How to Hide Your Age on Your Resume

Eat Your Career

As a career coach and professional resume writer , I work with a lot of “older” job seekers. So, when people ask me how you hide your age on your resume, I understand where they’re coming from—even if I find the question a little silly. Job Search job search resume

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Top 10 Resume Writing Tips for 2018

Daily Writing Tips

Writing a resume can be really tough. It can be especially hard if you’ve been out of the job market for a while, and you feel that you’re not sure what’s required from your resume – or if this is the first resume you’ve ever written. What Is a Resume Anyway?

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The Skills to Include on a Resume -- and the Ones to Leave Out

On The Job

Fast forward to 2018 and that line could apply to the disconnect between jobseekers and employers. Jobseekers often put a lot of time and effort into their resumes, extensively noting skills acquired via work experience and education.

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How to Write an Executive Resume

On The Job

While that’s true to some extent, you still cannot avoid putting together an executive resume – and that resume is a key element in your successful quest for the position. As a recruiter or hiring manager reads your resume, they want to know, ‘Can you do what I need done?'”

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5 Things to Take Off Your Resume Right Now

On The Job

It can be daunting to write a resume. Second, you're never sure what to include or omit on a resume -- what if an employer really does care that you have a Goldendoodle? Sometimes, it's easier to start with the things you can omit from your resume.

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One Thing You Must Do With Any Resume

On The Job

Fashion experts often advise that any outfit will look much better if you have it tailored – and that advice holds true for resumes as well. When you build a resume , know that a tailored one is going to be one that “fits” the needs of a particular employer.

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10 Reasons Why Your Resume is a Fail

On The Job

Sitting down to build a resume may be tougher than you initially think. There’s a lot to consider: for example, have how many skills should you list on a resume? To improve your chances of your resume making an impression (and getting into human hands), you need to avoid some of the most common resume mistakes: 1. To sharpen your resume’s focus, include a summary at the top, underneath your header.

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10 Answers You Should Know Before Your Job Interview

Dumb Little Man

You need to prepare a dynamic application letter and resume and research the company. She helps her business students with job application letters, resumes, and interview questions and is working on a book on the therapeutic aspects of journaling.

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This is How LinkedIn Can Help You Find a Job

On The Job

It’s estimated that 90 percent of recruiters use LinkedIn to find talent, which means ignoring the site during a job search is sort of like tossing your resume in a shredder and hoping someone finds it and pieces it back together.

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How to Respond to a Demotion

On The Job

This is a move designed to make you more valuable to your current employer -- but also beef up your resume so that if you decide to leave you can demonstrate your worth. Have you ever been demoted? If so, you're not alone.

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Don't Wait: 8 Reasons to Leave Your Job Now

On The Job

The next time you find yourself sniping at a friend or family member about the best place to put the TV remote, you know it's time to get your resume together. I've often written about how to get a job. But now, I'm going to write about how to leave a job.

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How to Build Your Career: 5 Simple Rules to Succeed

Dumb Little Man

Here’s how to build your career: Write a Killer Resume. Whether you are currently unemployed or looking to move to a different company, you have to know how to create an outstanding resume. There is no “one size fits all” resume.

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10 Ways For Freelance Writers To Earn Some Extra Money

Dumb Little Man

Write Resumes and Cover Letters. Maybe you could change someone’s life with your resume. Freelance writing can be a tough job at times. Finding clients and finishing tasks takes a lot of time. It’s a risky career and you’ll never know when the work will slow down.

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Snuff Out the Burnout

Office Dynamics

Update your resume and be prepared to talk about your accomplishments in the past five years and what you can contribute to the organization. If you feel you are on the verge of stressing too much because of your job or even home life, take a step back. You might be burning out.

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The Accomplishment Journal: A Yardstick Against Your Life

Dumb Little Man

If you keep your accomplishment journal updated, you no longer have to spend hours updating your resume. Have you ever gathered all of your professional and personal accomplishments into a single document? An accomplishment journal isn’t equal to your CV, credentials or acquired skills.

