industries pay freelance writers the most? image

Looking to see which freelance writing gigs pay the most? As we wrote earlier, insurance agencies are paying the most for their top writing talent. After that, healthcare, telecom, and ad agencies are among the top payers. Intrigued? While it’s…

Don't ditch your resume for a tweet just yet image
Don't ditch your resume for a tweet just yet image

Can your 2-page resume be replaced with 140 characters? No, but it might get you some attention you wouldn’t have otherwise received. According to Adweek, #TwitterJobChallenge is a good start!

Which copywriters earn the most? image
Which copywriters earn the most? image

Looking to see which freelance writing gigs are paying the most? Insurance agencies stand out as paying the most for their top writing talent. Why do these writing assignments garner such high pay? And what are insurance companies looking for in...

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