4 Tips to Help You Land the Perfect Position

A year ago I was sitting in a similar situation as a good portion of the current class of college graduates -unemployed. Looking for a new job can be overwhelming. There are so many factors that need to be considered before throwing your resume in front of any company that has an open position. Looking back at my job seeking efforts from a year ago there are a few things that I wish I would have done differently.

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Landing an Interview: Resume Pitfalls to Avoid

For every job opening, several resumes are typically submitted. Only some of them will result in an interview, and ultimately only one will get the job. So, if 50 people apply for a position and 5 get interviews, what about the other 45 applicants? Why didn’t they get a chance to talk to the hiring manager? In a hiring capacity, I see a lot of resumes every day – some stand out as “must calls”, others fall under “maybes”, and many can be easily dismissed. This leaves the question in most applicants’ minds: What can I do to make my resume stand out? I would like to share with you some common resume mistakes to avoid, and some of the things my “must call” resumes have in common.

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