En Route: A Career Blog

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Using LinkedIN During Your Job Search

AUTHOR: Darlene Z.
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POSTED: August 18, 2009 at 8:17 am

by Darlene Zambruski, ResumeEdge.com, ResumeEdge.ca Managing Editor, CPRW, SME The use of social networking via Facebook, Twitter, and MySpace has changed the landscape of personal interactions. The same is true for the employment field. Today, job hunters can use networking sites to reach a wider group of individuals in their field. Your best source for... » Read Full Article

Move Up the Ladder at Your Current Company

AUTHOR: Darlene Z.
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POSTED: August 4, 2009 at 7:54 am

by Marcie Niedbalski, MBA, BS, CPRW, ResumeEdge.com Editor Moving up the corporate ladder does not necessarily require you to gain employment at a new company. Many times employees can earn a promotion within their current company through initiative and hard work. In order to increase your value to your current employer, you need to continually... » Read Full Article

Retain Your Position After a Temporary Assignment

AUTHOR: Darlene Z.
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POSTED: July 28, 2009 at 8:51 am

by David Jensen, CPRW, CARW, CEIP, ResumeEdge.com Editor Businesses rely on a hardworking, innovative staff to be successful and profitable. In fact, corporate managers often attend workshops on recruiting and retaining top candidates. After completing a seasonal or temporary assignment with a company, you might wonder how to become the type of employee a hiring... » Read Full Article

Managing Your Personal Brand with LinkedIn

AUTHOR: Darlene Z.
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POSTED: July 14, 2009 at 9:06 am

Everyone knows resumes serve as the quantification of who you are, what you’ve accomplished, and what expertise you can bring to your next employer. A professionally written resume is a necessity in today’s business world that no savvy business person would forego. But today’s business people also need actively managed profiles on the social media... » Read Full Article

What “Right-Sizing” Means to Your Career

AUTHOR: Darlene Z.
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POSTED: July 22, 2008 at 5:21 am

by Keala Griffin, ResumeEdge.com Editor In the wake of imminent layoffs and the newly created term of “right-sizing,” it is important to establish yourself as a much needed fixture for your organization. The company you work for should believe that they are unable to operate smoothly without you. Much like electricity, you want to be... » Read Full Article

The Professional Touch: Making the Most of Your Certifications & Licensures

AUTHOR: Darlene Z.
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POSTED: July 8, 2008 at 6:06 am

by Darlene Zambruski, ResumeEdge.com Managing Editor, CPRW, SME Every professional designation that is germane to your career goal should be listed and showcased at the very beginning of your resume. Providing hiring managers with visual cues as to your professional level quickly and effectively captures their attention. Methods to Showcase Your Certifications and Licensure:1. Include... » Read Full Article

A General Guide for Recent High School Graduates

AUTHOR: Darlene Z.
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POSTED: June 24, 2008 at 6:46 am

by Darlene Zambruski, ResumeEdge.com Managing Editor, CPRW, SME As you enter the job market for what may be the very first time, there are some key points to remember as to what employment opportunities you can expect, and how to maximize your chances within this field. 1. Employment prospects for recent high school graduates: Generally... » Read Full Article

Hobbies & Interests On Resumes

AUTHOR: Darlene Z.
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POSTED: June 3, 2008 at 7:24 am

by Darlene Zambruski, ResumeEdge.com Managing Editor, CPRW, SME Generally speaking, hiring managers expect resumes to be focused towards business-related activities that can indicate to them your potential on the job. However, hobbies and interests that show leadership, technical skills, commitment to community, or team-playing capabilities may also enhance your candidacy. These might include: 1. Volunteer... » Read Full Article

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