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Resume Writing

Resume Writing Blog: Creating Prints Master Resume Writer | Certified Resume Writer | Expert provides free resume writing information, resume help, tips, advice, career job searching tools, online social networking via this Resume Blog, Resume Writing Blog, Career Blog.

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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.

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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?

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 130

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

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

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 130

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 130

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.

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What does chocolate have to do with resumes?

Jennifer Anthony

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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.

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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. 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.

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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.

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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4 Keys to Creating an Interview-Winning Information Technology Resume

Jennifer Anthony

Although the hiring manager will certainly understand the specific programming languages and software you’ve used, the HR screener may very well just be matching up keywords. Related Articles Liz Ryan: Resume Gaps, Blemishes, & Career Shifts: Yikes!

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The 5 Biggest Mistakes You Can Make on a Cover Letter

Jennifer Anthony

The ‘To Whom it May Concern&# intro just shows you don’t know how to pick up a phone and call to see who the hiring manager is, or you don’t know how to use Google. For example, if you’re applying for a sales job, try “Sales Team Hiring Manager&#.

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 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 130

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.

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interesting recent blogs on resume writing and job hunting

Resume Writing

Resume Writing Blog: Creating Prints Master Resume Writer | Certified Resume Writer | Expert provides free resume writing information, resume help, tips, advice, career job searching tools, online social networking via this Resume Blog, Resume Writing Blog, Career Blog.

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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 130

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.

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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 130

4 Reasons You Must Join LinkedIn For Your Career Building Plan and.

Jennifer Anthony

→ 4 Reasons You Must Join LinkedIn For Your Career Building Plan and Winning Job Search Now Posted on June 9, 2010 by Jennifer Anthony Image via CrunchBase By Peggy McKee LinkedIn has over 65,000,000 members today and is growing by 10s of thousands per hour every day.

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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.

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the best time to have your resume professionally prepared?

Resume Writing

Resume Writing Blog: Creating Prints Master Resume Writer | Certified Resume Writer | Expert provides free resume writing information, resume help, tips, advice, career job searching tools, online social networking via this Resume Blog, Resume Writing Blog, Career Blog.

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Any one else sick of hearing about Facebook and it's privacy issues?

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 , social networking and tagged facebook.

2010 130

The One Question You Must Ask the Interviewer

Jennifer Anthony

You’ll find out, for instance, if the environment is a good fit, if you can work with this manager, and if it’s a place where you can advance your career. Hiring managers are going to have a “formula&# in their heads for what makes a great employee.

2010 130

Job Search – How to Get Your Linkedin Profile to Attract.

Jennifer Anthony

For example, I recently helped a jobseeker who was a city manager. “City manager good under pressure with an intact sense of humor.&# Which one is more likely to make him stand out from all the other city managers on linked in?

2010 130

The Myth of the General Resume

Jennifer Anthony

Hiring managers are inundated with resumes, calls from job seekers, and new hiring requirements. Watered-down descriptions of your skills do little to help a hiring manager see the value you bring to the company.

2010 130

Is Hiring a Resume Writer For You?

Jennifer Anthony

Similar to working with a tax professional who is used to catching the things you might overlook, a professional resume writer has a background in pull together information that will draw attention from hiring managers. Another reason is that you are able to take a good look at your career.

2010 130

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 130

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 130

Unique Tips For Helping Executive Recruiters Find Your Resume

Jennifer Anthony

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Inspiration For Your Job Search

Jennifer Anthony

I try to formulate the tips and advice I provide based on real problems, downfalls, and issues I see job seekers struggling with every day-combined with some good ol’ real world experience as a hiring manager, of course.

2010 130

Tweet Job Tweet!

Jennifer Anthony

As a job seeker you primarily have two audiences: recruiters/hiring managers and colleagues who can refer you to openings. Fortunately for you, recruiters/hiring managers and colleagues have one very important thing in common.

2010 130

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 130

Forget Outdated Resume Rules | Jennifer Anthony's Official Blog

Jennifer Anthony

Different times call for different measures though, according to Atlanta Career Coach John Long. You have internet access so utilize this tool to your advantage in finding out the name of the hiring manager or human resources contact appropriate to the position that you are applying for.

2010 130

Does Your Executive Resume Scream Visionary?

Jennifer Anthony

By taking this route, you could give a hiring manager a better idea of how innovative an executive you have been.

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