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Get Yourself Noticed in the Pile of Resumes

Hi, I’m Susan Lamar and I am here today to thank you for Resume Advantage Pro. I’m a victim of the recession; two years ago I lost my job in an industry that was hit hard by our current recession, and I’ve been trying to find a job sense then, and little did I now how much resumes have changed until I got Resume Advantage Pro.

 

I love the modules; I’m currently on module 6. One of the things I really like about it, is it really makes you examine your past history but in addition what is personal about you. What […]

Great Resume Format to Craft Your Resume’

Hi, my name is Marco and I’m from West Palm Beach Florida.

My resume prior to Resume Advantage Pro was definitely not as polished or may be as insightful was after using the video workshop. The great thing about resume advantage pro is that you can take the material that you have and you are able to craft it into a much more presentable and compelling document which was really neat.

I thought the CD, Resume Secrets and Job Search Strategies was great, it has tons of great content there. One of the thing I learned that I didn’t know before was […]

Corporate Culture and Values

Are your Values and Beliefs Aligned?

Consider the industry, the organization, or the company and their overall corporate vision and business goals before you accept that job offer. What is the public opinion of that company or the industry you are about to enter? Is your long term career goal in line with the business activities this potential employer displays?

This personal and career evaluation may appear simplistic; however if the company or organization is at significant odds with your own personal beliefs and values, you may want to consider the on the job workplace conflicts that may arise. For example, let’s […]

Proactive Workplace Conflict Resolution

Before You Accept that Job Offer, Ask Yourself…

Who is the boss?

Your new boss or immediate supervisor may not necessarily be the one that interviews you. If you have an opportunity before you accept your new job offer, try to meet with the person that will be your new boss or supervisor. Your specific job position or job role will determine how much direct interaction you may or may not have with your boss. Although, at some point you will have to interact with someone in an authority position, whether your boss, a department supervisor, or a team leader.

As you know, […]

Commuting to a New Job Opportunity

Can I get there on time?

How far is the commute to your new job? Do you have dependable transportation or are you utilizing public transportation? Is your work schedule or shift variable or fixed?

A long commute may seem reasonable during the honeymoon period of your new job or when you are considering accepting the job offer. However, do consider the long term challenging affects a long commute may have throughout your employment with your new company. Are you prepared to make a long or difficult commute every single day? Will inclement weather introduce any unforeseen challenges? If you are unable […]

Using a Salary Calculator for Hourly and Annual Pay

Am I getting paid fairly?

After job hunting, submitting job applications, and interviewing you may be willing to accept any job offer that is presented to you. Depending on the current status of the job market, the competition in your specific industry, your professional experience, job skills, education or degrees; choosing the right career opportunity will often encompass the issue of financial compensation as part of your decision. Am I getting paid fairly? What are my other coworkers in my field earning and can I expect to earn the same pay?

If your industry or the current job market is highly competitive […]