What is the Summary Statement when you are building your résumé? Let’s define the Summary Statement and determine which topics should be included.
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A job target is the specific type of position you’re applying for. If there’s more than one position you could apply for, given your background and experience, then you’ll have more than one job target…
In my last blog post, I talked about Introducing You in Your Résumé. So now we need to talk about what the purpose of a résumé is so you can have this in mind as you build yours…
Your résumé tells a story. What kind of story does yours tell? A résumé is a significant part of any job search. Along with your cover letter, it’s usually the first contact you have with potential employers. That’s why your résumé needs to be well thought out, so it tells your story effectively…
Planning for any journey is critical to reaching the destination successfully. Your job search is also a journey that requires planning.
As a Christian, your faith impacts all areas of your life, including your job search.
This is a continuation of my previous blog post Physical Aspects Of A Job Search Part 1, which discussed your diet, sleep, addictions and, personal hygiene. In today’s blog post we will cover exercise patterns, and your time management.
The physical aspects of your job search involve taking care of your body so that it will be able to handle this stress-filled endeavor. What you eat and drink, your personal hygiene, your sleep and exercise patterns, and even your time management are all important to maintaining your health in order to conduct a rigorous job search campaign.
The mental side of your search is just as challenging as the emotional. You need to stay sharp so you can speak knowledgeably and confidently during interviews. Yet, it’s difficult when you’re not working in your area of expertise.
Dealing with the loss of a job, or the decision to make a job change, is an emotionally challenging and draining time. It’s one of the most significant stressors you’ll face. So when you are emotionally spent, don’t be surprised.