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• Friday, October 07th, 2011

By Alina Dizik at fins.com In the last few years, executive resume writer Mary Elizabeth Bradford has noticed more of her clients seeking a career switch, even after having built successful careers in another field. Nowadays, mid-level career changers — such as software developers who now work in finance or entrepreneurs who come back into […]

• Wednesday, June 29th, 2011

When it’s time to write a resume, some job seekers have a hard time figuring out which elements to emphasize in order to land an interview. But what’s the most important aspect of a resume that hiring managers look for? A recent survey posed that question to 85 hiring managers in Orange County, CA. Here are the top […]

• Wednesday, June 08th, 2011

Go to Google.com, type in the words “have you,” and then stop. You’ll see a list of suggestions pop up. That’s called Google Suggest, and it’s a group of popular search terms that Google thinks you might be looking for. In other words, it’s Google trying to make your life simpler by telling you what the […]

• Wednesday, October 20th, 2010

If you happen to be unemployed and are starting to worry about the unemployment gap on your resume, consider the following quick tips to bridge the gap: 1) Don’t ignore the gap If you have been searching for a job for a year or two, don’t ignore this fact and have the employer wonder / […]