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NEED A GREAT RESUME?

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Our good affiliate friends, David Manns, and his team are expert Resume composers.   A great Resume is worth its weight in gold, but he is more economical than that!  1-on-1 consultation ensures a great result.  Guaranteed satisfaction.  Read here about his company’s Resume services — you won’t be disappointed: Resume Writing A professionally prepared resume always stands to get […]

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17 Tips to Ace Your Next Phone Interview

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Yes….Phone interviews are very important.  They are the door you walk through to get to the next step.  Success on the phone interview is paramount.  There is no such thing as a courtesy phone interview.  It’s make or break. Time to be at your best.  It’s OK to be nervous.  Most employers are nervous too […]

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Your References — They’re Important

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References are important.  There are different types. You need to know these types and how to have them work in your favor.  Employers are interested in reference information from people: •  to whom you have reported •  who have reported to you •  peers •  who can address your character and traits. Character is important.  The answers to most questions asked of […]

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Develop a 30 Second “Elevator Pitch”

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The Elevator Pitch Are you familiar with that term?  Do you have one of these?  An elevator pitch is a presentation of YOU that you could give on an elevator traveling a couple floors. You should have one.  It introduces you, your experience, aspirations, assets, and more to someone in short order to know about you.  30 […]

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Top Résumé mistakes: The one-page myth and more

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Frequently we are asked about the “one page Resume theory”.  There’s probably a place for it….but when you are bringing several years of experience in your field, with many accomplishments that be of great value to a prospective employer, it can just be too short. Here’s a very good article on the subject by our friend, […]

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A great site I found for Resume writing and tips

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Almost daily we are asked by someone about their Resume, it’s appearance, content and effectiveness.  Most everyone is concerned with these items.  And for good reason! The old saying goes that you only get one chance to make a good first impression.  How true.  A Resume and Cover Letter is many times the first impression a […]

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