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A Simple Thank You

November 23, 2014 in Gratitude by newresource

A Simple Thank You I’m feeling especially thankful this year and it’s all because of you. I want to say “thank you” to those that hired me to update their resumes, cover letters and LinkedIn profiles. Thank you to anyone who has referred someone to me for assistance. To those that have emailed me for advice and insight, I want
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Want a job? Get Poached! Recruiters Latest Trend!

November 10, 2014 in Job Tips, Recruitment, Resumes, Uncategorized by newresource

Get Poached! Do you know what that means? No? Well you should because it’s happening to people every day. In fact I am getting more and more of my resume clients report to me that they are being poached. You can’t be poached if you are not accessible. To those of you who know someone who does not “do” social
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Wait Until the New Year or Look Now During the Holiday Season?

November 3, 2014 in Job Tips by newresource

To wait or to keep on looking? It’s a debate that wages on since the dawn of time – okay that’s a bit dramatic; however it is a question that comes around annually. Bam, holiday season hits and we want the warm comforts of blankets, soups, hot chocolates and fests. The productivity level goes down a bit in just about
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Tips You SHOULD Use #JobSeekers #Interviews

October 27, 2014 in Job Tips by newresource

Tips You SHOULD Use #JobSeekers #Interviews Let’s help you get closer to that job you really want. Here some articles I’ve seen in and around the web that are dead on correct. First. When you apply for job, do you know what the recruiter does when they get your resume? Well, check this one out from Susan P. Joyce on
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Rebranding At Any Age

October 16, 2014 in Interview Tips, Job Tips by newresource

Rebranding At Any Age Lately, I have been working with older more experienced people who are looking to either re-enter the job market or transition to something less demanding. One concern that they all seem to have is using their experience without branding themselves as an “old-timer”. The job market can be very fickle – what was heavily desired a
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Sometimes Busted Résumés Still Work

October 8, 2014 in Cover Letters, Resumes by newresource

Sometimes Busted Résumés Still Work So you got a job with that tired resume of yours. Congrats. Bad resumes still work in some cases but it all depends on the job and opportunity. I know of some people who are managers and directors and they have no resume at all. Some clients haven’t had a resume in over 10 years
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More Tools and Tips to Help You Get A Job

September 22, 2014 in Job Tips by newresource

Hi All, Sometimes I wonder if you get tired of me telling you my perspective on jobs and resumes so I wanted to share with you some very good and interesting articles to help you get that next job but first remember your resume and cover letter are the first steps, so get those credentials fixed up. Remember I told
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Finding #Job Happiness (part 2)

August 27, 2014 in Career Coaching, Job Tips, Resumes by newresource

Finding Job Happiness (part 2) Earlier this week I published the article “Cut Through the Noise and Find #Job Happiness” and after I re-read it, I realized it was not tactical enough and so I decided to write a part 2. I could see this turning into more sequels just like a Marvel Studios movie. Tactical Here’s what I mean,
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Cut Through the Noise and Find #Job Happiness

August 25, 2014 in Career Coaching, Job Tips, Resumes by newresource

Cut Through the Noise and Find Job Happiness Job happiness seems to be very allusive these days. When I encounter someone who genuinely loves their job, I am intrigued and fascinated. I will engage in an open dialogue at any chance I get. One of the main reasons why is because employee happiness or engagement is only 30% which means disengagement or
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Resumes: All the So-Called Expert Advice is Freaking Confusing

August 12, 2014 in Cover Letters, Job Tips, Resumes by newresource

I get it now. I really do. Recently I spoke at a local college. I was giving the students advice about resumes, interview skills and job searching. About half way through the talk, I noticed that there were some scrunched eyebrows and wrinkled foreheads. It dawned on me that they were more confused by my advice so I stopped and addressed
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