I am 49 and this is only the second time I’ve been unemployed since I was 14 years old. I have had 1-3 jobs at a time. I feel like I’m not wanted and I know I’ve only been off 4 weeks but gosh. I was a nurse for many many years and I let my license go when I became a dental assistant becuz I figured that would be my forever job. I did on the job training for the assistant position and I was terminated for taking too much time off while my adult…


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How character references can help you land a job

If you have a poor work history, gaps in employment, a criminal record or other problems that are hindering your landing a new job, character references can go a long way in bolstering a prospective employer's confidence in bringing you on board.

Who makes the best character reference? Now don't pad the list with your BFFs and running buddies -- Ha! Take time and give this serious consideration. Business owners and managers whom you know well…

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Super advice. As a Certified Professional Resume Writer, I deal with these issues almost on a daily basis. The type of people you…

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I would love to help you. I don't know if we can post email addresses here or what the policies are. So, not wanting to get thrown…

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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…


Hello I'm from in Albania I'm interest to job canada or USA my background is of different if someone can of offer job from they…

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List Job Skills Creatively On Your Resume

With the competition in the job market increasing for job seekers, it is crucial to grab the attention of the hiring manager if your resume has a chance. Employers are looking for resumes that showcase high quality skills and rich field experiences. To create a resume that stands out from the other candidates' resumes, focus on format and word choice.

A job candidate's skills and relevant knowledge are…


This is awesome advice Patrick Coppedge - I'm going to save this to send to some members who expressed interest in revamping or…

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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.


Honestly trust that God will provide you with the strength to get through this

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Over 50 and looking for a new job? Avoid these 8 resume mistakes

When was the last time you overhauled your resume? As an older, more experienced job hunter, it’s not enough to simply change a few dates and descriptions when you start looking for a new position. The resume style and design that got you in the door years ago can make you look downright prehistoric now.

It’s tough enough out there already: Unemployed job hunters age 55 to 64 spend a median of 34.5 weeks looking for work, vs 22.2 weeks for…

I have a masters 2 certifications and it took me a year to find a job. I agree with everything you said. Once I adjusted my…

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Entry Level Recruiting position

What experience (besides sales) have those had prior to getting their first recruiting position?

Hi Molly Paul ! I think sales will certainly help build upon your ability to connect with others among other things. Here are some…

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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! :) https://www.intellectualtakeout.org/article/income-determined-scarcity-your-contribution-not-value-human-worth?fbclid=IwAR0bOaQIIiDH1EtPb4nzkBIdxdZwgJRPgqmjrwhFtViAE5acjIqdyz6yWBU

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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