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Resume Tips

Jun 19th, 2009 | By admin | Category: Job Hunting

Know the purpose of your resume
When creating your resume, know the position you would like to obtain.  Tailor your resume to that specific position.  You will need to tweak your resume for every position you apply for. 
Keep it short 
 Employers don’t have the time to read pages of text.  Avoid lengthy explanations and full sentences.  Use [...]

Job hunting tips for college students

Jun 17th, 2009 | By admin | Category: Job Hunting

Attend career fairs
Career fairs are an easy way to get an idea of what it is you want to do.  Your college organizes them; all you have to do is show up.  Keep an open mind as you look around. You never know what you might stumble upon.  Take as many pamphlets, flyers, and brochures [...]

Creating a professional web site is easy

Jun 17th, 2009 | By admin | Category: Creative Tips

A web site is a great way to increase your online presence and an excellent showcase for all your accomplishments. However, many people think that because they don’t have experience or programming skills, a web site is not a possibility for them.  This couldn’t be more wrong!
It’s easy to create a web site that will [...]

Job searching- it’s your new job

Jun 15th, 2009 | By admin | Category: Job Hunting

 Searching for a job is your new job, for now at least.  This means that you must be extremely disciplined.  Keep these tips in mind when seeking employment.

Be organized and decide how much time you are going to devote to job hunting each day.
Keep track of what you mailed on what dates and who it [...]

Boost your online presence today

Jun 15th, 2009 | By admin | Category: Job Hunting

When seeking a job, positive online presence is a must.  When potential employers search for your name online (and they will search for your name), you want the results to reflect well upon you. 
First, search for your own name.  You may be surprised at what is listed among the results: information about that legal battle [...]

Get with the times

Jun 15th, 2009 | By admin | Category: Job Hunting

In today’s high-tech world, companies are searching for employees who are forward thinking and tech-savvy.  There is a lot of competition for jobs and those who are up on technology are going to benefit. Being web-conversant, having an updated resume, and having a web presence are all essential in today’s market. 
You see those crazy iPod [...]

Seven steps for a successful Interview

Jun 12th, 2009 | By admin | Category: Job Hunting

7 – Be Early
Always be extra early when being interviewed for a job.  Make sure you have plenty of time to find parking, find the correct office, and take a few moments to calm yourself beforehand.  Even if the interview site is nearby, leave your house extra early, it will be just the day when [...]

Spread the word with lawn signs

Jun 11th, 2009 | By admin | Category: Creative Tips

Politicians aren’t the only ones who can use lawn signs to get their name out to the public.  Custom lawn signs are a creative way to seek employment as well.  Design a lawn sign marketing yourself and your skills that acquaintances and prospective employers will notice as they pass by.  Create your own lawn sign [...]

Using car door magnets to market yourself

Jun 11th, 2009 | By admin | Category: Creative Tips

In today’s uncertain economic climate, people are doing whatever it takes to find a job.  With all the competition, job hunters must take advantage of every opportunity to get their name out there, but with limited time and resources this can be difficult.  However, using your car as a moving advertisement is a good way [...]

Using customized pens to gain employment

Jun 11th, 2009 | By admin | Category: Creative Tips

As you wrap up your interview with a potential employer, you aren’t too sure what they’re thinking.  Then, as you prepare to leave, you hand them a customized pen with your name and contact information.  Suddenly, a smile comes over their face, and they commend you on your ingenuity.  Instead of a run of the [...]