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Is your resume in need of a spring cleaning?

People don’t talk about spring cleaning much any more but when I was a little girl, long before there were computers and mobile phones, and even much television, our family had a tradition of spring cleaning. My grandmother lived on the lower level of our house (see photo above by my brother, Andrew Plath) builtContinue Reading

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The chief cause of many poor hiring decisions

I won’t be winning friends within HR departments or with hiring managers with this post but it has been on my mind for years. How long do hiring managers spend reviewing resumes? After seeing this statistic in a Career Builder Press Release, I had to share it with you and tell you what is onContinue Reading

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Is your enthusiasm showing?

I have to admit that there are days when my enthusiasm and joy in everything wanes. The crisis of the moment takes over or the weather is exactly the opposite of what I want or I feel pressured or I am scared. However, I try to make those days the exception rather than the rule.Continue Reading

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5 improvements for your resume’s email address

Whenever I present resume tips and concepts to classes or to clients, I address the topic of putting your email on your resume. Why? Your email is a critical component of your resume and yet I still occasionally receive original resumes from clients that have no email addresses. If you are one of those peopleContinue Reading

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