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What is the best career advice that I can give you?

Christopher Mariani, September 20 2022

Surround yourself with smart people. Throughout my life and my career, I made certain that my circle of friends included smart people. Many were older than me, so they possessed an incredible wealth of wisdom and knowledge. As it turns out, I am now one of those older people and I want to share my wisdom with you. When you establish friendships wit...

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What are your best talents?

Christopher Mariani, September 19 2022

In my 30 years in this field I have met many wonderful customers who just don't believe in themselves. They either work somewhere that has a negative workplace culture, or for horrible supervisors who constantly criticize them. After a while, they start to doubt themselves. I have always believed that there is a very special talent in each of us. U...

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How can you get free career coaching/counseling?

Alfred Mariani, September 13 2022

When you become a customer of Resumes Etc by having us prepare a resume, cover letter or LinkedIn profile, you become a member of our extended family. This means that whenever you need guidance or have any questions, you can call us at any time and we will provide you with the advice you need, and it's free of charge. It's a value added service tha...

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Are you truly ready for a job interview?

Alfred Mariani, September 12 2022

I have worked with thousands of clients over the last 30 years, while managing this business. One thing that never fails to amaze me is how many of my clients believe that they can interview well. The actual fact is that only 10% of job seekers interview well enough to secure a job offer. At Resumes Etc, we prepare our clients by coaching them thro...

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The 10 steps to landing your dream job:

Alfred Mariani, September 8 2022

1) Get your resume written by a true professional with impressive credentials. 2) Align your resume with an occupation and industry that is experiencing growth vs decline. 3) Make sure the resume is keyworded to get past ATS tracking systems. 4) Have a powerful cover letter and LinkedIn profile. 5) Use language on your resume that indicates that yo...

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The many advantages of having a mentor:

Alfred Mariani, September 6 2022

I learned at a very young age that having a mentor was the best career decision I ever made. I became a sponge, asking as many questions as possible. I maintained this relationship for most of my professional life resulting in many promotions and rapid career advancement. I now have a list of clients ranging from administrative to Vice Presidents....

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What are the key warning signs of a negative work culture?

Christopher Mariani, September 5 2022

1) High employee turnover rate. 2) Low average tenure among employees. 3) Excessive work hours and no work life balance. 4) Little age diversity; all employees are under 30. 5) Few, if any promotions from within. 6) Negative Google reviews from customers; (happy employees equal happy customers). 7) Negative Google reviews from former employees. 8)...

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We are your best source of motivation:

Alfred Mariani, September 1 2022

In my 30 years in this field, I have met so many wonderful customers who don't believe in themselves. They work in negative cultures, or for horrible supervisors who constantly criticize them. After a while, they start having self-doubt. I have always believed that there is a very special talent in each of us. Unfortunately, many never discover it,...

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Mastering the art of corporate politics:

Christopher Mariani, August 30 2022

You can be as talented and productive as humanly possible, but if you are not skilled at corporate politics, your career advancement and job security will suffer. I created a program years ago titled "Mastering the Art of Corporate Politics" and a large university included it in their continuing education program. The course set all kinds of attend...

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How do you survive a recession?

Christopher Mariani, August 25 2022

The last thing anyone needs during a period of hyper-inflation is a job loss. So how do you protect yourself? The first thing is to ensure that you are in a "value added" vs non value added role. These are roles that contribute to either cost efficiencies, revenue growth or customer retention. Also, try to move from a recession sensitive position a...

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