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The Resume Alternative

A bit of history, CVs or resumes were just a mere formality during the 1930s…back then you probably could have written something brief on the back of a Cadbury’s wrapper and that would have passed off as your vocational press release. It took a further 20 years for CVs to …

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Subtle resume mistakes that cost job seekers

When it comes to resumes, most people know to look out for the deadly spelling and grammar errors.  But did you know there are other factors that can be just as terminal?  Take a moment to see if your resume is carrying a hidden job search killer…   Strange Resume …

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Enhance Your Job Search With a Resume/CV Website

In the modern job search, many candidates benefit from a custom resume/CV website to serve as their online resume in addition to their LinkedIn profile. This is especially beneficial for private service professionals, who can display their many talents with pictures and video, not just words. In fact, if you …

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The Principal Imperative

A recent film “Minions” has caused me to reflect on a difficult aspect of a butler’s life, namely that of securing employment. The yellow creatures are driven by the need to serve a master and will not allow anything to deter them in their quest. And so it is with …

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Are long job applications worth the effort?

Every job seeker knows the drill: you find a job that really interests you, but when you follow the link to apply, the application goes on forever…   Why they do this to you? Recruiters will often use the long application process to help weed out candidates. The thought process …

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