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Still UNDER-employed and don’t know how to move?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, if you are under-employed, you are in a lot of company. I didn’t write that you are in “good” company because everyone I know that’s under-employed is frustrated at the very least. If you are among this audience, being frustrated seems reasonable to me. I admit that it […]
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Job Opening: President of the United States

What jobseekers should learn from political campaigns There is a remarkable parallel between the election process and the path of the jobseeker who is looking for work. In the case of our election, much of the process is public. I believe there is a lot to be learned we watch this process plays out. At […]
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How to write a stunning career change résumé

Career change is becoming the norm for most people. This creates a challenge when trying to put together a resume. Jobseekers educate themselves about the benefits of both chronological and functional resumes as well. But when a career change is in process it can be a major challenge to formulate a resume that demonstrates credibility […]
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How to turn résumé failures to your advantage

”But I was a perfect fit for that job! It isn’t hard to find jobseekers who say, “I was a perfect fit for that position and I didn’t get an interview!” No matter how clearly a candidate’s background fits the description on a job posting, there are still reasons that he or she may not […]
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Overlooked Details that Kill your Jobsearch

Today, most jobseekers know that there’s more to getting the job than the basics. The struggle to identify all the moving parts of the jobsearch and integrate all of them to bring in a job offer is a daunting task. It is also a moving target. The standard definition of “detail” is: an individual feature, […]
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The Hiring Cycle is in your Favor—it’s Time to Move!

Or….how the job cycle works..** The top hiring cycle myth: Many jobseekers hang up their resume as October leads to November. At that point, at least in the U.S., there is an assumption by many jobseekers, that the Thanksgiving and year-end holidays cause the hiring community to go on a sabbatical until the beginning of […]
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How to Anticipate the Best Time for Your Jobsearch

Or….how the job cycle works..** The top hiring cycle myth: Many jobseekers hang up their resume as October leads to November. At that point, at least in the U.S., there is an assumption by many jobseekers, that the Thanksgiving and year-end holidays cause the hiring community to go on a sabbatical until the beginning of […]
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How to Cut Your Jobsearch in Half

Are you applying for the right jobs and are you credible to the hiring professional who will decide to bring you in for an interview? Yes? Are you sure? The fundamental concept that all Forward Motion programs emphasize is the importance of finding employment that is a good fit. This single element can save job […]
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