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Stay-At-Home Mom Resumes – Quickly Land that Job!

Writing a killer stay-at-home-mom resume can feel daunting. For example, you might be wondering how to write your resume with an employment gap. Maybe you're afraid you are lacking skills to re-enter the workforce. Or maybe you're just not sure what to put on stay-at-home mom on resume. Well, you're not alone! According to a…
How to Write a Killer Stay-at-Home-Mom Resume
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Four Signs Your Resume is Outdated

Here are four signs your resume might be outdated. You’ve spent hours and hours toiling over writing your resume. And then you wait. And you wait some more. If you’re not getting invited for interviews, several things could be happening. Your job search strategy might not be working. The industry you're targeting might be uber…
Four Signs Your Resume is Outdated
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How to Write a Kick-Butt Cover Letter in 2022

You’ve just spent many agonizing hours updating your resume. Now, you’re faced with the agony of writing your cover letter. I can empathize with the pain you’re feeling. Although I’m a career coach, I’ve also been there. I’ve had to write dozens upon dozens of cover letters. I’m not just talking about clients’ letters. I’m…
How to write a kick-butt cover letter
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Top 3 Virtual Interview Tips

Given the current state of the world, it's not surprising that more and more employers are scheduling virtual interviews. In addition to social distancing reasons, companies might use online interviews to screen large numbers of candidates. Digital interviews also allow employers to make sure they're not being biased in their hiring process. You can start…
Top Virtual Interview Tips
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Seven Signs You Need to Improve Your Interview Skills

It's seriously hard not to take a job rejection personally. Sometimes the reason you didn't get a job is personal. But there are circumstances beyond our control as well. That said, there is always something to learn from an interview. Similarly, your job search and interview skills can always be improved. Check out these seven…
Top interviewing techniques
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Six Reasons You Didn’t Land an Interview

You think you're doing everything right in your job search to land an interview. Networking is your middle name. Your resume is polished and your cover letter tailored. You send out hundreds of applications. But then you hear nothing. Crickets. There are many reasons why you might not be getting that phone call. I will…
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Five Signs That You Shouldn’t Accept a Job Offer

You're really stoked about the job offer. Although your enthusiasm no doubt shined through in the interview, your nerves and excitement may unfortunately blind you to some major red flags. Before you accept a job offer, it's important to take time to figure out if it's really where you want to be. After all, this…
Five Signs That You Shouldn't Accept a Job Offer
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Should You Be Honest in an Interview?

My heart was racing and my palms were sweaty. It was the part of the interview where I was asked a curve ball question. Why do you want to work part-time? Suddenly I was faced with two choices. I could give an honest answer, or I could tell my interviewer what they wanted to hear. Deciding…
Is honesty the best policy when interviewing?
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