The Best Way to Outline Temporary Work on Your Resume

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Temporary work can provide great industry experience, hands-on skills, and networking connections that can boost your career prospects. But sometimes it can be difficult to sell yourself in an interview if you’ve got a list of temporary gigs. As a professional, you want to prove you have what it takes to handle a full-time career […]

Is Your Resume Format Hurting Your Job Search?

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Is your job hunt not going the way you’d like it to? Are you seeking a new approach? A skills-based resume is a terrific way to showcase your abilities and stand out among other candidates. Your potential employer will be able to see right away what you bring to the table. Should you have a skills-based […]

Don’t Disqualify Yourself Before the Interview

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It has been said, “To err is human.” This is very true, especially when people are under pressure to get a job. People can be prone to putting their foot in their mouth. They may do or say things that are inappropriate without realizing it. And they may even go so far as to disqualify […]

Is Your Cover Letter As Good As It Could Be?

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Does your cover letter have the “wow” factor it needs to help you land a great job? If you are uncertain about the impact of your current cover letter or you have never crafted one, now is the time to develop a document that will get you results. Your career depends on it. Here are […]

What You Can Do after a Bad Interview

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After weeks of waiting for a job interview at a dream company, the big day has finally arrived. But, as if you have a curse put on you, everything goes terribly wrong. You wake up with a huge pimple on your forehead, your power suit has a stain on it that went unnoticed until the […]

Does Your Resume Need a New Year’s Makeover?

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Jobseekers often tend to continue with the same resume format and present all details in the exact same way for a period of months and years. Very few jobseekers – and even those who are presently employed – consider updating their resume regularly. Even fewer jobseekers opt for a makeover. It is not only necessary to […]

Hit a Home Run in Your Next Phone Interview

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When you are trying to secure a job, you will likely have to interview in a variety of different ways. This means that not all of your interviews will be face-to-face. You will most likely have to endure at least one phone interview, if not multiple phone interviews, before you obtain the job of your […]

Grab the Recruiter’s Attention with These Job Seeker Tips

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As a job seeker, you literally only have about 10 seconds to grab the attention of a recruiter. This is because for every job opening, there are thousands of applicants coming in to the company. Recruiters have limited time to review resumes and profiles of candidates. They have to focus on a few quick factors before […]

What Does It Mean When You Hear “We’ll Keep Your Resume on File?”

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The dreaded words no job seeker ever wants to hear. Once the job application has been accepted, an initial interview has happened, and then a few weeks of waiting have happened – one day you call to check on your status and get told that, “Your resume will be kept on file.” What exactly does […]

4 Ways to Avoid Procrastination in Your Job Search

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Let’s face it – a job search is a long and often frustrating process. Some people start out strong, but then over time they start to lose motivation to even continue applying for jobs. Others stick in there until they get a job, any job. Where are you in your job search currently? Are you starting […]