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Overcoming Job Board Addiction: Part I

A few weeks ago I talked about the need to “detox” from what I called “career credential addiction,” this affliction to spend more and more on obtaining credentials without any certain ROI or marketing strategy behind it. 560 more words

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Reminder: August 4, 2014: Resume Writing workshop at Plainfield Library (IL)

Monday, August 4, 2014

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Resume Writing

Plainfield Public Library, 15025 S. Illinois St., Plainfield, IL 60544

Create or refresh your resume with new ideas and resources for finding the right words that will get you noticed and win the interview. 18 more words


7 reasons why recruiters and employers dread reading a résumé

Here’s a fact: Very few people like reading résumés, especially those who read hundreds of them a week. Ask any recruiter or employer. I critique and write résumés as part of my job. 875 more words

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Job Hunt and Miscellany

As I mentioned in my inaugural post (I think), I’m looking for a new job–preferably full-time. I’ve sent out at least ninety applications and résumés since April, but no cigar(s). 253 more words

That Recruiter Is Just Not That Into You

If there’s one thing that seems to be difficult for many job seekers to come to terms with it is recruiters. Internal or external ones, the same issues abound: Candidates continue to misunderstand exactly what recruiters do and how they do it, and recruiters don’t necessarily have the time (or are willing to take only so much time) to explain it to them. 834 more words

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On Campus Job Search Seminars

Check out the range of career seminars available to you across all Griffith University campuses. The full schedule is online at  http://ow.ly/zfTBm

Seminar Registrations

You can register to attend a seminar by logging into the events section on… 67 more words

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