Archive for the ‘Resumes’ Category

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December 15, 2009 by

Small Job Search Mistakes Can Bust Your Brand

Little things that you do can hurt your brand and your career transition.

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December 08, 2009 by

Federal Employment Information for People with Disabilities

This is a strong overview for people with disabilities and federal employment resources.

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December 07, 2009 by

Big Outplacement’s Recent Contribution to the Issue of Social Networking

Big outplacement wants you to think they are on the leading edge of issues related to careers and outplacement.

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December 07, 2009 by

Do You Need a Cover Letter?

Recently, I replied to a career services industry “thought leader” on the issue of cover letters.

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December 05, 2009 by

Federal Jobs and the Federal Hiring Process (Part 1)

Even though the federal hiring process seems mysterious, it’s really not if you apply right and understand the basics of the process.

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December 05, 2009 by

Federal Jobs and the Federal Hiring Process (Part 2)

Understand the two Federal Government job classifications and how groups of candidates are assessed.

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November 30, 2009 by

Outplacement Facts from The Wall Street Journal

Here are some facts and excerpts from a very important piece on big outplacement firms and their struggle to remove themselves from the cookie cutter.

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November 24, 2009 by

Bad Job Search Advice – Just in Time for the Holidays!

There is no lack of opinions out there. Perhaps jobseekers take what they hear out of perspective but below you will read what people really do during the holidays regarding their job search. In my work with clients and companies over the last five weeks (and over 18 years) I have heard this advice dispensed […]

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October 07, 2009 by

Basic Twitter Tips for Job Search and Jobseekers

People, companies and even non-profit organizations that peak your interest should be those that you follow on Twitter. Craft who you follow around your professional interests mostly and your do-good volunteer work as well. Your profile on Twitter can be a combination of personal and professional but if you are looking for a job you […]

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March 15, 2009 by

How Job Search References Can Derail Your Career (Part 1)

Grapevine’s speak, don’t they? Reference checks can confirm or deny the value of a job seeker to a potential employer. They can be the difference-maker in employment. When it comes to references, do sweat the small stuff. For a real-life illustration of a reference’s importance, consider Alex’s example: Alex Partain thought his resume and interviews went well […]

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