Resumes and Reputations
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How to Crush Your Next Interview

I’m willing to bet that most women do more “prep” work before going on a first date than they do for an interview. You know who you are. You’ve researched your date online, spoken about countless “what-if” scenario...

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4 Key Reasons Resumes get Overlooked

  A full 98% of the general public prepares their resumes incorrectly. That is primarily because they do not: Target their resumes precisely to the positions they seek by matching their qualifications with the job requirem...

Resume Writing

At a Glance: Does Your Resume Have Enough Hot Verbs?

I loathe and I do mean LOATHE re-working my resume. I get overwhelmed with all the conflicting information swirling about the internet, so I just avoid it. But, then it comes time for a job search, or my dream career comes knoc...


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Are You a Philanthropist?

Are you a philanthropist?  The question may seem laughable to many women in their early careers.  Most of us still consider cabs a luxury and we never order a cocktail without glancing at the price.  While we believe in, and...

Interview Fail

More than a Resume: Put Your Best E-Face Forward

Wow. I haven’t done hiring in a while, but I have to say that my recent foray into finding an intern has been just slightly short of awful. I know it’s unpaid, but really? No one worth contacting? I want this terrib...

Why So Long

Why Does the Hiring Process Take So Long?

Why does the hiring process take so long? Let’s get straight-to-the-point to answer the question on so many job seekers’ minds: What part of the hiring process takes the longest for internal recruiters and staffing agencie...


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8 Do’s and Don’ts of Career Fair Prep

 Go in a Star. Leave Shining Even Brighter! Participating in career fairs is a great way to supplement your job search, and an invaluable networking opportunity if you play your cards right. Don’t just show up, walk aro...

Refresh your resume

6 Tips to Refresh Your Resume

Spring is almost officially here! Whether you’re in the chilly Northeast or have been enjoying a mild winter in the Cali,  March 20 is the official date of spring. A spirit of newness is abound in the spring! As we bid a...

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Strategies on How to Handle Resume Gaps

In today’s uncertain employment market, gaps on a resume due to periods of unemployment are typical.  Other reasons for being absent from the workforce may include time away raising kids,  furthering education, caring for a...


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How to Write a Resume That Kicks Robot Butt

The major shift in the economy accounts for an increasingly competitive employment market. Not only do applicants have to compete with an average of 55 other candidates per open position, they also have to compete with software...