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    Why Use Professionals When Job Searching

    A recent visit to a public restroom made me smile. I was hoping nobody saw me smiling, but it was quite humorous. In this recently remodeled restroom, everything was automated. To wash my hands, I placed one hand under a U-shaped pipe, which squirted soap. I then moved my hand under the faucet, and water …

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    Why is Age Discrimination an Issue In Job Search?

    Many of my clients are concerned that their older age may be a deterrent to their ability to compete for jobs in the current economic climate. Their concerns are valid.

    While age discrimination is illegal, we all know it exists. So, what can a job candidate do about it? Answers can fall into three relevant …

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    What are the Two Steps to a Great Job?

    The statement expressed in the title sounds so simple yet for some is difficult to achieve. So let’s together demystify the two steps for getting a job offer.

    The Résumé

    Because of the enormously large pool of job applicants nowadays, even a very good résumé may not get singled out when compared with the many …

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    Where Should I Post My Resume?

    People in transition or those who contemplate making a job change should not start dispersing their résumés all over the place before those résumés are up to snuff. I know that people in transition are very eager to get back in the game, to restore their (temporarily) lost identity, and to restart the flow of …

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    Best 6 Steps to Find Keywords for Your Résumé

    More than eighty percent of all submitted résumés (and 100 percent of résumés sent to Fortune 1000 companies) get scanned by software commonly known as an applicant-tracking system (ATS), and such scanned résumés are stored on a server in a digitized format. Humans are seeing only about one quarter of them and only if it …

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    Why You Need to Think Like an Interviewer

    To start with, I must make an important disclaimer. I am not a psychologist but a career coach. I don’t find it surprising that there is much in common between the two professions, and I have lots of stories to prove it. If you happen to be in transition, you may want to understand the …

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    Why Your LinkedIn Profile Is More Important Than Résumé

    Yes, your LinkedIn profile is more important than your resume!  Do I shock you with this declaration? Think again. Your résumé is typically being sent to individuals, to recruiters, or as a job application, which has limited exposure. Yet your LinkedIn profile is open to literally the entire world around the clock. Moreover, as I …

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    Interested In a New Job?

    The title of this article applies both to those who already have jobs and to others who vie for jobs. So, let’s think first about what it takes to hold on to a job versus getting a new one. At least three conditions must be met for holding on to a job: (1) You must …

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    4 Best Steps to Your Dream Job

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    No one needs to reiterate that today’s is a difficult job market and that regrettably, many people are looking for jobs for extended amounts of time—sometimes for years! As a career coach, I often work with such people, and I notice that they have things in common:

    None of them have…
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    9 Questions to Ask Before Sending Your Resume

    Finding a job is tough. It takes time and effort. You need to pay attention to tiny details, especially in your resume, and make sure everything is flawless. StandOut CV has recently put together a great infographic for candidates searching for a job. As a candidate if you want to look professional and get noticed …

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