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How to Write an Opening Statement for Your Resume

It doesn't matter whether your resume is scanned by a machine or a real person during the initial phases of a recruitment process. In either case, the most important part of your resume is your opening statement.

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Informational Interviews Can Help Guide Your Career Choice

When you're trying to determine what field or career path you want to take, you most often start by determining what your interests are and what you enjoy doing. Any specific skills and knowledge you have can also help shape your direction.

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Work on Your Network So It Can Work for You

When you're thinking about important aspects of job searching, networking should be at the top of your list. One of the biggest job-hunting mistakes you can make is in underestimating the value of creating a solid network.

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How to Check Job Prospects for Your Field of Study

You may share my interests in American literature, religious studies or art history, but I doubt, as fields of study, they'll prepare you for the future job market, unless you plan to become of a part of academia.

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Self-confidence is Vital in the Job Search

When you're invited to a job interview, you know how important it is to be prepared. But while you may be worrying about what you're going to wear and putting final touches on the most recent version of your resume.

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How to Address Employment Gaps

It's not uncommon for people to have a gap here or there in their resume. There are many reasons for having a gap- taking time off for maternity leave, for travel, to care for a family member, or because of an injury or illness.

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Don’t Let Job Titles Dictate Your Search

Appropriate job titles can get confusing when you're searching for a job, especially if you've been in the workforce for a while and are moving from one company to another.

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Seven School-to-Work Lessons for Students With Disabilities

You are about to make the transition from school to work. At this point, finding a job that is appropriate for your skills and temperament and that provides you with an opportunity to grow in your career is a huge step.

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Survey of Job Development Professionals Reveals Potential Jobseeker Strategies

As a jobseeker with a disability, how do you position yourself with the employers you are targeting in your job marketing campaign? You may find some interesting ideas in the results of a recent survey.

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