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Choosing the Best Format for Your Resume
When formulating a resume, it is important that a job applicant follow standard business procedures. By doing so, the applicant shows that he or she is accustomed to working in a professional, success-oriented environment. While you may be able to add your own personal touch to your resume, it is best if you present a resume that is in one of the following formats: chronological, functional, or a combination of the two. More ...

Four Steps for Using LinkedIn for Your Job Search
Using LinkedIn for your job search can be a powerful tool that can help you get noticed by potential employers. Here are steps to make your LinkedIn profile work for you in your job search. More ...

How to Write a Resume - Objective vs. Summary Statements
It's hard to write a resume. Most of us are not "born salespeople". We are taught from childhood that it's not polite to brag about ourselves it's no wonder that when you're asked to "sell yourself" on a resume you freeze up like a deer in the headlights. More ...

Job Finding Tips
Finding a job is hard. It takes persistence, confidence and preparation. That being said, there are things one can do to make the transition from unemployed to office superstar faster and less frustrating. The number one thing that alleviates job-finding anxiety is preparation. More ...

Interview Tips for the Job Seeker
The first impression you get to make is with your resume, but what may put you over the top is the way in which you interview. I asked around, collecting some insight from people who have been on both sides of the interview process, and received the following collection of tips. More ...

Getting from College to Career - 90 Things to Do Before You Join the Real World
Every page of this book provides a way for you to move forward, no matter where you are in the career planning process. The book includes convenient checkboxes to mark once each task is accomplished. This book gives you the essential information and guidance you need to get your foot in the door of the real world. Don't start your first job search without it! More ...

Get The Job You Want, Even When No One's Hiring
In this book, career expert Ford R. Myers maps the new world of job search and reveals essential strategies for your success. You?ll learn how to seize opportunities that aren?t posted yet - how to make yourself an instant asset to potential employers - how to clearly stand-out as the best candidate ... and how to leverage social media, blogs, and other Web tools. More ...

How to Use LinkedIn As a Tool in Your Job Search
Social networks provide new forums in which to promote and find employment. Maximizing your online presence can greatly increase your chances of finding your dream job. More ...

Can You Make a Living as a Workamper While RVing?
Can you make money Workamping? Yes we have made as much as $25,000 in a month and we've worked for what could be considered less than minimum wage. Many Workampers hire on at RV campgrounds and resorts just to get their site free for the period of time they are there, others seek higher paying jobs. More ...

How to Use LinkedIn for Your Job Search
Networking remains the number one way to find a job. That is why social networking on the internet has become such a popular tool for job searching. LinkedIn allows you to network with other professionals, and also gives you the opportunity to market yourself through your online profile - allowing recruiters to find you. More ...

Movie and TV Extras Wanted - What Type Does Someone Have to Be?
Anybody can be the right type for TV or movie extras work. Take a look at TV programs or movies and the men and women you see within the background - large, tall, short, thin, fat, every single ethnicity it is possible to think of, old, young, smart, scruffy, attractive, plain, ugly, the list is virtually endless! More ...

How to Get a Job for Which You Are Not Really Qualified
Have you ever seen a job posting you really wanted, but for which you may not be entirely qualified? The truth is that many employers are looking for people whom they personally like and get along with. Don't underestimate the power of emotional connections alongside qualifications. More ...

The Importance of Pre-Employment Background Checks
Research shows that there is an alarming increase of job applicants that are fabricating credentials. Most employers are conducting pre-employment background checks to assess the accuracy of the applicant's claims. If an employee is involved in a crime while conducting company business, their employer may be found liable for damages for negligent hiring. More ...