Author: Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter, MRW

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Resume Tips for New Grads

Recent grads or soon-to-be graduating students face an exhilarating next chapter. Most already have planted career seeds along the university journey, learning…

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4 Cover Letter Blunders and How To Fix Them

Some people meticulously write their resume but then treat their cover letter as an afterthought, resulting in a mistake-riddled, dull and underperforming…

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Here's Why the Resume Isn't Dead Yet

While technology is an important part of the job search equation, it doesn’t trump thought-work, introspection and proper targeting. Yes, totally ignoring…

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3 Steps to Define Your Career Mission Statement

Do you have a personal mission statement, and have you melded it with your career? In other words, (borrowing from Dictionary.com), do…

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7 Steps to a Better Career in the New Year

There’s a lot of talk about revving up your career in the New Year. While reinvigorating goals in January is an exciting…

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Why You Should Break All the Resume Rules

Every day, thousands of resumes pump into the cyber stream aspiring to meet their employer match. And every day, thousands of resumes…

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How to Follow Up on Your Job Application

You’ve invested a lot of time in your job search – researching job openings, identifying companies, perfecting your resume, and sharpening your interview skills….

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Think You Might Lose Your Job? Here Are 5 Things To Do Today

If the writing on the proverbial wall indicates your current position is in jeopardy, then sitting still and doing nothing is generally…

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3 Things to Consider Before Leaving Your Current Job

Whether you’re a new grad or mid-career professional, eagerness to advance becomes palpable when you see a new, exciting job posted in…

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8 Tips To Take Action With Your Career

Most careers don’t begin with a dream job. After one or two years, many careerists find themselves looking for a new opportunity…

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5 Job Search Tips for Baby Boomers

By the time many of us turn 50, there is a good chance we have been working for 35 or more years….

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Avoid These 3 Resume Mistakes

According to Dictionary.com, the definition for resume is “a summing up; summary;” and, “a brief written account of personal, educational and professional…

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