7 Strategies for Overcoming the Resume Black Hole

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→ 7 Strategies for Overcoming the Resume Black Hole Posted on October 14, 2010 by Jennifer Anthony Image by woodleywonderworks via Flickr By Jessica M Holbrook We hear from job seekers every day who are sending out hundreds of resumes and job applications never to be heard from again.

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Larisa’s career focus is on strategic planning and marketing – a good fit with two of Taproot’s key service areas. Her experience with scheduling pro bono service and managing a successful job search effort? Tim's Strategy: [link].

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

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Blog Free Downloads Sponsor Resources FAQ [09.23.10] View Comments Career Networking: The Critical Need To Stay In Touch I’ve written before about big mistakes people make in job search. Big gaps in their career networking strategy. Career Girl Need a Career Expert?

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It is a broader idea that you can embrace throughout your career. She started with Taproot three years ago in the San Francisco Bay Area as a Program Manager and then went to become Taproot’s first person on the ground in Los Angeles. Career Management Alliance Blog [.]

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How to Target Your Resume to the Job You Want

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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.

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Save Your Job Search: Change Your Negative Internal Dialogue

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How to Make a Perfect Plan For Your Job Search

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Jennifer Anthony's Official Blog Nationally Published Resume Expert Skip to content Home About Hire Jenn FAQs How It Works Resume Rockstars Resume Writers by Industry or Specialty Library ← Keeping Your Resume Manageable and Avoiding Clutter TheLadders: Job-board salary fraud?

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There’s nothing wrong with you although it seems there is something wrong with your job search strategy. Get inside the head of the hiring manager – what is he looking for? Have you ever used a creative strategy successfully?

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LinkedIn: Best Tactic for Undercover Executive Job Search

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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.

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Types of Resume Writing Service Providers — Choose Carefully

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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.

Sell Yourself: Use Numbers in Your Resume

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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.”

Social Media and Your Job Search

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Skip HR and Contact the Hiring Manager to Get That Job

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Social Media and Your Job Search → Skip HR and Contact the Hiring Manager to Get That Job Posted on April 29, 2010 by Jennifer Anthony By Peggy McKee Do you feel like you’re sending your resume down endless black holes?

Cover Yourself: How to Write a Cover Letter Worth Reading

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The Power of the Words on Your Resume

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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.

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

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

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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?

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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.

What does chocolate have to do with resumes?

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

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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.

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4 Keys to Creating an Interview-Winning Information Technology Resume

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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!

The Top 10 LinkedIn Groups For Job Seekers

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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.

Tweet Job Tweet!

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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.

5 Tips To Capturing The Job With A Thank You Letter

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For this reason, I highly recommend using Thank You Letters as an effective job search strategy. This means that handwritten cards are a fantastic strategy for interviewees.

It Takes More Than a Resume to Get a Job

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

The Reason So Many Resumes Fail to Generate Interest

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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.

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

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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 5 Biggest Mistakes You Can Make on a Cover Letter

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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

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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.

Words That Should Not Appear on Your Resume

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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?

September is International Update Your Resume Month

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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?