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5 Creative Ways to Visualizing Your Resume

5 Creative Ways to Visualizing Your Resume

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Finding creative ways to get ahead of your competition for jobs is vital because at the moment it is an employer’s market. Add to that that college students have it even tougher because they have no experience and so have to work harder to stand out. That is why adding a visual element to your […]

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How to Use a Business Plan Template as a Resume Writing Tactic

How to Use a Business Plan Template as a Resume Writing Tactic

| April 16, 2014 | 2 Comments

Young professionals, with an entrepreneurial mindset, like us, should take advantage of traditional business management tools as tactics in our career planning strategy. I believe professionals should start implementing a “business management” framework to assess their career goals and define objectives with one clear end in mind: a tailored resume that highlights your top talent […]

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5 Reasons Your Job Application Didn’t Get a Response (And What You Can Do About It!)

5 Reasons Your Job Application Didn’t Get a Response (And What You Can Do About It!)

| April 12, 2014 | 1 Comment

  In the midst of an arduous job hunt, you will find that many of your applications and resumes are not getting the response you expected from employers, let alone a response at all. More likely than not, you won’t even get a rejection letter from 90% of the places you are applying to. Why […]

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Build Your First CV with Volunteer Work

Build Your First CV with Volunteer Work

| March 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Not only does volunteer work serve humanity and the world, helping people who need it and contributing to your community, but choosing to volunteer will yield countless personal benefits as well. Depending upon the work you do, volunteering will likely give you first-hand experience and develop a new skill set; volunteering will empower you and […]

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6 Tips for Your International Job Search

6 Tips for Your International Job Search

| March 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Let’s face it- The job market isn’t what it used to be. With limited job opportunities, qualified and talented individuals simply can’t find work in the U.S. So instead of wishful thinking… Some people are taking their job hunt internationally to places like Europe and Asia, in hopes of a better chance. Working and living […]

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I Wanted to Work for Whataburger, So I Created a Whataresume (Obviously)

I Wanted to Work for Whataburger, So I Created a Whataresume (Obviously)

| February 6, 2014 | 1 Comment

A struggle I’ve had with so many of my peers is they complain about not finding great jobs after graduation. “The job market is so bad.” “Nobody is hiring right now.” The truth is, you don’t want a job bad enough to really invest in applying for one. How many times have you called the […]

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Why Your Parents’ Job-Seeking Advice is Probably Terrible

Why Your Parents’ Job-Seeking Advice is Probably Terrible

| January 24, 2014 | 5 Comments

Your parents mean well, they really do. They give you heartfelt advice about finding (and keeping) a job because they want you to succeed. They want to see you thriving at a job. They really, really want you to move out of their basement! Unfortunately, your parents’ job seeking advice is probably terrible. Here’s why: […]

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4 Steps To Crushing an Interview

4 Steps To Crushing an Interview

| January 18, 2014 | 1 Comment

The job hunt is nothing short of exhausting.  From unanswered emails to unopened resumes, it’s hard not to feel discouraged (and we’re guessing that the lacking paycheck isn’t helping your self-esteem). The clouds may seem to break when you’re invited in for an interview.  The problem is that most people (perhaps unknowingly) are cloaked in […]

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Can Psychometric Testing Help You Find Better Candidates?

Can Psychometric Testing Help You Find Better Candidates?

| December 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

  There are two words that often strike fear into the heart of even the most well-prepared job applicant: Psychometric. Testing. Because of many firms’ misuse or poor implementation of the screening technique, some candidates have been put off taking the quizzes – believing that they do not demonstrate any real positive traits and merely […]

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Young Entrepreneur Interview with Kathryn Minshew of The Muse

Young Entrepreneur Interview with Kathryn Minshew of The Muse

| November 13, 2013 | 1 Comment

Interview with Kathryn Minshew about starting her business The Muse. This is part nine of the ten part series. Follow the Starting a Business as a Young Entrepreneur interview series and don’t miss an interview!  Interview Series Sponsored by Hiscox Small Business Insurance.  Hiscox  specializes in protecting IT/technology, marketing, consulting, health and beauty, photography and many other professional […]

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