Personal Branding For Job Seekers 101

By Mike Simpson So you want to learn a little bit more about personal branding? Well, in order to do that, start by taking a good look at what you’re wearing.  Odds are, you’ve got an article (or more) of clothing on with a logo on it.  What are those logos?  Is it an easily…

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68 Dynamic Action Verbs To Enhance Your Resume (Examples list Included)

By Jeff Gillis Let’s be honest here… Who doesn’t love the idea of time travel? So in order to discuss action verbs, let’s take a step back in time and take you on a little trip down memory lane to a favorite game we all used to play in school. You remember it…the silly stories where…

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10 Good Reasons For Leaving A Job

By Mike Simpson In life they say all good things (and bad things) must come to an end…and in the job market, that can ring especially true. Are you in a job that you plan on leaving? Have you already left and are actively in the market looking for a new position? Unless you’ve never…

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Skills To Put On A Resume

By Jeff Gillis When somebody says the word “skills” to you, what immediately comes to mind? For most people, the answer is “things I am good at“. Typing.  Woodworking.  Public speaking…  Cartwheels. Yes, all of the things listed above can be considered skills, but when it comes to the job hunt, you have to be…

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How To Make A Resume 101 (Examples Included)

By Mike Simpson If you are reading this article, I think it is safe to say that we can call you a “job seeker”, correct? But what kind of job seeker are you? Are you looking for a change of pace from your everyday job? Are you just starting out in the workforce? Maybe you’re…

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How To Write An Amazing Resume Summary Statement (Examples Included)

By Mike Simpson What is the best way to start my resume? How do I get the attention of the hiring manager? These are questions we have all asked ourselves at one point or another. And to muddy the waters a little bit, we have the ongoing “battle” between “Team Resume Objective” and and “Team…

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How To Write A Killer Resume Objective (Examples Included)

By Mike Simpson Resumes. We all know what they are. We all know how important having a good one is…and how much a bad one can hurt your ability to get your dream job. We also know we aren’t the only ones out there turning in well crafted, carefully targeted resumes to hiring managers… (If…

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How To Write A Cover Letter (Sample Included)

By Mike Simpson So you want to learn how to write a cover letter… But let me ask you this: Have you ever been on a blind date? It can be overwhelmingly nerve wracking. There you are, all dressed up in your finest, ready to sit down across the table from someone you know absolutely…

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Find a Job Using These 26 “Under The Radar” Job Search Engines

 By Jeff Gillis If you were born anytime after 1950 and have looked for a job at any point between 1995 and now, chances are you have done at least part of your job search online using job search engines. Okay, so if you’re anything like my dad (who only recently learned how to use a…

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How To Plan Your Job References Strategically

By Jeff Gillis Many jobs these days require applicants to submit job references along with applications, and depending on who you use, can either hurt or help you.  Be prepared to have your past employers contacted! Many times future employers want to know little beyond your general performance and salary. Some may want more information…

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