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Focus on Yourself First to Find Your Federal Job Fit

Find Your Federal Job FitApplying for a job with the federal government can be a difficult and maddening ordeal that involves a long application process and a complex organizational structure. Federal job seekers are often told to take any federal position just to get their foot in the door. However, this advice is outdated and misleading.

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5 Easy Tips to Make Your Cover Letter Stand Out

5 Easy Tips to Make Your Cover Letter Stand OutIt’s the job of the cover letter to make the person want to read the resume. That’s it. The letter doesn’t get you the interview — that’s the resume’s job. But if your cover letter isn’t persuasive in a different way, your brilliantly crafted resume will never make it to the first pass.

So what makes a great cover letter? Here are 5 easy tips to make your cover letter stand out.

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Job Candidates Need to Determine If There is a Fit

Harris AlliedNEW YORK, NY – August 23, 2011 – Talent acquisition and retention is a hot topic these days. Every company is looking for the same thing -- great, talented people. So why is it that when so much time and money is spent on the hiring process that retention seems to take a back seat?

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5 Tips to Ensuring Your Resume Produces Top Results

Getting results from your resumeA professionally written resume is an important component to any job search. The overall effectiveness of the document however depends on certain variables; such as how/how often the resume is used, the types of marketing/submission strategies, and the continued relevance of the resume’s content. Concentrating on these important aspects (and others) ensures the resume will produce the all-important interviews that we strive for.

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It’s About Time Everyone Updated Their Resume

Gallery of Best ResumesINDIANAPOLIS—Next month, individuals throughout the world will be encouraged to bring their resume up-to-date as part of “International Update Your Resume Month,” an annual campaign led exclusively by Career Directors International (CDI).

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