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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

The Top Five Things That Recruiters Want You to Know

AUTHOR: Michelle K.
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POSTED: December 3, 2013 at 3:25 pm

Ever wonder what the recruiters are thinking? Well being a recruiter with many years of experience, I can tell you some of the top things we want job seekers to know and at times would love to tell many of the applicants. Voice Messages need to stay professional As a recruiter the number one pet... » Read Full Article

Eye Catching LinkedIn Summary

AUTHOR: Michelle K.
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POSTED: November 27, 2013 at 12:11 pm

  I recently attended a LinkedIn conference and the presenter expressed the importance of having an outstanding summary. The summary is essentially your “elevator pitch”- unfortunately the majority of people are missing the importance of branding the summary and telling “their” story.   First Person Your summary should be written in first person and should... » Read Full Article

4 Resume Mistakes Commonly Made

AUTHOR: Michelle K.
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POSTED: November 21, 2013 at 8:58 am

The company you want to work for is hiring and there’s an opening for which you’re perfect. You rush home to create your resume and, in all of the excitement, you made some errors that end up costing you an interview. Over the years I have seen a number of mistakes, here are the top... » Read Full Article

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