is your resume hitting it out of the park

Is your resume striking out or knocking it out of the park?

Is your resume striking out or knocking it out of the park? 849 566 Donna

The job seeker steps up to the plate. You can feel the determination coming off of him like waves spreading across the field. The HR manager pitches the job, a hard fast ball that flies past the job seeker, who just misses it. Setting up for the second pitch now, a deceiving curve ball.  The job seeker swings hard and…

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Spring has sprung (almost)

Spring has sprung (almost) 864 556 Donna

Spring may not “officially” be in season quite yet, but that all changes this upcoming weekend. Soon there will be fluffy bunnies, robins, flowers in bloom and leaves on the trees that spent their winter dormant waiting for this moment. We humans have a tendency to “hibernate” in the winter seasons, preferring to stay indoors where it is nice and…

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A most triumphant job search

A most triumphant job search 580 883 Donna

“Bill: Ted, while I agree that, in time, our band will be most triumphant, the truth is, Wyld Stallyns will never be a super band until we have Eddie Van Halen on guitar. Ted: Yes, Bill. But, I do not believe we will get Eddie Van Halen until we have a triumphant video. Bill: Ted, it’s pointless to have a…

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The Career Awakens

The Career Awakens 2560 931 Donna

  It’s that time of year again. Jobs will soon be flooding the market like a sudden invasion by the First Order. Now that the holidays are over, employers are looking to revitalize their staff with new people. Some even go as far as to hire recruiters for their skills as bounty hunters. During a job search, employers often feel…

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Perfect resume recipe

Perfect resume recipe 150 150 Donna

Hungry for a new job this holiday season? Follow this simple recipe for a tasty new resume and enjoy a main course of great interviews that lead to your next sweet job. Ingredients 1 Microsoft Word document 3 – 4 relevant job postings 800 – 2000 words 3 cups experience 1 cup relevant skills 1 cup previous achievements 1 bottle…

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Job hunting: is it a wasteland?

Job hunting: is it a wasteland? 150 150 Donna

I just saw “Mad Max: Fury Road” (George Miller / Village Roadshow Pictures, 2015) for the first time yesterday. (I know, it hit theaters forever ago, but I never took the chance to go see it in the theater.) It reminded me of some people’s job search when they call our office.   Often times, these job seekers have been…

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How to land your dream job

How to land your dream job 150 150 Donna

As our economy continues to settle down from the stresses of the Great Recession, job seekers are finding the luxury of searching for their dream jobs once again. The need to take anything just to survive is going away as more opportunities are opening up across the country. But how does one capture these elusive jobs, especially as competition remains…

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New Resume Designs and Platinum Packages

New Resume Designs and Platinum Packages 150 150 Donna

Here at the Personal Touch Career Services, we are always looking for ways to improve our services.  Part of that is the creation of new and fresh resume designs, for both business and private service job seekers. After testing these resume to ensure their effectiveness, we are offering three new designs: the clean lines resume, the gray lines resume and…

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New Services from The Personal Touch Career Services

New Services from The Personal Touch Career Services 150 150 Donna

After a semi-painful website redesign, I am happy to announce that you can now easily see all of the services and products that we offer.  Plus, we have created new packages that combine some of our most popular features: resumes, cover letters and coaching services. In addition to the combined packages and their associated discounts, we have situation-specific coaching packages. …

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