Tag Archive: Recommendations

Successful People Read Books!

As a follow up to my post last month, What Books Are You Reading?, I wanted to share with an excerpt from something I saw today: You Should Never Say These 7 Things If You Want To Be Successful At Work. Each year, we come across new statistics that show fewer people are reading. According …

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Great Job Search Articles Thursday!

Welcome to a new regular blog feature: Great Career and Job Search Articles Thursday. Each week I will share a few items I’ve found and recommend you check out: 1. 4 Tips to Ace the Pre-Screen Phone Interview 2. 4 Ways to Deal With an Employment Gap on Your Resume 3. The 1 Thing You …

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Networking Event Review: Beltway Job Search Partners

You guys know how often I “encourage”/push you guys to get out and network? Well, I decided it’s time I should put my money where my mouth is! So, from time to time, I will tell you about my own networking experiences. Last Saturday, I attended Beltway Job Search Partners, a local DC area job …

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What you Really Need to Succeed

Check out this fascinating article! “Research carried out by the Carnegie Institute of Technology shows that 85 percent of your financial success is due to skills in “human engineering,” your personality and ability to communicate, negotiate, and lead. Shockingly, only 15 percent is due to technical knowledge. Additionally, Nobel Prize winning Israeli-American psychologist, Daniel Kahneman, …

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Quotes On Resumes?

Using a quote, testimonial, reference or statistical chart on your resume is simply using someone else’s words to prove what you’re saying on your resume! It’s a visual effect, that used correctly, has proven to demonstrate your value to an employer. Places to glean information for quotes: 1. Reference Letters 2. LinkedIn Recommendations 3. Yearly Performance Reviews 4. Vendors …

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