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How to Plan for Your Resume’s Future

There are several articles online about how to fix or cover up weaknesses on your resume, but very few on how to avoid creating these weaknesses in the first place. As we all know, it is better to do things right the first time, and your resume is no exception. Below...

How to Make Your Resume “Stand Out”

Everyone wants their resume to “stand out” and catch the eye of potential employers, but how exactly is that accomplished? Some career experts speculate that using “power” words or an “active” voice when describing your...

Should a resume include references?

One question I am asked fairly often is if a resume should include references. Resumes from 10-15 years ago probably contained references, but is that a common item included in today’s effective resumes? In short, no, references should not be included on your...

Don’t Let Job Offers Become “Junk”

Today’s article will cover a rarely-discussed issue about job searching: missing opportunities because of your email address! It is becoming more common to receive correspondence and/or job offers from employers via email, and it is important to make sure that...

Is a College Degree Still Worth It?

With the continually-increasing cost of college, and the diminished availability of well-paying jobs, many people are questioning if college degrees are still worth their cost. The answer to that question, as many answers are, varies depending on the situation. In...