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Our book, “Professional Cover Letter Examples for Managers & Executives” is being offered at no cost.

Contained within the book, readers will find insider letter writing tips and strategies that get results, example cover letters applicable to many industries and career fields, cover letter examples to get those “creative juices” flowing, and how to leverage …

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A resume isn’t just a bunch of facts typed up neatly. A resume presents the best picture of you. A good resume shines a spotlight on the depth and broadness of your skills and effectively presents your accomplishments, while sweeping your shortfalls and shortcomings under the carpet (or at least putting the best face on …

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I recently reviewed several hundred emails from job seekers across the country. As you might imagine, many things are bugging many job seekers in this economy.

But I boiled their frustrations down to four common ones. Here they are, with suggested solutions. Which of them apply to you?

Frustration #1: “I submit my resume for a posted job and never …

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One thing I’ve discovered with most of my resume clients is that they are reluctant to brag about themselves, about their skills, accomplishments, promotions and awards. Now, professional modesty is just fine in certain circumstances, but when it comes to your resume, you have every right….and every reason….to brag. After all, if you won’t do …

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Need a list of recruiters who recruit exclusively for those in Accounting? The following list of recruiters is ideal for:

  • Accounting Clerk
  • Accounting Clerk Leader
  • Accounting Director
  • Accounting Manager
  • Accounting Supervisor
  • Accounting Vice President
  • Accounts Supervisor
  • Assistant Director of Finance
  • Assistant Director of Financial Operations
  • Audit Supervisor

Click on Recruiters – Accounting  for a quick PDF list of 50+ recruiters.

 

 

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Seeking a recruiter or job board that caters to those in the Engineering field? When employment agencies just aren’t enough, utilizing job boards and recruiters to boost your job search efforts can be an ideal solution. The following list of sites enables you to submit your resume to job boards and recruiters that are perfect …

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The Origin of Job Interviews

Ever wondered where the job interview or the pre-test for employment began?

Being a resume writer I was curious — and as a jobseeker, I bet you are too.

Could you have passed Thomas Edison’s job interview test?

Some companies are known for their legendary job interview questions — brain teasers, trivia questions, …

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Looking for a job? Raise your hand if you love networking. I thought so. And why don’t you get a thrill out of talking to friends and family about your job search?

For many folks, it’s a problem of how to start. There’s really no way to ask, “Know anyone who’s hiring?” without feeling awkward.

To fix …

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In prior columns, I’ve talked a lot about what to say, how to say it, what format to use, where to place key information, things to keep in mind, who should write it and keeping it error-free.  The “it” I’m referring to is your resume, of course. Everyone knows that you have …

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Networking — everyone will tell you it’s a great way to connect with employers.

Yet, I get more questions and complaints from readers about networking than almost any other employment topic. Why is that? Here’s an example. Russ, in Minneapolis, writes:

I am looking for a job. The problem is that I have not the foggiest idea …

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