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Lori C. -
One of this biggest and most common mistakes made by IT professionals is trying to pack everything they have ever done onto one resume. It doesn’t work. If employers are spending less than 30 seconds looking at a resume, they do not have the time to weed through 3 pages of acronyms and jargon. As with all... More 
Lori C. -

Work-Life Balance and the Job Search

Striking a balance between your work priorities and personal life is a challenge on any given day; but, when you add the stress of searching for a job into the mix, it seems downright... More 
Sylvie G. -

Volunteering Your Way to a Job

One of the areas that should be planned for in your "job searching work week" is time for volunteering. This suggestion often brings responses like, "I don't have the time to volunter because I... More 
Iris A. -
One of the most effective job search strategies you can implement is to research companies or organizations that you would like to work for and then introduce yourself to the decision makers. Yes, this does require effort and creativity, but it sure beats getting the all too often silent treatment after you have... More 
Lori C. -

Hiring Trends in 2013

Believe it or not, hiring is stable but it might look different than you think. Here are some hiring practices that are trending in 2013. Employers Struggle to Fill Positions... More 
Lori C. -
Someone once shared a great explanation of marketing and branding: At school, a boy approached a very pretty girl and said, “I’m a great catch.” …that’s Direct Marketing At a football game with friends, a buddy approached a very pretty girl and said, “He’s a great catch” …that’s... More 
Lori C. -

New Job Search Strategy: Think like a “Free Agent”

Many professional athletes are reaping the benefits of being free agents and so should we! Free agents are not under contract; therefore, their options are open and their focus is... More 
Lori C. -

New Year… New Job Search Strategy

It’s a New Year and may be time to adopt a new strategy for your job search. Whether you are unemployed, underemployed, or looking for a career change, with the right tools and strategies,... More 
Lori C. -

“Follow your Passion!” Good or Bad advice?

100,000s of Americans who have lost their jobs or are currently underemployed are giving up on searching for jobs in their same old field and pursuing opportunities... More 

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