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Posted March 25, 2014 by

Why Your Resume for an Entry Level Job is Falling Short of Interest

If you are wondering why your resume for an entry level job is not drawing responses from recruiters and employers, the following post offers one very good reason.

We hear it all the time… “The economy still sucks. I’ve sent 50 applications and haven’t gotten one call.” In many industries and some locations in the US, it is true: the economy still sucks. However, the cold-hard truth is that if you’ve sent 50+ applications and have generated no interest in you as a potential employee…

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Posted December 26, 2013 by

Want Information About Entry Level Jobs? 4 Steps to Reach Out and Touch Experts in Your Industry

Before applying to entry level jobs, you may want more information about them from those more knowledgeable than you.  The following post shares four steps to approach contacting experts in your industry, which could lead to a mutually beneficial relationship in the future.

So you just started a blog, launched your side hustle or began your own business. You’re eager to learn quickly so your new project can springboard your career onto bigger and better things. But sometimes you just get a little stuck. Sure, you know how to Google as well as the next person. But

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Posted December 27, 2012 by

10 Kisses Of Death for a Resume

CollegeRecruiter.comBefore sending out your resume(s) to prospective employers, you need to make sure that it is flawless.  Any little mistake can cost you the chance for a job interview.  The following post has ten resume mistakes that may keep you from consideration for a job opportunity.

Resume writing mistakes that ruin your chances

Listen. Is that your phone not ringing? And after sending out 100 resumes, each of them four pages long, powder puffed, enveloped in coral green and sealed with a wax stamp? Maybe it’s time to take stock of that all-important document, and make sure it’s not stumbling around out there with its figurative foot in its mouth. Here’s 10 kisses of death, classic mistakes made in writing a job resume that have been known to keep phones from ringing.

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Posted November 27, 2012 by

Ten Common Mistakes Found In Military Resumes and How To Avoid Them

CollegeRecruiter.comIf you are a job seeker coming back from the military, beware of making some common mistakes on your resume, as mentioned in the following post.

As the manager for a military resume writing service, I come across thousands of resumes from a variety of fields and backgrounds. After seeing so many military personnel continue to make some of these avoidable errors on civilian resumes, I decided to share a list of the more common mistakes, as well as practical solutions and advice to help prevent resume shortfalls.

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Ten Common Mistakes Found In Military Resumes and How To Avoid Them