Why Starting a Blog Can Help Your Executive Job Search

Author: Heather Eagar

Keeping a good presence online has become more and more important as employers turn to the web to find new employees. This means that executives, especially, need to develop a professional, big presence online that shows their aptitude for high level positions. Lots of people accomplish this feat by writing a blog.

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Interview Techniques To Increase Your Chances of Success

Author: Trish Springsteen

“Can you prepare for an interview?” The answer is a resounding “Yes, you can!” In fact if you don’t do some preparation the likelihood of you getting the position could be very slim.

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Dressing for Interview Success

Author: RedStarResume

"Don't dress for the job you have, dress for the job you want to have"

Does what you wear in an interview really going to make a difference in the hiring process? The answer is Yes! Depending on the job you are applying for dress does matter.

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5 Tips to Improve the Visual Impact of Your Resume

By: John Stronack

Going through job applications is a tedious process. With that in mind, you need to do all that is within your power to grab the attention of the person who will screen your resume.

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Are You Cut Out For a Telecommuting Position?

Author: Nell Taliercio

The idea of being able to work from your own home office holds a lot of appeal. It enables you to spend more time with your family and less time with the hassles of getting to and from work. It also helps cut down on some of your living costs by saving on gas money and work clothes.

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Freelancing 101

Author: Isiah Bond

Being a freelancer is a tough job for anyone. Whether you are a writer or a web designer you know that the competition is fierce and you must always be on the look out for more jobs when working on one. This is part of the course when freelancing. Most often there is no stability or guarantee when freelance is involved.

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Resume Tips: Lying About Employment History

Author: Robt Barlow

Let's just face it: the job market can be a very tough place to compete in. In order to survive in today's job market, people often resort to artificially "inflating" their resumes with little "white lies". Chances are, you're also thinking of doing the same.

Well, as tempting as it may be, you do NOT want to risk lying on your resume.

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Strengthen Your Resume in 5 Steps

Author: Anish Majumdar, CPRW

You’ve created a resume, submitted to more jobs than you can remember, but the interviews aren’t coming. What gives? Recruiters/hiring managers look for certain key elements in every resume. If your resume is missing 1 or more of the following, it’s time for a re-write:

1) A Clear Focus On The Type Of Position You’re Seeking.

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Do NOT Put These on Your Resume!

Author: Anish Majumdar, CPRW

Certain elements on resumes have either been so overused, or are so meaningless in the eyes of recruiters/hiring managers that just having them can be grounds for automatic rejection. Look over the 4 following “frequent offenders”. If your resume has 1 or more of these, it’s time for a re-write:

1) CLICHED SOFT SKILL DESCRIPTIONS

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Words that Will Get your Resume Noticed

Author: Josiah Walter

For some reason, writing a description of ourselves and our life achievements is a difficult task. It is easy enough to recount our life to others, yet when it involves describing it with the aim of securing a job; suddenly the words to describe our talents escape us. Thus, the process of resume writing begins.

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