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Archive for September, 2011

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Your 90 Second Introduction

Your 90 Second Introduction

Do you know how to answer the interview question, “So, tell me about yourself?” If you have hopes of being hired, you need to have an appropriate response prepared.

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Creating An Accomplishment Statement Cheat Sheet

Creating An Accomplishment Statement Cheat Sheet

Use this cheat sheet to determine the best accomplishment statements to use when applying for a job at each company you target.

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Resume Scanning

Resume Scanning

You’ve put a lot of work into your resume but it may not even be read. Learn what to do to get past resume scanners.

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Resume Style And Content

Resume Style And Content

With the job market being as competitive as it is now, you need your resume to really stand out from all other resumes.

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Creating Accomplishment Statements

Creating Accomplishment Statements

One of the hardest things you will have to do is to evaluate yourself and your performance in your last job but a self-evaluation is a necessary step in creating your resume. A self-evaluation will also help to prepare you for the difficult interview questions and will improve your self-confidence. Identify and write down a […]

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Your Resume Summary Statement

Your Resume Summary Statement

Your summary statement need to catch the eye of human readers and scanning programs. Follow the steps below…

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Writing A Resume Work Objective

Writing A Resume Work Objective

Should you use a work objective statement on your resume? If you do, when and how should you use it?

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Budgeting For Your Career Search

Budgeting For Your Career Search

No job, no income, but the bills keep coming. Surviving on a budget…

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Your Resume Type

Your Resume Type

Choose your resume type wisely. Your resume is your main marketing tool to employers.

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Resume Components

Resume Components

The odds are that the resume that you write will have all or most of its components in common with every other resume. Each of these components has a purpose and the overriding directive of getting you an interview. Heading – The heading is pretty straight forward. It will contain your name, address, phone numbers […]

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Self Improvement Plan

Self Improvement Plan

Adding skills can entice employers to hire YOU over other job seekers.

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Continuing Your Career

Continuing Your Career

Losing your job is a chaotic, traumatic event. What comes next is even…

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Taking Control Of Your Career Search

Taking Control Of Your Career Search

Don’t let chance decide your next career. Take the bull by the horns!

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Preparing For Change

Preparing For Change

Many times when a person first becomes unemployed their initial reaction is to immediately try and find another job by…

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Adjusting To Change

Adjusting To Change

You’ve been laid off. Your life has been thrown into chaos. Now what?