Archive | November, 2010

How to Follow Up After You Send a Resume

U.S. News & World Report article, Tips on Following Up After You Send a Resume, Lindsay Olsen has helpful tips on how to professionally follow up after sending your resume to an employer(s) Below is an excerpt of Olsen’s article. Read Full Article One of the most frequent questions I get from job seekers is […]

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Dress for Success

In this video, men and women talk about what they plan wear for an upcoming job interview. The candidates discuss everything from color and fit of their suit, use of accessories, and more.

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Make the Most of a Starter Job

Wall Street Journal article, Make the Most of a Starter Job, Ruth Mantell reports that recent college grads are willing to accept positions outside of their field in order to gain valuable skills and  experience they can use throughout their career. Below is an excerpt from Mantell’s article. Read Full Article With the tough labor […]

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Job Spotlight: Writer

About.com Guide Dawn Rosenberg McKay provides readers helpful information about a career as a Writer. Below is an excerpt from McKay’s article. Read Full Article Writers and editors can be divided into three categories. Writers and authors produce content for print and online media. Editors evaluate and select content for publication.Technical writers specialize in producing materials such as instruction […]

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25 Qualities Job Interviewers Look For

U.S. News & World Report article, 25 Qualities Job Interviewers Look For, Karen Burns describes specific qualities employers are looking for during an interview. Below is an excerpt from Burns’ article. Read Full Article When you’re job hunting, you need the right skills, education, and experience. But that’s not all you need. Employers are also […]

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How to Explain You Were Fired

U.S. News & World Report article, In a Job Interview, How to Explain You Were Fired, Alison Green tells readers how to explain getting fired during a job interview. Below is an excerpt from Green’s article. Read Full Article If you were fired from a recent job, you’re probably dreading being asked about it in […]

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Job Spotlight: Fitness Trainer

About.com Guide Dawn Rosenberg McKay provides readers helpful information about a career as a Fitness Trainer. Below is an excerpt from McKay’s article. Read Full Article A fitness trainer leads, motivates and instructs people in exercise activities. Personal fitness trainers work one-on-one with individuals, while group exercise instructors lead classes. A fitness trainer typically specializes […]

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How to Land a Job in Another Industry

Jane J. Lee of Forbes.com shows you, How to Land a Job in Another Industry. Below is an excerpt of Lee’s article. Read full article Benjamin Kinney used to spend hours poring over dusty property records in courthouses across Oklahoma. His job: mapping out legal titles to mineral rights at the behest of oil companies. […]

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10 Cover Letter Writing Tips

About.com Guide, Alison Doyle offers you, 10 Cover Letter Writing Tips and Techniques. Below is an excerpt of Doyle’s article. Read Full Article When you need to write a cover letter, it’s sometimes the small things that make a big difference. Review these cover letter tips and techniques for writing top notch cover letters to […]

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Get a Better Job Without Jumping Ship

Shine staff writer, Sarah McColl shows readers Low-risk ways to get a better job without jumping ship. Below is an excerpt from McColl’s article. Read full article With the job market the downer it is, there’s a certain amount of pressure to stay in your current position even if you’re not happy. But rather than fuming […]

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