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Challenge for Parents: Returning to Work

Posted on October 22, 2015

There are several millions of women and about two hundred thousands of men are considered stay-at-home parents in the United States of America. That means that these people have left their jobs to care for a child or children after their birth. There is definitely nothing wrong with that as not everybody believes that leaving...

Resume Laws

Posted on October 21, 2015

Physical laws are principles based on facts that apply to a class of phenomena and usually expressed by the statement that a phenomenon always occurs if specific conditions are present. For example, when you walk out of your office at the 9th floor through the window you will fall down to the ground. This is...

Handling Long-Term Employment on a Resume

Posted on October 16, 2015

There are many articles online that provide decent recommendations on how to tackle most common resume problems. Some of them we have addressed on our blog while there are issues that were left without proper attention. One of the most frequent questions of job seekers are related to job hopping. It is obvious that hiring...

What if You Lie On a Resume?

Posted on October 15, 2015

Knowing that a resume is the only chance to introduce yourself to an employer adds a little bit of responsibility when submitting a job application. That is why job seekers need to make sure their resume and accompanying documents will generate an interest of hiring authorities. However, by far not all people are confident that...

Does Your Resume Look Dated?

Posted on October 14, 2015

If you are looking for a job a resume is all you have got to make a first impression on employers. And depending on what kind of resume you have this impression will be either positive or negative. When applying for jobs you should remember that you don’t have a second chance. Obviously, typos, grammatical...

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...

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