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Making Your Domestic Job Application Float

Having viewed thousands of domestic staffing resumés and cover letters over the course of several years having been involved in and connected with the often volatile world of recruitment, the way applications have ‘evolved’ in terms of appearance and content is a little concerning from my perspective. The static language …

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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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Job Searching During the Dog Days of Summer

As summer gears up for the hottest months, the job market traditionally cools down, especially in the realm of private service. For Household Staff job seekers, this can be discouraging and frightening, however, this is actually the perfect time to work on your resume, cover letters and LinkedIn profiles to …

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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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