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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Working With Executive Recruiters
Executive recruiters are not in business to help you land a job. Executive recruiters do not 'hold onto' your resume, look for opportunities that will suit you, and eventually contact you when they find a 'perfect match'. 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 ...

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 ...

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 Become a Camp Ground Host
Camp Hosts are always in demand because the job involves dealing with idiots and cleaning outhouses. However, if you don't have a job, camping out for free can be a great advantage, and you'll meet lots of friendly people (most campers are not idiots) who can set you up with employment connections. 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Must-Do's for Every Job Search
Many job seekers are overwhelmed by the amount of options that are out there today. In an effort to navigate through all the muck and mire, I have put together a list of three of the most effective tools that job seekers should keep in their arsenal. 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 ...

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 ...

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