Ways to Stand Out in the Office

Career Alley

Be Competent and Reliable. The most basic thing you need to do to get into your boss’ good books is to do your job competently. Even if you can perform your work duties competently, you will not be able to win your boss’ approval if you cannot work well in a team. About the Author: John McMalcolm is a freelance writer who writes on a wide range of subjects, from career advancement to the essentials of small business management.

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111 Smart Resume Section Headings and Titles


Industry] Experience – replace [Industry] with the name of yours, such as ‘Accounting Experience’ Freelance. Freelance Experience. Military Experience. Military Background. Language Competencies and Skills. The list is divided into sections, just like your resume, to group the related headers together for easy reference. You might want to bookmark this for later… Objectives, Summaries and Goals. Career Goal. Objective. Career Objective.

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I have always worked in museum education and have recently started as a freelancer due to having to constantly move (my husband is in the military). Freelancing has been a bit slow to take off, so I am also looking for part-time jobs that I can fit around it. The job seemed ideal for my circumstances and the owner of the company seemed very pleasant and competent. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

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Age Discrimination During Job Search | Tim's Strategy

Tim's Strategy

Jim H I am working to start a “second career&# after 26 years of military service as an officer. I am currently working on a second masters degree, my GPA is 3.97, and I’ve found I compete intellectually quite well with the more traditional graduate students as well as with the mid-career professionals in the program. Jim H I am working to start a “second career&# after 26 years of military service as an officer.

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