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The substance of a standout resume

The substance of a standout resume
You may have all the qualifications to succeed in a job, but if your resume doesn’t showcase them, it may never make it to the interview pile. If you want your resume to stand out of the stack, here are some pointers that will help you capture ...

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Telecommuting: If given the privilege, prove yourself worthy

Telecommuting: If given the privilege, prove yourself worthy
Working from home can be a wonderful thing, especially for employees with long commutes and high gas bills. But, that’s not all. According to a recent Staples Advantage survey, telecommuters said it helps them maintain better work-life ...

Never stop building your resume

Never stop building your resume
A resume is meant to be an up-to-date, professional reflection of you. Is it? If we’re honest, most of us have our resume stored on a computer that is updated once a year, at best. But, if you want a resume that represents you well, you must ...

Become a student of your career

Become a student of your career
What word best describes the experience of a student? Learning! While your days in the classroom may be over, the drive to learn, understand, discover and achieve is a lifelong quest! Ben Franklin grasped the concept well when he said, “An ...

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Never underestimate the value of experience.

Never underestimate the value of experience.
Whether you’re a student preparing for the future or a recent grad eager to land your first job, experience is essential to your success. While good grades reveal you have the discipline to study and understand the subjects relevant to your ...

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Changing jobs: Does it hold the key to career advancement?

Changing jobs: Does it hold the key to career advancement?
For many of today’s top performers, the answer is a resounding yes. But, there are many other factors to consider before you make the jump. Job longevity & value Have you put in enough time at your current employer to make a valuable ...

Burning bridges is never beneficial

Burning bridges is never beneficial
Leaving your job is a big decision. Whether it’s due to dissatisfaction or the desire for greater career opportunities, how you leave will have a lasting impact on your future prospects. If you are leaving for negative reasons, don’t ...

There is no “i” in teamwork!

There is no “i” in teamwork!
We’ve all heard it’s important to be a team player, but what does it really mean? Foremost, it means working for the good of the team, rather than your own individual goals. And, that means dropping the personal pronouns—because as ...

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