By now, most people know that everything they say online might as well be said on national television. Of course some, like the none too bright thieves who post their spoils on MySpace are never going to learn, but the vast majority of us have started to protect our online identities. Unfortunately, sometimes dirt from… Read more »
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How to get your resume to stand out
With the advent of online employment services such as monster.com, careerbuilder.com and job-hunt.com, more people than ever can be applying for fewer and fewer jobs. How can you create a resume that will stand out in this sea of hopefuls? Follow this list of “musts” to ensure your resume stands out. Summarize your career achievements… Read more »
How to make your cover letter unique
Your cover letter is your first impression with a company, even before an interview occurs. There is some debate among job seekers now about the importance of cover letters, now that email and online applications have replaced postal mail. However you apply for a job, though, a cover letter is still very important, and making… Read more »
Interview Responses to Avoid at All Costs
An interview is your opportunity to sell yourself. Regardless of how much you may look the part, you need to answer the questions correctly to get the job. Interviewers ask key questions and look for certain types of answers. Honesty is always the best policy, but remember that it is okay not to offer information… Read more »
Determining how much you're worth
With so many people currently seeking employment, a big question on many minds is how to decide what your job skills are worth. What salary are you willing to accept? Your first task is to research: research, research, research. If you have a friend at the company, ask them how pay works there, and if… Read more »
Video Resumes: Love 'em or leave 'em?
The movie Legally Blonde showed Elle Woods, a young woman wowing Harvard Law School with a video résumé outlining her unique and interesting talents. While video résumés are still not the norm, many wonder if the best way to differentiate themselves from others is to use video instead of the traditional paper résumé. While an… Read more »
September is "International Update Your Resume Month"
It’s that time of year again, folks! September is International Update Your Résumé Month, officially proclaimed by Career Directors International (CDI). During the entire month, CDI members will dedicate their efforts to boosting industry awareness and encouraging the public to update their own résumés. Since most careers require a résumé in order to gain employment,… Read more »
Blog Review… HealthcareITCentral.com
I read a lot of blogs. A lot. I want to read even more, but it gets overwhelming when I see my Google Reader overflowing with unread blog posts. So, I got to thinking that if I did it for “research” it would actually be job related. Yes, I am justifying my blog reading addiction…. Read more »