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Inspiration For Your Job Search

Jennifer Anthony

Feeling borderline hopeless that you’ll never get the interview or another offer? Aside from all the career advice we give (listen closely… here’s my disclaimer for this article) this article will not contain any to-the-point, hard advice on careers, job search, etc.

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

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2009 52

Resume Writing Blog: Creating Prints : Holiday Resume Sparkle.

Resume Writing

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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.”

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Social Media and Your Job Search

Jennifer Anthony

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Cover Yourself: How to Write a Cover Letter Worth Reading

Jennifer Anthony

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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?

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Resume Writing

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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

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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What to Do When Asked About Your Previous Salary

Jennifer Anthony

Instead, it may get you the job, but at a lower price than they were going to offer. You could try offering your salary requirement instead of your salary history. Tell the hiring manager what you are expecting to make instead of what you have made in the past.

2010 130

Job Search Tips – How to Create Your Ideal Position

Jennifer Anthony

With the right approach, you may even be able to reinvent your career. So if you notice that the company seems to be missing a strong PR presence, you may want to offer to do a specific campaign for them.

2010 130

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. Don’t ask about benefits or scheduling unless you were actually offered the job.

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

A Resume Critique You Can Benefit From

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2009 52

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 130

Executive Job Search Tips – Considering New Trends

Jennifer Anthony

Get On Board with Newer Technology By now, you’re probably well aware of the job search capabilities that Facebook and LinkedIn can offer you.

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

The Myth of the General Resume

Jennifer Anthony

Hiring managers are inundated with resumes, calls from job seekers, and new hiring requirements. This is because it typically describes what you are seeking, rather than what you are offering.

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.

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Tips For Maximizing the Effect of Your Executive Resume by Using.

Jennifer Anthony

LinkedIn Most professionals are already aware of LinkedIn and the benefits that it offers; however, it wouldn’t be right to not mention it as a great place to place your professional information.

2010 130

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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Tips For Maximizing the Effect of Your Executive Resume by Using.

Jennifer Anthony

LinkedIn Most professionals are already aware of LinkedIn and the benefits that it offers; however, it wouldn’t be right to not mention it as a great place to place your professional information.

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.

2010 130

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.

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Turn Ho-Hum Resume Objective Statements Into Powerful Assertions

Jennifer Anthony

Most objectives are “me&# oriented where the focus is on what the job seeker wants in a position as opposed to what he could offer. Tells the interviewer the characteristics and job-related skills you have to offer. -

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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.

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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.

2010 130

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

Jennifer Anthony

What is it that makes what you have to offer different from, and more valuable than, what other candidates are bringing to the table? 4 Reasons You Must Join LinkedIn For Your Career Building Plan and Winning Job Search Now → Like Be the first to like this post.

2010 130

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.

2010 130

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 130

Unique Tips For Helping Executive Recruiters Find Your Resume

Jennifer Anthony

Many bloggers draw in huge audiences by not only offering great advice for those interested in the topics the author is blogging about, but also by creating edgy and catchy topics that can stir up good discussions.

2010 130

Five Most Common Resume Mistakes

Jennifer Anthony

→ Five Most Common Resume Mistakes Posted on November 1, 2009 by Jennifer Anthony by Jennifer Anthony Designated Resume Rockstar Aside from the typical proofreading errors, there are five resume mistakes that hiring managers and recruiters commonly see while reviewing resumes.

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Stop Boring the Hiring Manager With Your Resume

Jennifer Anthony

If your resume consists mainly of bullet points that only list your previous responsibilities and duties, then you’re doing yourself a great disservice in your job hunt-and you’re boring the hiring manager or recruiter who’s reviewing your resume.

2010 130

Protecting Your Name – How to Keep Integrity in Your Executive.

Jennifer Anthony

Some social networking websites like LinkedIn offer incredible tools for executives, and can make it much easier to find a desirable position.

2010 130

Ways to Avoid Missing a Fantastic Job Opportunity

Jennifer Anthony

There may be a few job boards that seem to offer access to more jobs than others, which to you is like killing 20 birds with one stone. 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.

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How to Make Your Job Search More Successful by Improving Your Hire.

Jennifer Anthony

This improves your ability to find a career in several ways. And third, it gives a ton of resources to offer prospective employers in the event that they ask for details about your background.

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