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Tell Me About Yourself: What’s Your Story?

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Kathy has an awesome book (pictured above) on storytelling called “Tell Me about Yourself: Storytelling To Get Jobs And Propel Your Career&#.

Jobvite survey reveals social media is a top recruiting strategy.

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Leave a Reply Links Career Solvers Newsletter The Smart Networking Blog 45 Things I’m on LinkedIn…Now What??? Whats This?

are you properly leveraging your references?

Resume Writing

I came across this excellent post on the Career Management Alliance Elist and I thought it was extremely insightful and informative.

Find the Best Executive Resume Writer For You: Where and How to Search

Executive Career Brand

Here are top careers industry professional associations whose certifications are legitimate and carry weight. Resume Writing Academy.

Resume Writing Blog: Creating Prints : Spring Cleaning and Your.

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» March 09, 2011 Spring Cleaning and Your Personal Brand Part of the Career Collective monthly posts series. “ Great job! What’s next?

7 Strategies for Overcoming the Resume Black Hole

Jennifer Anthony

Of course I did and that’s how my career in human resources and recruiting started. I assure you hiring managers are the same way.

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How to Target Your Resume to the Job You Want

Jennifer Anthony

Hiring managers are too busy to try to figure out what you want to accomplish. You may benefit from a career coach at this point.

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Don’t Let Fear Scare You Out of a New Job

Careers Done Write

Let hiring managers know you haven’t been sitting at home licking your wounds. Consider possible part-time volunteer activities that still allow enough time to mount a strong career search campaign. Career Doctor Blog [link]. A Storied Career, Job Action Day 2010: Stories of Creating Opportunity Through LinkedIn.

Facebook and Your Career

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» November 10, 2010 Facebook and Your Career E xcuse me. Executives and hiring managers are on Facebook too. Come again?

Are You Boring HR Managers?

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Blog Home Page Career Books Resume Quote Services Offered CreatingPrints Website Job Search Links Executives Nursing « Is Your Brand Hurting You?

LinkedIn: Best Tactic for Undercover Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

They fear, and rightly so, that if their profile indicates that they’re in the market, they’ll sabotage their career.

Ampicillin Drug – FDA Checked Pharmacy | Blue Sky Resumes Blog

Blue Sky Resumes

Get inside the head of the hiring manager – what is he looking for? Are you feeling stuck in a job search rut? ’ 10. Don’t.

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Resume Writing Blog: Creating Prints : How Much Education Should.

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Your Bachelor’s degree major is in line with your career path but your Associate’s degree is not related in the very least. I know.   2.

Pro Bono Consulting: Is It Right For You? | Tim's Strategy

Tim's Strategy

Larisa’s career focus is on strategic planning and marketing – a good fit with two of Taproot’s key service areas. Up next?

Types of Resume Writing Service Providers — Choose Carefully

Jennifer Anthony

At the university level, there are career services offices. They are typically independently owned but sometimes they have a small staff.

interesting recent blogs on resume writing and job hunting

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Career Management Alliance Blog: This blog is written by the members of an organization I belong to. " 4. Check it out.

Sell Yourself: Use Numbers in Your Resume

Jennifer Anthony

While the first candidate may have actually accomplished more than the second, you, the hiring manager, have no way of knowing this.

Social Media and Your Job Search

Jennifer Anthony

← Skip HR and Contact the Hiring Manager to Get That Job Inspiration For Your Job Search → Like Be the first to like this post.

Skip HR and Contact the Hiring Manager to Get That Job

Jennifer Anthony

They might be getting hung up in HR-which means you need to go to the source: the hiring manager. Not getting interviews? How do you do that?

Cover Yourself: How to Write a Cover Letter Worth Reading

Jennifer Anthony

A cover letter is the first contact that you have with your potential employer, and can be used to sell your resume. Were you referred by a friend?

the best time to have your resume professionally prepared?

