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5 Common Resume Mistakes and How to Fix Them

Writing your resume is simple, right? You just open up a Word document and start dumping your responsibilities, a few metrics and ...

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6 More Job Search Behaviors To Avoid

Unbridled stress and angst can exacerbate today's job search. The economy is uncertain, bad attitudes are ablaze and the competiti...

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Why Bolstering Your Online Resume Will Get You Hired

Do you know how recruiters find the people that they hire? Each year CareerXroads does a survey to answer that very question. Here...

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10 Answers To Frequently Asked Job Search Questions

During the job search, there are lots of questions every job seeker comes across. How long should my resume and cover letter be? H...

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Why Cover Letters Still Matter

It may be the era of texting, multitasking and communicating in 140 characters or less, but when it comes to finding a job, cover ...

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Why Keeping Your Options Open May Harm Your Job Search

It is human nature in job search – as in dating – to want to keep your options open. Many job seekers, whether early-career an...

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5 Opening Lines For Your Cover Letter To Get Noticed

When you apply for any job, the very first tool you will use to grab the attention of employers is your cover letter. (Yes, there ...

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5 References That Should Be On Your List To Land The Job

When you’re applying for jobs, a common request among employers is for you to provide a list of professional references. After y...

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Do You Need A Resume In The Social Media Age?

While the futurists vie for the first-place ribbon in having predicted the resume's demise, the resume heart beats strong. ...

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Do This, Not That: How To Make Your Resume More Effective

Most people fear that colorful resumes will risk rejection. The fact is, more people lose opportunities to other candidates becaus...