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Topic: Resumes

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[22 Jul 2009 | Written by: Jorge Lazaro Diaz | 3 Comments | ]
Tory Johnson wormenforhire.com Has Good Resume Writing Advice

I ran into Tory Johnson’s womenforhire.com website site while surfing around the net and found some really good info. In it I found a really good resume writing section. This section includes the basics, but also contains information covering resume writing and other job hunt topics in detail.
You can use it to learn how to write a resumes, something that might be valuable if it’s been a while since you last needed a resume. You can also use the information to re-review the resume you’ve been using in this job …

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[6 Jun 2009 | Written by: Jorge Lazaro Diaz | No Comment | ]

On June 6th I gave a presentation called “A Networking Mentality to Get You Employed” at Laid Off Camp Miami held at the Miami Beach Convention Center. Follow this link to find the PowerPoint slide deck I used during my talk.
I would especially appreciate comments and feedback from those of you that attended my presentation. I use that feedback to improve the information I provide to our audience.

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[14 May 2009 | Written by: Jorge Lazaro Diaz | No Comment | ]

I surf around a lot looking for content that’s valuable for job seekers and people wanting to stay at the top of their game – career game that is. I’ve been following career coach Mary Elizabeth Bradford’s blog (find it at this link) for a while and I decided to sit in on one of her webinars. It was called “Recession-Busting Job Search Techniques That WORK.”
The information she presented was all relevant to job seekers and presented well. She runs a “Mastermind Career Coach” program where …

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[4 May 2009 | Written by: Jorge Lazaro Diaz | 2 Comments | ]
Pocket Resumes: Who Would Have Thought?

I was checking out the alumni Linkedin group for a former employer of mine and read someone commenting on pocket resumes.  “Pocket resume?” I asked myself.  “What an interesting concept?”
What is it?  It’s a resume the size of a business card that’ll fit in your shirt or pant pocket.  It’s ideal for  networking events.   I’m going to research these pocket resumes a bit and get back to you.
I hope to shed light on what I think can be an ideal tool for job hunters wanting to get their message across.  …

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[4 May 2009 | Written by: Jorge Lazaro Diaz | No Comment | ]

One of my co-worker sent me this link to CNNMoney.com’s article “How to Get a Job.” It’s a supplement to an article that came out in Fortune Magazine. This is a well put together multimedia article containing all sorts of job hunt information.
It contains advice in the form of video clips from David Perry co-author of “Guerrilla Marketing for Job Hunters.” It shows creative ideas used by job hunters to target specific employers. It has a chart from the Bureau of Labor and Statitics that shows how many people are …

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[28 Apr 2009 | Written by: Jorge Lazaro Diaz | No Comment | ]

I ran into Meg Monfort’s “Career Chaos” blog and believe she provides some good practical advice. This past month she posted a blog entry describing her four favorite job search books. They are:

The Job Loss Recovery Guide: A Proven Program for Getting Back to Work — Fast!– by Lynn Joseph, Ph.D.

Knock ’em Dead Resumes and the rest of the series – by Martin Yate
Winning Interviews for $100,000+ Jobs – by Wendy Enelow
Negotiating Your Salary: How to Make $1,000 a Minute – by Jack Chapman

She also made a …