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Should I Put Volunteer Work on My Resume?

Tweet Volunteer work is a great way to get involved and help make your community a better place.  It might also help land you your next job.  Many people don’t think to put volunteer work on their resume because it’s not a “regular” paying job.   When writing your resume, include any skills or experience that [...]

Answering the Question “Why Did You Leave Your Last Job?”

Tweet One question you can almost always count on hearing in an interview is why you left your previous job.  Whether you were laid off, fired, or left by choice, the question must be answered thoughtfully because the reasons for leaving a past job are used as a gauge for your stability in future jobs. Prepare an answer [...]

Turning Internships into Jobs

Tweet Internships are a great way to gain experience in a new career field.  Once thought of as just for college students or recent alumni, job seekers of a variety of ages are now taking advantage of internship opportunities.

Preparing Your References

Tweet Great references are still very important and can make the difference in whether or not you get that coveted job.  Making sure your references are adequately prepared is an important thing you can do to make sure the back end of the job search process goes smoothly.

Should You Go Back to School?

Tweet With many industries shrinking or disappearing altogether, many job seekers consider retraining.  While this can be a great benefit and aid to getting a new job, retraining isn’t right for everybody. When should I consider retraining?

Answering “How do You Deal with Conflict?”

Tweet Conflict is something we have to deal with on a daily basis.  How we handle it is a reflection of the type of professional we are. That’s why the question “How do you handle conflict?” gets asked in interviews.  When asked about your ability to deal with conflict, be prepared to explain your overall [...]

What Is Job Search Strategy?

Tweet We’ve talked much about how it’s important to have a job search strategy.  But have you ever wondered – What IS a job search strategy? Is “strategy” just a fancy word without much meaning?  Today, let’s dig in.

The Answer to Job Boards?

Tweet A beta release of a new network of web sites is causing a buzz in the job search community.  It’s a new URL extension, .jobs.  Some have speculated it could wipe out the need for other job boards. This new extension is backed by a large number of companies, and allows employers to post [...]

Small Business Challenges, Your Opportunities

Tweet In order to bridge the gap between an employer’s needs and your own, try putting yourself in their shoes, and you’ll get a huge perspective shift. I recently sat in on a group discussion about the needs of a small advertising agency regarding client relationships and talent acquisition for the firm, and found the concerns surprisingly similar. [...]

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