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5 Tips for College Grads on Job Success!

So what do college grads need to know and do for job success?. Your first job is more about the experience and building your skills, contacts, and accomplishments, rather than the money. Of course, if you can solidify a great salary too, that is even better. But money, in most cases, should not be the […]

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Job Titles

As a resume writer, I have found it fascinating how some companies assign job titles that aren’t fitting to what the person actually does. Of course, it’s their company, so they have the right to do whatever they want. But what does the person do when they decide to move on and look for a […]

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Keep Your Computer Safe

Malicious software may shut down your computer tomorrow. Check out this article which has links to check if your computer has been affected: http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/lookout/blackout-monday-dns-changer-know-155840354.html And below is another link for an article on security during your online job search. You can never be too careful. http://www.careerealism.com/online-job-search-avoid-spam-and-search-safely/?goback=.gde_164746_member_131180758

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Relocating Jobseekers

If you are going to relocate for your next position there are some things you need to consider if you plan to secure a job PRIOR to making the move. Many employers right now have an aversion to even interviewing out-of-state candidates  with so much local talent available due to the lagging economy. They don’t have to […]

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Go On. Get Out There!

Happy Belated New Year! I am going to be writing and bringing lots of new information through my blog as the year continues, so I hope you find it interesting. I was reading an article titled “The Don’ts For Applying For a Job” and they had about 10 points. There were two that I thought […]

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What do you want to discuss?

I realize that this blog is in its infancy and traffic needs to build. I want to make sure I am discussing job search and related topics that the public has questions about and that I am providing answers that are of value to them. So, tell me what you want to see me blog […]

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Video Resumes

I have heard of video resumes for several years now and am on the fence as to whether they are beneficial. I just came across an article on Monster which you can check out which pretty much tells job seekers not to bother: http://tinyurl.com/dx25ond. I do agree with what is being said. You don’t want to […]

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GIVE OTHERS HOPE

I hope everyone had a marvelous and delicious Thanksgiving yesterday! I started thinking during mine how there are job seekers out there, without jobs, who may not have felt like participating in the holiday festivities this year. I can only hope they were with loved ones to help them through the day.

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