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6 Ways To Go Beyond The Resume

Job seekers often spend most of their time focused on creating the perfect resume. And while a clear, focused resume is certainly important, it’s not the only document you need for a successful job search. Instead, develop a whole arsenal of job search tools so that you’ll be ready to ...

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Employee & Job Seeker Confidence Stalls; Optimism Around Pay & Company Outlook Wanes

As we enter the last few months of 2011, a cloud continues to hang over the job market. In the latest Glassdoor Employment Confidence Survey, there is a growing uncertainty among job seekers about their chances of landing a job and a decreasing number of employees feeling optimistic about ...

Best Colors To Wear In A Job Interview

As your big interview approaches, you look deep into your closet to see what to wear. Your bright red jacket, the one that seems to give you strength and luck, calls out: "Wear me!" Then you remember the advice you once read somewhere: Wear a dark, plain professional suit to your job i...

Do’s and Don’ts Of Business Cards

A business card can be one of the best marketing tools for your career. It’s an inexpensive, simple way to connect with influential people you meet – such as employers, thought leaders and network connections. And, yes, as a job seeker, you should have a business card. They’re no ...

Inbox Overload: Productivity Tricks For Regaining Command Of Your Day

The modern workplace is a frenetic environment. Whether it’s the endless interruptions and distractions, the expectation of immediate response times, or the constant flow of new information to process and manage, many of us struggle to stay in command of our workday. Of course, accord...

Ten Things Career Changers Need On Their Resume

In the last few years, executive resume writer Mary Elizabeth Bradford has noticed more of her clients seeking a career switch, even after having built successful careers in another field. Nowadays, mid-level career changers -- such as software developers who now work in finance or entr...