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3 Things You Must Do Before You Embark on a Career Change

Reigniting a career dream you’d given up long ago, or awakening to one you hadn’t realized you even had, can be electrifying at first. To keep your feet on the ground while your heart and mind light up with ideas and plans for your new direction, check off the following to-dos early on in your career change. Continue Reading

Betenwrite.com: 9 Top Tips for a Successful Résumé

So, you’re staring at a version of your résumé you last modified three summers ago, and you don’t know where to begin to bring it up to date? Here are nine top tips from Betenwrite for successful résumés and CVs, which you start using immediately to create an impressive professional summary you’ll be proud to submit for that dream job opening. Continue Reading

The 3 Vital Elements of a Powerful Cover Letter

Even though they’re often dismissed as passé, cover letters are still requested for most job applications. By telling one or two detailed stories, linking your background to the job, and keeping it short, you’ll have a greater chance of coming across as authentic, open, and seriously interested in the position. Continue Reading

6 Thoughts Keeping You Tied to a Job You Hate (And 6 New Thoughts to Replace Them)

The best job search is one you approach from a place of power, with positive thoughts and energy guiding your way. Only then will you be able to think clearly and make the right choices for yourself. Replace the negative (and false) beliefs below with self-empowering language and see how your perspective about your current job changes. Continue Reading

How to Use Your Dream Employer’s Own Branding to Make Your Résumé Stand Out

Companies invest a lot of money into coming up with their brand identity, and a large part of that is imagery: the logos, colors, typefaces, and other visual elements that are used to present their brand to the world and boost recognition among their customer base. Incorporating some of this into the résumé you submit for your dream job can help you use the company’s own branding to catch the recruiter’s eye… Continue Reading

3 Techniques to Tailor Your Résumé to Any Job Offer (And Still Save Time)

You often read how important it is to avoid things like grammar mistakes and embellishments on your résumé or CV, but what about tailoring it to the job application? In the past, you may have skipped this step because of the extra work involved… Continue Reading

Joy Behar Has Two Bits of Advice That’ll Serve You Well in Difficult Moments

Comedienne Joy Behar has been a fixture on daytime TV since joining the original panel of The View back in the mid-nineties. Ever since then, she’s been delighting – and shocking – viewers with her unique brand of wit, humor, and favorite-aunt wisdom… Continue Reading