En Route: A Career Blog

Category: Job Search

How to Target the Places You Want to Work

AUTHOR: Michelle K.
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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

“Strategies for Veterans to Land a Civilian Job”

AUTHOR: Greg Wood and Tom Stein
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POSTED: December 19, 2013 at 2:00 pm

If you’re a Veteran and you want to learn the best strategies for transitioning your experience into Civilian employment, you will want to read The Hire Tactics. Tom Stein and Greg Wood’s The Hire Tactics goes in depth to provide a meaningful “how-to” guide for today’s veteran looking to enter the private employment market. Their approach... » Read Full Article

“UnWrap a New Job”

AUTHOR: Michelle K.
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POSTED: December 17, 2013 at 9:49 am

Ah, the holidays— buying and wrapping presents, ugly sweater parties, family gatherings… and preparing for a new job. The holiday season is a great time to polish your resume, your shoes, and ring in the New Year with a new career. Get focused and refocus Take the time to evaluate your career goals: where you’ve... » Read Full Article

Using the Holiday Season to Find a Long-Term Position

AUTHOR: Darlene Z.
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POSTED: November 14, 2013 at 12:43 pm

In addition to retail, many companies gear up their hiring during Thanksgiving and Christmas. There are event planners, caterers, travel agents, personal shoppers who consider the holidays one of their busiest seasons. The list goes on and on. To the average job seeker, this time of year may seem like a clear path into a... » Read Full Article

Your Resume is Only the First Step

AUTHOR: Darlene Z.
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POSTED: November 7, 2013 at 11:34 am

Many candidates believe that once they’ve submitted a professional resume and cover letter, all they need to do is wait for the phone to ring. Or the emails to pop up. Unfortunately, that doesn’t always happen. It may be discouraging, but you have to keep active in your job search, rather than becoming passive. Don’t... » Read Full Article

Hiring Trends for 2013

AUTHOR: Darlene Z.
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POSTED: August 2, 2013 at 2:00 am

In any endeavor, it’s always wise to arm yourself with information about the challenges you’ll face and the steps needed in order to succeed. It’s no different when it comes to your career and a job hunt. So what are the defining trends for 2013? Human Resource professionals were recently polled by Refresh Leadership. The... » Read Full Article

Resume Tips for Those Reentering the Workforce

AUTHOR: Darlene Z.
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POSTED: July 30, 2013 at 2:00 am

Whether you’re a parent who’s taken time off to raise children or you find yourself without an industry and job due to outsourcing, you need to understand how to craft your resume for maximum impact. (Picture credit: workoneindy.org ) One of the points in an article on WorkOneIndy is to update your skills before you look for... » Read Full Article

What to Expect When You Are Expecting

AUTHOR: Evan Roth
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POSTED: July 23, 2013 at 7:59 am

Hopefully, I got your attention with this headline! Many women will recognize this book title that has been a best seller for many years for pregnant women. Since many of our ResumeEdge readers are employed while looking for that next job, what should you expect of yourself as you expect to soon be employed in... » Read Full Article

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