Temp Job Rut: How to Handle Short Term Jobs on Your Resume

  Do recruiters think you’re an unstable employee because you have a few short term jobs on your resume? Are you told you are jumpy since you had to take some temporary, contract or consulting work to pay the bills while looking for the long-term, direct hire job? Is it assumed you won’t stick around […]

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4 Signs You Have an Old Fart Resume

  A client of ours asked us to review their resume because he wanted to make sure he didn’t have a resume that made him look like an old fart. Yeah, I would say that’s a worthy goal: Making sure your resume doesn’t make you look like an old fart. In a three second glance […]

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14 Strategies to Maximize Your Next Pay Raise

  Effectively asking for a raise and negotiating a significant salary increase is no easy feat in today’s uncertain economy.  Frankly, how to negotiate a salary increase is a professional skill everyone needs to master. When you want a raise, the best way is to plan for the raise…don’t just ask out of the blue.  […]

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9 Practical Tips to Optimize Your Resume and LinkedIn Profile for the New Year

  The New Year is here! It is a crucial time of year to get your resume and LinkedIn profile updated, in sync and given to the right contacts to land your next job faster. Whether you are simply updating your achievements, beginning a job search or switching careers, it is advantageous to capitalize on […]

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How to Humbly Promote Yourself to Advance Your Career

  We can all agree on one thing: Promoting yourself humbly is something we all yearn to do but have no idea how to do it. Everyone, whether you are extroverted or introverted, doesn’t want to sound like a blow hard when pimping their wins to colleagues. No one wants to be the office lounge […]

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Our FREE 10 Minute Resume Cheat Sheet will show you how to stand out from a sea of competitors

Economy-proof your career

Hi everyone! Welcome to this final episode of the Pretend You’re Fired Today podcast series. It has been such a joy sharing and engaging with you each week. I sincerely hope you’ve found the information we’ve discussed over these last 52 episodes to be valuable – it certainly will be if it helps you save […]

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