Why Your IT Resume Is Just Too Tech-y

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There is such a thing as having a resume that is improperly balanced. For example, if you are an IT professional, it is possible for your resume to be too tech-y. This means that you are using too many technical terms and are focusing too much on the tech work you have done in the… Read more »

How to Find the Perfect Call Center Job (Before Your Competition Does)

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Call center jobs can be both enjoyable and a great way to earn above-average pay. Over the last few years, the call center industry has continued to grow, adding more jobs and expanding to include telecommuting and independent contractors. The competition is tough for work in call centers, especially with larger firms. How can you… Read more »

Can You Have a “Perfect” Admin Interview?

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Ready to tackle your next interview for an administrative position? You may be hoping to land a job quickly by making a great first impression on the hiring manager. You already know you have what it takes as a strong administrative candidate. So, how can you ensure that you have the perfect admin interview that… Read more »

Looking For Light Industrial Employers to Call You? Use These Tips!

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The job search process has changed a lot over the years. Once it was standard to mail a cover letter and resume to potential light industrial employers, then wait weeks for a response, then finally get asked for an interview. In other cases, either you saw a “Help Wanted” sign on the door and walked… Read more »

Are You the Best Candidate For the Job? Prove It!

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As a job seeker, you cannot simply walk into a job interview and assume that you have all the skills that the hiring manager is looking for. While you may believe you are a good fit for the job – based on the job description given and your experience – many companies today require candidates to prove… Read more »

Cover Letter Mistake Checklist – Can Yours Pass?

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A cover letter can make or break any job seeker’s success with landing a new assignment. When done well, a cover letter intrigues the hiring manager to want to learn more. When done poorly, the cover letter turns the hiring manager off and the resume goes into the garbage can. How can you know if… Read more »

The Real Reasons You’re Not Landing Interviews

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You send off your brand-new cover letter and resume to hundreds of companies, get a few email confirmations, and then…nothing. This is something that many job seekers find highly frustrating. After all, you have the right skills, education, and work experience to qualify for most jobs, right? Hold on. There could be a few simple… Read more »

Are You Sabotaging Your Career Chances?

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It has been weeks since you’ve heard from any of the companies that you’ve interviewed for. What’s going wrong? Could it be that you’re sabotaging your career chances through your own behaviors? Many job seekers unintentionally make it more difficult on themselves. They may not even realize it. You may find yourself in the same… Read more »

Phrases You Need to Leave Off Your Resume

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Does your resume need some spring cleaning? Do you need to write a brand-new resume? Have you never written a resume? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, then this post will help you revamp or create your resume – while avoiding words and phrases that should never be included. Read on to… Read more »

Welcoming the New Year — With a New Cover Letter

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With the New Year in full swing, millions of people are trying out all of the resolutions they made. All of the resolutions you made are great, but consider adding one for your professional career — a brand new cover letter.We will discuss the best ways to write a new cover letter here so you can… Read more »