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The New: From The Employers-Eye View Favorite 2010 Career Posts and Tweets Are You Boring Recruiters? You have the income to pay for an expert!

The Power of the Words on Your Resume

Jennifer Anthony

What are the words that you placed on your resume saying about you? These words communicate minimal value, input, and effort. Bookmark the permalink.

TheLadders: Job-board salary fraud? | Jennifer Anthony's Official Blog

Jennifer Anthony

That kind of service brings down the entire careers industry and leaves consumers feeling like we’re all scammers. Did you enjoy this?

The Ladders Resume Writing Service – Scam or Not? | Jennifer.

Jennifer Anthony

I saved the post as a PDF just in case this “employee” decides it was career suicide to write that about an employer online and removes his/her post.

Resume Writing FAQs – When Should I Send Resume Follow Up Letters?

Jennifer Anthony

You want them to know you are interested, but there is a fine line between pestering the hiring manager and showing your enthusiasm.

What does chocolate have to do with resumes?

Jennifer Anthony

Posted on October 1, 2009 by Jennifer Anthony I love chocolate. When I am feeling “blah,” there is nothing quite like it to make me feel better.

The Top 10 LinkedIn Groups For Job Seekers

Jennifer Anthony

These groups are designed for those on the hunt for a new career, new position, new company, or information related to career search.

A Resume Critique You Can Benefit From

Resume Writing

You can create an Area of Expertise or Career Highlight in order to bring attention to your best accomplishments. So work on visual appeal.

The Reason So Many Resumes Fail to Generate Interest

Jennifer Anthony

Reciting your job description: not exactly an effective method to get the hiring manager excited about your candidacy. The good part.

What You Must Do to Land a Job in a Hyper-Competitive Market

Jennifer Anthony

4 Reasons You Must Join LinkedIn For Your Career Building Plan and Winning Job Search Now → Like Be the first to like this post.

Does Your Cover Letter Match the Job You Are Applying For.

Jennifer Anthony

On average, you only have about 10 seconds or less to grab and keep the attention of the hiring manager as they read your cover letter.

Career Networking: The Critical Need To Stay In Touch | Tim's Strategy

Tim's Strategy

Big gaps in their career networking strategy. Despite all of your efforts to be memorable in career networking. Interested? Need help?

Sorry, I probably won't read your cover letter

Corn on the Job

Writing intensive position (Technical writing, Marketing Communications, etc) Hiring manager specifically requests them Candidate says something ridiculous or interesting that makes me want to read further Cover letter is sent in the body of the e-mail, NOT as an attachment What do the experts say? When do I read cover letters? It worked.

Ho, Ho, Ho! Holiday Networking Can Be Fun – And Fruitful!

Jennifer Anthony

Holiday Networking Can Be Fun – And Fruitful! There’s nothing wrong with online job listings and recruiters. Your network. But wait!

The Reason So Many Resumes Fail to Generate Interest

Jennifer Anthony

Reciting your job description: not exactly an effective method to get the hiring manager excited about your candidacy. Ho, Ho, Ho! Ho, Ho, Ho!

4 Keys to Creating an Interview-Winning Information Technology Resume

Jennifer Anthony

If your career has progressed to an executive level, such as chief technology officer, you will want to focus more on your success stories.

The 5 Biggest Mistakes You Can Make on a Cover Letter

Jennifer Anthony

For example, if you’re applying for a sales job, try “Sales Team Hiring Manager&#. Never let your cover letter be generic.

Tough Interview Questions

Jennifer Anthony

Employers often ask open-ended questions in an effort to get to know you better and to find out why you may or may not be the person for the job.

Words That Should Not Appear on Your Resume

Jennifer Anthony

Example: Drove business development initiatives, program management, call center, and field service operations. What do employers want to see?

September is International Update Your Resume Month

Jennifer Anthony

That’s right; Career Directors International has declared September as International Update Your Resume Month. I’m happy in my current job.”