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How to captivate the person who reads your resume

How to captivate the person who reads your resume

What stands out on resumes? Even with the onset of infographic resumes, don’t worry, someday I will let you know what those are and when I think they should be used, however, there are other strategies you can use to capture the attention of the reader. The goal of your resume is exactly that —…

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Are you doing job search the lazy way?

Are you doing job search the lazy way?

Too many people think the magic of job boards means that all the jobs they want are out there. Wrong? The boards overflow with jobs but they don’t represent all the jobs that are available. If you are relying on your online application alone to get your phone ringing, you will probably lose. I have to…

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How to inject fun into your job search

How to inject fun into your job search

You’re probably thinking, “Jobsearch isn’t fun, it is anything but that.” I don’t believe in approaching life that way. If you make something fun, you will enjoy doing it and you may even do it better. I make games out of things I have to do. I set up little competitions with myself. For example, when…

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How to maximize your jobsearch success

How to maximize your jobsearch success

Sometimes we are in such a rush to get going that we skip over the details or just ignore reminders. This morning I remembered that I needed to check the broken link reminders from WordPress. Broken links on a website happen when you change the URL for a post or page on your site or…

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Don’t let yourself be bullied in your job!

Don’t let yourself be bullied in your job!

You thought bullying only happened in school? Wrong! Stopbullying.gov defines bullying as: Bullying is unwanted, aggressive behavior among school-aged children that involves a real or perceived power imbalance. The behavior is repeated, or has the potential to be repeated, over time. Bullying includes actions such as making threats, spreading rumors, attacking someone physically or verbally,…

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Is your resume stopping you from winning the interview?

Is your resume stopping you from winning the interview?

No one wants to be the last one called or the one no one calls. It’s easy to blame the market. There’s too much competition Those online applications don’t work They never see my application I don’t even think my application got through Sure, maybe. But many times your resume just isn’t making the cut.…

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5 tips to building a powerful network

5 tips to building a powerful network

When I work with clients, we often discuss their networks. Some people confidently reply “I know many people who can help me.” Others reply, “What network?” There is much confusion about networks and where to find them. One of my favorite books about networking is by Harvey MacKay, “Dig your well before you are thirsty.”…

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