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How to Respond When Asked for Your Salary History

How to Respond When Asked for Your Salary History

It’s inevitable that at some point during your search you’ll be faced with the dilemma of sharing your salary history. You can guarantee that every employment application will prompt you to disclose your previous income; over and over again. (With the exception of...

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3 Things You Must Have to Get the Job of Your Dreams

3 Things You Must Have to Get the Job of Your Dreams

Whether you’re new to the job search or looking for a career change I want to encourage you to challenge yourself, put yourself out there and go after the job of your dreams. Your dream job is the position you’re passionate about, good at and would be committed to for...

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5 Important Components of a Great Resume

5 Important Components of a Great Resume

If you’re looking for a new job or have explored the idea of a career change then you know how competitive the market can be. Depending on where you live and the industry you’re a part of, you could easily be competing with hundreds of applicants. So, what do you do?...

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5 Insider Tips to Make Your Resume Pop

5 Insider Tips to Make Your Resume Pop

Hiring managers and recruiters are inundated with resumes and often have hundreds of candidates in front of them to choose from. Their mission is to find a good match for the company and the first step will be to eliminate anyone who doesn’t fit the bill. I want to...

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In a Digital Age Are Cover Letters a Thing of the Past?

In a Digital Age Are Cover Letters a Thing of the Past?

Probably one of the most popular questions I see when it comes to resumes and seeking employment; the cover letter. Over the years, I’ve heard that many people are suggesting that cover letters are a thing of the past and it’s a waste of time to include them; I...

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The Good and Bad of Using a Resume Template

The Good and Bad of Using a Resume Template

I recently got an email from someone asking what I thought about them using a resume template. Here is a clip from my response: “In my experience, resume templates fail MOST Of the time. The reason being is that they offer nothing special or unique that truly stands...

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