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Simple guidelines to writing a stellar resume

Expert Resumes for Managers ExecutivesYour resume should communicate vital information to a potential employer, but how do you know if yours is up to par and will compete with other resumes?

Authors Wendy S. Enelow and Louise M. Kursmark explain in their new book, Expert Resumes for Managers and Executives, that strict rules for writing resumes really don’t exist, but job seekers should consider some simple standards that most employers have come to expect. Here are some of Enelow and Kursmark’s tips:

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11 Mistakes Federal Job Seekers Should Avoid

Find Your Federal Job FitST. PAUL, Minn. — Federal job seekers often are frustrated with, overwhelmed by or puzzled over the complex federal hiring process. In their new book, Find Your Federal Job Fit, authors Janet M. Ruck and Karol Taylor explain that the “federal application process, which is unlike any other, can be cumbersome and confusing at times. It is based on a set of laws and regulations that were written for a specific purpose. Over time, layers of new laws were added. Eventually they created a morass of rules that now make up the federal hiring system.”

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Book Tells Managers and Executives How to Create Expert Resumes

Expert Resumes for Managers and ExecutivesST. PAUL, Minn. – Expert Resumes for Managers and Executives is aimed at people at all levels of management, from front-line supervisors to top-level executives. Wendy S. Enelow and Louise M. Kursmark offer hundreds of pages of sample resumes and present sound resume writing advice, including how to create and use an electronic resume.

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Turning A Holiday Job into a Full-time One

Seasonal jobsBlack Friday is almost here and that means seasonal job openings for the holiday season.  Willie Jolley, host of the Sirius XM Satellite Radio Show The Willie Jolley Wealthy Ways Radio Show, and author of the book Turn Setbacks into Greenbacks, says this is the greatest opportunity right now for the unemployed to get hired. 

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Conquer Your Career with These 5 Words of Wisdom

A Bullseye ViewEach year, Target travels around the country to attend diversity recruitment conferences to support outstanding talent and seek out the leaders of tomorrow. Thousands of MBA students and professionals shut their textbooks, leave their desks behind and attend these annual events to encourage their peers, listen to inspiring speakers and foster their intellectual and career growth.

Below, a few words of wisdom we’ve picked up from some of the most influential MBA conferences.

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