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Branding your Resume

As with many things in this world, customization is the key to success. Your resume is no different. When applying for different positions it is essential that you customize your resume each time you apply. This simple step not only makes your resume more relevant to each position, but also makes it easier on hiring

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Jobma and Video Resumes: The Answer to all of the Employer’s Hiring Dilemmas

Not only are video resumes an incredibly useful tool to help end a job search dry spell for job seekers, but they are also a very resourceful platform for employers as well. Here’s an introduction to the many advantages that Jobma has to offer you and your company: 1. Jobma video resumes save you money.

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Video Resumes, A Fake Moustache and Boxer Shorts

Adding some creative flair to your video pitch may give you more success than you think. Did you ever imagine impressing your prospective employer could involve wearing a fake moustache “that makes angels weep,” drinking a glass of wine, and talking about your “package”? Probably not. Those are only three of the several witty moves,

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What Employers Do Not Get From a Written Resume

In today’s world more and more people are turning to the web to find jobs. While a resume may be a good way of listing your hard skills, such as work experience and education, it does not give the employer any impression of your soft skills such as your ability of working with others and

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Video Resumes, A Good Idea or Not?

An impressive video resume can help a candidate’s chances at a job. That’s the general consensus in today’s corporate world among employers and there are several reasons why this is so. First of all, video resumes, while becoming more common, are still not nearly as common as the standard resume and cover letter that’s either

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The New Resume for 2014

Your resume is a living document. It goes wherever you go professionally and changes to reflect your career path and professional interests and goals. As 2014 approaches, it’s time to embrace some new formats and compliments to your trusty paper resume. 1. The Video Resume The video resume is coming into its own. Technology has

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Applying for Jobs Out of College in the Digital Age

Finding a job has changed radically for college graduates in the 21st Century. It requires more than simply picking up a newspaper and browsing through the classified ads. That method worked in earlier generations. In the digital age, finding employment means using the latest technological tools available for job seekers. It starts with creating a

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3 Tips to Make Yourself Stand Out When Applying for a Job

Finding a job you love is tough, primarily because there are so many other people who would love to have the exact same job. However, there are a number of techniques you can use to stand out from the crowd of other emails, resumes and interviews when trying to lock down that nine to five.

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Common Resume & Video Resume Mistakes to Avoid

Your resume or video resume is a key component to finding a job. Whether you are looking for your first job out of college or are a 20-year veteran in the workforce, silly resume mistakes can cost you big when being compared to your peers. Think about these 5 tips when creating and editing your

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A Look at the Future of Hiring

More and more you’re going to hear this piece of job-hunting advice: don’t write a resume. Throwing away the resume might not be the right move for everyone. You can still find a very good job with a resume, but it’s getting harder and harder to find a great one. The future of hiring depends

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