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Are you sabotaging your application?

Whether it’s intentional or unintentional, I’ve been seeing a new trend with resumes and mistakes on applications that can unknowingly cost you a chance at an interview. 463 more words

October 28, 2014: "Create Your Accomplishment Based Resume" presentation at St. Mary's Parish, Plainfield, IL

Preparing Job Seekers for Success

St Mary Immaculate Parish, 15629 South Rt. 59, Plainfield, IL 60544

“Create Your Accomplishment Based Resume” – October 28, 2014, 6:30 PM… 217 more words

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Want An Interview? Read This

For years now, I’ve been working with clients in my role of an Employment Counsellor. I’ve shared my stories about some of the people I help, perhaps you’ve read the blogs I write and heard the advice I give. 899 more words

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The Public History Job Search: A One-Day Workshop for Graduate Students

We’re excited to be hosting a one-day workshop called “The Public History Job Search” on Friday, Oct. 24.  Sponsored by the public history programs at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Northern Kentucky University, and the University of Louisville, the workshop is intended to prepare graduate students for the process of applying and interviewing for entry-level and early-career professional positions.   69 more words

*FREE* Leadership Program for Students Ages 14-19

DREAM Leadership is a FREE Program held at the Montgomery County Marilyn Praisner Center in Burtonsville, MD for high school students ages 14-19. They provide assistance to students in the community with creating resumes and college preparation. 44 more words


5 ways your resume is like everyone else's (but doesn't have to be)

You’ve been editing your resume like a maniac, taking in all the advice on what to take out and what verbs to use. And after much tinkering and typo eliminating, you’re finally done — and it looks just like everyone else’s. 1,001 more words


Why The Word, 'Passion' Is In

Look at any on-line or on the wall job board these days and you’ll see the word, ‘passion’ or ‘passionate’ in many of those postings. Why is that and what’s really being sought by the employer? 882 more words

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