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How to Choose a Resume Writing Service in 2019

January 08, 2019 - Posted to Resume Tips

The new year is just around the corner. For many, their list of resolutions includes a new job at a great company. That means writing a resume that’s professional looking, attention-grabbing, and guaranteed to land an interview. Many job seekers wonder if they should design their own resume or CV, or if they should hire the best resume writing service.

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How to Fill in Employment Gaps in Your Resume

May 22, 2018 - Posted to Resume Tips

If you’ve been out of work for more than a few months, you might wonder how to account for this time on your resume. If you’ve ever heard of the “unemployment bias,” you know that many employers prefer to hire people who have been continuously working. One reason is that they assume someone with a job probably has the current skills needed to pick up a position at a different company.

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Resume Center Hires Veterans

May 13, 2018 - Posted to Job Interview

One of the biggest problems in our day and time is the discrimination that veterans experience when trying to apply for a civil work. After risking their lives and going through so many difficulties for our country, these people are always mistreated and many of them end up homeless, without any kind of support from the people or the state.

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Summing Up 2017 From A Veteran’s Perspective – What Went Wrong?

December 29, 2017 - Posted to Job Interview

2016 ended with another horrible report on veteran healthcare. It seems that a careless dentist, who violated policies by using his own instruments and cleaning methods, may have infected patients with serious diseases, including HIV. This was nothing new. Throughout 2016, there was news of lack of medical care for veterans, including long wait times, even being turned away, and especially lack of mental health care for those from Vietnam forward. Republicans in Congress vilified the Obama administration for its lack of action.

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Veterati Mentorship - a Lifebuoy for Military Veterans

November 08, 2017 - Posted to Resume Tips

It all began with messages between two individuals on LinkedIn. A separated Marine, Daniel Rau, and Diana Rau have a conversation about how difficult it can be for military service members to secure career positions once they return to civilian life. They come up with a plan to mentor six of their fellow separated Marines, providing career advice and job-hunting strategies over a two-week period. In the course of their work with these friends, they discover that over 1.5 million veterans separated since 2001 are having the same types of difficulties.

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Mentors for Military Veterans: Where? Why?

March 09, 2017 - Posted to Job Interview

There are those that reach out to get help every day and do not know where to look. Then there are those that are looking for those that they can mentor. Some of those that are looking are among military veterans, and those that want to help do not realize how rewarding helping a veteran get started in their new lives as civilians can be.

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Converting Your Military Resume for Civilian Life

December 05, 2016 - Posted to Job Interview

Upon discharge from military life there is so much that an ex-soldier must contend with. Change has always been a part of your military life; moving around the world, and assignments changing from one year to the next, but there was also stability in knowing that you had a steady pay coming in to help with family obligations.

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CV or Resume: What Are the Differences?

October 20, 2016 - Posted to Resume Tips

Getting your foot in the door at a job is challenge enough. You must climb a mountain of paperwork that many times include documents that you must scurry to get prepared.
What if a prospective employer sends out a notice that they want a CV, and they are adamant that a resume won’t do.

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Changing Careers at 30? 40? 50? How? Why?

October 17, 2016 - Posted to Resume Tips

Mrs. R. Bradford, after a long day of cleaning house, cooking dinner for her husband and gossiping with her neighbor over the back fence, found herself sitting on her living room sofa bawling her eyes out. She could not for anything understand why she was crying.

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Is a Robot Handling Your Resume? —How to Keep Them at Bay.

September 06, 2016 - Posted to Resume Tips

Businesses are increasingly using ATS (applicant tracking software) to handle resumes that are submitted through their online portals. Although submitting applications online is a convenience for you, it can be overwhelming for the HR department to handle the hundreds of submissions that come through each day.

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