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Holiday Job Search Can Bring Great Rewards

The holidays are here! Happy Thanksgiving tomorrow. I wish everyone a great holiday season. HOWEVER … To all the jobseekers … I ask you this. Are you going to put your job search on hold during this time?  I definitely hope the answer is no. A holiday job search can be a productive job search  You […]

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Are You Ready to Move Up to a Management Position?

As a professional resume writer, I talk to many professionals in staff -level positions ready to advance and take that next step to move up to management.  Some know they want to move towards management but they don’t know how. For others, it is realized during our consultation and we talk about their accomplishments and […]

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Resumes – College Students

Are you thinking about going to college? Are you in college? Just graduated? Well, I have a great site for you. This site, DegreeQuery provides a wealth of information on finding the right major and career and so much more.  http://http://www.degreequery.com Since I am a resume writer, I found their unique resume graphic of great interest. […]

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Consulting Engagements – How to State On Your Resume

It isn’t unusual for those with business expertise to have some consulting experience within their professional history and it can be very effective in showcasing some critical skills, including strategic leadership type talent, such as organizational turnarounds or driving growth for new startup venture. But, there are some pitfalls to watch out for when you […]

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When you lose your motivation

“An obstacle may be either a stepping stone or a stumbling block.”  Anonymous Saw this quote, and while it is a simply stated message, I think it can have a powerful punch. We all need to remember this when struggling and feeling like giving up. Of course, when we are in that “mood” these “frivolous” […]

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ATS Systems – Did you know…?

I have some big news about application tracking software systems (ATS systems), the online systems companies use to manage job applications, resumes, and the hiring process overall. For years, these systems had a tough time reading Word documents. Well, according to what I have been reading and listening to, those days are pretty much over. It […]

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Writing Your Resume – Are You Ready?

Are you unsure of your career direction, but moving forward with writing your resume anyway? It is not unusual to have potential customers call wanting me to create their resume, but not sure what there next career move is. When I ask what type of job / career they might want to pursue, a standard […]

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Interviewing Mistakes: What Not to Say – Part 2

Years ago, I had a client who landed a second interview. Let me tell you about her interviewing mistakes. She called me immediately after the second interview and proceeded to tell me about it. At first, all seemed good. She had great skills so I wasn’t surprised. Then she mentioned that they talked about salary […]

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Overused Resume Words – Avoid Them

Overused resume words consist of words such as team player, results driven, or great communicator. It is not unusual for clients  to tell me during the consultation that they were reviewing some resume samples in their field of work and could I include a few of those overused resume words in their document. Sorry, the answer […]

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