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What is a Waste of Space, Unprofessional or Inappropriate on Your Resume?

What is a Waste of Space, Unprofessional or Inappropriate on Your Resume?

I found the above picture yesterday in a search for graphics, and it immediately struck me as perfect for my article. While everyone writing their resume is doing so in earnest and with the best information they have, often the person writing it may have received bad resume advice from friends and family, used poorly …

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Volunteering and Your Job Search – A Job Search Tip

Get out and volunteer if you are out of work, working part time or are underemployed.  Besides helping you to feel better about your situation, show HR and Hiring Managers that you are willing to get out and work, even if it is unpaid work.  Furthermore, a regular volunteer opportunity (at least once a week for at …

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Respect the Jobseeker’s Valuable Time

Whether my clients are discussing their frustrations with the current job search environment, or seminar, workshop and career fair attendees are venting, some complaints remain constant, and one of those complaints is “why are companies wasting my time?”  I know organizations are busier than ever, and employee and management hours have increased, but if you …

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Is the Resume Dead?

This was my recent answer on a Goggle+ thread as to whether the resume is dead: No, because the resume ultimately helps you to develop the information/data/verbiage to communicate your personal brand – essentially it is a marketing document and tool, no longer just static and non-interactive because of its multiple uses. From utilizing content …

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Top 7 Tips for Week of 12/05/11

Networking is a habit cultivated to create opportunities throughout your career, not a one-off activity exclusively for the job search. Networking with others isn’t about you, but about the other person. Ask questions about their career and job search and see contacts increase. Follow up with those networking contacts, and don’t let the “holidays” excuse …

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