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    I personally am a big fan of phrasing Objectives...

    I personally am a big fan of phrasing Objectives like, "Sales professional with a proven track record of excellence seeks [name of open position] at [name of company]." It should be CRAZY-level...
  2. I like the article shared by CleeIB. You don't...

    I like the article shared by CleeIB.

    You don't need to state a reason. You simply need to call Company A and say, "I appreciate the job offer. After due consideration, I feel that I made the wrong...
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    Hi FES, I suppose it depends how you measure...

    Hi FES,

    I suppose it depends how you measure success. Most things worth doing in life take a lot of hard work - that includes building successful relationships, maintaining personal interests,...
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    Sticky: Hi James. Welcome.

    Hi James. Welcome.
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    I think Techno^3 makes a valid point... weigh all...

    I think Techno^3 makes a valid point... weigh all the factors. Your interest, your aptitude, earning potential, demand, etc.
  6. Hahaha... not at all. Steal away. I'm pretty sure...

    Great quote Brent, do you mind if I steal that? ;)

    Hahaha... not at all. Steal away. I'm pretty sure I didn't come up with that... here's another quote I love:

    "Steal from the best and steal...
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    Depending on the nature of the job, I think it...

    Beware group interviews, because the person who often gets the job isn't the best candidate.
    This is because the group as a whole may need to compromise amongst themselves.
    So you need to please...
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    Hey FES, Well... I often get blasted for being...

    Hey FES,

    Well... I often get blasted for being honest to a fault. So I certainly hope you're not talking about me when you say "career counselors" like to hide the truth.

    This article was...
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    I love the reference to industry in the fifth...

    I love the reference to industry in the fifth point. That's how you can tell who did their real research. When I interview someone and they insert some well-researched point about one of my...
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    Wow! What a mess... (Sorry, just being honest) ...

    Wow! What a mess... (Sorry, just being honest)

    Both observations made by CleeIB I have to back up 100%. I was thinking the exact same thing. Your resume is too focused on duties rather than...
  11. Thanks for posting this!

    Thanks for posting this!
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    A multilingual physicist! Now there's a ticket to...

    A multilingual physicist! Now there's a ticket to a wide range of employment opportunities in the future. Glad I could help. Good luck!
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    10 Highest Paying Jobs in Finance

    Check out this great article that was submitted to my blog listing the top 10 paying jobs in finance. (If the financial sector is of interest to you, you will want to read this!)
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  14. The task of finding work for undergraduate students (Article)

    Finding a job can be a difficult task for anybody. The job market is a tough and highly competitive space. It can be an especially hard step to accomplish for a young undergraduate student in a...
  15. I would say separate entries of course. But...

    I would say separate entries of course.

    But three positions does not justify a five page resume. (Frankly, 10 positions doesn't justify a five page resume) The only goal of a resume is to get a...
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    Does that help?

    A double major? I hadn't thought about that! That's certainly an idea I like. Thank you for your suggestion, Brent!

    Does that help?
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    Is there a website with more information about...

    Is there a website with more information about this?
  18. Find anything good? At what age do people...

    Find anything good?

    At what age do people generally start working in the service industry in Glasgow?
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    Sticky: How would you define the difference, Shea?

    We should distinguish job directories and regular job sites there. Because it's not easy to define this stuff.

    How would you define the difference, Shea?
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    Should I ask my boss for more hours ? Should I find another part time job ??

    I feel a little like you answered your own question right at the very end.

    Yes - if your boss is constantly telling...
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    I generally don't check out the posts in the ads...

    I generally don't check out the posts in the ads section, but I have to admit - I love Elance. I use it for all kinds of stuff.
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    Is there any possibility you could do a double...

    Is there any possibility you could do a double major?
  23. Hi Radius, May I ask how old you are? How much...

    Hi Radius,

    May I ask how old you are? How much relevant work experience do you have? Education?

    I am curious why you are even considering listing this volunteer experience. Generally I only...
  24. Hey Rapture, Great post. Very insightful. ...

    Hey Rapture,

    Great post. Very insightful.

    May I ask who made the decision to promote this person? Was there a reason you were overlooked? Is it possible that you are too valuable in doing what...
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    Hi there kmb, You have two options: 1) Look...

    Hi there kmb,

    You have two options:

    1) Look out-of-state.
    2) Sit tight.

    I don't know what state you're in, but here in Ontario (Canada) the job opportunities available for teachers are...
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