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How to Write an Accomplishment Statement
Sat, Feb 9 2013 08:09 | Resume and Marketing Tools | Permalink
Your resume is a key marketing tool and your sales brochure. It “sells” you in the employment marketplace.To make your resume as strong a sales tool as possible, it should be what we call "Accomplishment-Based,"showing how you achieve results. . . . . That means that you write not only what you did but how it turned out. You show on paper what you did, meaning the duty or task your
Tired of Writing and Rewriting your Resume? - Save Time With a Master Resume
Fri, Feb 8 2013 07:00 | Resume and Marketing Tools | Permalink
Question: Tired of writing and writing and re-writing your resume for every job you apply for? Answer: If you are, Craft a Master Resume. It will save you time and the aggravation of writing and re-writing your resume!Today, any savvy job seeker knows that in order to stand the best chance of being viewed as a viable candidate, you must customize each resume you send out for
Resume Template - Chronological resume
Fri, Feb 8 2013 09:30 | Resume and Marketing Tools | Permalink
There is no one way to do a resume. There any many formats. However, what is important is a format, and any variations of that format, that clearly shows a job seeker's skills, experience, and accomplishments in an EASY-TO-READ way. The chronological format shown here does that. It makes it easy for any recruiters and hiring managers to read about you and see if you might
The Whole is Greater than the Sum of Its Parts . . . . . . . . . . . . . A Step by Step Tutorial to Crafting the Parts of a Resume
Sun, Dec 30 2012 02:54 | Resume and Marketing Tools | Permalink
A Guide to Crafting the individual Parts of a Resume.A resume is synergy. When you think about it, a resume is the perfect illustration of synergy.The parts of your resume combine to paint a picture of you. "Synergy" is defined as the whole being greater than the sum of its parts. Each part is important, . . . no question about it. But when added
Networking at Events and Large Meetings: How Do I Do It?
Fri, Oct 5 2012 07:05 | Networking and Interviewing | Permalink
When groups gather, they present the opportunity to network. Savvy job seekers seek out such Networking uncovers opportunities!gatherings of professionals at meetings, networking meetings, and events and . . .network. There just might be a job in it for them!Large networking meetingsLarge networking meetings, or events, present job seekers opportunities to network. These meetings
Guidelines for Preparing an Effective Resume
Thu, Oct 4 2012 04:14 | Resume and Marketing Tools | Permalink
There is no one way to prepare a resume. Resumes are organized and written in many different formats. And job seekers have been successful using all different types of formats. The important thing to keep in mind in going through the process of writing your resume is your GOAL. It should be the driver of the format you use and the content you include. Simply put, your resume
You’ve Got the Job . . . Now What? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Tips for Staying Marketable
Wed, Oct 3 2012 02:41 | You've Got The Job Now What? | Permalink
Many job seekers with whom I have worked have asked this question: "How do I ensure that I am never laid off again?" Of course, the truthful answer is “You can’t.” Congratulations! You have landed your new job.But, unfortunately, you can never ensure that you will not be looking for another new job again. Such is the
Negotiation: What is it and Why do it?
Mon, Oct 1 2012 08:50 | Negotiation | Permalink
“I’ve been looking for a job and finally got an interview.” “That’s great! It’s a tough market out there and just getting an interview is an accomplishment.” “Well, you found a job not that long ago. This is my first interview in a while. Any advice?” “Yeah, don’t ask about benefits or salary too soon.
Networking: What is it and . . . .Do I have to?
Fri, Sep 28 2012 08:33 | Networking and Interviewing | Permalink
"I’m looking for a job.” “Good luck with that! It’s tough out there.”“Well, you found a job.” “Yeah, but it took a while.”“Well, I’m just beginning to look. I’m sending out my resume and answering a lot of ads.” “Well, you’ll have to do more than that. You’ll have to do some networking.”
Looking for a Job – Don’t start in the Middle
Fri, Sep 21 2012 03:03 | Planning and Strategy | Permalink
Begin at the BeginningStarting a job search with ONLY a resume in hand is like starting a road trip in the middle. You haven’t prepared a route, you haven’t planned what to take, and you’re not sure where you’ll end up! This unplanned and un-strategized approach will have you wandering aimlessly down the highway on a road trip, and doing the same thing on your route to a new job.