In Job Search, Comparison Is the Thief of Joy

Career Trend

You know that saying, “Comparison is the thief of joy?” ” Well, it can apply to job search. So many people get swept up in comparing themselves and their job search to others that it bogs them down until they are buried in frustration, cynicism and even anger.

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4 Things Employers Look For In LinkedIn And Resume Comparison

Career Realism

Even though a prospective employer may only have your resume, that’s not going to stop them from also researching to see what you have on LinkedIn. So, what are employers looking at when they compare your resume to your LinkedIn profile and other social network profiles?

2014 114

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Career Management for a Winning Job Search Strategy

Competitive Resumes

You will clearly hear someone who is now an advocate for job seekers want you to know how to prepare for the job search. What is the toughest part of your job search? Don’t stop pursuing the job after the interview has ended.

2015 198

4 Tips For Writing A Powerful Resume

Career Realism

The first challenge with your resume is getting it in the hands of an actual person. Over the past decade, getting through applicant tracking systems (ATS) by including the right keywords has become the holy grail of job seekers. Here are four resume tips for accomplishing this goal.

2019 76

Sell Yourself: Use Numbers in Your Resume

Jennifer Anthony

You have a pile of resumes, and you need to choose some candidates to interview based on these resumes. You pick up the first two for comparison. Use numbers in your resume. Be truthful, of course; never exaggerate, mislead, or lie on a resume.

2010 151

The 5 Pieces of Critical Information Missing From Your Resume

Jennifer Anthony

After all, writing a strong resume is not an easy task, and it is certainly compounded by the daunting competition you’ll face in today’s job market. While these situations are common, the way in which job hunters deal with the gaps themselves is critical.

2010 176

Think Like an Executive Resume Branding Pro – Build Your Personal Brand

Executive Career Brand

To help you prepare to write an executive resume that will help you compete in today’s job market — or help you collaborate with a professional resume writer — I’ve written this 5-part series, from my insider’s perspective. 7 Deadly Sins of Executive Resume Writing.

2015 206

Job Hunting in 2010? Let Go of Obsolete Techniques From 2000

Jennifer Anthony

Let Go of Obsolete Techniques From 2000 Posted on January 1, 2010 by Jennifer Anthony By Laura Smith-Proulx Designated Resume Rockstar With 2010 upon us, professionals everywhere are gearing up for the job hunt, with the usual energy that accompanies a January job search.

2010 164

Finding A Job Without Local Experience


As a foreign job seeker trying to find work in your new country, the odds are stacked up against you. Not only are you competing against other foreign job seekers, but you’re competing against domestic job seekers who share similar skills and experiences. Talk to people in your industry and find out comparisons (and differences) between the role you performed in your country of origin and the types of roles you are applying for in your new country.

2011 122

4 Tips For Writing A Powerful Resume

Career Realism

4 Tips For Writing A Powerful Resume. The first challenge with your resume is getting it in the hands of an actual person. Over the past decade, getting through applicant tracking systems (ATS) by including the right key words has become the holy grail of job seekers.

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5 Tips for Choosing a Career Coach

Career Alley

Your decision should be based on your needs (resume writing, interview skills, targeted job search or all of the above). Reviewing your resume and updating as necessary (including multiple versions if needed). Good luck in your search, Joey. jobs by.

Are Larger Niche Job Boards Always Better?

Career Rocketeer

Does a larger job board imply greater visibility or more exposure? This can even be the case when deciding which job boards to use within your niche. Of course, niche job boards could be considered the smaller version of the generic job boards that are usually larger and more popular. A great way to find out is to look for reviews of or testimonials for the job board. Job Search Ad1 SEO1

Can Your LinkedIn Profile Replace The Traditional Resume?

Career Realism

If you’re wondering if your LinkedIn profile can take the place of your resume, the answer is “not exactly.” ” Related: 3 LinkedIn Strategies For Escaping Your Crummy Job. Certainly, this is not to say your LinkedIn profile is any less important in the job search process.

2014 113

Six Resume Tips That Make Sense | Career Rocketeer

Career Rocketeer

Rather, it indicates too many people in job search mode are grossly misinformed today or are engaging in the process without the requisite knowledge and life experience to write an effective resume and conduct a successful job search. Your resume is a marketing document pure and simple. It is not an autobiography or a historical novel, and the focus in writing a resume should be with an eye towards the future rather than dwelling on the past.

2011 55

Know Your Value: Don't Undersell Yourself on Your Resume

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. A resume is a marketing tool! They gave me a raise once because I did my job correctly and performance reviews were up.

2010 58

Resume Booster: Become Bilingual

Career Realism

There has never been a greater degree of job competition due to the dire economic conditions that have led to desperation in all areas of life including job loss. One of the most promising words employers can see on a resume is “bilingual.” Resume

2014 112

When an Alternative Resume Could Be the Key to Landing a Job

Guerrilla Job Hunting

Resume writing isn't what it used to be. We are constantly being deluged with articles, videos, and books; all telling job applicants how to keep up with the Joneses. It's not too much of a stretch to say that writing a resume has truly evolved into an art form. No longer are we limited to only one way of writing our resumes. Alternative resumes" are certainly becoming increasingly popular and it's easy to see why.

2010 48

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Blue Sky Resumes

Blue Sky Resumes Samples Our Process Our Services Free Resume Help About Blog Blue Sky Blog Blue Sky is social! But read through a few real estate listings and you’ll see strategies that are amazingly useful when writing a resume. → Get Free Resume Help!

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