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September is International Update Your Resume Month

Jennifer Anthony

That’s right; Career Directors International has declared September as International Update Your Resume Month. 4 Reasons You Must Join LinkedIn For Your Career Building Plan and Winning Job Search Now Did you enjoy this?

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. Please check out these blog posts that are joining mine in supporting Job Action Day 2010: Quintessential Careers Blog, Third annual Job Action Day arrives with job-seekers struggling with a new and more challenging future of work, future of job-hunting.

2010 176

It's Not About You

Jennifer Anthony

Since the hiring manager is not able to meet with each applicant in person, or even over the phone, all he or she has to go by when “meeting” you for the first time is your resume. Your resume is the first chance that you have to sell yourself to the hiring manager.

2010 184

Types of Resume Writing Service Providers — Choose Carefully

Jennifer Anthony

If they aren’t actively writing client projects, they can usually be found networking with hiring managers, attending job fairs, polishing their skills at industry conferences, or reading up on the latest employment trends. At the university level, there are career services offices.

2010 141

Sell Yourself: Use Numbers in Your Resume

Jennifer Anthony

Candidate A uses phrases such as, “saved the company money by streamlining the inventory process,” “fielded telephone calls with efficiency while maintaining customer satisfaction,” and “managed a team of salespeople.”

2010 151

Cover Yourself: How to Write a Cover Letter Worth Reading

Jennifer Anthony

– © Jennifer Anthony, Nationally Published Resume Expert & Career Strategist E-mail: jenn [AT] jennwrites [DOT] com | Web: [link] Disclaimer: Advice offered in this article is not comprehensive and is intended for a wide-range of readers.

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. There are others, but these are the most recognized and respected: Career Directors International. What kind of careers industry recognition do they have?

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Try This Before Writing Your Executive Resume

Jennifer Anthony

Find Your Target Many executives find that their varied professional pasts leave them itching to include their entire career on their resumes to make themselves more accessible to a wide range of industries.

2010 176

How to Keep Your Age a Secret in an Executive Resume

Jennifer Anthony

→ How to Keep Your Age a Secret in an Executive Resume Posted on January 8, 2010 by Jennifer Anthony By Heather Eagar When you’re looking for an executive level job, chances are good that you’ve been working at your career for quite some time.

2010 184

The Reason So Many Resumes Fail to Generate Interest

Jennifer Anthony

The fact that you were responsible for this or that task or managed a team of x number of people isn’t very interesting and doesn’t tell the reader anything about what you’ve accomplished.

2010 173

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.

2009 151

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. Giving it a week to calm down before hitting them with the follow up is courteous because hiring managers are usually overwhelmed by the influx of responses.

2009 151

Social Media and Your Job Search

Jennifer Anthony

– © Jennifer Anthony, Nationally Published Resume Expert & Career Strategist E-mail: jenn [AT] jennwrites [DOT] com | Web: [link] Disclaimer: Advice offered in this article is not comprehensive and is intended for a wide-range of readers.

Unique Tips For Helping Executive Recruiters Find Your Resume

Jennifer Anthony

2010 169

It's Time to Increase Your Chances of Executive-Level Employment

Jennifer Anthony

Write a Career Biography A career biography is a bit of a cross between a resume and cover letter. It is a synopsis of your entire career and education; however, it is written in a narrative format.

2010 164

Making the Most of Your LinkedIn Profile

Jennifer Anthony

Share Email Print Facebook Twitter StumbleUpon Digg Reddit About Jennifer Anthony Learn more: [link] View all posts by Jennifer Anthony → This entry was posted in career advice , executive job search , job search , social networking and tagged LinkedIn , online networking , social networking.

2010 163

Job Search Tips – How to Create Your Ideal Position

Jennifer Anthony

With the right approach, you may even be able to reinvent your career. When meeting in-person with prospective hiring managers, be prepared to prove your worth–bring visual aids that can show how valuable you’d be to their company.

2010 164

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. Use some personality and really sell the hiring manager on why you are the best and only candidate for this job.

5 Tips For Engineering Resumes

Jennifer Anthony

Engineering is a very broad career industry, and it’s important to consider these key concepts for your resume to be considered.

Will Your Resume Survive the First Glance?

Jennifer Anthony

Posted on June 16, 2010 by Jennifer Anthony By Jennifer Anthony Imagine you are a hiring manager. Exactly how many people have you managed? The majority of hiring managers are completely turned off by misspellings and grammatical errors.

