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Posted December 04, 2013 by

Writing Resumes for Recent College Graduate Jobs? Speak the Language of Your Potential Employer

When writing resumes for recent college graduate jobs, it’s important that they speak the language of potential employers in order for them to perceive the value of candidates.  In the following post, learn how to obtain this language for your resume so that employers will want to read it.

According to The Ladders, “Hiring authorities are trained to match your background with their open position.” That means they are looking quickly to see if what’s on your resume matches up to their needs. That means they are looking for signs that you speak the language they do. Today, too many resumes are focused

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Posted June 18, 2012 by

Patience is a Virtue (but a job would be better) – Wish Upon a Job Part III

The first rule of business is: Do other men for they would do you.” – Charles Dickens

Career AlleyA friend of mine found out that their job would be ending in 6 to 12 months. That sounded like more than enough time to find a great job with time to spare. Plenty of time to be patient and pick the best opportunity. Of course, that was 5 months ago and now it looks like their job will end in another 2 to 3 months. Where did all of that time go? Well I can tell you it was not spent looking for a job. When I asked her how many of her target companies has she contacted, she looked like I was speaking in tongues (“target companies?” her eyes seemed to say).  We’ve all been in that situation where we had lots of time to get something done and we squandered it, and then we scramble to make up for lost time. If you are serious about finding a new job, you must treat each day as if it was your last day employed. And if you are already out of work . . . (more…)