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5 Tips for Customizing your Resume


Gone are the days of the bland, generic one-page resume. Employers these days are more impressed by a resume that is customized and they tend to give jobs to interviewees that have a bit of knowledge about the company.

Seven Steps to Better Networking


If published statistics are accurate, employment agencies and search firms fill about 20% of all jobs in the US. Job boards fill anywhere between 2% and 8%.

The #1 Job Search Mistake To Avoid: Not Preparing Your Mind!


Mental preparation is probably your most important task as you proceed in your job search. This not only needs to be worked on right from the start, but also on an ongoing basis.

Your First Job


"Your first job is an extension of your education"Fresh out of college. Loads of dreams.

6 Vital Tips For Creating A Superior Resume


1: Keep It ShortConsidering that initially HR personnel only spend approximately 10-20 seconds on a resume, the shorter your resume, the most desirable it is. Aim for one page.

Resume Objectives ... The Hidden Pitfalls


Why Use Resume ObjectivesBefore we can discuss the pitfalls you first need to understand the reasons for including your resume objectives and how they relate to your resume and interview selection process.Including an objectives section at the beginning of your resume provides a brief introduction to the purpose of the resume, highlighting your career objectives and the type of job you are seeking.

Sample Cover Letters ... The Hidden Pitfalls


You can benefit from sample cover letters as they can help you learn about the constructs of a high quality cover letter.However, there are some dangers in doing this .

Resume Outline - Add Structure & Flow to Your Resume


Building your resume, based on a resume outline will give it structure and flow..

Im just me - An Overview of an Web er.. Designer, Developer, Consultant and Friend


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Theres No Need to Pad Your Resume


It seems like a good idea, harmless in fact. Your friends assure you that everybody does it and that employers rarely check resume facts.

Competency Based Interviews - 6 Steps to Success!


Competency based interviews are intended to get the best from you, the candidate, whilst also fulfilling the needs of the organisation to get the very best person for the job. There are some easy steps to make the most of yourself and have a much better chance of success.

Using The Internet For Job-hunting


The Internet is a very useful tool for job seekers as it is a great source of information. Also, taking into account of a more wired world, getting online has never been easier.

Ten Resume Writing Tips You Can't Live Without


For some job opening, employers receive hundreds and even thousands of resumes. When you are looking for a job, how can you best promote yourself? How can you convince a prospective employer to pick-up the phone and call you for an interview?Sought-after career coach and author of the critically-acclaimed book, The Dark Before the Dawn: 70 Secrets to Self-discovery, Theresa Castro states that you should take into consideration that your resume is the first exposure a potential employer will have of you.

The Network Within


When you hear the word "networking", what comes to your mind first?You probably think about going to a job fair or asking all of your friends, family members and acquaintances for jobs.But if you are currently employed, you might very well have easy access to one of the best networks you can have.

Job Search Lessons From The Super Bowl


The Super Bowl is a game but, like sports in general, it offers useful life lessons that we can take with us . .

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