2010 158

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

Jennifer Anthony

The fact that you want the job or need the job or think the job is a great career move or really like the company – none of those are unique points, and none will get the company to buy what you’re selling.

2010 158

How to Improve Your Resume's Credibility and Gain Relevant Experience

Jennifer Anthony

Volunteer work offers great resume-building opportunities for stay-at-home moms who know they will eventually return to work, students who will be graduating in the next several years, or anyone who is looking to change the direction of their career.

2010 158

The Power of the Words on Your Resume

Jennifer Anthony

Passive terms like ‘Responsible for…’, ‘Worked with…’, and ‘Duties included…’ give the hiring manager the perception that you performed only at the minimum level expected of you-that you met your job requirements but fell short of delivering more.

2010 130

Words That Should Not Appear on Your Resume

Jennifer Anthony

Example: Drove business development initiatives, program management, call center, and field service operations. Directed a seven-person team and managed a $4 million operating budget. Hopelessly confused and unable to manage your way out of a paper bag?

2010 151

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

Jennifer Anthony

Share Email Print Facebook Twitter StumbleUpon Digg Reddit About Jennifer Anthony Learn more: [link] View all posts by Jennifer Anthony → This entry was posted in career advice , executive job search , job search and tagged TheLadders.

2010 130

It Takes More Than a Resume to Get a Job

Jennifer Anthony

Plus it gets you into that company’s database, where you may then be searchable to their hiring managers.

2010 151

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. About.com Job Search and Careers. Career Change Central. Career Rocketeer | Career Launch Network.

2010 158

How to Make Sure That Your Resume's Formatting is Perfect

Jennifer Anthony

In other words, if you don’t have a decent setup, many hiring managers won’t give your resume a second look. Keep Your Paragraphs Brief One major turnoff for hiring managers is to see extremely dense paragraphs on a resume.

2010 158

Great Resume Tips For Entrepreneurs When Applying For Executive.

Jennifer Anthony

For example, if you successfully ran a business as a sole proprietor, you may have been able to manage workloads, deliver products or services on time and even be a visionary, but without experience successfully managing other workers, your entrepreneurial role may not provide enough work experience.

Strengthening Your Executive Resume With the Right Keywords.

Jennifer Anthony

You just have to know how to manage the keywords you use properly. If you use the keyword “sales&# the person hiring may assume that you have experience with negotiations, product/service presentation, and customer relation management.

2009 158

Switching Careers at the Executive Level

Jennifer Anthony

So to help you on your journey, here are some tips to consider as you make your attempt to switch careers at the executive level. Know the New Career Like You Know the Old One As an executive, you know how important it is to know your industry inside and out.

2009 158

5 Tips To Capturing The Job With A Thank You Letter

Jennifer Anthony

Share Email Print Facebook Twitter StumbleUpon Digg Reddit About Jennifer Anthony Learn more: [link] View all posts by Jennifer Anthony → This entry was posted in career advice , job interviews , job search , letters and tagged Resume Rockstar , thank you letters.

2010 151

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. Find out the industry keywords that are hot in your career field and put them into your resume.

2009 158

Avoid Making Your Resume Look Unprofessional

Jennifer Anthony

This move could easily turn away a hiring manager before he ever looks at your qualifications. When you have spent years building a great career, the last thing you want to do is undermine it with an unprofessional resume.

2010 151

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. LinkedIn is an accepted (and vital) part of ongoing healthy career management.

2010 217

What does chocolate have to do with resumes?

Jennifer Anthony

2009 130

How to Customize Your Resume For Your Profession

Jennifer Anthony

Whether you’re a medical assistant, registered nurse, nurse practitioner, clinic manager, technologist, physical therapist or physician, you do plenty on your job every day.

2010 151

Tough Interview Questions

Jennifer Anthony

As Seattle Interview Coach Lewis Lin explains, you should use the moments directly following this question to summarize your career track, your previous experience, and your goals for the future.

2010 141

Ways to Avoid Missing a Fantastic Job Opportunity

Jennifer Anthony

In fact, what you really want may be on a small site that virtually no one else uses except the perfect small company that fits your career needs.

2010 151

How Many Pages Should My Resume Be?

Jennifer Anthony

Most mid-career level job seekers should easily be able fill two pages.

2010 151

Job Interview Mistakes to Avoid

Jennifer Anthony

Often, a hiring manager has several interviews scheduled close together, and you throw a wrench into the works by not respecting his time. But to say that the manager “sucks&# will likely leave a bad taste in the interviewers mouth.

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