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Five Things Your Federal Resume Must Have

If you’re looking for a public sector job with the federal government you should know that there are some significant differences between a federal government resume and a traditional resume. In fact, if your federal government resume does not contain a few key ingredients … [continue reading]

Job Search

Nervous About the Company Background and Credit Check? What To Expect

Today most employers conduct background checks on new employees. It’s simply part of the hiring process. Put yourself in their shoes; would you want to hire somebody that has been accused of assault with a deadly weapon? Background checks are really the only way they can make sure they’re not hiring a dangerous person. That […]

Interviewing

What To Do When Your Interviewer Asks Inappropriate Questions

It seems there comes a point in every job seeker’s quest where they come across an interviewer who asks inappropriate questions. These questions not only feel uncomfortable to answer, they’re also illegal to ask. So what do you do you want the job but you don’t want answer the questions? Keep In Mind The Reason […]

Social Media

How to Use LinkedIn to Network To Find a Job

There are an abundance of online sites and tools you can use to network and strengthen your job search. One of the premier business networking sites is LinkedIn. You can use it to connect with people in your industry and find your dream job. What is LinkedIn? LinkedIn is a professional online networking service. In […]

Cover Letters

How To Make Your Cover Letter Less Selfish

Your cover letter is the perfect place to talk about you, right? Of course it is, but it’s really not all about you. In fact, you have to make the employers believe it’s about them. What it actually is all about is how you can help them. Make sense? What Not To Do Read over your cover […]

General Career

How to Write a Letter of Resignation

So you’ve found a new job. Congratulations! Now you need to let your boss know that you’re walking out the door. It’s time to write a letter of resignation. Chances are there are many things you’d like to tell your boss. It’d be fun to rant, right? However, writing a good – and appropriate – […]

Resumes

Five Things Your Federal Resume Must Have

If you’re looking for a public sector job with the federal government you should know that there are some significant differences between a federal government resume and a traditional resume. In fact, if your federal government resume does not contain a few key ingredients then it won’t get a second glance. Let’s take a look […]