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24Feb2017

7 Common Resume Mistakes Every Job Seeker Should Avoid

No one said writing your resume would be easy. There are so many rules out there that affect your resume’s chances of making it into a hiring manager’s hands, it’s tough for the average worker to keep up! Luckily, there are professional services like TopResume that will review your resume – for free! – and
  • 24 Feb, 2017
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24May2013

5 Reasons Why Independent Recruiters Don't Return Candidates' Calls

By:  Terri Piersma An independent recruiter is someone who is hired by an employer to find a candidate for a specific job and who does not work in-house for an employer. After almost seven years working for a split placement network consisting of independent recruiting firms, I’ve learned a lot about independent recruiters. One of
  • 24 May, 2013
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07Feb2011

Should I Add LinkedIn to My Resume?

By: Heather Eagar The social networking world has become a major part of daily life. You can meet new people, catch up with old buddies, join groups, and even play games with others. One major aspect of the social networking realm that has become vital to workers is job seeking. On sites like LinkedIn, you
  • 7 Feb, 2011
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21Jun2010

In Summary…How To Increase the Odds That Your Resume Gets Noticed

The purpose of your resume is to get noticed, to get the hiring manager to want to bring you in for an interview.  In its most basic sense, the resume is your “advertisement” that leads a company into making a “buying” decision.  It represents who you are and what you have to offer.  With this in
  • 21 Jun, 2010
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10Jun2010

Will Your Resume Get Read?

Are you having a hard time getting an interview? Do you see job postings that you know that you are a strong fit but after submiting your resume, your phone never rings? How many times have you been told by HR or the Recruiter that your resume is being reviewed and someone will get back
  • 10 Jun, 2010
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19Feb2009

I've been laid off…now what??

If you have lived in Houston for any length of time, then you are all too familiar with the cyclical nature of the Oil and Gas Industry. This current cycle started over 4 years ago and peaked last summer. During this last “boom cycle”, we saw the price of oil start off at about $34/bbl
  • 19 Feb, 2009
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