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Don’t Be a Job Search Joke – Recruiters Aren’t Kidding About This Advice

  “The foolish man is always doing, yet much remains to be done. The wise man does nothing, yet nothing remains undone.” – Lao Tzu April Fool’s week, did someone play a joke on you?  Was it a good one? Sometimes we think that multi-tasking is the wisest way to be productive. Or we think blanketing our resume everywhere in an attempt to be “doing everything we can”  is the best strategy for getting ourselves out there & finding a job. We’d be kidding ourselves if we did.   Click here to visit Ask a Manager.   A friend of Read More





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Real Bad “Cover Letters” – (cover letters that are real, and, really bad!)

  Real cover letters – real reasons you should NOT copy these really bad examples: Letter #1 (sent to my friend that owns a small business and also supplied good input about what hiring mangers want in my last blog, “Follow Directions!“) “Your company is looking for a motivated individual that offers many characteristics that promote success within your organization such as knowledge, dependability and someone that is a self starter. My name is XXX and I feel that I possess the right elements that will enhance the position to which you are seeking to fill by the many traits Read More