Finding a Job
Phrases to Avoid in Your Resume
If you want to avoid being passed over for an interview, stay away from the dozens of clichés phrases littering thousands of resumes. Recruiters and H.R. reps are likely to move on to the next candidate's resume after spotting a couple of these clichés. More ...
How To Write A Job Winning Resume That Puts Yours On Top
In today's business world there is often many qualified applicants applying for the
same job. What if, out of all of those who apply, one job seeker turns in a skillful
resume? Who do you think stands the best chance of getting the job? More ...
How to Write a Proper Resume
Personnel departments receive thousands of resumes every day, they don't have the time
to deal with resumes that don't fit into their system. That's why it's very important
that your resume contain the proper documents in the proper format. A resume should
include the following documents: More ...
Unemployed? The First Five Things to Do
Deadlines, which seemed so crucial a few days ago, now are hard to recall. What's next?
It's all about you now. You need to turn your attention away from the past and start
looking at the opportunity in front of you. Here are the top five things you need to do
in the first week. More ...
I'm laid off!
"Laid off, terminated, fired, downsized, let-go"; no matter what the guise, many of us have
heard those words spoken. If you have not, consider yourself fortunate because it is common
in today's cyclical business environment. We've all seen the headlines, "Local Company Lays Off Workers". More ...
Jobs for Ex-Felons
If you're an ex-felon, forget finding a job. I recommend - don't even try. That's right, don't even try to find a job. There are many low-cost and no-cost businesses you can start. In this article, I'm going to present you with a few business ideas. More ...
Need a new job? Try Search Engine Optimization
Search Engine Optimization is the process of optimizing a website to rank highly on
major search engines like Google, Yahoo and MSN. Since the search industry growth
has been huge and is expected to increase at the same rate of current growth the need
for SEO professionals has increased dramatically. More ...
Making the Most of a Job Fair
Before the Job Fair find out what businesses will be there. The more information you can
gather beforehand, the more successful the job fair is going to be for you. Find out what
businesses are going to be at the job fair, and spend some time doing some research about them. More ...
Staffing Agencies - Just What Do They Do?
Staffing agencies, or employment agencies - sometimes known as head hunters, offer
you the ability to get maximum exposure to a host of corporations who are constantly
on the look out for new talent. More ...
How to Volunteer
Volunteering is a great way to learn new skills and to meet new people. It's also
a great way to do something meaningful and make a difference. Maybe you would
like to share your gifts or give something back. 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 Interviewing - Ten Tips for Success!
Whether this job interview is your first or your 51st, it never hurts to brush up on your
skills and do some advance prep work to ensure success. Learn how to play up your key strengths,
minimize your weaknesses, and make a great impression overall. Here are ten tips from my arsenal of career advice. More ...