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Resumes: 7 Items to Remove

Resumes should be customized to each opportunity. They must also be clear and concise. To accomplish this start by removing any information that should not have been on a resume anyway.  These items should be removed immediately:

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Resumes: 20 Powerful Words To Add

Adding powerful words to your resume is important.  Every word counts and you must make sure you are using the right ones.  Today with applicant tracking systems, Twitter resumes, word counts and hiring managers who are scanning resumes on electronic devices, your resume must be as concise as possible.   Your words must capture the readers attention immediately. Meaningless…

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Twitter Resumes: 4 Examples Showing Why You Should Have One

Should you have a Twitter resume or not?  Twitter resumes are one of the best ways to create short, targeted resumes. They highlight the main reason an employer should hire you, focusing in on your main selling point.  Everyone is reading less text these days and your resume, your cover letter and even your elevator speech…

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Over 50? 6 Job Hunting Tips

Marie Raperto, The Hiring Hub If you are over 50 and job hunting, don’t let stereotypes get you down.  You just need to prove that your skills are current and relevant in today’s market. Here are some tips to help your search:  1) Remember, it is just not you.  Most people send out resumes and never…

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7 Signs of an Unhealthy Work Environment and How to Fix It

  How do you know when it’s time to change up your work environment? These are seven signs of an unhealthy work environment, and how to fix it. Did you know that nearly two-thirds of workers are looking for new jobs? If your employees are unhappy with their present work culture, they may be sprucing up their…

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The Real Beef About Burger Ads

  Dr. David Hagenbuch, Ethicist and Professor of Marketing, Messiah University, Author of Honorable Influence, Founder of MindfulMarketing.org While Ukrainians mourn their war dead and Buffalo residents grieve victims of a hate crime, a guy in New York cries foul because his hamburgers aren’t bigger.  Of course, not every real problem is a matter of life and death,…

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What’s the Best Way to Introduce Ourselves on Our Websites?

Tom Madden,  Founder & CEO, TransMedia Group There’s a place on our websites, often under the heading “team” or some other title where we present or march in our backgrounds, our resumes, our experience, hopefully in an impressive way that tells why we’re worth the fees we charge.    So, do we just list or give a…

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How to Expand Hiring in a New Business

Ken Rogers, SEO Specialist In the race for good employees, fledgling startups and new companies compete against larger companies armed with an army of HR and recruiters, powerful branding strategies in the labor market, and unlimited budgets. There is no doubt that there are still ways to develop the competitive advantages of a new company…

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Resume Rules: 2022

A new year brings new resume tweaks.  Covid has changed things.  Job hunting is more tech-oriented than ever.  Working from home, office or a hybrid model have made professionals more time conscious so keeping your resume on target is a must. No one has time to waste.

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Five Leadership Lessons from 2021

Alex Teixeira, Owner, Mooney Mountain Guides, LLC  I’m a guide whose purpose is to enhance the lives of people by introducing them to the wonders of rock and ice climbing, mountaineering and back country skiing in the Northeast and Pacific Northwest.  Some readers may think, “Look at this guy. I wish I was paid to…

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Liar, Liar: 10 Reasons Not to Lie On Your Resume

    Marie Raperto, The Hiring Hub Lies on resumes. You’ve seem them, you’ve heard about it being done and, maybe, you’ve done it.  One thing is for sure:  You will get caught.    Stretching the truth is a lie and it can come back to haunt you. So why do it? First, you could get…

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How to Add Language Proficiency Levels to Your Resume

Laura Garbers, CraftResumes Good levels of language proficiency are a real bonus for those looking to produce an impressive resume in search of a position in a number of different career sectors. A resume skills list is something that catches the eye of artificial intelligence (AI) that many companies use these days to create a…

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To the Class of 2020, Now What? 

Hannah Lindsey, Wisconsin-Madison ‘20  Today, I woke up to three alerts on my phone: “unemployment rate falls to 13 percent” from the Washington Post, a video of a 75 year-old protester being pushed to the ground by police from Twitter, and a Snapchat from my best friend.  To myself and other members of the Class…

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