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What Are These “Accomplishments” We’re Supposed to Put on Our Resumes?

When I first heard about this concept years ago, I will admit, I was confused. What accomplishments?, I would bemoan in frustration. Then, I started to think and remember. Continue reading

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Why Coleman Business Owner Tosses Resumes in the Garbage

“I threw three resumes, back to back, into the garbage today”, said a local business owner who shall remain nameless.  Although he gave me permission to publicize his name, and the name of his business, I choose to keep it … Continue reading

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Why Many Albertans Will Stay Unemployed Longer Than They Need To

Job seekers who rely on government-funded employment centres to help them produce a decent resume and cover letter are going to remain unemployed far, far longer than they need to. Continue reading

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5 Mistakes Almost Everyone Makes on Their Resume

So, you’ve submitted your resume.  Do you envision the employer pouring himself a cup of coffee, settling into his chair, kicking off his shoes, and devouring every word of your resume with his undivided attention?  Not exactly.  He’ll devote six … Continue reading

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