The student’s quest for the ideal CV

Oct 04, 2010 No Comments by

A degree is not enough. These days, students have to do much more than study in order to make themselves employable once they graduate. They are forced into a balancing act as they juggle their time between their degree, extracurricular activities and that golden nugget of CV enhancement: work experience or internship. From the moment […]

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Ten Ways to Tank a Job Interview

Oct 01, 2010 No Comments by

Landing a job interview means you actually have a decent chance of getting the job: You’ve been selected from probably hundreds of applicants to be one of the half-dozen serious contenders for the position. It’s surprising how often hiring managers have a hard time finding a keeper among the six. One told me recently, “I […]

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Job-Search Tips for New College Graduates

Sep 30, 2010 No Comments by

The labor market may be tough for new college grads – but it’s not hopeless. Here are some of the popular tips university career experts offered for those who are still searching. Don’t quit before you’ve started. Some students are so frustrated by the state of the economy they haven’t care to look for a […]

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How to deal with an unhappy colleague

Sep 29, 2010 No Comments

I work in a small office for a not-for-profit organization, and I like my job, but I work right next to someone who is VERY unhappy with her life. I have noticed over the past few months that I am starting to become more negative about my job and life in general. Can one person […]

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Things to avoid in the office

Sep 28, 2010 No Comments

We spend one-third of our working lives at the office. The people we work with can affect our productivity and our careers, and vice versa. There are many things which make your workmate unhappy with your behavior in office and this may end up with loosing a good job even if you are really good […]

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Top Tips For Writing Great Cover Letters

Sep 27, 2010 No Comments

Whether you look for a job, business loan, or if you just want to get your novel published, the same rules and standards apply to all cover letter writings. So if you really want to figure out how to write one that will really impress them, here are four things to keep in mind… Read […]

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Hiring a CV Writer? Ask These Questions First

Sep 24, 2010 No Comments

Weeks after Rosalyn Ray leave her job as a medical health clerk last year, she decided to hire someone to renovate her CV. “I wasn’t getting any hits,” she says. Ms. Ray eventually hired a CV writer she found online. Ms. Ray was initially amsed by the writer’s website, which showed dozens of CV samples […]

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The Way to a Winning CV

Sep 23, 2010 No Comments

Your ideal position just opened up in another company, and you feel well-qualified for the job. If you can just get a sit-down with the employer, you know he will be exited by your knowledge, experience, and enthusiasm. But to get that chance, you will need to make your CV stand out from the hundreds […]

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CV Tips: Special Insights

Sep 22, 2010 No Comments

There are some things about CV that sometimes are forget. It is important when writing your CV that you think about what it is, what it does and what it cannot do. Think about this: It is not a type of document that you can make once and forget about. You will update when is […]

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