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How To Write Explanatory Essays With Ease?

There are several aspects of essay writing that may trouble the writers. When given a custom essay, it is the responsibility of the writer to research well and present a detailed essay to the customer. There are several features that you must consider while writing an explanatory essay. A well focused subject, a detailed thesis, in depth knowledge and excellent writing are some of the considerations that the essay writers must take into account. However the two of the most important…

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Added by Simon Hopes on July 10, 2013 at 1:11am — No Comments

I hate resume templates … and here’s why!

Do a simple search in Google for “Resume Templates” and you will soon find that there are literally thousands of templates that you can copy and use. There are even many companies that sell these exact…

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Added by Gavin Redelman on March 22, 2013 at 2:51am — No Comments

How to Write a Resume for the 80K Professional

Added by Amos on February 1, 2013 at 1:53pm — 12 Comments

5 Ways To Network As A College Student

Unfortunately networking and career development are not always the main focus on college campuses but you can do more networking at college than you think. Whether it’s for a job in the future, or you’re seeking an internship or summer position, networking is a great way to share knowledge and open doors for…

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Added by Gavin Redelman on January 28, 2013 at 12:13am — No Comments

Google Can Be Your Best Friend Or Your Worst Enemy When It Comes To Job Searching

I recently “googled” my name and found an assortment of results come up that I didn’t even realize were out there and visible to the public. Social media sites, registries I created, and websites that I’ve registered on and long forgotten about. When it comes to job…

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Added by Gavin Redelman on December 29, 2012 at 7:43pm — No Comments

Made Redundant at Christmas?

Lost your job? ‘Tis the season to find a new one

Losing your job just before Christmas must seem like the end of the world, and hundreds of staff will be feeling under threat at the moment as household names such as Comet and DirectLine…

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Added by Kay Chouhan - KINNECT PERSONNEL on December 16, 2012 at 9:15am — No Comments

First Steps Of Networking

I f you’ve started your job search or looked at career resources, you’re probably hearing this word a lot—Networking. You may be thinking you don’t know any professionals in the career that interests you, or find the task daunting. In reality, each of us already has networks that can help us in our career path and job…

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Added by Gavin Redelman on December 4, 2012 at 6:50pm — No Comments

Writing a Gold Medal LinkedIn Profile

Did you know that LinkedIn is now regarded as the world’s largest online professional network with close to 200 million members in over 200 countries. More and more hiring managers, recruiters, employers and head-hunters are using LinkedIn as part of their hiring strategy. With demand for jobs at an all-time high,…

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Added by Gavin Redelman on August 10, 2012 at 2:30am — No Comments

Is Your Professional Resume An Olympic Gold Medal?

With the Olympic Games fast approaching, athletes from across the world will all be vying to be the very best in their chosen sport and take home a gold medal. In events such as swimming and athletics it is usually only seconds that separate first and last and with competition so strong, a tiny mistake can often be the…

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Added by Gavin Redelman on July 16, 2012 at 2:30am — No Comments

Getting a great job - Top tips from a veteran recruiter

So you see a job online that you really like the look of, and then what? Do you send your CV, do you attach a covering letter? Do you think about it for a while.

What goes on behind the scenes at recruitment businesses seems to be a hot topic on the blogs at the moment. All sorts of things are being quoted about the…

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Added by james nathan on May 10, 2012 at 7:42am — 7 Comments

Job Search Terms – What is that? Don’t I Just Apply for the Job I Want?

Job Search Terms – What is that? Don’t I Just Apply for the Job I Want?

NO – that is the long and short of it.

Recruiters – agency or in-house all use key words and search terms when sourcing for resumes. Where are they looking these days? Beyond…

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Added by Danielle Powers on April 20, 2012 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

6 Seconds on Resume Review: How do Job Seekers Get Noticed

There was a great piece that just came out by Vivian Giang on a study done using heat mapping about what a recruiter focuses on in the 6 seconds they have your resume in front of them. **Please note, as was pointed out to me by a colleague, this artlicle was produced by the Ladders, they have…

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Added by Danielle Powers on April 16, 2012 at 12:01pm — No Comments

7 Deadly Resume Writing Sins

There are certain types of information that is better left off of a resume, yet there are people out there who are committing self sabotage by including it on their resume. Here is my list of 7 deadly sins to resume writing:

1. Photograph

Discrimination in hiring still exists today, by adding a photograph; one reveals information about themselves that falls into protected classes which could lead to employment discrimination (age, gender, race, origin, etc…). In…

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Added by Ryan McCormick on March 30, 2012 at 3:17pm — 4 Comments

In Resume-Writing...it's all about METRICS

Greetings, one and all!

We hope that you have gotten March 2012 off to a truly great start. Indeed, we have: the executive job market has picked up considerably, and, we are busier than we've been in a very long time.

At The Green Suits, all this new activity has us reconnecting with many people who have been off our radar screens for a few months or for several years. And we are meeting lots of great talent who we have never engaged before.…

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Added by Dan Smolen on March 6, 2012 at 4:52pm — No Comments

Skill Section for Customer Service Resume

Customer service job is in demand now a days. There is a tough competition going in job market for this job and it is very difficult to get your dream job in hand. Resume is the first step in moving towards job search. So to get your dream job in hand your resume should be effective. All the section of resume are must. The most important section of it is skills for resume.…

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Added by Sandy Dsouza on February 23, 2012 at 4:30am — No Comments

Mastering The Job Search Process

In the last decade, job seeking has changed and competition for every role is more competitive than ever. The prosperous decade of the 1990s, when jobs were plentiful and money (not to mention credit) was seemingly free flowing, failed to give way to an equally prosperous 2000s. Individuals seeking employment in this market are finding it difficult to do so, mostly because jobs have disappeared, having been shipped overseas or completely phased out. (Does anyone…

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Added by Gavin Redelman on November 29, 2011 at 3:07am — No Comments

Top 10 Winter Jobs for College Students

With winter slowly drawing upon us and the weather starting to get colder, it is time for the resume writing team at RedStarResume to provide our college student readers with the best winter jobs. Each new season brings about different seasonal jobs and although you may only be looking for a part-time role to get through the…

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Added by Gavin Redelman on November 6, 2011 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Five Myths About Job Searching:

 

#1: The smartest person always gets the job



Definitely not true – companies these days are more interested in the complete worker. Having brains is always an advantage, but it's not the only thing that hiring managers are looking for. In today’s economy, an employer…

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Added by Gavin Redelman on October 6, 2011 at 6:39pm — No Comments

Resume Writing Services: Attractive Nuisance or Clever Candidates?

Resume writing services will tailor a job seekers resume to make them look like the perfect candidate by optimizing it for keyword searching in an applicant tracking system. This may sound like a great investment to the candidate, but how do they affect time-to-hire or interview-to-placement ratios? These services may be able to trick the machine, but a good recruiter is not going to be fooled.



Clever Candidates

Preparing a resume is nerve racking. There are about a… Continue

Added by Louis Bina on September 6, 2011 at 3:41pm — 7 Comments

Job Interview First Impressions

 

Are first impressions really that important? The answer is... YES!

 

When the decision comes to hire a new employee, the candidates that are chosen almost always will share similar educational backgrounds, skills and experience. Because of this, it can be the small things that make the difference between getting the job or not. A lousy handshake or dirty shoes can be all it takes to…

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Added by Gavin Redelman on September 4, 2011 at 7:18pm — 4 Comments

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