En Route: A Career Blog

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Mapping your Career Path

AUTHOR: Susan Brodie
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POSTED: January 30, 2014 at 10:39 am

In my first post, I covered how to accurately assess the current state of your career. Tool #2 will help you create a linear map of your career path. When I began teaching career planning, I thought a career path was something you followed that was laid out by your organizational or company structure.  I... » Read Full Article

Taking Charge of Your Own Career

AUTHOR: Susan Brodie
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POSTED: January 23, 2014 at 4:47 pm

In today’s work world, companies no longer watch over your career for you, no longer ensuring that there is a path to take to the top. Companies change quickly, so that there are many opportunities but not a lot of warning about what the next job choice for you may be.  You may even be... » Read Full Article

Tips For a Successful Phone Interview

AUTHOR: Michelle K.
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POSTED: December 26, 2013 at 4:48 pm

Many companies now prefer to do a phone interview before bringing the candidate on-site. So how should you prepare yourself for this first step in the hiring process in order to make a good impression? Know who is calling Make sure to take note of the interviewer’s name or the names of the people calling. It’s... » 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

How to Create Your Career Change Resume

AUTHOR: Michelle K.
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POSTED: December 11, 2013 at 2:11 pm

So you’ve decided to take your career in a new direction. In a sea of competing job seekers, how do you make sure your resume stands out?  How are you going to convince an employer to take a chance on you? What skills can I transfer? The first question you should ask yourself is, “What... » Read Full Article

Do’s and Dont’s for Legal Resumes

RESUME WRITER: Eboni T.
CATEGORY: Blog
POSTED: December 4, 2013 at 1:07 pm

Do’s and Don’ts for Legal Resumes by Eboni T, ResumeEdge Certified Writer   Writing long documents with run-on sentences that are difficult to read seems like part of the job description in most legal careers. So, isn’t it reasonable to expect a lawyer resume to demonstrate that skill—by example? Not if you want it to... » Read Full Article

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