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Professional Resume writing blogs that go over what goes on your resume and how to really stand yourself out in the tough job market. Free Job search tactics that will give you the confidence to successfully land a job and LinkedIn do’s and donts.

Top 5 ways to get through Resume Scanners

You may have heard that the first step to getting a job interview is making it past the stage where a recruiter looks at your CV or resume and makes a split-second decision about whether to chuck your resume into the discard pile. So, is your resume destined to the…

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Fired at 50 years of age and successfully looking

50 years of age and successfully looking You’ve given a company for 20 years and established a lucrative career, but now you’ve found yourself unemployed. There are many reasons that this can happen after being with a company for 20 years, downsizing, restructuring, or the business closing. Unfortunately, if you’ve…

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You Weren’t Hired Because You Are Smarter Than Everyone

Expectations When anyone gets a new role, there’s an element that there’s an expectation that they’re bringing something new. They’re bringing something to the role that maybe they had that wasn’t previously there and that the company is looking for. Coming in to this new role, think about these couple…

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Wanna increase your salary?

Keeping Your Job and Increasing salary The hard work is not over. You just accepted the job of your dreams. Now the real work begins. Doing the work is only part of being successful in your job. There are other things that will also influence your success with the company.…

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Job Search Preparation

You should treat your job search as a full-time job. It’s going to be work. If you’re only job searching for an hour a day, I can guarantee you that you’re not going to get the results you want.
You’re looking for a job You’ve found yourself in the position where you’re looking for a job. It’s not often under pleasant circumstances that one finds themselves here, but you can determine what your job search experience will be like! So, where do you go from here? You need to…

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Your College Degree, or Experience wins the jobs?

Hunting for a new job but bombarded with positions asking for a 4-year degree In today’s world, when we are out hunting for a new job we’re bombarded with positions asking for a 4-year degree. This is great in theory; the organization is seeking someone with knowledge of job processes…

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We have gone with another candidate

Don’t Fret How many of us have applied to a job, gone to an interview and felt like we aced it, only to get the dreaded “We regret to inform you we have gone with another candidate”? If you’re wondering if it was something you did, I’m going to try…

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Interview follow up “Thank You” afterwards

Do you ever wonder what the appropriate interview follow up is after your first interview with a company? What if it went well? What if it didn’t go well? What if you were stumped on a few questions or there was an awkward pause? What if you weren’t as prepared…

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2 resumes torn apart by Applicant Tracking System(ATS)

Here is what a resume will look like with a bunch of lines and boxes going through Applicant Tracking systems(ATS) NOT A GOOD RESUME PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY________________________________________________________________________ Highly organized, adaptable, loyal and positive educator with years of experience in motivating, inspiring and developing young minds into critical-thinkers capable of thriving in…

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Get Recognized for Your Work – A Working Woman’s Guide to Making More Money

According to the White House women still earn an average of 77 cents for every dollar a man earns in the United States. It’s a discouraging statistic, but there are things you can do to make sure you are earning the most you can for the work that you do.…

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