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 »

Why Creativity Should Be on Your Resume

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Writing a resume has become a bit of an acquired skill over the last decade or so, with all of the changes made to how they can look.  But, when it comes to creativity, the sky is the limit! For some professions, creative resumes are not only welcomed, they are encouraged. For other professions, only… Read more »

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 »

Easily Avoidable Networking Mistakes for the Job Seeker

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Whether you are currently employed and looking for a job, or are actively hunting for employment while out of work, you need to avoid certain networking mistakes that can kill your job search. The good news is that all of the networking mistakes discussed here are easily avoidable, which means that there is no reason you… 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 »

3 Ways To Age-Proof Your Resume

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Is your resume making you look too old or too young to hiring managers? If so, you might be getting ignored for the best jobs. Age discrimination in the hiring process is illegal, but it still happens every day. Putting together a resume that is age-proof can be a little bit challenging, but it should… Read more »

4 Items to Highlight on Your Resume Other than Your GPA

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Writing a resume can be a daunting task for some, especially if they are applying for jobs right out of college with little work experience. When it comes time to sit down and write your first resume, you need to have more than just your GPA to put on it. If there is no work… Read more »

What to Look for in a Temp Resume

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Advice from a Temp Agency in Jackson, MS: As an employer, you may have already begun experiencing the benefits of working with a temporary staffing agency to secure a great team. However, you may be wondering what you should look for when reviewing the temp resumes that are sent your way during this process. After… Read more »

Temp Jobs Provide Free Career Training – Workforce and Career Development

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Have you ever encountered a job that you wanted very badly, but because you lacked the required training and credentials, you simply were not eligible for consideration? Maybe you have limited work experience or in the middle of a career change – making it difficult to demonstrate your ability to do the job well. This… Read more »