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National Experts in Resume Writing & Career Coaching

The Best Graduation Gift Is A Resume

The best gift I have ever received was a professionally written resume. Although I asked for cash for my graduation gift, my beloved late father Don Goodman (founder of About Jobs) gave me a different kind of paper. It was my first professionally written resume and while it wasn’t what I asked for, it’s proven to be…
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comeback resume

What the Stay-at-Home Parent’s Comeback Resume Needs

Whether it’s been a couple of months or a couple of years since you’ve been out of the workforce after being a stay-at-home parent, making a return comes with its challenges. How do you present value and highlight professional skills for the job in the comeback resume when the last experience to show is time…
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Negotiate Salary

Should You Negotiate Salary When It’s Your First Job Out of College?

When that phone call comes in and you hear the positive news from the employer: “We’d like to extend the job offer to you,” you may feel ecstatic! All the hard work put into job searching, from researching, resume writing, networking, to interviewing has come full circle. You have a job lined up and ready…
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New Job Counteroffer

Do You Accept the New Job Offer or Counteroffer from Your Current Employer?

Just when you thought you’ll soon have a new job to settle into, your current employer comes back to you with a tempting counteroffer to keep you on the job. It may be a higher salary, a new job title, additional perks to the job, and the list can go on. So, do you move…
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No Job Is Forever When Age Discrimination Exists in the Workplace

No Job is Forever, What You Can Do to Keep Ahead

Even if you think you have a solid job, no job is forever! There are countless accounts of people who have been on the job with the same employer for years or who have been under the impression that they are a valued employee who’s irreplaceable, but as fast as a lightning bolt they’ve been…
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