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Moving Beyond Generic Resume Terms: Powerful Action Verbs for a Standout Resume

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When writing your resume it’s easy to get stuck in the rut of using the same verbs over and over or even using vague, generic phrases applicable to every candidate in the job market. I advise my clients to avoid generic and overused phrases like: responsible Read more…

Why References Are Important and How to Ask for Them

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In today’s job market, references are more important than ever before. Potential employers want to know your past work performance as well as your work habits from those who have seen you on a day-to-day basis. Here’s how to ensure you get the best references possible Read more…

3 Tips to Freshen Up Your Resume in 2017

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Employers are on the move trying to meet talent shortages and discover new ways to find qualified candidates. Job seekers are infused with optimism about the opportunities before them. If you’re one of the 74%+ of job seekers open to new opportunities this year you’re probably Read more…

Guidelines for Proper Thank-You Letter Etiquette: How to Send Your Gratitude After the Interview

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Knowing when and how to send a thank-you following an interview can make all of the difference when it comes to leaving a good impression with a prospective employer. Sending a well-crafted thank you in a timely fashion can add even more positivity to an already Read more…

Concrete Tips for Outstanding Informational Interviews

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The world is changing, and one of the real benefits is that employees now have more control over their careers than ever before. One of the best ways to get the job you want is to know everything you can about the position and industry you’re Read more…

Best Practices for Using Infographic Resumes in Your Career Search

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Science has shown that human beings rely more on sight than any of their other senses. We are drawn to pictures and graphics. People often forget names or titles, but faces stick with them. It is for these reasons, among others, that infographic resumes have become Read more…

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