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How far do I go back in my resume?

How far do I go back in my resume?

From the “Ask the Resume Writer series” A job seeker writes: Hi Julie, How far back should you include work history especially if you have had a number of jobs? Thanks! How far do you go back on your resume? The answer? The famous resume writer reply, “It depends.” Use a chronological history of a 10 toContinue Reading

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3 essential ingredients to a rewarding job search

3 essential ingredients to a rewarding job search

When a job seeker experiences  frustration and disillusionment in their job search, it is difficult to pinpoint the cause. When I work with job seekers, part of the process is to decide what is working and what is not. If you keep doing job search the wrong way, you will get the wrong results. What to askContinue Reading

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7 fatal mistakes on LinkedIn

7 fatal mistakes on LinkedIn

If you are a job seeker or career changer who is not using LinkedIn, you are missing one of the most powerful tools ever created. But like most tools, they have to be used correctly. The first decision you need to make is whether you seriously want to use this tool. You can’t go inContinue Reading

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Make a move and trust!

Make a move and trust!

In a Facebook conversation with Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter from Career Trend while talking about my husband’s decision to leave the caregiver role he had with his dad for the past 8 and a half years, I said “Sometimes you just have to make a move and trust.” Jacqui can relate. She and Captain Rob (her husband)Continue Reading

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Are you subscribed to the Design Resumes blog?

Are you subscribed to the Design Resumes blog?

Design Resumes has made the big decision to permanently move our blog subscription services from Google’s Feedburner to Feedblitz. I would like to take this moment to thank those of you who have been subscribed via email through Feedburner for your loyalty to my content and to me. While I am moving the list officially,Continue Reading

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8 ways to optimize Facebook in your job search

8 ways to optimize Facebook in your job search

LinkedIn is considered the job seekers tool. It is a professional network not designed to work only for job search but it is the tool that allows you to present yourself well to the public and even incorporates a resume-like feel by listing your work history and education. Of course, if you do choose toContinue Reading

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