5 Keywords That Give Your Resume Away as “Entry-Level”

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As you sit down to write a resume, you need to be wary of five keywords that send the wrong message. The wrong message you do not want to send is that your resume is entry-level, even if you are right out of college. You want to come across as someone who has been here… Read more »

Why Your Resume Should Be Ready BEFORE You Need a Job

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It’s common for individuals to wait until applying for a new job to prepare a resume. This often happens once they realize their old resume hasn’t been updated since their last job hunt — often months or even years in the past. Whether or not you have done this before, you should stop doing it… Read more »

Creating Your Online Cover Letter

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Applying for jobs online can be a good way to maximize your job hunt. However, oftentimes you may encounter job application forms that are not exactly friendly to standard cover letter formats.  How can you write a cover letter that looks great and gets the right kind of attention from hiring managers? In this article,… Read more »

Avoid your Cover Letter Sounding like a Chain Letter

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Cover letters are one of the most difficult things to nail down as you work on your strategy to become gainfully employed. Yet, they remain a critical aspect of getting noticed by the right companies. If you aren’t careful, it’s very easy for your cover letters to begin sounding identical from one company or position… Read more »

How to be the Candidate Employers Love

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Everyone wants to be the candidate employers are lining up to hire. That would make the job search so much simpler, right? For some job seekers, the hard part is getting the interview; for others, the interview is the excruciating part of the process. If you’re the sort of person who is wracked with insecurity… Read more »

Outdated Job-search Techniques That You’re Probably Still Using

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As we move forward with technology, our job search options must move forward as well. What may have worked for you 15 years ago will get you little response today. There are countless job search techniques available to anyone. If you forget about what worked yesterday and focus on today, you’ll be much more successful…. Read more »