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Scary-Cool Words for Your Resume

Scare off the competition with your newly expanded vocabulary Ghosts and ghouls are garish and ghastly. Zombies are zealous in their pursuit of brains. And warlocks are wild in their suspiciously suspect spellcasting. But there is one creature more frightening, foul, and fatal than all the rest: Your resume. Only a select few enjoy resume-writing. […]

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Spring Clean Your Resume

From top to bottom: out with the old, in with the new For college seniors, graduation is right around the corner. For the rest of us, a change in weather might inspire a change of career. Regardless of the reason, spring is a great time to modify your resume to get rid of anything that […]

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Go-to Words to Get Your Resume Noticed

Retool your resume with these witty words Your resume is the first thing HR looks at, and unfortunately, you don’t get a chance to talk to them or show them who you are as a person before the interview. All you have are the words on the page. Which is why it’s so important to […]

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Poll Results: Achieving Your Career Dreams in 2018

Last month we conducted a Movin’ On Up poll asking readers which part of their career they plan to focus on this year. Check out the results below! Getting Hired Just over 18% of respondents indicated they want to get hired in 2018. How do you get the job? Hard work and dedication. If you […]

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Getting Back Into the Job Search After a Gap

New year, new you. Maybe you’ve been staying at home taking care of the kids for the past decade. Perhaps you dropped out of the workforce to care for your ailing parents. Whatever the reason, you’ve been out of the workforce for an extended amount of time, and now you’re ready to jump back in. […]

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How to Get Hired Quickly in 2018

Make 2018 your year The new year is a time for resolutions, both big and small. Maybe you’ve decided to spend more time with your kids, get to the gym more often, cook a new dish, or start a new hobby. And then there’s your biggest resolution of all—getting a new job. The key to […]

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Celebrate Your 2017 Successes

Reflect on your accomplishments this year 2017 is almost over. You’ve followed all our blogs this year, prepped as hard as you could, and now all your tools are sharp. Your resume is rockin’, your network is newsworthy, and your industry knowledge is incredible. You’re ready for the job search in 2018. And that’s worth […]

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Don’t Let Your Resume Freeze

Don’t Let Your Resume Freeze

Melt the ice away with these helpful blogs! Resumes are tough. They’re only a series of words on a page, but they’re the deciding factor on whether you get in the door for a job interview. If you start to improve your resume now, you’re more likely to succeed in the new year. Here are […]

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Holiday Job Tips

Holiday Job Tips

Sleigh bells are ringing—what are you waiting for? Whether you’re unemployed and looking for work or employed but looking for a change, the holidays can be a great time to jump start your job search. Seasonal jobs, for instance, can be both a way to pay the bills and stepping stones on the way to […]

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Sizzling Hot Resume Tips

Sizzling Hot Resume Tips

Take a break from the heat and update your resume. If you’re not enjoying the sand and surf, why not take a few minutes to see if there are any changes you should make to your resume? A good cleaning every now and then (we recommend constant resume upkeep) is good for even the most […]

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