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A video resume is a rather modern trend that job seekers pursue
to stand out among others. A video resume gives a more precise
description of your personality or attitude than the conventional
hard-copy resume. With a video resume, it is easier for candidates
to present themselves before prospective employer. Moreover, it
also helps employers assess the candidacy of a candidate that would
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Job interview season is quickly approaching! If
you’ve been to your campus career center
you probably have noticed upcoming job fairs and
on-campus interviews. Throughoutthe
next several months, you will no doubt encounter some job search
adversity while speaking with employers. One of the majo...
Can a cover letter really win you an interview? Isn’t that
supposed to be the job of the resume? A resume isn’t the sole
determining factor in whether you get the interview. A cover letter
absolutely can play a deciding role in securing an interview, and
I’m going to share with you three secrets that we utilize in
the cover letters we write for our clients that generate immediate...
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At some point, usually at the conclusion of the interview, you
may be asked, "Do you have any questions?" A common answer to this
question is, "No, I think you've covered everything very well."
This is the wrong answer! You have passed up your opportunity to
ask some critical questions that may make a difference as to
whether you want to work for this company.
Here are some rules and basic questio...
When you apply via email, there are a couple of options. You can
write your cover letter directly into an email message (the
same rules for writing a proper letter and proofing it apply) and
attach your resume (a MS Word attachment is best). Or, you can
attach both your resume and letter, as separate documents to the
email address. Send yourself a copy, as well (use the bcc: field in
your email p...
Not many people realize it, but the job-hunt is one of the most
studied phenomena of our time. It is amazing what we know about
Acquainting yourself with this research can pay rich dividends to
any job-hunter, and especially if your job-hunt is running into
trouble. Let me illustrate what I mean.
Most job-hunters think there are basically only three ways to go
about their job-hunt: resumes, ...
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If you brand it will they come? While it may sound like one big
field of dreams, a carefully crafted and customized personal brand
will not only convey your value and define your vision it will also
offer a unique perspective to prospective employers and hiring
managers. It's all about marketing yourself in the way that is
going to get you noticed and essentially get you the job. You might
Even in a down market, job seekers and employees are not
powerless or without recourse. In fact, you have more control over
your career circumstances than you might think. I’ve
developed specific strategies and tactics that consistently
generate powerful results for job seekers, even when it seems that
“no one’s hiring.”
1. Network, network, network
Continually increase yo...
Many years ago when I hated what I was doing for a living,
I was encouraged by my career coach to write down several short
stories about times and events in my life when I influenced the
outcome.I was stumped at first, but after a few days, I came
up with over 15 pages of stories of times in my life when I
influenced the outcome and either grew myself and/or bettered the
existence of others ...