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Resume Templates Resume Template Categories Browse our selection of resume templates below, and find a resume that fits your job-search...

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Key Features of Every Successful Cover Letter


Key Features of Every Successful Cover Letter

Your cover letter is a simple one-page document that adds depth, dimension, personality, and humanity to your resume. And if...

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5 Great Reasons to Find a New Job This Year

5 Great Reasons to Find a New Job This Year Are you ready to reach for the next rung of...

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8 Resume Tips for Ex-Offenders


8 Resume Tips for Ex-Offenders

Time spent in the criminal justice system can definitely add challenges to your job search during the years after your...

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Update Your Resume: a Quick Fix Guide


Update Your Resume: a Quick Fix Guide

You may not be actively searching for a new job right now, and you may have no plans to leave...

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Holiday Networking: Make the Most of Your Time with Friends and Family


Holiday Networking: Make the Most of Your Time with Friends and Family

You’re on the job market, and the holidays are coming. You know what this means: an endless parade of friends...

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Eight Free Services that can Move Your Job Search Forward


Eight Free Services that can Move Your Job Search Forward

Are you looking for a few simple ways to boost your job search results and get more mileage out of...

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15 Companies with Mind-blowing Benefits


15 Companies with Mind-blowing Benefits

By Sarah Landrum Now, more than ever before, job seekers are looking for companies that think outside the box when...

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Must Visit Job Boards You Probably Didn't Know About


Must-visit Job Boards you Probably Didn’t Know About

If you’ve been on the job market for any length of time, you’re probably familiar with some of the largest,...

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Cover Letter Tips: How to Write a Winning Opening Statement


Cover Letter Tips: How to Write a Winning Opening Statement

When it comes to your cover letter, the way you introduce your document, greet your employers, and summarize your career...

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How to Write a Killer Cover Letter Conclusion


How to Write a Killer Cover Letter Conclusion

You already know that first impressions matter, which means your cover letter will need to begin with a powerful and...

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10 Biggest Labor & Career News Stories of 2015


10 Biggest Labor & Career News Stories of 2015

It was a big year for business and employment in America. The country continued to claw its way back from...

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Six Secrets to Acing Your Video Interview


Six Secrets to Acing Your Video Interview

As you prepare for you upcoming video interview, you already have the basics well in hand. You know that you...

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Lessons from Ben Carson about Stretching the Truth on a Resume


Lessons from Ben Carson about Stretching the Truth on a Resume

A few months ago, the Ben Carson campaign appeared to be taking the Republican primary contest by storm, but then...

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4 Yoda-style Pearls of Wisdom Star Wars Can Teach Us about Getting Ahead at Work


4 Yoda-style Pearls of Wisdom Star Wars Can Teach Us about Getting Ahead at Work

When the first episode of Star Wars appeared in theaters in 1977, it cast a spell over an entire generation....

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December is Actually the Best Month to Apply for Jobs: Here’s Why


December is Actually the Best Month to Apply for Jobs: Here’s Why

If you’re thinking of closing down your job search and giving it a rest for the lazy, crazy weeks between...

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How to Dress for an Interview

A generation ago, dressing for a job interview could hardly be considered rocket science. Job counselors and coaches had plenty...

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The Office Party Etiquette Guide

‘Tis the season for the Office Holiday Party! Enjoy and celebrate, but be warned: If you work in a modern...

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Changing Jobs? How to Avoid a Bad Breakup with Your Old Employer

You did everything you could to make this relationship work. When you accepted the initial offer, you made a commitment,...

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10 Telltale Signs that It’s Time for a Job Change

When you gaze into the long term future, you just don’t see yourself sitting at the same desk you currently...

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2016 May Be the Best Job Market Yet for New Graduates

Are you getting ready to launch into your final semester of college? Are you excited but a little apprehensive about...

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Inspiring Career Lessons from Elizabeth Holmes -- America's Youngest Female Billionaire


Inspiring Career Lessons You Can Learn from America’s Youngest Self-made Female Billionaire

At the age of 19 Stanford student Elizabeth Holmes had a plan, a strong work ethic, and the foundation of...

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How to Beat the SysteWriting Resumes for an ATS


How to Beat the System: Writing Resumes for an ATS

The term ATS, or Applicant Tracking System, usually refers to an automated scanner or database filter designed to sift through...

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How to Beat the SysteWriting Resumes for an ATS


How to Beat the System: Writing Resumes for an ATS

The term ATS, or Applicant Tracking System, usually refers to an automated scanner or database filter designed to sift through...

