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Be Careful of These Fatal Resume Misspellings

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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7 Habits of Successful Job Seekers

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

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

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

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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How many jobs should I apply for each day?

How many jobs should I apply for each day?

I recently did a google search that started the with the phrase “how many” and google in its helpful way suggested “how many jobs should I apply for”.  So, of course,  I now had a burning need to know the answer  - how many jobs should I apply...

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Have a Tiger Woods Mentality

Have a Tiger Woods Mentality

Whether it is Tiger Woods, LaBron James, Payton Manning or any other sports figure they never make 100% of their shots.  Tiger Woods shanks a ball into the woods (not often, but it happens), LaBron James throws an “air ball” (again, not often), Payton Manning...

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