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  • Do have a colleague who is looking for work this Holiday season?
    Do have a colleague who is looking for work this Holiday season?
    Holiday gifts for Job Seekers 2014Here is my list of gifts you can give to your friends who are looking for a job.A LinkedIn upgrade LinkedIn is an ideal job search tool. LinkedIn is free but premium is better.Skype camera & credits Skype is...
  • 4 Ways for soldiers to get back to work for Christmas
    4 Ways for soldiers to get back to work for Christmas
    Join a professional associationthat links your military career to your ideal civilian career. Are you entering logistics, warehouse management, financial careers, human resources, or food services? See asaecenter slash org and search for related...
  • Personal Interview questions
    Strange interview questions: what is the recruiter looking for
    Most job seekers are familiar with the standard interview questions. You know which ones…the dreaded; tell me about yourself, or, tell me why you believe you are a good fit for our company. However, there is a new trend emerging with...
  • 6 Points Your Resume Must Cover
    6 Points Your Resume Must Cover
    Thanks for serving in the military soldiers. Thanks plant, logistics and warehouse workers. Thanks for working as educators teachers, aids, day care professionals and other mid level jobs. For now, you are ready to take on a different career path...
  • Google's Head of HR Resume Mistakes and Fixes
    Biggest resume mistakes from Google's head of HR
    Earlier this year, the HR Chief of Google, Laszlo Bock, posted the top five reasons why he will toss out a resume and how it can be fixed. The tips listed are timeless and hold true no matter what job you are applying for. From his LinkedIn post,...
  • Top 4 Questions to consider to get that next job
    Top 4 Questions to consider to get that next job
    While getting ready for a job interview, be mindful that recruiters ask questions from a behavior perspective, hypothetical perspective and situational perspective. It has always been the responsibility of the job seeker to understand the latest...
  • 1 Thing you must demonstrate on your resume for sure
    1 Thing you must demonstrate on your resume for sure
    No matter what career field you represent. In order to get the attention of any hiring manager, team leader, or human resource department, there is 1 thing you must demonstrate on your resume for sure.Failure to demonstrate proficiency within the...
  • 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...