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What Is A Cover Letter? What’s the Point?

You found a great opportunity on GreatPlaceJobs, and you’re all set to apply. All you need to do is zap your resume, right? Wrong. Be sure to investigate if there is a place…

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syndicated on December 25th, 2008

Tips for Employed Job Seekers

It seems as if every time I turn around, the economic news gets worse. More people are being laid off. Recent college grads are having job offers rescinded. Retirees are going back to work because their…

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syndicated on December 25th, 2008

I haven’t been a recruiter for 3 years, and yet I still have former consultants and candidates who email me for tips prior to an interview. So, I hope you are on Santa’s “Nice List” because my holiday gift to the…

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Question - “I know someone who is looking for a job in pharmaceutical sales. Considering the position for which she is applying and the nature of that business; would it be a good idea to mail or e-mail a picture or…

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As a professional resume writer, I occasionally have a client who objects to “tooting” his or her own horn. But once these naturally humble folk see the end product, not one has insisted on any changes. Their words of protest…

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syndicated on December 25th, 2008

Mark Twain said “If you tell the truth you don’t have to remember anything.” That man had a way of cutting to the core of the matter! I rarely say “never,” preferring to leave doors open for the unexpected scenario,…

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Tell me it’s heavy lifting to write statements of accomplishment and I will agree with you. No longer. This article supports, “You don’t want to fight writing statements of accomplishment because world-class statements of results put in your resume are…

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So, by now you probably have figured out that a generic or “one size fits all” resume doesn’t work in today’s job market….. each job you apply for needs its own resume. Often if you are applying for the same…

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In times of greater competition for jobs - no matter what level of the workforce we’re talking about - you need to raise your resume game. And that’s true whether you’re submitting resumes by hand (some people still do!), by email, or…

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syndicated on December 11th, 2008

If your plan is to wait until the holidays are over to really jump start your job search, think again. The holidays are actually a great time to hunt for…

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