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Posted June 03, 2015 by

Review Your Resume Carefully for These Mistakes

Has your resume led to any success in your job search?  If you have been trying to find a job for a while now, consider looking back over your resume.  It could be that you have made the simplest error such as a typo or left out your contact information, which would be terrible if a potential employer wants to get in touch with you.  No matter how big or small, one mistake is all it takes to cost you a chance to land a job.  Here are some mistakes to look for when reviewing your resume. (more…)

Posted March 12, 2015 by

5 Ways to Keep up Your Optimism while Searching for a Job

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Unemployment can really kill the high spirits of even some of the most optimistic people. Expenses keep adding up, people won’t stop asking you about your progress, and your utter boredom is enough to keep reminding you again and again about how you’re just too “free” to be normal. Life’s tough, but that shouldn’t keep you from going on and realizing your aspirations.

Remember, everyone goes through this phase at some point of their life and it sure isn’t easy for them either. Now, you might be thinking of the list of people who immediately got a job without much hassle. However, the first opportunity you leap into isn’t always the best.

From my own personal experience, I’ve seen a lot of people who simply grab the first chance they get of a “well-paid” job (or what they think is a well-paid job) only to quit it later because it wasn’t satisfying another need. That go-get-it attitude isn’t always rewarding in the long-term because you haven’t really thought through what you really want and explored all possible job opportunities. (more…)

Posted November 12, 2013 by

Applying for an Entry Level Job? Leave These 5 Things Off Your Resume

If you are applying for an entry level job, make sure your resume highlights the right things instead of the wrong ones.  In the following post, learn five things that should not be included on your resume.

When you made your first resume in college, you probably wanted to list every group and activity you’d been associated with since high school. You were proud of your leadership role in the science club and even more thrilled to promote your fraternity membership. Instead of creating a resume tailored to the position you were applying for, your first

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Posted August 16, 2013 by

4 Rules for Being Religious at Work

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Businessman sitting in office praying. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Politics and religion—the two topics nobody wants discussed at the dinner table. Why? Because those two topics are polarizing and can quickly turn a functional situation dysfunctional. But work isn’t the dinner table, so shouldn’t you be free to talk about and practice your religion as you see fit? After all, at work you are protected by the Civil Rights Act—something that, sadly, won’t protect you at Thanksgiving. (more…)

Posted April 12, 2013 by

Why You Should Dress Your Desk for Success

Do you want to create a better office space?  If so, check out the following post for some advice.

Your desk is your haven, your personal launch pad for brilliance and all the amazing gems you drop during the day. It’s also what everyone sees when they step into your cube or office, not to mention a representation of you when you’re not there. People who walk by look at it

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Why You Should Dress Your Desk for Success