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A Story of Inspiration for all Administrative Professionals

Office Dynamics

May 21, 2018. We also talk about resumes and a unique tri-fold marketing piece. Thank goodness Gillie had her career portfolio, resume and tri-fold marketing piece done. The Gillie Watson Story. I will never forget Gillie Watson.

Knowing when it's time to move on

Laughing all the Way to Work

Check out the local job market, send your resume out to test the waters and look for something that gets your heart racing a bit. Someone contacted me a year or so ago very fed up with her admin position. She was wondering how she could make her job more interesting. She was also having relationship problems with her colleagues. I could feel her frustration. I found her email the other day so thought I would contact her just to see how she was faring and things have not gotten any better.

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High Fives at an Administrative Assistant Conference

Office Dynamics

She enjoys helping others discover key steps toward their career focus, job search, or self-employment exploration by creating or editing resumes, researching a particular type of job search, discovering business ideas and the action needed to succeed and loves sharing interviewing tips!

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Make Your Meetings More Engaging

Office Dynamics

She enjoys helping others discover key steps toward their career focus, job search, or self-employment exploration by creating or editing resumes, researching a particular type of job search, discovering business ideas and the action needed to succeed and loves sharing interviewing tips!

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5 Interview Mistakes That Can Get In The Way of Your Dream Job

Dumb Little Man

Have your resume, be prepared, but most importantly — be you. Being called in for that exciting first job interview causes a whirlwind of emotions — excitement, nervousness, and fear.

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Podcast 107: Get ready to move

Clutter Coach

Once you arrive, you’re going to want to unpack and put things away as quickly as possible to resume normal life. by Listen or subscribe here: iTunes ? Stitcher ?. Soundcloud ? YouTube ? Google Play You can leave a review here! This is podcast 107 and it’s about getting ready to move. I occasionally help people pare down their possessions for a move. In these cases, it’s a corporate move and the company pays for this service. What a great idea!

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How to Take a Job Out for Test Drive

On The Job

Of course, sometimes people do quit after one week, but that's not always such a smart plan and can really look bad on a resume. One time the transmission fell out of my car (this is bad, very bad), so I was forced to rent a car to get to and from work.

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Adapting to Change

Office Dynamics

She enjoys helping others discover key steps toward their career focus, job search, or self-employment exploration by creating or editing resumes, researching a particular type of job search, discovering business ideas and the action needed to succeed and loves sharing interviewing tips!

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8 Ways to Avoid Job Scams

On The Job

When posting your resume online, only include your email address. Sometime during your career, you may try working from home and take on independent gigs even if you have a stable job. The reasons may vary, such as wanting to earn some extra cash (hello, Bahamas vacation!)

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Job Fairs May Suck -- But You Can Use Them to Your Advantage

On The Job

Then, the college students -- wearing nice clothes that make them squirm -- start the trek from table to table to table, ready to hand out their resumes. We don't need your resume. This may not sound like a big deal, but it can be hard to handle your coat, your backpack, your resume, various company swag and a pen and paper without looking like a kindergartner on your first day of school.

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How Long Should a Job Search Take?

Eat Your Career

However, if you have a strong resume, a robust network, and good interview skills, you could land something sooner. Perhaps a slight tweak to your resume, or a minor adjustment in your search strategy, or a different approach to interviewing is all you need to get some positive results. This is a question I get quite frequently in my monthly “Ask the Career Coach” sessions. It’s not surprising; people who are in the midst of a job search are always anxious.

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A Conversation with Joan

Office Dynamics

She enjoys helping others discover key steps toward their career focus, job search, or self-employment exploration by creating or editing resumes, researching a particular type of job search, discovering business ideas and the action needed to succeed and loves sharing interviewing tips!

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4 References for Inexperienced Job Seekers

On The Job

It's the time of year when those looking for internships or their first professional gig are madly churning out resumes, answering online ads and trying to figure out who the heck can be a reference for them.

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An Interview with the Office Dynamics Team

Office Dynamics

She enjoys helping others discover key steps toward their career focus, job search, or self-employment exploration by creating or editing resumes, researching a particular type of job search, discovering business ideas and the action needed to succeed and loves sharing interviewing tips!

