Archive | July, 2013

Guest Post: Lies Your Recruiter May Tell You

Recruiters are on your side. They’re out to help you, not exploit you, and they can be powerful allies during your job search process. But while you make yourself available to them and answer their questions promptly, it’s important to remember that you aren’t paying them—they’re working for their employer clients, not you. It’s their […]

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Would Your Resume Be Better Off in the Trash Heap?

Content from our resume-writing partner,  Great Resumes Fast: About GreatResumesFast.comHas a lackluster resume response rate left you wondering if your resume or the job market is to blame for your shortage of interviews? Take a quick look at my list of five basics of a mediocre resume to help determine if your resume is to […]

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Parts of Your Resume Recruiters Hone in On

Content from our resume-writing partner,  Great Resumes Fast: About GreatResumesFast.comEver wondered to yourself what the most critical areas are on your resume when a recruiter is giving it the initial review? As a former hiring manager, I will tell you exactly where I’m looking when I review your resume. However, don’t just take my word […]

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Marketing Your Product

When you release a new product, plan to spend at least as much time promoting it as you did creating it. A common mistake people make is that they’ll spend 500 hours creating a product and then 20 hours promoting it. Then they wonder why no one is buying. Usually no one is buying because […]

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Guest Post: Young Graduates – 5 Ways to Start Off Strong

Leaving college and entering the world of work can be pretty intimidating if you’ve never had a full-time job before. There’s a minefield of things you might not be used to; feeling like you fit in can take some time. Complicating matters is the fact that young graduates don’t have a great reputation; the stereotype […]

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