Tag Archives: Job Search / Career Development

  • The Difference Between a Resume, a Bio, and Curricula Vitae

    Job seekers are somewhat confused with the semantics of what a resume is versus a short biography versus a curricula vitae. Each has their strengths and weaknesses, depending upon the end goal or objective of the owner. Let’s examine the definitions and the differences. Curr… more

  • Volunteering as Part of Your Job Search Strategy

    Several experts, including our own Patra Frame, share that volunteering is important in a job search. That’s particularly true if you’re unemployed. Volunteering is networking. It’s good for you, good for the organization and often helpful to your job search. Like any en… more

  • Increase Your Value When You’re Between Jobs

    "Job search is not a full work week. If it is you're wasting a lot of time," shares Patra Frame. Provocative? For those of you between jobs, this is a must-see video. What should you do? Update your existing skills. Learn new skills via free webinars or OneStop … more

  • Seven LinkedIn First-Time User Mistakes

    Recruiters are just as discriminating when reviewing LinkedIn profiles as they are when they review resumes. Those using LinkedIn for the first time can be in a rush, make minor or major mistakes, and don’t realize they have set themselves up for failure. Here are a few mistak… more

  • A Basic Checklist for Your Cleared Resume

    Resume basics. Everyone knows those, right? Based on the resumes in any company’s applicant tracking database, the answer is more likely, NO. Your personal resume checklist: __ Name. __ City and state. Street address isn't necessary. __ Email address. Only one, nothing ‘cu… more