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Do You Know: Your Resume is a Tax Deduction?

You already know that networking can help you find a new job.  But you might not know that the IRS offers an assist, too.  If you were looking for a new job in 2014, most of your job search expenses are tax deductible.  Job search expenses can be deducted as miscellaneous itemized deductions. You don’t […]

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Have You Done a Yearly Resume Review?

The end of the year is a good time to reflect, review and update your resume. For many, the end of the year is full of celebration, a time to spend with family and friends, and enjoy some holiday cheer. According to Nancy Dube of Dube Consulting, it can also be a good time to […]

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Tips for Screening Resumes

Having trouble finding the right candidate for the job?  Resumes piling up on your desk?  A little planning and organization can make the resume screening process a lot easier. Know the Position Vacancy This means more than just knowing the job title.  You also have to know the job qualifications.  Is the job description up […]

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MIT Helps Job Seekers

Sign up for the opportunity to receive free job search support made possible by MIT-based research and career coaches and counselors who have agreed to volunteer their time.   As part of research focused on effective job search strategies and support,  a number of experienced career coaches and counsellors  have volunteered to provide for free the same job search […]

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Is Your Resume Out of Date?

A recent study, conducted by Office Team, showed that 36% of those who responded believe it is somewhat likely resumes will eventually be replaced by profiles on social and business networking sites. A resume continues to be an important job-hunting tool.  It is also very important that job seekers create online profiles that highlight their […]

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Improve Your Resume in a Snap

Think your resume’s the best it can be?  Think again.  Most resumes can be improved in some way and if you’ve been stuck in a job search rut it could be your resume needs some updating.  Building an effective resume isn’t just about the information it contains.  How you present that information can be equally […]

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7 Interview Questions You Should Definitely Ask

Whether you are a recent college graduate or a seasoned veteran, you should know what to say on an interview.  Recently I was coaching a young man who was just graduating from college.  He asked, “How do I respond when the Hiring Manager says, do you have any questions?” Anticipating interviewer’s questions is not an easy […]

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Is the Traditional Resume Going by way of the Dinosaur?

A recent study, by Office Team, showed that 36% of those who responded believe it is somewhat likely resumes will eventually be replaced by profiles on social and business networking sites. A resume continues to be an important job-hunting tool.  It is also very important that job seekers create online profiles that highlight their expertise […]

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5 Resumes Tips to Get You Noticed!

Does your resume get you noticed?    (Click on this link to see my video)  You only have 30 seconds to catch the attention of a hiring manager.  Here are some tips to make you stand out: Your resume should be clean, not typos and excellent formatting; If you had hundreds of resumes to review – […]

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New Year’s Resolutions

A New Year’s resolution is a COMMITMENT that a person makes to one or more personal GOALS, projects, or the reforming of a habit.  One key element to a New Year’s Resolution that sets it apart from other resolutions is that it is made in anticipation of the New Year and new beginnings.   WHAT IS YOUR NEW […]

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