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Resume Proofreading Tips

Job Advice Blog

If you write a date in the following manner: November 2007-December 2009, all dates should be written the same way. Not everybody is good at writing resumes, let’s face it. Not everybody is good at writing resumes, let’s face it.

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Writing a Resume that Matters

Job Advice Blog

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My Resume Is Ready. What Now?

Job Advice Blog

Home Founder Resume Writing Career Coaching Marketing Yourself Selling Yourself Job Stress General Advice Interview Skills "The Relocated Spouse [link] — jobconnection My Resume Is Ready.

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Resumes That Will Land You a Great Job!

Office Dynamics

It’s a tool to help you create a better resume – includes video, pictures and a portfolio of your best work samples. Are you aware of all the changes that are taking place in marketing yourself to get the job you want? With an unemployment rate of 9.5% there are plenty of good people job hunting. And even if you don’t lose a job, you may want to apply for a position within your organization or just work somewhere else.

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Resumes That Will Land You a Great Job!

Office Dynamics

It’s a tool to help you create a better resume – includes video, pictures and a portfolio of your best work samples. Are you aware of all the changes that are taking place in marketing yourself to get the job you want? With an unemployment rate of 9.5% there are plenty of good people job hunting. And even if you don’t lose a job, you may want to apply for a position within your organization or just work somewhere else.

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Guest Blogger: David B. Wright, Author

The Office Professionals Place

Wednesday, November 4, 2009 Guest Blogger: David B. Youve sent out dozens, or maybe even hundreds, of resumes and cover letters. Youve posted your resume on all the top job boards plus the various industry-focused and niche job sites related to your type of work.

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Worried About Your Online Resume?

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise Worried About Your Online Resume? Resume Rabbit will make all of this disappear. You have the option of keeping your identity confidential or if the particular job site doesn’t allow for this, Resume Rabbit will replace your personal information with something that’s not identifiable. By The Professional Assistant on Monday, November 26, 2007 Filed Under: Job Seeking A re you worried about online identity theft online?

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Happy New Year! Now don't forget to put the correct year on your.

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 1 January, 2009 Happy New Year! As we head into the New Year it will be easy to forget and put 2008 instead of 2009. All the best in 2009. ▼ 2009 (58) ► December (5) Office Confidential: Just for fun to start your Ne.

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Self Defense for Admins

The Office Professionals Place

Thursday, August 13, 2009 Self Defense for Admins We are soldiers for the office. Enhance your resume and get the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification or Microsoft Certified Application Specialist (MCAS).

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Do you like what you do?

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 5 December, 2009 Do you like what you do? ▼ 2009 (58) ▼ December (5) Office Confidential: Just for fun to start your Ne.

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5 Ways to Manage Your Online Reputation

On The Job

Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Monday, August 10, 2009 5 Ways to Manage Your Online Reputation Are you your own worst enemy? If you dont think so, read this column I wrote for Gannett, and you may just change your mind: Maybe you put countless hours into carefully crafting a resume and cover letter. cdn August 10, 2009 10:27 AM Anita said.

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Accepting a Lower-level Administrative Job

Office Dynamics

If you had enough on your resume to peak my interest and place you in the competition, I would ask you what happened when I met you in person. One of our followers asked me to blog about accepting a lower-level admin job.

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4 ways to keep your confidence during a job hunt

On The Job

Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Wednesday, October 21, 2009 4 ways to keep your confidence during a job hunt I hear from a lot of people who are out of work.

8 tips to help you find your way in this tough job market

On The Job

Employers have to weed through hundreds of resumes for even the most basic jobs, so they immediately discard ones where the skills don’t match their requirements. They may just see you as someone who can save them from going through stacks of resumes,” he says.

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10 gifts to give your career

On The Job

Your resume should always be able to reflect that you’ve kept up on the latest training and skills. Update (or build) your resume. December 28, 2009 10:20 AM Anita said. December 28, 2009 10:34 AM Kathryn/kathrynhallpublicist.com said. December 29, 2009 4:15 AM Anita said.

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A twelve step program to survive as an Admin

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 31 October, 2009 A twelve step program to survive as an Admin My grandson has started walking. ▼ 2009 (58) ► December (5) Office Confidential: Just for fun to start your Ne.

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Meetings Plus: Taking them offline

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 19 December, 2009 Meetings Plus: Taking them offline I organize a lot of meetings in a day, week, month; heck, even into next year. ▼ 2009 (58) ▼ December (5) Office Confidential: Just for fun to start your Ne.

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10 Things Employers Say Every College Student Should Know About.

On The Job

Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Monday, May 4, 2009 10 Things Employers Say Every College Student Should Know About Getting a Job At first the students didnt catch on.

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What Are You Thankful For?

The Office Professionals Place

Wednesday, November 25, 2009 What Are You Thankful For? Not only are you improving your skills and adding to your resume, you are making yourself more indispensable and an asset to your company or the next one.

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Preparing your boss for meetings away from the office or at home

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 8 November, 2009 Preparing your boss for meetings away from the office or at home I had a good tip from my boss that I have used to help me prepare him for meetings whether they are away or at home.

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Too much information.

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 7 November, 2009 Too much information. ▼ 2009 (58) ► December (5) Office Confidential: Just for fun to start your Ne.

