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In The News:

  • Your International Resume - If you intend to work overseas, you must prepare your resume with an international perspective to enhance your chances of success in the global job market.
  • Secrets to Online Job Hunting - Signing up for online job boards may be less strenuous than pounding the pavement with your resume. But you still need to make an effort to ensure your e-resume gets noticed by employers.
  • The Top 10 Skills Employers Want - The list may surprise you. All of the skills and qualities on employers' most-wanted list are the transferable "soft" skills workers use in every position, in every industry and on every job, both temporary and permanent.
  • How a Good Candidate Clears the H.R. Hurdles - How do you persuade a company to hire you when the laws of supply and demand are against you? Get some ideas from this New York Times article.
  • Seasoned Workers - Can You Change your Career After 40? This article shows you how to make the most of your job and life experience.
  • They're Hired! - We were encouraged by this Boston Globe Magazine Article which gives lessons from six determined jobseekers who tell how they found new jobs in this tough economy.

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