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The Crucial First Step in Resume Writing - Establishing Your Focus
A nebulous, non-specific resume objective is a common mistake that people make on their resume. If you don't know what you want and where you're going, what makes you think a busy employer will take the time to figure it out for you? More ...

Telecommuter's Guide to Safe Job Hunting
Once you spend some time browsing for home-based job openings you soon discover there are gobs and gobs of 'jobs' that are... well, not really jobs. In fact, work-from-home scams are so prevalent that many people simply give up searching. More ...

Ten Tips to Guarantee a Successful Interview
Over the years I have interviewed and hired many employees. I have compiled a list of ten tips for interviewing success. Following these suggestions will put you more at ease during the interview, which in turn will impress the interviewer. More ...

Job Search for the Older Worker
If you're an older worker and you find yourself in a long unemployment line, staring at the back of the head of the person in front of you and wondering how things have come to this pass. Take heart, there's a job out there for you. Even in this economy. More ...

Job Interview Tips From a Human Resources Director
This transcript from our 'Effective Interview Techniques' offers observations by a Director of Human Resources for a major international company. Her outlook from 'the other side of the desk' helps job seekers plan and prepare for their interviews. Here's what she has to say. More ...

How to Get a U.S. Government Job
As the U.S. population keeps growing, more federal workers will be needed to provide government services. It's possible for layoffs to happen in Federal service, but they're very rare. More ...

Resume Success Factors - What Exactly Is A Resume Anyway?
You know you're good... real good. The problem, though, is that you are struggling to demonstrate just how good you are on paper. Ah... the resume. If you've ever written one you know what a challenging task it can be. More ...

Successful Job Interviews: Attitude, First Impressions and Appearance are Everything
It is a well known fact, in the human resources field and industry that professional interviewers will state that in most cases of job employment interviews that in the time period that it takes to applicant to walk across the room to introduce themselves. More ...

How to Use Craigslist to Find a Telecommuting Job
The benefits of having a telecommuting job are immense. Imagine having an extra hour in the morning and evening because you don't have any drive time. Imagine not having to spend as much time or money on the clothes required to work in a professional office. 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 ...

The Best Jobs for College Students
Having a job while still in college can prove you are a responsible individual, give you valuable references, and earn money to cover for your expenses. Here are the best jobs for college students. More ...

Effective Interview Questions for Hiring Managers
While it is usually clear what the hiring manager SHOULD NOT AND CAN NOT ask, little notice is given to the right key questions. Asking and getting responses to tough and probing questions is essential to eliminating the wrong candidates and identifying the right ones. More ...

How to Address Gaps in Your Employment History
In this article you will find tips on how to confidently answer prospective employers about the reasons for any gaps in your employment history. 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 ...

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