Resume Writing & Job Search Blog

Job Hunting: Networking Done the Wrong Way

You can approach job hunting in many ways. Some prefer to look through job postings and apply through the job boards/company websites, while others may rely on recruiters who have access to job openings that are not publicly made available. And then, there are those who resort to working with the people they already know – also known as networking.…
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Resume Writing: The Pros and Cons to the Different Formats

One size does not necessarily fit all, especially when it comes to the resume. Not only do job seekers need to customize content to each employer, but they also need to consider which resume format best suits the task at hand. Not every job seeker fits into a perfect mold for the traditional chronological resume format where those with a…
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Don’t Let Desperation Rule Your Decisions When Job Searching

Unemployment can take a toll on job seekers, but it can be especially rough on those who have been job searching and getting minimal results over a long period of time. Many employers today aren’t looking to settle on just any candidate. They are looking for the best-fitting candidate for the job. That means not only finding a match on…
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Career Changers: Determine What Your Transferable Skills Are

Choosing to change your career path is not always an easy decision, especially if it means having to start from the ground up again. That’s a sacrifice that many who are changing careers must face. The better you can translate transferable skills to the employer, the better positioned you are to enter your potential new career. Looking at it from…
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Tips to Picking the Right Job References

Many job seekers go through job hunting by first prepping the cover letter and resume, but when it comes time to providing job references, they end in a scramble to put them all together. Why put yourself in a similar situation, knowing that most employers today will be asking for job references? While checking job references typically comes later in…
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