Posts Tagged 'Networking Summary'

Resume Series: Part 3 – Summary

This is day three of a week long blog series that provides tips on how to develop each section of your resume. Previously, the focus was on the heading and objective. Today will focus on the summary. This series is to help prepare for the kick-off of our “Getting People to Work” series. As part of this project we will focus our efforts to bring together community resources, provide workshops in our offices and in our communities and plan hiring events in targeted geographic locations. We hope that you find this series helpful and that you will join us at one or more of our events!

In-Office Workshops
Community-Based Workshops
Hiring Events
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Resolutions (Revisited)

Photo 57 (2)The New Year is a time when people look back and assess or “recap” their past experiences. We look at accomplishments and our lifestyle, but we also look at our past/current employment status.

In the past, I have lived through periods of end-of-year and New Year’s unemployment. During that stage of unemployment, I was filled with unnecessary anxiety and fear. Trying to achieve all of my goals simultaneously was overwhelming, and as a result I approached everything incorrectly! If I knew then what I know now, my New Year resolutions would have been much more strategic. Let me explain.
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Veteran’s Day 2014

On November 11th, Veteran’s Day, we commemorate the service of past and present military men and women. To honor their sacrifices, many communities hold parades and some businesses offer special discounts.

In addition, veterans who are looking for work can attend job fairs specifically designed to help veterans transition their military experience into the civilian world. Here are three job fairs for veterans to pay attention to and attend:
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Happy St. Paddy’s Day

cherylSt. Patrick’s Day always reminds me of one of the most hospitable places I have ever visited, Ireland. She captured me at her first greeting; the way she extended her hand, so to speak, in friendship.

I am going to talk about our hand extension, the hand shake, which we use so often in interviews, networking and daily living. I will start with the lighter side of the handshake, what does not impress the folks and then explain how to get it right.
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How Fast is Your Elevator?

JoAnn KawamotoThe classic elevator speech – a 30-second commercial delivered in the time it takes to get from one floor to another, crafted to introduce you to new persons who can help in your job search.
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Tag – You’re It!

“Can you hear me now? Good!” I have some information I’d like to share “Because You’re Worth It”. Don’t worry, “You’re in Good Hands”.

You might be scratching your head right now after reading the opening paragraph, possibly thinking that something seems strangely familiar about it. If so, you might have recognized that these are advertising slogans used by Verizon, L’Oreal, and Allstate all strung together.
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“Only the Currently Employed Need Apply”

That’s how the advertisement begins.  After you pick yourself up and dust off your bruised ego, you wonder if such a statement is legal, or even moral.  Whatever it is, you are seeing it more and more in employment ads these days. Continue reading ‘“Only the Currently Employed Need Apply”’