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Padding Your Resume

Posted May 11, 2015 in Resume & Cover Letters
Shh! Be very still, and listen hard. Deep within our instant gratification world, passed the disposable, limited-use armchairs, and under the piles of throw-away box-store sofas, you may hear the birth of a trend. Fueled by a drive to be environmentally responsible, people are looking differently at the chattels that cup their backsides. Buy quality once, and enjoy it always. This approach has many benefits, not the least of which is one tailor-made for ambitious, creative, trade-seekers with traditional values and love for true craftsmanship: the upholsterer.
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Your last minute guide to landing a summer job for 2015

Posted May 08, 2015 in Job Hunting
If you are like tens of thousands of other college and university students you have just wrapped up your exams and are looking forward to the summer break. But wait! Remember that task you were supposed to do back in February and March to get ready for summer? It was to help you make money to pay back some of your debt and afford you that short vacation you’ve been waiting for. Right! You were supposed to look for a summer job. Far be it for me to say ‘’I told you so!” but as they say “if the shoe fits!” I know, I know, you were busy with school and didn’t have time to think about a summer job. It’s all in the past. Let’s turn this stressful situation into a positive experience and work together to kick-start your summer job search. With some perseverance, dedication and hard work you can still find a great job.
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Dress for Success: 5 Tips to Improve Your Look for Your Next Job Interview

Posted May 06, 2015 in Interviewing, Job Hunting
You might be the most talented, experienced, and brilliant applicant your potential employer has ever met, but there's a chance those factors won't be enough to land your dream job. Even if you're perfectly qualified for a position and nail every interview question, you might not get the job if you're not dressed right for the occasion.
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Employees: How to Push Back Without Putting Yourself at Risk

Posted May 05, 2015 in In the Workplace
In high-risk military situations, there's no time for deliberation. You have to trust the people around you to process information and make decisions quickly, and you must execute without question.
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Should You Move For a Job? When Relocation Makes Sense — and When It Doesn’t

Posted May 04, 2015 in Job Hunting, Career Advice, Career Choices
Whether you’ve been offered a job in another city or you’re simply looking to expand your search, relocating for work is a huge decision — and one that many people are faced with every day. According to a study from the U.S. Census Bureau, nearly 20 percent of Americans who moved between 2012 and 2013 did so for a job. Not sure if you’re ready to be part of that statistic? Ask yourself these six questions and you’ll be well on your way to deciding whether to call the movers or to stay put and stick it out.
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Where the stable, high paying jobs will be through 2020

Posted April 14, 2015 in Job Hunting, Career Advice, Career Choices
The employment landscape is a fast-changing one where entire industries can suffer massive declines out of nowhere, leaving people jobless, scratching their heads, and wondering what the hell happened. So, it’s always a good idea to, given the opportunity, join an industry that is expected to show growth over at least the next few years.
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