How do I Format Temp Work on My Resume?

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For one long chapter of your working life –maybe the most recent chapter—you held a series of short term positions that were assigned to you by temporary employment agency. Now you’re looking for a one full-time position with a single employer, a professional role that you’ll hold indefinitely. So as you draft your resume, how…

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Top Tech Skills that Can Get You Hired In 2014

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According to most recent survey data, both formal and informal, CIOs expect to increase the rate of hiring for IT pros by about 16 percent in the year ahead. But how does this translate into useful information for recruiters, individual hiring managers, and IT job seekers? In other words, what kinds of programming skills will…

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How to Format Temp Work on Your Resume

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Typically, when professional employees move from one job or one workplace to another, each job or employer represents a distinct chapter in that person’s working life. So it isn’t difficult to format each of these positions in the “work history” section of a formal resume; most candidates simply create a subheading for each job and…

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How to Improve your Skills as an Engineer

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Every professional employee in every industry can benefit from an appreciation for lifelong learning. But in the engineering field, staying on top of scientific and marketplace changes can be critical to career survival, not to mention personal and intellectual growth. It’s said that there are three types of engineers: 1.) Natural engineers, who gained most…

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How to Work with a Financial Recruiter

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Working with any recruiter can provide a powerful boost to your staffing strategy, since recruiters can apply their focused expertise to your open positions while allowing you to turn your attention back to the task of running your business. Recruiters with focused experience and vast social networks within specific industries can add even greater value…

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Top Tech Certifications to Advance Your Career

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Most tech professionals and hiring managers agree that adding certifications to a resume can help any candidate land a coveted position in IT. And if you’re looking for ways to advance your tech career beyond the entry level, you can start with a list of certifications that demonstrate that you’re a lifelong learner and you’re…

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Why IT Job Seekers Should Be Optimistic

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While some areas of the job market are still struggling to recover after the recent economic downturn, job seekers looking for positions in the IT sector have plenty of reasons to feel positive about their prospects. Why all the optimism? The answer lies in several trends related to a growing hunger for personal communication technology…

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The Skills You Need to Advance Your Career

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Your career may be giving you everything you need right now, and if you’re waking up each morning feeling excited about your job and eager to tackle the challenges of the day, then keep doing whatever you’re doing to stay motivated; You’re exactly where you need to be. But if you’re starting to lose your…

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Stand Out! Create a Personal IT Brand

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Job seekers in every industry can benefit by establishing a personal brand, a kind of hook or angle that sets them apart and makes their credentials easier to remember. But in the IT field, this can be especially helpful, and if you’re a candidate in this industry, your ability to get noticed may be the…

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