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How to Use Job References Effectively

Posted: May 30, 2017 at 9:00 am

For many years job seekers were advised to write “References available upon request” or “References attached” at the end of their resume. These days, however, it is customary not to supply or offer references with your resume unless they are specifically requested on a job application or by the hiring manager. Here are eight ways… Read More »

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Enhance Your Resume with Inexpensive Online Courses

Posted: May 1, 2017 at 9:00 am

Online courses can make your resume sparkle with names from famous universities like Harvard, Yale and MIT. Even liberal arts courses which have no direct relevance to your job create the halo effect that comes from putting the name of an iconic university. Most courses are free, but to really impress employers, you’ll need to… Read More »

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5 Reasons You’re Not Getting the Job Interview

Posted: June 30, 2015 at 3:48 pm

If you’re receiving little or no response to your resume and cover letter, then it’s time to take stock of how you’re conducting your current job search. Here are five of the most common reasons job applicants are not called in for an interview.

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Guide to online resume builders

Posted: March 25, 2015 at 2:45 pm

Resume builders are fantastic online tools that break down the process of creating a resume into a series of simple steps. There are many different types of resume builders to choose from.

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