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How To Make Resume Blunders Go Away

Many people spend way too much time concerned about how to make resume blunders go away. Instead, why don’t you spend time making sure your resume represents you well? The resume’s job is to get you an interview. That document … Continue reading

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An example of resume friendliness

I was driving down the road in my neighborhood the other day, when something happened that was a great example of resume wisdom. It has to do with how being friendly makes you attractive. As I went to pick up … Continue reading

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Tips for Writing a Resume — How to Find a Job

These days, a lot of people need to know how to find a job. Many make headway after learning tips for writing a resume. Writing an effective resume can be the difference between an interview and continuing frustration. Here is … Continue reading

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How to Make a Resume – Say Yes to Opportunities

Job-hunters often spend a good portion of their time learning how to make a resume. I thought about that process while watching a video of an interview with actor Jim Carrey. The interview demonstrates three principles that will help you … Continue reading

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An effective resume success story

I got some great news the other day that once again shows the importance of writing effective resumes. A young lady just entering college needed to find a job. With the economy in rough shape she was worried about her … Continue reading

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Effective Resume Layout — Getting Noticed

If you can find an effective resume layout, the odds of your document getting noticed go up dramatically. Here are two ways to increase the chances that your resume gets picked out of the pile. First, use graphic elements like … Continue reading

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Resume Improvements — Finding a Job even when Unemployment is Rising

If you needed a reason to make resume improvements, Friday’s job figures should get you motivated. As expected the government announced Sept. 3 that unemployment went up again. The good news is that the private sector added 67,000 jobs, but … Continue reading

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Writing an Effective Resume — How to Break the Job Search Log Jam

Looking for a job is tough these days, but writing an effective resume is the easiest way to make sure you have the best shot at the position you want. A job search is like a funnel. There’s a wide … Continue reading

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Writing Effective Resumes — Lessons Learned on a Water Slide

Not too long ago my family and I went to a water park in Myrtle Beach, S.C. As I was climbing up the steps toward the fastest slide there, I thought of the similarities between writing effective resumes and having … Continue reading

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