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Donald Trump Interviews Himself: 5 Invaluable Lessons You Can Learn

Whether you think Donald Trump is a savvy businessman, the next president of the United States, a washed-up entertainer, or...

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For Students: Five Steps to a Successful Salary Negotiation


For Students: Five Steps to a Successful Salary Negotiation

As you step away from academic life and into the working world, you’ll notice a few key differences in the...

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Resume Help for Veterans: Translating Your Military Experience into Valuable Civilian Skills


Resume Help for Veterans: Translating Your Military Experience into Valuable Civilian Skills

On May 31 the nation will celebrate Memorial Day, and while we join America in honoring the military men and women who...

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Six Reasons Why Military Veterans Make Great Employees


Six Reasons Why Military Veterans Make Great Employees

Military veterans returning to the civilian workplace face a host of challenges, not least of all the constant battle with...

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Writing the No Experience Resume: 10 Game-changing Tips For Students


Writing the No Experience Resume: 10 Game-Changing Tips for Students

A formal resume provides a simple, time-tested platform that allows jobseekers to show off their professional experience and their proudest...

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Do You Have Novemberitis? Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment


Do You Have Novemberitis: Causes, Symptoms & Treatments

Are you feeling burned out? Distracted? Bored? Are you nodding off at your desk even after a full night of...

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Resume Tips for Job Action Day 2015


Resume Tips: How to Handle Embarrassing Past Employers

While younger workers often wonder how to gain the skills and experience they need in order to get ahead, many...

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Daylight Savings Time: How to Use Your Extra Hour to Help Your Job Search


Daylight Savings Time: How to Use Your Extra Hour to Help Your Job Search

This year, daylight savings time will take place on November 1 at 2:00 AM, and since it’s fall, we’ll be...

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Halloween Do's and Don'ts at Work


Halloween Do’s and Don’ts at Work

Halloween is around the corner, and there’s a strong chance your employer will be making the most of this easy...

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Get Involved in Job Action Day: It's Not Too Late!


Get Involved in Job Action Day: It’s Not Too Late!

Job Action Day is right around the corner! In fact, it’s exactly one week away – it takes place on...

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Action Verbs: Why They're Resume Musts


Action Verbs: Why They’re Resume Musts

Here at MyPerfectResume, we like talking about resumes. Sometimes we focus on formatting. Sometimes we talk about reader preferences and...

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Celebrate Job Action Day with MyPerfectResume


Celebrate Job Action Day with MyPerfectResume!

We’ll be celebrating Job Action Day 2015 on November 2 along with countless workers, job seekers, career experts, employers and...

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How To Be A Boss Like A Boss


How to Be a Boss Like a Boss

Everybody wants to be a boss. Everybody wants the glory that comes with the job, the bragging rights, the validation,...

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How to Get the Best Teacher Recommendation Letter for Your College Application


How to Get the Best Teacher Recommendation Letter for Your College Application

Asking your teachers for recommendation letters for your college application can be uncomfortable and intimidating, for sure. If you’ve been...

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What is National Boss's Day and Where in Boss's Name Did It Come From?


What Is National Boss’s Day and Where In Boss’s Name Did It Come From?

On October 16, workplaces all over the United States celebrate National Boss’s Day, a secular holiday in which employees show...

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Five Smart Ways to Handle a Difficult Boss


Five Smart Ways to Handle a Difficult Boss

In honor of National Boss’s Day on October 16, we’re taking some time to acknowledge and appreciate the great bosses...

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honors and awards for resume inclusion


Should You Include Honors and Awards in Your Resume?

Most conventional, standard resumes contain subheadings for education, skills, and relevant work history. But what about awards and special honors?...

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work life balance


Work Life Balance: Can You Really Have it All?

We all have someone in our network who could easily serve as the spokesperson for the Perfect Life Council. Someone...

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What are Resume Keywords and How Can they Help You?

First-time job seekers often assume that resumes, once submitted, are simply read and reviewed by hiring managers who respond with...

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overtime law


This New Law Could be a Work-life Game-changer if It’s Passed

At the height of the great Depression in 1938, President Roosevelt passed the federal overtime law, a rule that protected...

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To Include References or Not Include References: That is the Resume Question

A supportive word of endorsement or a strong testimonial from a former employer can make or break your chances of...

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Cover Letter Tips: 4 Showstoppers to Get You Noticed

What kinds of cover letter details make busy employers tune out distractions and give a candidate their full attention? What...

