Never Lie In an Job Interview

As we all know, job interviews are intensely stressful occasions. If you REALLY want the job, the stakes are also incredibly high and you might feel a slight mistake could cost you the chance at landing the job. Given the pressure, some people are tempted to fudge their accomplishments and background a bit. They figure if adding a few years of experience that they'll triumph over other candidates, and what the interviewer doesn't know won't hurt…


Some Online applications don't have the option to mark if you are not a high school graduate or G.e.d. But you absolutely have to…

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Crafting Your Elevator Pitch

An effective elevator pitch contains clear language that your listener understands and is personalized for the intended audience.

I have composed an outline below designed to help you craft your pitch and have included mine as an example. Once you customize your pitch, practice it until it rolls off your tongue smooth as ice...

Elevator Pitch Structure: 15-20 second verbal business card.

  1. Summary label (professional definition).
  2. Where you've…

what the heck is an elevator pitch and what does it have to do with gaining employment?

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I’m 64: Will you hire me anyway?

You’d never know it looking at me or talking to me, but… I’m 64! I learned a while ago to take any reference to my age off my resume, but as I list all my relevant positions and achievements, the reader has to figure, “This guy’s gotta be, like, over 60!” and boom, I’m done. The achievements, the relevant jobs, the references… buh-bye! I don’t know how to overcome this age discrimination without any opportunity for me to respond to it.



Jobseekers let's have a discussion: Would you agree or disagree?

Does the hiring manager need to become educated as to what

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Steven Ransom I would say absolutely they need to educate themselves and that is a recruiters job to find the BEST candidate. Age…

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What To List As Accomplishments On Your Resume

It is standard practice for most job seekers to list what they did on their resume. By putting accomplishments on your resume, instead of just listing your past job duties, you can show how you made a difference.

Adding a section of accomplishments to your resume is a great way to demonstrate your greatest achievements and areas of expertise as they relate to the job you’re applying for. With an…


I will keep this in mind. Thank you.

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Multiple Short-Term Jobs

I am a seasoned professional technician that has worked in electronics, specifically the medical electronic repair field for almost 30 years. Since 2004 I have suffered a couple significant medical setbacks and in 2012 was the beginning my process of firing and short-lived stints. Since then, I've been let go from four more jobs and moved to three different states. Each of these jobs had at least three or more months before the next one began.

Kyle, a few things really jumped out at me while reading your resume. And it jumped out more than the time gaps. I see what you…

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Consider this: the scarcer the skillset the higher the wages. Right?

Take a few minutes to read this. You may start to rethink how wages should be calculated .. and how minimum wage amounts should be set. Post your thoughts! :)

Great read Lois Martin !

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Stay at home Moms, Trying to gain Employment. SEEKS HELP!

Its hard to find something decent when you have no Recent Work Experience and no New Recent Education.
They always ask your 10 year work history. Stay at home moms, when looking for work and filling out apps, what do you put for work Exp?.
Stay at home mom? Wakes up all hours to feed and change and bathe children. Washes Clothes, Cleans house, kitchen, bathrooms? Skills: Multitask, answer multiple lines, knows how to say No!...

Being a full time mom is work! I would definitely add your experience and skills gained as a stay at home mom to your resume. You…

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Just a question.

I'm relatively new to this site, so guidance would be helpful. I have been in all aspects of nursing for 20+ years. I want to change what I do. How do I get employers to give me a chance to show what I can do? I am so much more than nursing.

Changing careers can be tough, but I think it's a good idea to take some classes in the field you want to get into. This way…

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Short duration with employers

I have been a dedicated employee but have a short duration with 4 separate employers due to the company being purchased. Divisions or my position were eliminated. This in conjunction with my age ( 56) makes finding a potion where I can contribute very difficult. I am working hard at finding a position but almost at a point of starting my own company despite limited funds. Any advice? Was considering putting re-organization or realignment by my…


Thank you very much!

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No Cost Technical Skills Education

Many jobs today require knowledge of technical skills. Education doesn’t have to be expensive. Whether you’re interested in changing the direction of your career, just starting out, trying to beef up your resume or just looking to stay on top of technology trends, any of these online education providers can help you without breaking the bank.

Most of these offer online technical skills training for no cost…


Am interested

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Funk Tree Service
24196 220th St, Bloomfield, IA 525377179

What exactly do you do? Cut trees, trim trees, sell trees buy trees, climb trees?

All of the above Alek Smith ,
Please reach out to Funk Tree Service, 24196 220th St, Bloomfield, IA for more information. Thanks

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