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The Reasons Your Resume Isn’t Getting Calls

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AUTHOR: Michelle K.
POSTED: June 17, 2014 at 2:04 pm

You’ve tailored your resume, written unique cover letters, sent your follow-up emails. So why haven’t you heard anything back? 1. You’re Not Using Keywords Sure, you followed all the online directions, submitting Word docs of your resume and cover letter, dutifully filling out your contact info. But here’s the thing—no one may have actually looked at... » Read Full Article

Going Mobile for Your Job Hunt

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AUTHOR: Michelle K.
POSTED: June 3, 2014 at 10:46 am

If you’re like most people today, apps—whether it’s to check your email, scroll through Facebook, or listen to your favorite music—are probably something that you use on a daily basis to make your life easier and more convenient. So why not use an app for your job search? 1. LinkedIn This one is pretty obvious.... » Read Full Article

Professional Communications and Social Media

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AUTHOR: Dodie T.
POSTED: May 29, 2014 at 10:52 am

The expression, “you only have one chance to make a first impression” is a cliché for a reason. Given the ubiquitous nature of social media, I want my resume clients’ first impressions to be not just good, but to be the best possible. A key element to consider is how individuals present their personal brand... » Read Full Article

How to Target the Places You Want to Work

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AUTHOR: Michelle K.
POSTED: May 20, 2014 at 11:03 am

I remember in college my advisor stressing the importance of having a “target company list.” She kept telling me to do the research and have a plan, “This is your career and it’s important to find a good company to work for. You wouldn’t buy a car without doing the research, so why wouldn’t you... » Read Full Article

4 Salary Negotiation Tips for the New Grad

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AUTHOR: Michelle K.
POSTED: May 6, 2014 at 1:50 pm

You’re weeks or even days from graduating college- and that means you’re excited about making the “big bucks.” Too many times college grads will take the first offer, since it’s a lot more than your part-time gig pays. Don’t fall victim to a lower salary, and know your value—here are some tips to get the... » Read Full Article

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