Resume Power Verbs

Most bullet points on a resume start with the same words. It’s time to get a little more creative! Next time you update your resume, switch up a few of those words with strong, compelling action verbs that will catch hiring managers’ eyes. Check out the list below, and get ready to make your resume way

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5 Steps to Writing a Cover Letter

A cover letter is important. While your resume explains “the what” of your professional past, your cover letter provides “the how”. If your resume gets you in the door, your cover letter is what prompts employers to answer that door in the first place. If you’re intimidated by writing a cover letter, don’t be. Here is

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How to Deal With a Bad Job Reference

Some jobs just don’t work out – most have been there before. Either they’re not a good fit, or we’ve made some irreversible mistake. Some employers aren’t willing to leave the past in the past. They send references that hurt and ruin career advancements for a lot of applicants. For these situations, an open mind

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How to Tell If Your “Right Fit” Is Wrong

Finding the right-fit employees is key to any organization. It’s not uncommon to find organizations with a revolving door in the HR Department because finding ‘right-fit employees’ can be difficult. Here are a few red flags that indicate you employee might not be in the right job. ******************************************************************* Attitude Work habits Unwilling to do the job

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10 Ways to Hold on to Great Employees

Organizations always have a hard time retaining great employees. They see the same cycle repeat over and over again: an energetic new employee comes on productive and full of new ideas for several months, but after the first eighteen months the employee stops taking initiative, their attendance and reliability changes and their work quality suffers.

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How to Better Your List of References

A reference list is a document that provides information on professional references. Recruiters and hiring managers may contact people on your list during the hiring process to learn more about your history, job performance and other details about the kind of employee you may be if hired. The following are some tips to help better

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