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You Have a 1.2% Chance of Getting a Job Through an Online Application – How to Increase Your Odds

I recently attended The National Resume Writers’ Association’s annual conference, where I learned of this startling statistic. While I always knew that having an internal company contact was MUCH more effective than applying to open jobs, even I was surprised … Continue reading

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Why Should I Update My Resume Now?

I love my job! Why should I update my résumé now? Summary of article posted on Brazen life by Jo Casey. Click HERE for the full article. When everything is going as you expected! With the upturn of the economy … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning for Your Resume

Whether you are digging out from yet another snowstorm or already fighting the urge to hit the golf course, spring is a great time to focus on new beginnings, starting fresh, and of course, cleaning up your resume. Take some … Continue reading

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Tips for Landing a 6-Figure Job in an Employer’s Market

It’s no secret that finding that a job in today’s economy is tough, even for seasoned executives. While there are still great opportunities available, the competition can be brutal. These strategies can go a long way toward helping you stand … Continue reading

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I Didn’t Get a Call Back. What Did I Do Wrong?

Even in the best of times, job hunting can feel like tossing your resume into the open sea. Now, with record numbers of applicants, you may not receive a response at all. Career experts agree that if resounding silence is … Continue reading

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Why Use a Recruiter Distribution Service?

You may have heard of these services – you upload your resume to a site which blasts it out to everyone and anyone who does recruiting. Not a bad deal, right?  Right – kind of. As with everything else, there … Continue reading

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Leads Galore!

At least it sure feels that way this week! I occasionally post association job leads to my Twitter account and on Monday, decided to do it every day. The result? I couldn’t keep up! Between job boards on ASAE and … Continue reading

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