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Student learning about resume writing


10 Things about Resume Writing That You Won’t Learn in School

The fall is here and it’s time to head back to school! Sharpen your pencils, kids, because this year you’ll...

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Jewish holiday


What’s the Deal with PTO and Jewish Holidays?

If you’re a Jewish employee and you’re an active observer of high holy days, the Sabbath, or both, you may...

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10 Indispensable Career Tips We Learned from Office Space

Remember Office Space? Remember Peter and his fateful therapy session? The one where his therapist died tragically, leaving him trapped...

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4 Life Hacks to Putting Together a Resume “Work Experience” Section With No Work Experience

You’ve done some research and examined a few samples, and even though you’ve never created a professional resume before, you...

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Woman thinking about resume objective vs summary statement


What’s the Difference Between a Resume Summary Statement and a Resume Objective?

The latest trend in resume formatting has been slowly creeping onto the scene for more than a decade, and finally...

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Women Writing Education Section of Her Resume


Education Section Resume Fails: Avoid These Mistakes at all Costs

The education section of your resume may not be the flashiest, the longest, or even the most important part of...

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Team Player at Work


What it Really Means to be a Team Player

Bosses and managers often use the word team player as a form of praise. On the surface, this seems like...

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Leadership Tips for Introverts


6 Indispensable Leadership Tips for Natural Introverts

It’s no secret that business culture tends to reward extroversion. Those with boundless social energy and a desire for conversation...

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A Woman Soon to Announce her Pregnancy to her Boss


How to Tell Your Boss You’re Pregnant (And Feel Good About It)

At first you weren’t quite sure, but now the results of every test have been confirmed and it’s official: You’re...

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Dealing with Criticism at Work


Boss Calling You Out at Work? Here’s How to Learn from the Criticism

You want to excel at your job. Everyone does. When you get something wrong, you never do so on purpose,...

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Man having a nightmare job search


4 Job Search Nightmares That You Can Learn From

Does your job search feel like a bumpy road? Are you losing patience with curve ball interviews, unexpected obstacles, rude...

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Person leaving their job on good terms


How to Leave Your Job on Good Terms

You’ve held your current position for a while now, and you’ve had some good days and some bad days in...

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a person discussing job gaps in their resume in an interview


Interview Tips: Discussing Job Gaps in Your Resume

If your resume reveals a long gap between one professional job and another, there’s a strong chance that your potential...

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Person Writing Teacher Recommendation Letter


Everything You Need to Know About Getting a Teacher Recommendation Letter

You’ve got the grades, you’ve slaved over a glowing personal statement, and you’ve racked up more extracurricular activities than days...

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Interview


The Three Most Powerful Interview Skills

What does it take to walk into any interview setting and walk out with a job? Is this a skill...

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9 Key Signs of Mental Strength


9 Key Signs of Mental Strength

Young employees and job seekers are often told that they have to be “tough” in order to make it in...

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Cover Letter Disasters: Q and A


Cover Letter Disasters: Q and A

This week, we answer questions from a few readers with serious cover letter issues. Make sure you don’t find yourself...

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Accepting a Job Offer: Difference Making Moves


Accepting a Job Offer: Difference Making Moves

Two days ago, you walked out of the office after your most recent interview, and you’ve been waiting on pins...

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Land a Job by the End of the Summer: Five Tips


Land a Job by the End of the Summer: Five Tips

You need a job, and you need one right now. Ideally, you’d like to be employed by the end of...

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Summer work outfits can be professional and comfortable


Time Management Tips for the Summer

When you were a child, the arrival of June meant one thing: Freedom! Fun, camp, adventures, and lazy days stretched...

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How NOT to Choose Your College or University


How NOT to Choose Your College or University

If you have access to the internet, you can easily find countless articles, blogs and guidelines that can steer you...

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4 Simple Remarks That Can End Your Interview on the Spot


4 Simple Remarks That Can End Your Interview on the Spot

Despite the high stakes, your job interview is really just a simple conversation; it’s a polite and pleasant chat between...

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Leadership 101: Leading When You're Not the Boss


Leadership 101: Leading When You’re Not the Boss

Entry level employees in their 20s and 30s rarely occupy official leadership positions or hold responsibility for more than a...

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Commuting Nightmares: How to Cope


Commuting Nightmares: How to Cope

According to HR studies, the leading causes of job-related stress and high turnover include a few issues that are no...

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Writing a Post Interview Thank You Note


Writing a Post Interview Thank You Note

As soon as you walk away from the building after your interview, your thoughts should turn to the next step:...

