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Job Search Tips: Ace the Application Process
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Applying for jobs is exciting and stressful. Most people see it as a daunting task, but it is a process like most job-related activities. There is a defined path to follow when working through a job search and applying for jobs. Here’s a breakdown of how to ace the application process. Follow the Application Process
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Job Search Tips: Customize Your Resume
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Having a well-developed resume is important in your job search. While it is tempting to put together a resume that you feel is perfect, but one resume is not perfect for every job that you apply to. The secret to maximizing the effect your resume has on potential employers is to customize your resume for
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Updating Your Cover Letter
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Updating your resume is important, but it is not the only document that you will send to employers if you’re serious about getting a new job. Updating your cover letter is just as important. It is your chance to make the best first impression on potential employers and should be taken just as seriously as
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Updating Your Resume: Avoiding Formatting Mistakes
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Resumes have changed significantly in the past few decades. The development of computers and email make it possible to job search from the comfort of your own home. It’s great how much easier technology has made job searching. However, you have to keep your resume updated for it to be an effective tool for marketing
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Updating Your Resume: Choosing the Right Information
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If you’re reading this blog post, then you’re already aware that a resume is important for your job search. Most of you already have a resume too. Some of you probably sent it out with few responses, the rest of you probably didn’t get the responses that you wanted. Here’s the thing, creating a resume
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How to Resign from Your Current Job
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Your job search went well and you’ve found a new job. You start in a few weeks and your excited, but there is one thing that you haven’t done yet. You must tell your boss that you’re leaving. Resigning from a position can be intimidating and there are a few things that can still go
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How to Find a Job While Working Full-Time
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If you’ve made the decision to change jobs, you’re probably one of the many people each year that will begin searching for a new job. Fortunately, you still have a job to hold you over until you find a better one. Job searching can be difficult if you don’t have a plan. Here’s how to
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How to Write a Thank You Letter
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Following up is an important part of your job search strategy. Most people miss out on this important opportunity to stay relevant in a company’s employee search process. Sending a thank you letter is important, but it must be written in the right way. Here is how to write a thank you letter: Address it
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