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Hey Bragger… yeah, I mean YOU! or Why Talking Yourself Up on Your Resume is a Good Thing!Are you bragging about yourself enough on your resume? I don’t mean bragging in an obnoxious or fictitious sort of way, but in a “look what I can do” sort of way. One of the main things I… Read more »

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For the Executive on the move…. I’ve recently added an exciting new service to my site called, “Executive Recruiter Distribution” (https://www.proreswriters.com) . Whether you are actively seeking a new position or just monitoring the job market, the most effective way of getting a new position is to work with a recruiter. I can get your… Read more »

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How People Are Finding Jobs Some interesting statistics are in from a couple of trusted Internet sources, WEDDLE’s (www.weddles.com) and Salary.com, on the topic of how people find jobs. WEDDLE’s 2008 Source of Employment Survey ran from March 2007 to March 2008 and generated responses from over 15,600 individuals. The respondents were 65% male, 35%… Read more »

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Government Hiring on the Rise According to the USA Today article, Hiring leaps in public sector by Dennis Cauchon, “Federal, state and local governments are hiring new workers at the fastest pace in six years, helping offset job losses in the private sector. Governments added 76,800 jobs in the first three months of 2008, reports… Read more »

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Don’t Fall Prey to Negative Influences With the economic downturn, unemployment rates rising and the job market seemingly getting tighter, it is easy to get depressed about your job search. Being from Michigan, I am inundated daily either via the television, radio, internet, or newspaper with gloom and doom about our economy at it’s worst… Read more »

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POPULAR DEGREES FOR JOBS WITH FLEXTIME / SALARY SURVEYS BY DEGREEFrom Payscale.com These numbers report the most popular degrees and median salaries in the US for people who report flextime as a benefit: Master of Science (MS), Computer Science———————— $83,391Master of Business Administration (MBA)————————$82,314Master of Science (MS)—————————————–$75,858Bachelor of Science (BS), Computer Science——————–$70,486Bachelor of Science (BS)————————————-$64,979Bachelor… Read more »

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WEATHERING THE WEATHER… how the weather really does affect our moods and ability to work. According to a recent survey of more than 6,000 workers by Careerbuilder.com, “employees tend to be less productive on gloomy-weather days–with rain cited as the condition that most negatively impacts demeanor (21%).” “When asked which weather attribute most affects their… Read more »

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** Found this very interesting and true, here is an excerpt from an article called: A CAREER KILLER CALLED STRESS According to the Globe and Mail article, A career killer called stress by Wallace Immen, “Almost one in four Canadians believes stress has kept them from moving ahead at work, a study finds. A survey… Read more »

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