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Summer work outfits can be professional and comfortable


Summer: A Perfect Season to Kickstart Your Career

The summer is in full swing, and this is a great season to look around and make sure that you’re...

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Summertime Networking 101


Summertime Networking 101

Are you ready to sharpen your networking game for the summer season? This is a great time to leverage your...

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4 Tips for First Time Job Seekers


4 Tips for First Time Job Seekers

If you’ll be graduating within the next few months, you’ll want to start looking for a job right now…As it...

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Managing Your PTO Time: A Simple Guide


Managing Your PTO Time: A Simple Guide

Each year, your employer provides you with a base salary, a set of insurance benefits, and an established number of...

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Interview


Interview Question: Your Biggest Weakness

Call it a classic or a worn out cliché, but despite its problems, this old chestnut still seems to appear...

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Job Search


Read Between the Lines: Job Post Red Flags

Some people believe that luck is a myth, and that joy and misery are completely within our control. At the...

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4 Ways to Leverage Your Education

4 Ways to Leverage Your Education You’ve just spent the past two, four, or six years devoting yourself to your...

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5 Common Types of Interviewees

  5 Common Types of Interviewees Here at MyPerfectResume, we maintain contact with a wide network of recruiters and hiring...

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Career Building Myths

Career Building Myths This week, we tackle a few common myths that seem to be circulating around the job search...

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Getting The Most Out of Your Summer Job

Getting The Most Out of Your Summer Job   Your summer job is about to begin, and you’re ready to...

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5 Tips for Summer Job Seekers

5 Tips for Summer Job Seekers If you’re like millions of other job seekers across the country, you’re about to...

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Become Successful at Work: 4 Habits that Must Go

Become Successful at Work: 4 Habits that Must Go Sometimes getting ahead at work means making all the right moves…But sometimes,...

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How to Choose Great References

How to Choose Great References After you complete your resume and tailor your cover letter to meet the needs of...

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Take Charge of Your Career: 4 Tips

Take Charge of Your Career: 4 Tips If you've ever held a job for any company, you've probably seen the...

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4 Tips That Prove You’re the Best Candidate for the Job

4 Tips That Prove You’re the Best Candidate for the Job The minute you laid eyes on the post, you...

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Time For a Career Change? 4 Questions to Ask Yourself

Time For a Career Change? 4 Questions to Ask Yourself You chose your major in college when you were about 19...

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The Ultimate Resume Checklist

The Ultimate Resume Checklist You've been drafting and editing (and re-editing) your resume for a few hours now…or a few...

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6 Tips to Make the Most of Your Morning

6 Tips to Make the Most of Your Morning In your efforts to build a successful corporate career, you’ll have...

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Becoming a Mother! How to Share the News at Work

Becoming a Mother! How to Share the News at Work  You just confirmed your hunch with a doctor, and the...

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3 Signs Your Boss Is Becoming a Career Obstacle

3 Signs Your Boss Is Becoming a Career Obstacle  When you landed your current job, words were insufficient to describe...

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4 Ways to Earn the Confidence and Respect of Strangers

4 Ways to Earn the Confidence and Respect of Strangers If you’re trying to build a successful career, you won’t...

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Bringing Your Kids to Work: 7 Tips

Bringing Your Kids to Work: 7 Tips On “Bring Your Kids to Work Day”, people all over the nation have...

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4 Ways to Find Out if You Are Working Hard Enough

4 Ways to Find Out if You Are Working Hard Enough Entry level employees and new workers stepping into an...

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4 Ways A Cover Letter Can Launch Your Career

4 Ways A Cover Letter Can Launch Your Career Your cover letter frames your resume and provides a context and a human...

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Crying At Work: When to Hold Back and When to Let Go

Crying At Work: When to Hold Back and When to Let Go Crying at work: is it ever okay? This...

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Resume Tips: What Employers Look for in Your Education Section

Resume Tips: What Employers Look for in Your Education Section When it comes to the relative importance of each subsection...

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How to Master the Art of Studying

How to Master the Art of Studying Despite the prevalence of high school and university level courses on “how to...

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5 Ways to Speed Up Your Career Growth

5 Ways to Speed Up Your Career Growth When you gaze ahead into the future, you see yourself ten years...

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How to Navigate These 4 Types of Interviews

 How to Navigate These 4 Types of Interviews You may already know the basic format of your upcoming interview; maybe you’ll be...

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Don’t Settle For a Second Rate Job

Don’t Settle For a Second Rate Job You’ve just received an offer! You’ve been on the market for a few...

