Government Job Openings Increasing

by fred 26. March 2009

As you might already know, there is going to be more Government job openings this year and next year and, with the shortage of jobs in the private sector, you might consider looking into working for Uncle Sam. Of course, depending on your field, wages might lower than what you would make in the private sector, but what you will gain in exchange...

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Including a graph in your resume

by fred 23. March 2009

Most job seekers think that a resume should be formatted a certain way and they certainly wouldn't imagine putting a graph in their resume. However, there are fields and positions, where you can actually place a graph to emphasize your results.

Indeed in fields such as finance, sales, executives and sometime even IT or engineering,...

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Elements to emphasize in Attorney resumes

by fred 17. March 2009
While attorney resumes are similar to standard resumes, they differ when it comes to content, mostly as they emphasize different elements. While, obviously, related experience and education are still important, an attorney resume should mention your communication skills, your ability to handle difficult...View Full Post...

3 Principles of Resume Writing

by fred 12. March 2009

Whatever the type of resume you need (entry-level, executive, etc ...) or your field (accounting, engineering, Federal, etc ...), there are three basic principles you should follow when writing your resume:

Be Clear: Make sure that your objective, work experience and education are all clear in the eyes of the employers....

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How Much Work History Should Be Included In A Resume

by fred 10. March 2009

Most job seekers wrongly assume they should include their entire work history in their resume. What actually matters is if the work history listed relates to the job you are applying to and how many years of experience you have.

If you're looking for an entry-level job, it is indeed preferable to list any working experience you...

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Your Documented Evaluations.

by carlos 23. December 2008

Being in the Military gives you a head start over your civilian competitors, your documented evaluations. Each evaluation should have a description of your duties and the number of people you were responsible for supervising.

It should also contain performance-based results. You can use these evaluations to sell yourself...

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Nursing Resumes Land The Better Jobs.

by carlos 29. October 2008

There is currently a high demand for nurses. Whether they are registered nurses (RN), nurse practitioners, and practical nurses or even traveling nursesthe need for qualified experienced nurses is growing.

As the baby boomer generation ages there will be an increasing demand for trained nurses. There is a need for both full and part...

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Categories: resume tips | resume writing

Do I Need a Resume or CV?

by carlos 8. September 2008

If you're confused about the difference between a resume and a curriculum vita (CV), don't worry you're not alone!

Both a resume and CV list relevant information about your background and your qualifications. To add to the confusion about these job-seeking tools, many people use these terms interchangeably. In fact in most countries out side...

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Categories: resume tips | resume writing

The Important Elements of Resume Writing

by carlos 15. July 2008

BAD resume writing is the second most common reason that people aren’t hired for positions. The most common reason people don’t get the jobs they want is because they don’t apply. Whether they doubt themselves, don’t have the time many people cut themselves from the running by not applying to jobs that they are...

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Crafting a Resume Masterpiece

by carlos 1. July 2008

Writing an executive resume is an important enterprise and should be treated as such. You must take every precaution to out-maneuver the competition. This means taking the time and effort to ensure that your executive resume is interesting...

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