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How do you make your skill set, job history, volunteering, hobbies and education work for you when job hunting? You just need to know how to make your skills applicable to the career that you are aiming for. Many positions have similar needs; such as, good customer relationship building, time management and problem solving. These… Read more »

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When looking for a new job, many people begin the process by reflecting on the path they took that led them to that moment. Each person prioritizes past accomplishments differently. Many are proud of their education, whether it is the level completed or the institution that was attended. Others are proud of the work they… Read more »

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Times, they are a changing and that includes the workplace. In the past, when a person found a job at a local company, he/she stayed there, often until retirement. These days, the job market is much different and it is very uncommon to see a worker stay at the same organization for their entire career…. Read more »

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Your resume is the first representation of yourself a hiring manager will see. This simple piece of paper with words written to describe who you are at work and the skills you can bring to the company. With this paper, you have only a few seconds to grab the attention of the reader and make… Read more »

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Finding Employment after an Extended Stint of Unemployment Finding work can be difficult, and the longer you are unemployed, the more difficult it becomes. Many employers are skeptical of job seekers who have been unemployed for a long period of time. Here are some tips to break out of the unemployment line. Stay Positive Continue… Read more »

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Current job seekers should know that in this frenzied, digital era, you are exposed on all of your social media pages. Whether your social site of choice is Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn, or another, anything you post online is conceivably going to be seen by hiring managers or HR directors at the companies you are… Read more »

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When a hiring manager is looking through résumés, what is going to make yours stand out?  The amount of time a hiring manager looks at a résumé before putting it in the either the must call pile or the never call pile is just a few seconds.  You need to make the most out of your résumé to… Read more »

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You are ready to find a new career path, you have possibly even thought about your ideal job, but, you are completely overwhelmed at where to start.  Being a job seeker this day and age has its advantages.  There are so many resources we can thank technology for; online job boards, easy to access resume… Read more »

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Recently there has been a lot of talk about the new ways of writing a resume. Some of these suggested changes are because of the new Applicant Tracking System (ATS) technology recruiters and hiring officials are using to review and process your resume. Many of these systems will rate your resume based on the skills… Read more »