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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)…

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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,…

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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 to…

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Is your font too small because of the one-page resume myth?

Is your font too small because of the one-page resume myth?

When I teach seminars on resumes, the one page resume question inevitably comes up. It goes something like this: I read an article that said you really need to keep your resume to one page. My English teacher said all resumes have to be one page. The career center advisor said all resumes have to…

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The straw that broke the camel’s back

The straw that broke the camel’s back

We all know that anyone can reach a breaking point when the littlest thing can set us off. A week ago Sunday that happened to me. Sometimes we call that, “the straw that broke the camel’s back” meaning that it doesn’t take much to push us over the edge. Struggling with getting everything done That…

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When you are starting a new chapter in life

When you are starting a new chapter in life

It was five years ago in December. December 2009 to be precise that I took a plunge into running Design Resumes full time or solo as I like to call it. It was a huge step. My business had been partnered with non-profit contracts since 1991 and had reached the point in 2008 that it…

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