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Writing a Thank You Letter

Posted on March 18, 2014

Job seekers could be roughly divided into two categories. There are people who believe that writing a resume or CV should be enough to get hired. They don’t care much about little details. They create their own resume and send out to different companies applying to different positions. The other category is the job seekers...

Resolving Resume Writing Contradictions

Posted on March 17, 2014

Writing own resume doesn’t sound like a big challenge. Listing own work experience, accomplishments, and educational credentials shouldn’t be very difficult. However, writing an effective resume seems far more challenging. There are some contradictions in resume writing, which we would like to address in this blog post. There are many discussions going on now as...

Focusing on the Most Important Things

Posted on March 14, 2014

There are many details job seekers should pay attention to if they want to have decent chances for receiving an interview invitation. Any mistake can disqualify them from the job so one has to be very careful when writing his/her own resume or CV. However, there is a danger of paying too much attention to...

Looking for a job after the release from jail?

Posted on March 13, 2014

Many job seekers believe that finding a decent job after being incarcerated is impossible. While it is true that it makes the job seeking process harder (because it is hard enough to find a good job without such a record), it is not impossible. It will certainly limit the positions that will be available to...

Top 4 Resume Writing Mistakes

Posted on March 12, 2014

Hiring authorities don’t spend much time on looking at resumes. 99% of hiring managers don’t even try to carefully examine and analyze each and every resume they have on their desk or in their computer. The vast majority of people assume that they do but that is not so. 10-20 seconds is what it takes...

Resume: Career Change

Posted on March 11, 2014

People choose to change their careers for different reasons: some are trying to get to a new stage of their life and do something different; others think there is more money in one industry than another. However, it is not easy to ensure smooth transition from one career field to another.

Military Resume: Making the Transition

Posted on March 10, 2014

People who have dedicated most of their lives to serving the country in the army forces deserve utmost respect and honor. They face tough challenges that we have never faced. Such people fight battles none of us have thought of. Nevertheless, for some of them life throws even tougher challenges after leaving the service. One...

Accomplishments on Your Resume

Posted on March 5, 2014

There are many things that can make the difference on your resume. There are plenty of objective and subjective reasons why HR authorities choose one resume over another. Resume experts compete to unravel the secret of a successful resume/CV. Some say it is all about specific content, while others say that it is all about...

Resume: The Devil is in the Details

Posted on February 27, 2014

Job seekers today are busy people. They are so busy looking for a job that they don’t even have time to sit down and spend 3-4 hours developing their resume. In most cases, the resumes are written within 2 hours and sent out to a wide range of job openings. After that, most job seekers...

Several Things Hiring Authorities Are Looking For

Posted on February 25, 2014

The job seeking process is often driven by “What kind of job I want/need” attitude. However, nothing can damage your resume more than such approach. This very attitude can turn your candidacy down during an interview. The thing is that when you seek employment it is not about you trying to get what you want!...

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