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Top 6 Biggest Interview Mistakes Made by Candidates

March 30, 2015 in Uncategorized by newresource

Even if you are a former CEO with high credentials and expect a six figure income, you are just as likely to make an egregious mistake when attempting to join another company.  Habitual expressions can be a major flub in another camp.  Here are some of the most notorious and yet amazingly common interview-killers: 1. Cell Phone On Can you
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Can You Answer Tough Questions About Your Work History?

March 16, 2015 in Career Coaching, Great Resume Advice, Interview Tips by newresource

Can You Answer Tough Questions About Your Work History? Well, can you? I’m a human resource professional and a resume writer, so this is something that I have to work with all the time. Whenever I get a new resume client one of the first things I do is coordinate a telephone call with them. I like to interview them and
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They Said It Best (more #job advice & tips)

March 9, 2015 in Great Resume Advice, Resumes by newresource

They Said It! (advice & tips) There are over 150 articles on this website about jobs, resumes, interviews, LinkedIn, social media and the entire job search. However I understand that sometimes, that’s not enough, so when I read articles that I find helpful I like to pass them along to you. You should know by now how I feel about
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Your Resume called, it says it needs some space

March 2, 2015 in Great Resume Advice, Resumes by newresource

Yeah, space and editing actually. I know you have read all the “best resume” advice and “resume disaster” or the resume “dos and don’ts” articles on the internet. I’ve written a few of them myself. Many of you read and really try to follow the advice as best you can but some still think they are smarter than the professionals by
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Wait! Before You Quit Your Job…

February 23, 2015 in Career Coaching by newresource

Wait! Before You Quit Your Job… I love when people quit their jobs but not because of the drama involved, no, I like it because in most cases when someone quits their job they have a better one lined up. They are going on to bigger and better things. It’s a great time for them. Quitting doesn’t have to be
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#WorstResumeAdviceEver

February 16, 2015 in Bad Resume Advice, Great Resume Advice by newresource

#WorstResumeAdviceEver I’ve learned a lot of interesting and fascinating things about jobs and careers as a resume writer. I’ve spoken to nearly 1000 people, individually or in groups and I can you this, there is a lot of confusion regarding resumes, jobs, careers, interviews and recruiting.  I’ve learned that people really need help with this and they are reading and
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What Recruiters Do Versus What You Think They Do

February 9, 2015 in Job Tips, Personal Branding by newresource

What Recruiters Do Versus What You Think They Do I’m talking to the job seekers; those who are looking for that next job after being laid off. The ones who never needed help because they were always given jobs from friends or family members – but now that’s dried up. I’m writing to those who are looking high and low
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The One Thing You Must Do To Get The Job

February 2, 2015 in Interview Tips, Job Tips by newresource

The One Thing You Must Do To Get The Job There are so many rules to finding a job today – more than in the past. Previously, all you needed was a strong network of friends, then there came the Want Ads but they were replaced by online company pages, now you have company pages, job boards, apps and social media.
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What’s Wrong With Your LinkedIn Profile

January 26, 2015 in LinkedIn by newresource

What’s Wrong With Your LinkedIn Profile Toward the end of 2014, I decided to spend less time on some other social media sites and more time on LinkedIn. It is the number 1 professional network with over 230 million users. I’ve learned a lot and there is some really good content being shared on LinkedIn. That’s the good news, but
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4 Things That Cost You The Job (and it’s not your resume)

January 19, 2015 in Career Coaching, Interview Tips, Job Tips by newresource

As much as we want to believe we are judged solely on our skills, education, experience and abilities – it’s just not always true. And unfortunately, the interview process is all about judgment. The hiring decision can be the most costly decision a company can make, and the higher the position the higher the risk. When recruiters and mangers are
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