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6 Ways to Constantly Improve IT Skills

Dumb Little Man

In 2018, people should expect to see the same growth. You might already have a resume filled with qualifications but these can quickly become outdated and irrelevant in the IT industry. Therefore, adapting your resume to suit these types of jobs will give you an advantage over others. Boasting great initiative, problem-solving, and decision-making skills will look fantastic on your resume and give you a well-rounded profile.

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Getting the Most Out of Your Next Performance Evaluation

Office Dynamics

She enjoys helping others discover key steps toward their career focus, job search, or self-employment exploration by creating or editing resumes, researching a particular type of job search, discovering business ideas and the action needed to succeed and loves sharing interviewing tips!

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How to Answer "Tell Me About Yourself"

On The Job

Your 75 words need to focus on your professional abilities (although you don't want to sound like you're reading your resume after not sleeping for four days). Chances are pretty good that in your next job interview, you're going to hear: "So! Tell me about yourself."

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You're Always Being Watched

On The Job

His resume showed that he took on some dirty jobs, but kept building his skills and responsibilities for various employers as he worked his way through school.

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Avoid Burnout by Creating Your Own Utopia

Office Dynamics

She enjoys helping others discover key steps toward their career focus, job search, or self-employment exploration by creating or editing resumes, researching a particular type of job search, discovering business ideas and the action needed to succeed and loves sharing interviewing tips!

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Multigenerational Communication & Cross-mentorship

Office Dynamics

She enjoys helping others discover key steps toward their career focus, job search, or self-employment exploration by creating or editing resumes, researching a particular type of job search, discovering business ideas and the action needed to succeed and loves sharing interviewing tips!

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Overqualified and Interviewing

Office Dynamics

She enjoys helping others discover key steps toward their career focus, job search, or self-employment exploration by creating or editing resumes, researching a particular type of job search, discovering business ideas and the action needed to succeed and loves sharing interviewing tips!

How to Find Your Dream Job: 5 Tips You Can Use Right Now

Dumb Little Man

You may need to send out countless resumes and cover letters. Listen: Randomly sending out resumes may get you a few interviews, but you will be wasting a lot of real and good opportunities. Create an attractive resume and engaging cover letter. Your resume and cover letter play an important role in getting the attention of potential employers. Instead of sending out the same resume and cover letter, create multiple versions. Everyone has a dream job in mind.

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How to Ace Your Job Interview

Dumb Little Man

With online job boards attracting more applicants and easy online applications, recruiters have more resumes to sift through than ever before. Most big companies use algorithms to sort through resumes, looking for the most qualified candidates. If your resume does make it past the algorithm and onto a recruiter’s desk, you face the next hurdle. The first screening or phone interview will probably just to review your resume and confirm your interest in the position.

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5 College Skills That Have Lasting Value

Dumb Little Man

Better yet, you’ll also be able to impress potential employers with cover letters and resumes. In fact, the Job Outlook 2017 survey from the National Association of Colleges and Employers found that 75% of employers look for communication skills (written) on resumes. Between writing essays, going into interviews, and managing deadlines, you refine several skills while you’re applying for college.

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Water And Brain Function: How Staying Hydrated Makes You Smarter

Dumb Little Man

If you feel like your concentration is drifting, try drinking a glass of water and your brain will resume normal functioning within seconds. Water helps keep our skin looking vibrant. It boosts our immune system and helps increase our energy level. And you know what else? Water can also make you smarter. For the brain cells to function properly, there needs to be a balance between water and various compounds.

2018 172

The War On Grad School

Dumb Little Man

Less time and fewer opportunities to build work experience and resume while in school. Now more than ever, an educated public is essential for a country to remain relevant and competitive in the global marketplace. In fall of 2016, 1.8

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How To Ace Your Apartment Hunt

Dumb Little Man

It wouldn’t hurt to create a resume or file of all the necessary details your possible future landlord would need. Even if the property manager requires you to fill up a lease application form, having your resume to add to that will highlight your good character. Finding an apartment to move into is an exciting experience. Well, that’s if you’re fully prepared.

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30 Sports Idioms

Daily Writing Tips

out of bounds: not acceptable or appropriate (outside the field of play, where a ball may not be carried or moved to score a point or goal until it is returned to a prescribed place on the field and play officially resumes).

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