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5 Tips for Writing a Standout Cover Letter

June 3rd, 2014

5 Tips for Writing a Standout Cover Letter. Almost added as a mere introduction to the CV, plenty of people disregard just how important a cover letter is.

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Four Degree Options If You Want To Be An Internet Marketer

October 30th, 2013

Four Degree Options If You Want To Be An Internet Marketer. We’ll cover degree options that will provide you with a solid background in internet marketing.

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Part Time Gigs That Build Your Resume

October 4th, 2013

Part Time Gigs That Build Your Resume. Here are a few jobs you may want to explore:

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How To Write The Perfect Spec Letter and Get That Internship

March 27th, 2013

How To Write The Perfect Spec Letter and Get That Internship. Here’s a guide to getting employers to notice you and give you the experience that you crave.

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How to Get Your Cover Letter Noticed

December 27th, 2012

Looking for a job is never an easy task. Identifying what kind of job you are looking for, researching various jobs in that field, making contacts, filling out applications, sending in your resume and cover letter, there are just so many steps to keep straight! And while there is no guarantee as to which element of a job search is the most important, there are some elements where you have more control than others.

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How to Prepare An Electronic Resume

November 26th, 2012

An electronic resume is a resume that has been prepared for sending through a computer and reading on a computer. Despite the singular definition of the term, the electronic resume encompasses a number of similar but not quite the same documents.

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5 Attributes That Must be on a Successful Resume

November 15th, 2012

Resumes are the filters that keep you from the hiring manager. By having an average resume that lists the same old information, you will probably not get a chance to showcase your strengths during the interview process.

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Is lying on a resume such a big deal?

September 26th, 2012

In the recent past the incidents in which employees have been caught to have lied about their credentials have been on the rise. What is surprising most recruiters is that, the number of people who are lying on their resumes is increasing at a super fast speed.

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Finding Jobs Through Technology

September 20th, 2012

In the final of our three-part series on the changing IT landscape and its effects on the job market, we’re looking at how to find those jobs once you have identified up-and-coming skills and specialties and have put in the work to build up your resume to meet modern-day standards.

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Not Just Another Resume; How-To Pursue Your Dream Job

August 21st, 2012

Pursuing your dream job these days requires more than just documenting your skills and experience. Getting your resume in front of the right hiring manager depends on a few other actions. Take the advice of seasoned experts, including the author of What Color Is Your Parachute, and apply some old-fashioned strategies as well as some new social media techniques to promote yourself, your education and your aspirations.

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How to Write a Bad Resume

July 23rd, 2010

Resume writing is an art form. That’s why there are professional resume writers that help people find great jobs every day. You might have more skills, better work ethic, and more experience but if your resume stinks, you wont be getting the job.

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Fib Now, Pay Later. The Disastrous Results of Lying on Your Resume

July 6th, 2010

Since you graduated, you’ve had a hard time finding a job. It’s really no surprise considering the current state of the economy. The national unemployment rate is higher than it’s been in nearly three decades and job prospects for graduates can be pretty bleak. You don’t want to complain, but nearly a year has gone by since commencement, you’re still working at Subway for a fraction of what you’re worth, and you just have to get out of there!

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Use a Strong Headline in Your Resume

May 12th, 2010

HR people report they spend about 15 seconds on each resume. 15 seconds!
How can you ever hope to make your resume so appealing, so note-worthy that it makes it over to the next pile? The answer is NOT to print it on a toilet paper roll or some other dumb idea.

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Don’t put…in your Cover Letters!

December 9th, 2009

Your cover letters are an introductory sales pitch with the purpose of persuading employers that reviewing your resume is a good use of their time. The last thing you want to do is give them a reason to eliminate you from the candidate pool.

The following topics should not be mentioned in your cover letter:

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