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How we help recent college graduates get good jobs.

Andrea Tholen, October 22 2021

We have been in  the business of resumes, careers and job searching for 30 years. We are still amazed at how ill prepared college graduates are to enter the job market. Their resumes look like text book cookie cutter samples. There is a lack of keywords for ATS tracking systems and their resume shows little or no value they can bring to an employ...

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Top careers for the near future...

Andrea Tholen, October 21 2021

1) Healthcare, Physician, PA , Practitioner, Nurse 2)  Information Technology or Cyber security 3) Sales and or Marketing 4) Accounting and Finance 5) Career Counseling

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How will inflation impact your wallet?

Andrea Tholen, October 20 2021

Inflation is the monster that everyone fears. If inflation grows at an annual rate of 7%, that's 28% over 4 years, while wages may increase at 2% a year, if they increase at all. That's a net reduction of 20% in disposable income. A 20% reduction in disposable income will have a dramatic affect on quality of life. Many car models are already bein...

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How do you assess the work culture of a potential employer?

Alfred Mariani, October 19 2021

The last thing anyone wants is to go from one toxic environment to another. At Resumes Etc, we coach you through methods of assessing a work culture. Our method  allows you to accurately assess an employer's culture before any commitment is made. The goal is to move to another employer for all the right reasons and to improve your work environmen...

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How do I pick the right employer and job?

Andrea Tholen, October 15 2021

There are 7 factors that you should use as a checklist to evaluate the right employer and job. 1) Salary, you want fair market value. 2) Career progression. You want to work for an employer that promotes from within and develops their employees. 3) A positive work culture. You want to work for an employer that values its employees.

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How do you counter hyper-inflation?

Alfred Mariani, October 14 2021

Many economists are forecasting an inflation rate of 7% and perhaps higher as fuel costs keep rising and as the Federal Reserve keeps printing money. So what are consumers supposed to do? If inflation increases at this rate over the next 4 years, that is a 28% increase in the cost of living, while most employers will freeze wages or minimize meri...

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Executive & Senior Manager Resumes.

Christopher Mariani, October 13 2021

Preparing resumes for leadership positions requires a special talent. First and foremost, the writer must be a former executive in order to fully understand the scope of responsibilities. The writer should have a MBA degree, be widely recognized and published, and have national recognition. Alfred Fred) Mariani is the president of Resumes Etc. T...

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How important is a Thank You note after a job interview...

Alfred Mariani, October 12 2021

Failure to send a Thank You, post job interview, can be a job killer. I have found that even a Thank You email falls short of an actual handwritten Thank You Card. It means the job candidate took the time to stop at a card store, purchase a card and  write a personalized Thank You. Now what does that say about the person? It says, Appreciation, T...

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The biggest resume problems...

Chris Mariani, October 7 2021

I'm not going to state the obvious like spelling and grammar errors, they are a given. 1) Having a friend or family member do your resume. They may have a noble intent, but they can do more damage than good. 2) Doing your own resume. Unless you have access to ATS tracking systems, you can't possibly know what the software is looking for. 3) Bein...

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How to execute a successful career change...

Andrea Tholen, October 6 2021

Many of our clients are unhappy with their occupation or industry and want to completely reinvent themselves. At Resumes Etc., we go through a methodical process to review your skills and identify the roles and industries where your experience is transferable.  We then provide you with feasible options and package you towards the occupation and c...

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