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7 tips to make your profile picture professional

In previous articles, we’ve offered tips for using social media in your job search. That’s because more and more recruiters and hiring managers areA using social networks to learnA about and even contact potential candidates. While most know how to lock down their profiles through privacy settings…

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3 Facebook Timeline tips for job seekers

If you don’t have Facebook Timeline already, you will soon.A While Facebook Timeline is primarily a cosmetic change that will affect the layout of your profile, it also comes with a number of functional modifications that will make it easier for others to see your Facebook…

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Working Moms Continue to Struggle with Work-Life Balance

Parenting is tough on any given day, and it does not get easier when one or both parents work outside the home. As you might expect, working moms have their own unique situations to confront.A As withA all workers, today’s competitive workplaces, demanding positions and financial obligations…

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Commuting: Going to extremes

No matter what you do for a living, the one aspect of your job that you share with nearly everyone in the workforce is the commute. The process of getting to and from work is as eagerly anticipated as a root canal, and with good…

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Tweets; the new homework

Here at EresumeX we’ve trumpeted the usefulness of social media sites like Facebook and Twitter (hey—are you following us?). These sites are still part of the new frontier, so we’re all still making up the rules as we go. And we don’t know what sites…

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Let the games begin!

Do you hear something? It’s the sound of proud citizens around the globe puffing their chests asA athletesA from their nation head to the Olympics. *hums national anthem* Every two years, either the summer or winter games dominate our TV viewing for two weeks. Events we wouldn’t…

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Oprah and Bill Gates have mentors. Do you?

There’s a simple secret to the success of some of history’s mostA accomplished people. They’ve had incredible mentors. Bill Gates has one in Warren Buffet. Oprah Winfrey has one in Maya Angelou. A Yves Saint Laurent had one in Christian Dior. Aristotle had one in Plato, who…

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9 well-paying jobs that don’t require a degree

Richard Branson, Mark Zuckerberg and Lady Gaga all have two things in common: 1) They are incredibly successful; 2) They are college dropouts. While it’s common belief that in order to be successful and make a lot of money you need to have a college…

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The Top 5 Best and Lowest Paying Jobs

If you want to enjoy a lifetime of a top salary, go to medical school. Of course, you’ll have big loans to repay and medical malpractice insurance premiums, but getting that M.D. after your name pretty much ensures a paycheck in excess of $200,000 annually….

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Does Personal Branding Hurt Your Chances At Getting the Job?

If you think those wild photos of you and your friends from the last Cinco de Mayo aren’t a big deal, you’d better think again: They could cost you a job. A significant percentage of job seekers are passed over because of inappropriate posts on…

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