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How to Land a Job in Social Media?

Posted on October 13, 2015

More and more companies today understand the importance of online presence as people can’t live a day without a smartphone or a tablet. We all know that you can hardly find a person who isn’t interested in checking with their friends via Facebook, monitoring who is living what in Twitter, and just browsing internet pages...

Resume Writing Challenges: Government Jobs

Posted on October 13, 2015

Many job seekers don’t think there is any difference between applying for private sector and government jobs. Most of them just send out their resume and cover letter to as many companies as they possibly can. Despite the popularity of such approach it doesn’t prove to be effective at all, especially if compared to the...

Career Dilemma: Overqualified

Posted on October 9, 2015

Most of our articles were devoted to situations when job seekers lacked something either in skills or experienced. We have addressed many common career mistakes explaining how to reflect that on a resume or CV. Today we want to talk about other (maybe less common) problem – being overqualified. This may not seem like a...

Resume Writing Challenges: Outsmarting Electronic Gatekeepers

Posted on October 8, 2015

Job seekers face multiple challenges on their way of getting the desired job. This way is full of obsticles as well as there are many competitors who want to get the same position you are pursuing. Most people are focused on how to look better in the eyes of hiring authorities. And it is absolutely...

What If You Don’t Know What To Say On A Resume?

Posted on September 30, 2015

There are many people who have no idea how they can fit all of their experience onto one or two pages. They have problems choosing the most important information as it always seems like all of the information is essential. However, there are job seekers who don’t have that much experience and they face a...

Things To Do Before You Send Out Your Resume

Posted on September 29, 2015

Lets assume you have created what you think is a perfect resume and are ready to hit the send button. But are you sure that recruiters or employers will evaluate your resume the way you did? The problem is that most job seekers like their own resumes but employers tend to look at them at...

Using Templates For Writing Your Resume: Good or Bad?

Posted on September 28, 2015

Not every job seeker knows how to write a resume. Even less job hunters know how to write an effective resume that will capture the attention of hiring authorities. But that’s OK. You don’t have to know everything, right? There are things we can do pretty well and there are always things we know nothing...

Resume Critique

Posted on September 25, 2015

Having a written resume doesn’t mean you are ready for job search. And we are talking not about things you have to know before trying to find a job. We are rather talking about resume itself. Most job seekers believe if they like their own resume it automatically means that hiring authorities would love it...

Resume Writing Challenge: ‘Haven’t Worked in a While’

Posted on September 24, 2015

Employment gaps have always been something job seekers were afraid of. Most people don’t know how to explain the employment gap in resume or cover letter and as a result they just ignore it. But to do nothing about and ignore it means you don’t care that much. And that is something potential employer won’t...

Resume Comparison: Senior Level vs Recent Grads

Posted on September 10, 2015

Have you ever thought how a resume written by an executive director would be different a resume developed by a recent graduate? Should it be different at all? The thing is that many job seekers don’t spend that much time on writing a resume. Most of people just dump all of their past experiences on...

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