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Be Careful of These Fatal Resume Misspellings

I see a lot of resumes, a lot! Probably the only people that see more resumes than I do are professional recruiters. In my role helping people craft the perfect resume I see a lot of common typos and misspelled words. One misspelling can be fatal to your resume. Typos...

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Declare your independence!!!

As I reflect on the upcoming July 4th holiday it occurred to me that many of us are feeling much like our founding fathers. Oppressed, exploited, or demoralized, not about the direction of our country, but about our careers. We may feel that we are in a dead-end job...

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7 Habits of Successful Job Seekers

For over 25 years one of the most respected business texts has be The 7 Habits of Highly Successful People.  I wondered if these same principles could be applied to job search.  So I took Dr. Covey’s list and applied them to the modern job search process. Be...

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Job Search vs. Career Management

There is a big difference between job search and career management. Job search is more an event that commences when you need a job and ends when a new job is secured. Career management, on the other hand, is a mindset that goes...

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6 Misconceptions About Outplacement

Outplacement is one of the most misunderstood benefits that companies provide for their employees. As I visit with Human Resources Executives, I find that there are several misconceptions that are common. Most of the misconceptions that I see are from assuming what...

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The Business Case for Outplacement

Written by Zoe Bull, Head of Marketing at Working Transitions, A CPI Firm In today’s business environment, change is inevitable and can result in some tough choices. Redundancy and redeployment can be a challenging and emotive time for the organization, the team who...

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