Posts Tagged: resume

Five job search time wasters

Are you losing focus in your job search? Finding the days disappearing into an online haze? Here are some common time wasters you should avoid: 1. Applying for every job, no matter how far fetched. It’s so easy now to apply online for jobs that you may be tempted to apply for positions that areRead… Read more »

Five New Year’s resolutions for job seekers

Since many of us take this time to reflect on the year past and the year ahead of us, let’s do so in the context of your job search. We’re not going to guilt you into making promises you can’t keep, so let’s keep our list of resolutions to five manageable items that will helpRead… Read more »

Job seeker tips from two recruiting experts

Anne Hull, President Hull Strategies, and Nancy Gober, Career Coach Key Development Solutions, share their thoughts and interviewing tips for job seekers interested in working for government contracting firms. Anne and Nancy also discuss common resume mistakes they saw at a recent Cleared Job Fair.

Quantifying your resume

Heather Krasna is the author of Jobs That Matter: Find a Stable, Fulfilling Career in Public Service, and the Director of Career Services at the Evans School of Public Affairs at the University of Washington. I work with many job seekers who conduct research or do counseling, jobs which are quite hard to quantify–but there’sRead… Read more »

HR=Humans Represent: All Alone In A Crowd

This week’s blog follows up on my August 2, 2010 post – Networking by the Numbers and Offline Opportunities, as far as how you can get yourself noticed amongst the masses of the career-seeking crowd. Yes, it demands some thought, and a little creativity, but it may just pay off for you in the longRead… Read more »

New Rules for the New Resume

Hi everyone – I’m excited to be here at GovLoop! A bit about me, I’m a Director of Communications at the Government of Ontario, Canada, working in Cabinet Office. I’m also a late GenX and early Netgen kinda guy! I write to an internal Ontario gov blog and thought I’d share and cross-post some ofRead… Read more »

Human Resource Specialist Are Looking For Buzz Words

In order to craft your resume appropriately, you need to use action/buzz words to show that you possess either entry-level, mid-level, or executive level experience. In most cases, you will want to overlap these action/buzz words between your current position level and the position level that you are applying to. The Federal Resume Toolbox hasRead… Read more »