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How to Write a Resume That Gets Read

Several months ago, my wife was looking for a new job in her field of social work. I was amazed to see how easily she was able to land interviews and get job offers. I was equally impressed to find that she attributed much of her success to effectively writing a cover letter and resume …

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How to Keep Your Job – 10 Tips in a Tough Economy

Keeping your job in a tough economy is extremely hard, and this past week definitely proved it for me. On Friday I watched about 300 of my co-workers get laid off in a single day (end of the Federal fiscal year). One of my best friends at work got one week notice that his contract wasn’t being …

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Tips for a successful interview

Yesterday I had an interview with a new company and am looking at some new opportunities that are out there. With that I had to brush up on my old interviewing skills. I love interviews too. It gives me a good idea of where I am at in the market place (both salary and skill …

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8 tips for the unemployed

In 2001, just weeks before 9/11, I was let go from my job at a large design firm. It was a shocking experience and one I wouldn’t wish on anyone. Today there are many folks in the same predicament I was in. While unemployed, I did learn a few things that I want to pass …

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