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Coming Soon: The 2015 Guide to Private Service Agencies and Educators

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job seeker guide.After several months of development, The Personal Touch Career Services will be releasing the “2015 Guide to Private Service Agencies and Educators” within the next week.

The 2015 Guide to Private Service Agencies is a lists over 20 of the most recognized firms in the United States.  Since 2012, we have been contacting agencies and asking them the same core questions to ...

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Meyer Suite – Upcoming classes

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We’ve spoken before on an educator for our private service professionals called the Meyer Suite here and what sets them apart from other educators in the industry. With a focus around personal assistants, they offer a course called “Personal Assistant 101,” which primarily is held in Seattle.  When we last spoke with them, a lot of talk was thrown around about different venues upcoming in 2015, and they did not disappoint.

“You will not ...

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Have You Noticed That There Have Been More Job Postings Lately?

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Because of the time of year it is, there are more job postings. Summer is almost officially over, the kids are back in school and employers are ready to hire. September always sees a surge in posted jobs that last into October. When you take that into account, it becomes absolutely critical if you are looking for a job to make sure that your resume and other important factors are up to snuff.

 

Hiring Season

Whenever hiring season comes around, many applicants ...

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Checklist: Getting Ready For the DEMA Convention

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At the end of September, the Domestic Estate Managers Association (DEMA) will be holding its 3rd annual convention in Orlando, FL.  While most people are figuring out their travel details, it is just as important to prepare your professional image from resumes to business cards. To help you get ready, I’ve put together this simple checklist to make sure you make the best impression before, during and after the event:

1. Update your resume

Be sure ...

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Fluffy Resumes: Why they are terrible and what you can do instead

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FLUFFYWriting a resume can be a rough business. Obviously you want to impress the employers, but how do you do that? In an attempt to look impressive, many applicants submit “Fluffy Resumes.” A fluffy resume is filled with extra adjectives that don’t add real value. Many HR departments won’t even really read them thoroughly. In a 30-second read, clarity is more important than ...

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How to Write the Perfect Cover Letter- on Monster.com

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How to Write the Perfect Cover Letter

By Catherine Conlan
Monster Contributing Writer
Your cover letter is typically the first impression you make with the hiring manager, so you’ll want to put in the effort necessary to get it right. We spoke to some job search experts to find out what you need to know to write the perfect cover letter.

Pick your purpose

Of course your goal is to get the job, but there are ...

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4th of July Resume Service Sale!

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10% OffCelebrate your Fourth of July this year with a new resume! Mention this post in an email or phone call to our office and you will receive 10% off any resume service that we offer; including our full service packages! Valid through July 11th, 2014.

 

We know you have a busy schedule with vacations and summer plans. Let us ...

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Dealing with Discrepancies

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I lack experience and work ethic but have energyYou may have less-than-ideal situations in your past or current employment situations.  How do you deal with issues such as gaps in your employment, switching fields or a lack of experience?

The first thing to change is your attitude.  Conducting an empowered job search means reconciling your feelings about the past.  Don’t ignore an issue and ...

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