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How far back should you go in your resume?

We like to hang onto things that bring back memories, even on our resumes. But there is a point that you need to really think through the value. Are you hanging onto old jobs that mean something to you but really only date you? Are you afraid that those things in the past need to…Continue Reading

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Why is networking so hard?

All professional resume writers and career coaches preach networking. The correct form of networking is a personalized networking that builds relationships or nurtures old relationships. What networking is not is speed dating as I said in this post. You aren’t trying to connect with a massive amount of people. Rather, you want to create the…Continue Reading

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Are you showcasing your best in your job search?

Back in my Wausau Whitewater days, I would sometimes recruit volunteers on the spot to help with various areas. When we started manning the merchandise tent at all of the recreational releases, I often found myself short-handed. One Sunday, I asked a wife of a paddler if she would be willing to help sell the…Continue Reading

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3 Ways to Stop Writing Boring Resumes

Do you know the reason that most people have trouble getting their resumes read? They’re not worth reading! If you write a resume that reads like a job description you will be boring the reader to tears. The hiring manager doesn’t want to read a list of duties you did. He or she wants to…Continue Reading

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