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Indeed and SimplyHired – A Job Seekers Best Resource

Getting a job is a job!  It takes time, effort and resources.  You can streamline and shave time by working smarter, not harder.  The following recommendation is used by many, but not all.   Help spread the word! When searching for jobs online, many go to the most popular job boards like and CareerBuilder. …

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8 Steps to Maximize Your Impact and Experience at a Job Fair

Job fairs may have lost their value if you simply attend them to land an immediate job.  They have some value if you’re looking to uncover potential job opportunities for the future.  But, they have tremendous value if you consider them as a opportunity to build your professional network and practice your professional conversation skills. …

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The Logic Behind Ditching the “Objective” on Your Resume

Starting with the bottom line:  It’s old school and has been replaced with a qualifications summary. There are some old-school job seekers that simply refuse to give up creating and customizing the Objective section of their resume.  Let me explain the logic of considering removing the Objective and replacing it with more current content. The …

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Links to Job Search Essentials

Stay current.  Be informed.  Move ahead. Job Search 11 Job Search Tips for 2011 posted by CareerBuilder Indeed is an easy search site pulling job listings from hundreds of sources The Bureau of Labor Statistics is packed with tips, stats, and resources Resumes Resume Writing Tips advice from Monster Resume templates to use when you need help with formatting Interviewing The Best and Worst Interview …

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Linkedin – Your Ever Present Resume

If you’re avoiding LinkedIn because you think it’s a fad or a site like Facebook, you’re missing out on the opportunity to have your resume out there networking on your behalf 24/7/365. Let me set the record straight on a few things: LinkedIn is a professional social media tool focused on the work-version of you. …

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