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6 FREE Tools To Help You Land the Job You Want

Use a Tag Cloud To Evaluate Keywords on Your CV/Resume

HR departments frequently rely on computerized programs to review large volumes of resumes submitted online. A Tag Cloud creates a visual version of any document and displays the most frequently used words in the largest font. Use a Tag Cloud to quickly see which words stand out the most on your resume/CV.

See What Your Emails and Social Media Posts Might Be Saying About You

AI has been pushed to new levels through the IBM Watson Personality Insights service. The supercomputer uses linguistic analytics to extract a spectrum of cognitive and social characteristics from the text data that a person generates through blogs, tweets, forum posts, and more. Take an actual test given by Watson - see what your emails, LinkedIn and Facebook posts could be communicating to potential employers.

Take Advantage of the Federal Government's Employment Resources

Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor the CareerOneStop resource links to extensive databases amassed by the government agency, and presents them in an intuitive format so job seekers can evaluate, among other things, salary and employability by state. Specific data is available for the Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant job titles.

Read The Master Guide to Behavioral Interview Questions

Behavioral interview questions are a big part of most job interviews. Employers and hiring managers use these types of questions in order to get an idea if you have the skills and competencies needed for the job. Here are some common behavioral interview questions, and in-depth lessons on how to create the strongest answers to them (including tons of examples).

Take a Personality Test Just Like an Employer Might Ask You to Do

Once your resume gets past the screening programs and you aced multiple interviews some employers might still ask you to take some sort of personality test before making the final hire. "Learned Optimism" developed by Martin E.P. Seligman, PhD is an example of such an evaluation. This version of the analysis uses the rules spelled out in "Learned Optimism" to give you a flavor of what to expect on an actual test.

Take the Ultimate Test Based on C. Jung and I. Briggs Myers Type Theory

The Myers–Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is one of the original and most widely known personality tests used by employers. It is a psychometric questionnaire designed to measure psychological preferences in how people perceive the world and make decisions. This free test is based on Carl Jung's and Isabel Briggs Myers' typological approach to personality. Note: to learn about taking the actual test (fees may apply) visit http://www.myersbriggs.org/my-mbti-personality-type/mbti-basics/