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5 Things to Expect from Your First Professional Job

5 Things to Expect from Your First Professional Job Most new graduates step onto the job market with a set...

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5 Tips on How NOT to Ask for a Favor

5 Tips on How NOT to Ask for a Favor During your process, you’ll cover more ground and get better...

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Interview Tips for Tricky Questions

Interview Tips for Tricky Questions As you prepare for your big interview, you’ll be drafting and rehearsing answers to the...

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5 Steps to Take Before you Graduate This Spring

5 Steps to Take Before you Graduate This Spring Right now, the northern half of the US is still buried...

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How to Keep Job Search Stress to a Minimum

How to Keep Job Search Stress to a Minimum Your job search is starting to resemble a bad house guest....

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4 Tips for Entering the Workforce without a Degree

4 Tips for Entering the Workforce without a Degree Launching a professional or corporate career without a college degree can...

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Hiring For the First Time: What to Look for in a Resume

Hiring For the First Time: What to Look for in a Resume  For the first time in your career, you’re...

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3 Interview Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Chances

3 Interview Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Chances  Most candidates—even if they've never attended an interview before—understand that some behaviors...

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The Top 5 Skills Employers Value

The Top 5 Skills Employers Value Across almost every industry and at almost every level, there are a few core...

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Fight Back Against FIFO

Fight Back Against FIFO Job loss can be a dismal experience, and when it happens, the consequences of one difficult...

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4 Job Search Mistakes That Can Hold You Back

4 Job Search Mistakes That Can Hold You Back  While you invest everything you have in your job search, make...

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Learning a New Skill: 5 Tips To Stay Motivated

Learning a New Skill: 5 Tips To Stay Motivated Learning a new skill, from HTML to conversational Italian to Judo,...

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4 Signs that You’ve Aced the Interview

4 Signs that You've Aced the Interview You've been chatting with your interviewer (or interviewers) for several minutes, and so...

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4 Ways to Love the Job You Have

4 Ways to Love the Job You Have The year is underway, and your January performance review (such as it...

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4 Ways To Connect With Coworkers

4 Ways To Connect With Coworkers You may have started your new job just a few weeks ago, or maybe...

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4 Reasons to Connect with a Staffing Agency

4 Reasons to Connect with a Staffing Agency   As you tackle your job search, you’re turning over every stone...

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4 Signs of Burnout: Protect Your Health and Your Career

4 Signs of Burnout: Protect Your Health and Your Career You work hard. And that’s fine. We all work hard....

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4 Ways to Become a Leader

4 Ways to Become a Leader    Your leadership skills could use some work. You’re interested in building a successful...

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5 Tips to Improve Your Teamwork Skills

5 Tips to Improve Your Teamwork Skills In the modern working world, we often hear common words and phrases used...

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How to Back Away From a Bad Job Offer

How to Back Away From a Bad Job Offer Your interview is going well... Your answers seem to impress your...

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Your Social Network: the Strongest Form of Job Security

Your Social Network: The Strongest Form of Job Security In our modern labor landscape, traditional forms of “job security” are...

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Giving an Exit Interview

Giving an Exit Interview After long days of hard work and countless resume submissions, you finally achieved your goal: You...

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5 Tips to Help You Ace Your Phone Interview

5 Tips to Help You Ace Your Phone Interview   Before employers call candidates in for an in-person, onsite interview,...

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Panel Interviews: Stay Cool and Know What to Expect

Panel Interviews: Stay Cool and Know What to Expect If you’re a little nervous about facing one interviewer, or two,...

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Resume Tips: 5 Things to Do Before You Start Writing

Resume Tips: 5 Things to Do Before You Start Writing  In order to land the perfect job, you’ll have to...

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How to Say No

How to Say No Young people and entry level workers are often taught that the secret to career success is...

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Help! My New Boss Doesn’t Like Me

Help! My New Boss Doesn't Like Me Here at MyPerfectResume , we often hear from novice employees who are just beginning to...

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Group Interviews: 5 Tips That Can Help You Prepare

Group Interviews: 5 Tips That Can Help You Prepare   The term “group interview” usually refers to an unconventional interview...

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How to Complete Your Education and Prepare for Working Life

How to Complete Your Education and Prepare for Working Life You’re about to embark on the biggest adventure of your...

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Sell Yourself: 4 Resume Moves That Can Close the Deal

Applying for work is a multifaceted process that relies on several different skills sets. If you've been on the market...

