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short answer Saturday: another job search edition — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager short answer Saturday: another job search edition January 29, 2011 We did a job search edition of short answer Saturday last week , but the questions keep piling up so here’s another one. which job should I take?

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coworkers are insensitive after a layoff, trimming down internship experience on a resume, and more

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When I do talk/email with former colleagues, I ask how they are and talk about the steps I’m taking in my job search. Now, I’ve developed a good enough relationship with these people to know their intent is good, but I’m so tempted to say, “Well, how do you think it feels to be unemployed for the first time when you’re middle aged and the job market is bad?” Would I be a horrible person if I kept looking after accepting this job?

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5 Careers You Should Be Avoiding Now

Career Alley

Certain career fields are dying and the last thing you want is to be working a dead-end job. While it’s true that mail carriers don’t do too poorly in the salary department, the Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that this job will decline 26% over the next few years.

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How to Keep Your Age a Secret in an Executive Resume

Jennifer Anthony

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 ← Job Interview Mistakes to Avoid How Many Pages Should My Resume Be?

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How to Improve Your Resume's Credibility and Gain Relevant Experience

Jennifer Anthony

In today’s market, with so many educated workers seeking employment or currently underemployed, job seekers can no longer rely on impressive degrees to land their dream jobs. Museums frequently seek volunteers for retail and event planning tasks.

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Words That Should Not Appear on Your Resume

Jennifer Anthony

of new office space for a leading retail client; maintained project schedules, led meetings, and addressed outstanding issues, resulting in timely project completion two months ahead of schedule. Recent Posts Does Your Cover Letter Match the Job You Are Applying For?

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Types of Resume Writing Service Providers — Choose Carefully

Jennifer Anthony

This is not a part-time, side job to these professionals — this is their livelihood. How to Spot Them If you use a typical search engine, you will literally find more than a million links. This type of service is often provided at your typical, retail copy shop.

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something cool and free for you

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Going through the sign-up form it asks for ‘Company Name’ & ‘Job Title’… ugh Any ideas? :) Reply Ask a Manager February 15, 2011 at 9:05 pm Absolutely it applies to you as well! Job title is not a required field. do I have to be perfect to get a job?

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short answer Saturday: 6 short answers to 6 short questions

Ask A Manager

Here we go… Figuring out pay as a contractor I have never worked as a contractor but was contacted about a potential contract job and asked to provide my pay requirements plus gas cost. I need advice about a difficulty with my job: gossip. do I have to be perfect to get a job?

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short answer Saturday: seven short answers to seven short questions

Ask A Manager

Do your job to the best of your ability, and let him be accountable for his own performance. I interviewed for the job, but did not get it. I applied and got an interview, but did not get the job once again. How I convey that I’m smart in job applications?

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