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What is a 6-Letter Word for Resume Complacency?

  What is a 6-letter word for Resume Complacency? F*cked. Yep… No minced words here. You know I don’t pansy foot around the truth. If you are complacent, you either are or will be screwed eventually. I am not being negative. I am being a loving pragmatist who wants to see you thrive… and not […]

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How “I’m Open” Is Killing Your Job Search (and Resume!)

  When a job seeker tells me, “I am open…” when I ask what type of job they are looking for, I roll my eyes. The job seeker is lying when they give me that answer. No… You are not open… If you are a $197,000 Marketing Director in your last job, you are probably […]

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The Monty Python Resume: It’s Not Dead Yet!

  The resume has died a thousand deaths. And it has come to life 1001 times. Brings to mind the hysterical Monty Python “I’m not dead yet” line… This “resumes are no longer useful” topic has been around for a minimum of 19 years. —When Monster came out in 1999, it was declared resumes would […]

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Is Your Need for Social Media Privacy Hurting Your Job Search?

    I have a friend, a high level HR executive, who hardly uses Facebook (and only for personal stuff), is barely present on LinkedIn and sees no value in Twitter. Now I know having a vibrant presence on social media is not a requirement to live fully in this world, except that he is […]

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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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