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Developing Your Career From the Ground Up

If you're just graduating from college, or deciding to enter the workforce after spending your adult years involved in other projects, then you have the benefit many others don't: building your ..
(January 14, 2009)
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Protecting Yourself From Work-from-Home Scams

As the Internet becomes more popular, there are increasing opportunities to not only become employed by this medium, but also work from home while doing so. However, not every online opportunity is ..
(October 22, 2008)
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Getting Your Foot in the Door With Temp Work

Sometimes finding the job you want requires that you take unorthodox methods to get there. More and more people are finding this out as the economy dries up and competition for employment gets ..
(October 08, 2008)
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Handling Your First Interview

You're fresh out of college, or have been a stay-at-home mom for years, and are now ready to take on your first job. You've turned in multiple applications at various employers, and out of that ..
(September 24, 2008)
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Writing Resumes For Federal Jobs

So you're looking to land your first Federal job and are just about to start working on your resume. Stop right there. Before you put pen to paper (or fingers to keys), you should know that applying ..
(August 06, 2008)
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How to Create Your Cover Letter When Switching Careers

You have recently made the decision to exit one career and enter a new one, which can be both exciting and a little bit scary. But while the choice to make the career switch was probably a grueling ..
(June 18, 2008)
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Optional Resume Sections Deciding When (and Which) to Include

Writing a resume can be complicated if you're not sure how to convey the message that you're the right person for the job. A good way to get this accomplished, however, is by choosing the right ..
(June 25, 2008)
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Creating Your Cover Letter When Feeling Overqualified

Are you highly skilled in your profession, yet seeking a job that for which you are probably overqualified? It is never bad to come into a position already encompassing a boatload of skills. However, .
(July 02, 2008)
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Developing the Right Resume and Attitude For an Uncertain ..

There is no doubt that our current economy is a little scary to say the least. Companies are laying off in mass numbers while gas, food, and energy costs are reaching record highs. It can be very ..
(July 09, 2008)
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Use Your Resume to Help You Move Up the Corporate Ladder

So, you've been working in the same position for several years and now feel the time is right to elevate your level of responsibility along with your title and salary. However, with this being your ..
(July 16, 2008)
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The Resume vs Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Have you ever wondered what the differences are between a resume and curriculum vitae? In college, you may have heard about them both, yet since graduating, you probably have heard less about the CV ..
(July 30, 2008)
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Your Resume's Design - How Important Is It?

The thought of writing a resume can be intimidating to say the least. There is so much to consider that the process can easily leave you too exhausted to continue - even before you start. What's ..
(April 10, 2008)
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What To Do When Your Resume Falls Flat

Are you sitting by the phone, twiddling your thumbs, just waiting to get a call about the job you just posted for? Have you been sitting there a really long time? Have your calls gone unreturned? ..
(June 27, 2007)
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Effective Resume Writing - Part One - It's All in Your Head

Writing your resume is a mandatory step in your job search. If you want it to go quickly – at least as quickly as possible – and smoothly, then there are guidelines that you might want to adhere ..
(July 05, 2007)
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5 Resume Tips - Do What Most Job Seekers Don't

When it comes to writing a great resume, there are no hard and fast rules or specific formats that you should adhere to; however, your resume should be targeted to each specific job that you are ..
(June 13, 2007)
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5 Cover Letter Tips - Do What Most Job Seekers Don't

Although your cover letter is as significant as your resume, career and job coaches put more emphasis on writing a good cover letter for obvious reasons - prospective employers usually read the cover .
(June 07, 2007)
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Is Your Job Cramping Your Style? Consider Trading Down

Ever wondered why people trade down for a job when they are already settled in a high-profile job that pays them quite well? Many people trade down for a variety of reasons that include long-term ..
(May 23, 2007)
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Changing Careers – Ultimate Tips For Success

Are you thinking about changing your career? Are you worried about how difficult the transition is going to be? Then you are not alone. Many people go through similar anticipation when thinking about .
(May 02, 2007)
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Over 50 and Job Searching – Cultivating Your Upper Hand

No one really knows when youth ends officially. But if you are over 50 and looking for a job, you probably feel that the rules have all changed. These are the times of downsizing, ..
(April 04, 2007)
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Why Aren't I Getting Interviews?

Don’t Underestimate The Power Of A Resume You may have spent hours searching for your dream job and applied for a job in every promising company you came across. In spite of your sincere ..
(March 28, 2007)
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Ignorance Is Not Bliss - Why You Aren't Getting Job Offers

Do you keep getting rejected at each and every interview that you go on? Is this getting you down? Making you feel dejected? Before you decide that ‘it’s all someone else’s ..
(March 21, 2007)
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Surviving Job Search Stress

A Job Search Is An Emotional Roller-Coaster Ride Searching for a job can evoke a range of emotions. If you are searching for a job, then you may often be more open to negative and depressing emotions .
(March 07, 2007)
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Are You A Job Search Procrastinator?

You’ve been in a dead-end job for months, or even years now, yet you can’t seem to gather up the courage to look for a new job. Or your company announced there will be a series of layoffs .
(January 10, 2007)
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