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  • To highlight skills use all company inforamation possible
    Your resume is not exceptional
    You must invest yourself if you expect to express yourself on your resume! I received a message from a childhood friend asking me to 'make her resume exceptional'. Hmmm, just how do we get an exceptional resume when, we in fact, have not...
  • Don't Let Your Resume Hold You Back
    Don't Let Your Resume Hold You Back
    Consider your resume as marketing tool. The resume is your packaging that is intended to get a Recruiter to take a look, read and create interest in doing a interview. If granted an interview it will be expected that a resume is brought to the...
  • Sophia L. Marshall, MHR, facilitating on September 19, 2014 during the Fort Belvoir Job Hunter Resource Group meeting at Army Community Services (ACS).
    Job hunter resource group
    On Friday, September 19th, I was invited to speak to job seekers taking part in the Fort Belvoir Job Hunter Resource Group (JHRG) at Army Community Services (ACS). During this weekly meeting, job hunters discuss career search strategies within the...
  • Be careful regarding what you put in your resume
    Be careful regarding what you put in your resume
    It is important that job applicants customize their resumes for each job for which they apply. In many cases, employers first machine scan resumes to look for specific verbs. In customizing their resumes, however, job applicants must make sure...
  • Career fair participants
    Update your resume month
    Did you know the month of September is Update Your Resume month? If you are ready to participate in this career development exercise, there are a few things you will need before you get started. These things include the following:Job Announcement:...
  • One thing might be missing from your resume that should be included
    One thing might be missing from your resume that should be included
    According to an article in the most recent issue of "Woman's World" magazinedated Sept. 8, you might be leaving out one thing from your resume that should be included to get your resume noticed. You can supercharge your resume if you...
  • LinkedIn is the place to be
    LinkedIn is the place to be
    Social networking tells everyone everything and that can be good or bad. If your track record for the last ten years displays professional accountability and is clearly presented in your LinkedIn profile that include recommendations, groups and...
  • Be truthful on your resume
    7 sins: Do you lie on your resume?
    Do you lie on your resume? Chances are, you have not volunteered everything about yourself that is relevant to the job for which you are applying. A recent CareerBuilder surveyprovides some very helpful information on which facts you need to get...
  • 3 things no one ever told you about resumes
    3 things no one ever told you about resumes
    Today, I met with a talented bi-lingual seasoned medical professional who possessed over 5 certifications and touts over 5 medical area specialties. In my opinion, she is talented and can garner at least an $18 an hour job from any employer. She...
  • Backstory
    Technology Tidbit: Did you add a backstory to the About.me profile?
    On Tuesday, August 19th, About.me basically added a second page to the About.me social media with pictures platform. The second page is called Backstory. Tony Conrad, the about.me CEO and co-founder said on http://www.businessinsider.com/aboutme...
  • Writer's Website Resume
    3 great reasons to use a website as your resume
    Today’s job hunter really needs to figure out a way to set themselves apart. Nowadays it is not uncommon for an individual to create their own personal website, why should you be any different. Bloggers.com, Wordpress.com and Wix.com are...
  • Free Job Search Workshop to find employment Aug 27
    Free Job Search Workshop to find employment Aug 27
    Many New Mexicans are struggling to find employment and it can be especially difficult for those who are new to navigating the new methods and requirements for applying to jobs. Many, if not most job applications are now online and often require a...
  • Things to do
    Five things to do before Labor Day: Part one
    If you’re like most people, you have a list of things that you need to work on and accomplish by a certain time period. Whether it’s something to do in the near-term or a plan that takes you out a few years, it wouldn’t be...
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    Workfarce: Five resume tips
    Your resume is one of your most important job search tools. It provides a first impression that determines whether you’ll be given the opportunity to compete for a position.Although the following tricks probably won't get you an...
  • Job Fair
    Extendicare Portland Career Fair in St. Helens, OR - July 30, 2014
    Summer is now here and that means that number of career fairs and networking opportunity for those of us in the market for a new opportunity. Here is a notice I received about a career fair by Extendicare for health professionals. Therefore, if...