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Accepting a Lower-level Administrative Job

Office Dynamics

If you had enough on your resume to peak my interest and place you in the competition, I would ask you what happened when I met you in person. One of our followers asked me to blog about accepting a lower-level admin job.

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What to Do When You've Run Off Into a Career Ditch

On The Job

link] September 20, 2009 8:52 AM Anita said. September 20, 2009 8:57 AM Lynn M said. September 21, 2009 12:11 PM Anita said. September 21, 2009 12:34 PM Thom Singer said. September 22, 2009 5:50 AM Anno said. September 22, 2009 9:07 AM Anthony said.

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Will This Tough Job Market Change Generation Y?

On The Job

Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Tuesday, December 1, 2009 Will This Tough Job Market Change Generation Y? December 1, 2009 11:21 AM Bret Simmons said.

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Surviving the New Boss

The Office Professionals Place

Monday, August 10, 2009 Surviving the New Boss There are two ways to make a lasting first impression on a new boss, do something really good or do something really bad. Forward your resume, create brief descriptions of recent projects you have completed for the company, or a CV.

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2 Big Myths About Work You Need to Ditch

On The Job

October 28, 2009 10:57 AM Anita said. October 28, 2009 11:23 AM Karen said. Just some friendly advice from The Resume Chick. October 28, 2009 1:10 PM Anita said. October 28, 2009 1:14 PM Serendipite said.

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On the job tips for new Admins.

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 12 December, 2009 On the job tips for new Admins. Eve December 13, 2009 Patricia Robb said. Patricia December 13, 2009 danielle.mcgaw said. December 23, 2009 Anonymoussaid. ▼ 2009 (58) ▼ December (5) Office Confidential: Just for fun to start your Ne. Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Todays Administrative Assistant We all have to work, but who says we cant enjoy it too!

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On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: Shoes, Phones and Backpacks: What.

On The Job

But it got me to thinking that no matter how many "rules" I provide about networking and resumes and other stuff, there are always those tricky little things that can trip you up if no one tells you. May 7, 2009 12:19 PM Glenn S. May 7, 2009 12:46 PM Anita said.

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Atlanta, Georgia: The City that Smiles

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 18 September, 2009 Atlanta, Georgia: The City that Smiles I recently arrived in Atlanta, Georgia to attend OfficeArrow s Lift Summit on Social Media. ▼ 2009 (58) ► December (5) Office Confidential: Just for fun to start your Ne.

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Need a Shove?

On The Job

Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Monday, June 29, 2009 Need a Shove? June 29, 2009 3:43 PM Anita said. June 29, 2009 3:55 PM Ian Tang said.

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Is Your Education Useless? | Men With Pens

Men With Pens

Many freelancers don’t have to send their resumes to people anymore, so those degrees don’t see a lot of action, but they’re there, collecting dust on our walls. Henri ( @henrijunttila ) December 14, 2009 at 3:33 am I don’t even have a degree, but after reading this it feels like I do. How to Overcome Procrastination Reply Bothersome Words ( @BothersomeWords ) December 14, 2009 at 5:12 am Long-time lurker, first-time commenter here.

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The Little Engine That Could.

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 21 November, 2009 The Little Engine That Could. ▼ 2009 (58) ► December (5) Office Confidential: Just for fun to start your Ne.

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Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Today's.

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 23 August, 2009 Nice ways to say, "Hurry up!" ▼ 2009 (58) ► December (5) Office Confidential: Just for fun to start your Ne.

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Confessions of a Micro-Manager

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 4 October, 2009 Confessions of a Micro-Manager Who would want to work for a micro-manager? ▼ 2009 (58) ► December (5) Office Confidential: Just for fun to start your Ne.

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A funny thing happened on the way to the office.

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 27 June, 2009 A funny thing happened on the way to the office. ▼ 2009 (58) ► December (5) Office Confidential: Just for fun to start your Ne.

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Colour Coding Works.

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 23 June, 2009 Colour Coding Works. ▼ 2009 (58) ► December (5) Office Confidential: Just for fun to start your Ne.

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Help Your Career By Stepping Onto a Sinking Ship

On The Job

Let's consider another reason to jump onto a sinking ship: The address would look good on the resume. No impressive titles or big names to rock the world of a recruiter looking through thousands of resumes. Who, in their right mind, would jump onto the Titanic instead of off ?

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Warning! Warning! Incoming text message.

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 16 August, 2009 Warning! ▼ 2009 (58) ► December (5) Office Confidential: Just for fun to start your Ne.

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It's all in how you feel

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 8 August, 2009 Its all in how you feel Remember when you were younger and got a new pair of running shoes? ▼ 2009 (58) ► December (5) Office Confidential: Just for fun to start your Ne.

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Go with your gut feeling!

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 31 May, 2009 Go with your gut feeling! ▼ 2009 (58) ► December (5) Office Confidential: Just for fun to start your Ne.

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The importance of having someone to talk to

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 11 July, 2009 The importance of having someone to talk to Recently, I met with a former colleague for an inpromptu lunch. ▼ 2009 (58) ► December (5) Office Confidential: Just for fun to start your Ne.

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Psst! I'm in a bad mood, pass it on.

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 5 July, 2009 Psst! ▼ 2009 (58) ► December (5) Office Confidential: Just for fun to start your Ne. Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Todays Administrative Assistant We all have to work, but who says we cant enjoy it too!

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