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Will the Presidential Election impact jobs...

Christopher Mariani, October 20 2020

Surprisingly enough... It really won't make much difference. Much to the surprise of many, economics  is  controlled more by corporations than politics. The US has always been at the forefront of creativity and innovation no matter which political party is in power. Covid-19 therapeutics and a vaccine are on the near horizon which will contribute...

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WARNING - DO NOT remain unemployed for too long...

Alfred Mariani, October 15 2020

There is a perception on the part of employers that job candidates who have been unemployed for a long period of time, fall into any one of three categories. 1) They preferred to remain out of work , which creates a perception of zero ambition. 2) They have been interviewing and no one has made an offer, which means they are not very appealing. 3...

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You need a resume Now, here's why...

Christopher Mariani, October 6 2020

The economy is forecasted to set a major record: Economists are forecasting a 34% GDP for the last quarter which began October 1, and jobs are predicted to follow. This would be the highest growth in recorded history. Now, is the time to get your resume updated and out there. Extremely active job growth is expected right through the holidays with...

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What is the Stock Market telling us about the Job Market...

Christopher Mariani, September 1 2020

The stock market is an accurate predictor of future economic activity. It is near record highs which tells us that we are in the midst of a rapid economic recovery. This fact is validated by extremely active job boards and a steady decline in the unemployment rate. So now is the time to get your resume updated and jump back into the workforce. Ma...

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The future of Corporate Downsizing

Mass September hiring:

Christopher Mariani, August 25 2020

Companies are gearing up for a major economic recovery. Employers are posting jobs in record numbers. If you check the job boards you will see a substantial increase in postings. Most economists are forecasting a 20% economic growth for the remainder of the  year and the stock market validates this forecast. Now is a great time to get your resume...

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How to Triple your Job Interview Rate...

Christopher Mariani, July 30 2020

The answer is very simple, DO NOT create a resume that reads like a job description. Instead, it should be a marketing piece. There are many ways to describe your job functions on a resume. Unfortunately, most people describe them as tasks, not POWER STATEMENTS that demonstrate the value you can bring to an employer. For examples:

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Do you have a 360° Resume?

Christopher Mariani, July 23 2020

Without a 360 resume, you're at a significant disadvantage: Resumes Etc created the 360 resume that has literally quadrupled job interview rates. It's an innovative approach that markets the " total you". It's not limited to experience, education, skills and accomplishments. These are all critical components of a resume. However, the 360 resume a...

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The Power Resume:

Christopher Mariani, June 30 2020

Resumes Etc. created "The Power Resume" 2 years ago.. It's designed so that every line item/bullet demonstrates value that you bring to an employer. Employers want  a reason to meet you and it begins with the confidence that you will consistently contribute to strategic objectives. The power resume makes it clear that you are bottom line focused, w...

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How do I change careers in this Pandemic ...

Alfred Mariani, June 26 2020

This pandemic has had a devastating effect on specific occupations and industries, while others are doing well and creating jobs. We are working with our clients to reinvent them. We focus on the skill sets that are transferable to other jobs and industries, and we have done so with great success. Just give us a call and let us help you through a...

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Employers are hiring at a rapid pace.

Christopher Mariani, June 16 2020

States are reopening and employers are trying to make up for lost time and revenues. Job boards are very active and many of our clients are getting interviews and offers. This is truly an ideal time to update your resume and get it out there. We saw 2.5 million jobs created in May, and June will be even better. Economists are predicting a 20% econo...

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