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Help! My Job Is In Trouble

Help! My Job Is In Trouble Every day you show up for work and put in a full day’s worth...

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Success in School Versus Success in the Workplace

Success in School Versus Success in the Workplace During our years of experience with employers and job seekers, we've identified...

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What to do when Your Dream Job Appears

What to do when Your Dream Job Appears   Sometimes the parallels between the job search and the dating process...

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Performance Review Disasters and Surprises: How to Respond

Performance Review Disasters and Surprises: How to Respond Nothing beats the feeling of great performance review! When you walk into...

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Why Your Degree Alone May Not Set You Apart

Why Your Degree Alone May Not Set You Apart In an earlier era, a college degree had the power to...

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Resume and Cover Letter Tips for Unemployed Job Seekers

Resume and Cover Letter Tips for Unemployed Job Seekers It’s an unfortunate truth that employed job seekers have a little...

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5 Ways to Work Smarter During the New Year

5 Ways to Work Smarter During the New Year Are you ready to jump start your career and launch into...

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Measuring Success: 4 Career Questions You Need To Ask Yourself

Measuring Success: 4 Career Questions You Need To Ask Yourself  Are you a success? Or not? You've been working hard...

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4 Reasons to Find a New Job this Year

The New Year is officially underway, and now that the celebration is over and the party hats have been taken...

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4 Tips for a Winning Cover Letter

Four Tips for a Winning Cover Letter If you’re breaking a sweat all day and losing sleep all night over...

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How to Ask about Job Perks, Benefits & Accommodations

Before you can settle in to your new workplace and claim loyalty to your new employer, you’ll need a few...

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How to Land a Job Offer that Pays

In many ways, searching for a job is a lot like searching for a home, or making your way through...

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Resume & Cover Letter Tips: Avoiding Awkward Blunders

Many of the damaging resume red flags that can remove candidates from the running aren’t the result of malicious behavior...

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8 Ways to Make Yourself Unpopular at Work

In order to advance your career, start by gaining the respect and approval of your peers. Or, at the very...

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Help! I Think I Chose the Wrong Job

Almost every professional person finds him or herself at a common crossroad at least once during the course of a...

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Quiz: Are You Great at Your Job?

Most of us have heard the following phrases exchanged in the workplace at least once or twice: “He’s kind of...

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5 Types of Resumes that Leave the Competition Behind

Some resumes simply shine a little brighter than others. And sometimes the success of a resume has nothing to do...

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Getting Hired: 4 Myths About the Selection Process

When job seekers step onto the market, an avalanche of advice tumbles toward them from all sides. Every well-meaning friend,...

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5 Signs That You’re Ready for a Management Role

You started your career at the entry level, and for the past few years you’ve been toiling away as somebody’s...

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How to Survive a Lunch Interview

In an earlier era, job interviews were almost always formal affairs that involved a thirty-minute conversation in an on-site office...

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Showing Loyalty: When to Leave Your Job & When to Stick It Out

Wise, effective employers understand the value of employee loyalty; a loyal employee grows with the company instead of leaving as...

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4 Reasons Employees Keep Jobs They Don’t Like

You were excited to receive your job offer, and you threw yourself into this work with the full force of...

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Resume & Cover Letter Tips for Unemployed Job Seekers

It’s an unfortunate truth that employed job seekers have a little bit more leverage and face slightly better odds as...

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How to Land a Job That Will Last

Generations ago, employees would often form long term relationships with a single employer that would carry them through decades of...

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5 Innocent Career Mistakes that Can Get You Fired

It’s no secret that certain outrageous and terrible behaviors can get an employee terminated (and sometimes escorted out of the...

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How to Land a Job Offer Fast

As you draft your resume and take your first exploratory steps onto the job market, you may start to notice...

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How to Address Your Age in Your Resume & Cover Letter

Age can be a fraught and complex issue during the job application process. This personal trait isn’t quite like any...

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The Anatomy of a Perfect Thank-You Note

As any job search advisor will tell you—and most hiring managers will happily confirm—a few little social graces can go...

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5 Handshake Mistakes (From Eww to Yikes)

During your job search process, you’ll need several trusty items in your toolkit. You’ll need a killer resume, a polished,...

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5 Things That Appear In Every Successful Resume

As Tolstoy says in the first line of Anna Karenina, “Happy families are all the same,” but each unhappy family...

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5 Qualities That Are Part of Every Successful Cover Letter

When hiring managers, HR pros, and recruiters spot a great cover letter, they get excited about the attached resume and...

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