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Top 10 compelling reasons to use LinkedIn

When I am talking with clients or classrooms about best practices for resume writing or LinkedIn, often the first question on the LinkedIn topic is: Why should I use LinkedIn? This seems to be such a common question that I thought we would discuss reasons you should consider using LinkedIn. A Google search for yourContinue Reading

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About Julie Saturday: The Writer

About Julie Saturday is a periodic post to let people know a bit more about me. Earlier this month, I wrote about my entrepreneurial mindset and today’s focus is on writing. As long as I can remember, I have written something. When I wasn’t writing assignments in school, I was writing for fun. I wentContinue Reading

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Who to ask for LinkedIn Recommendations?

As I’ve discussed LinkedIn before, I’ve talked about recommendations vs endorsements, the value of endorsements, and multiple ways you can optimize your LinkedIn profile. LinkedIn Topics and Tips 5 tips to better optimize your LinkedIn profile How to reorganize your LinkedIn recommendations Endorsements or Recommendations on LinkedIn? Why I say Both! Top 5 Major LinkedInContinue Reading

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Technology Sunday: Is a tablet a toy?

Almost immediately when the first tablets came out, I wanted one. But I live by a budget and rarely justify toys in the budget and that was how I perceived tablets – like toys. I had my eye on a Google Nexus 7 when they first came out, the price was better than the iPadContinue Reading

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How NOT to network!

Each day I see examples of how NOT to network. This is now a world where it is as easy to build relationships with people around the world as it is to build them with people in your hometown. Yet daily, people ask me if they can guest post, promote their product, or buy theirContinue Reading

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If I’m not a job hunter, why do I need a resume?

Ask most professional resume writers and they will tell you that we believe that everyone should have a resume. It may sound like we are just looking for clients but in reality, it is because professional resume writers and career marketing professionals understand that a resume is more than a job application. If I’m notContinue Reading

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Have you been to the website yet?

Marketing has changed dramatically in the past few years. When a prospect client calls Design Resumes, this is one of my first questions, “have you been to the website yet?” If they answer yes, then I explore where they see their career taking them and how I can help them. If they answer no, thenContinue Reading

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Top 7 reasons your resume isn’t working

If you are in a job search and you are not getting calls for interviews, your resume isn’t working! There can be many reasons why your resume isn’t working. Today’s post will highlight some of them. Why isn’t my resume working? There are no accomplishments. Solution? Add Success or Super Stories! You are missing theContinue Reading

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