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Top 10 Job Strategies for Recent College Graduates
When the graduation celebrations have ended, many recent graduates must consider what they are going to do with their lives. Surprisingly, the majority of the graduating seniors did not have any idea of what they were going to do. 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 ...

Too Many Jobs on Your Resume?
According to a U.S. Department of Labor study, changing jobs is common in today's workplace, "The average American worker between ages 37 and 45 in 2002 had changed jobs 10.2 times. More ...

Certifications That Get Jobs - ASE Certified Automotive Technician
An ASE Certified Technician uses correct safety procedures, practices correct use of tools and equipment. They know how to use an engine code scan tool and interpret the results. Automotive technicians diagnose and repair motor vehicles. More ...

The Day I Broke Wind in My Interview and Still Got the Job
I received an invitation to Interview as a Project Manager. At the interview I was greeted by three well dressed company employees. While sitting down I passed wind. I watched the expressions on the faces of the panel as they caught a whiff of my pungent gas. More ...

How to Sell Yourself to an Employer
Some people always get the good jobs, and the others are forever stuck in bad jobs. Self-marketing is what makes the difference. Your resume and cover letter give you an opportunity to level the playing field. More ...

Tackling the Transition - The Confident Navigation of a Career Change
Until recently you may have been enjoying the illusion of a secure job, only to get involuntarily thrown overboard ? drifting back to the shore of resume revision while brushing up on interview skills. More ...

How to Find Jobs in Music
Have you always dreamed about working with music, but weren't sure where to look for jobs in music and the music industry? The good news is that there are a lot more jobs in music than most people think. 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 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 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 ...

How to Avoid Common Resume Mistakes
If you're writing your resume on your own, the first thing you'll have to do is make some mental shifts. You need to rethink the goals of a resume, and rethink the rules of a resume in order to approach the project like the best of the resume professionals. That means not making the most common resume mistakes. More ...

How Social Networking Can Help You Get a Job
It did not take employers or human resources departments long to realize that the same tools that job seekers had been using for years could be used by them to get information about prospective employees. More ...