Tag Archives: Résumé

PROOF OF THE HIDDEN JOB MARKET

I have returned many clients to work as a result of accessing, either directly (cold calls) or indirectly (networking), but cannot think of any other ocassion when a job was created as a result of a cold call. My client is very excited about this opportunity in a new field and I will no longer feel like a broken record preaching about THE HIDDEN JOB MARKET….Amen! Continue reading

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CAREER FAIR – DON’T HIRE ME!

I am just coming from a career fair, here in Delaware and saw or heard many of the scenarios outlined below. A few I added from other career fair experiences, but not many! This is no commentary on Delawareans or those seeking to work in Delaware – I commonly see and hear many of these egregious examples at job fairs I attend across the region.

This article was meant to be tongue in cheek and not to offend anyone. That having been said, if you are guilty of any of the preceding: Don’t do it again! Good Luck on your job search…. Continue reading

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Extreme job change: One woman’s story

It is very encouraging to see people that not only are able to find employment, but able to secure positions that they would have never considered a few short months ago and in which they will find happiness. As adults, we spend a large part of our lives working – why not plan to enjoy it? Continue reading

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Jobless during the holidays? There is hope.

It can be hard to find joy when unemployed during the holidays…
But it is possible. Continue reading

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Said I’d Show Her Resume to HR, But Can’t – What Should I Do?

It is important to follow through on your word… Send it on to HR and make it clear that it is from an acquaintance and that you can’t speak to her skills. Continue reading

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What’s the Deal With Objective Statements on Resumes?

Use a Profile or Summary statement instead. Better yet a short bullet list of the skills and knowledge that make you most attractive to an employer. Continue reading

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What are your career concerns?

A place to post your career concerns and get some helpful feedback and advice. Continue reading

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