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Resumania™: Good Resume Writers Are Fastidious About Figures

Words make up the vast majority of the content in your resume. But numbers feature prominently too. There’s no way to write a good resume without both. You need numbers to convey your dates of employment, the year you earned a degree or certification, or your requested starting salary range (only if an employer requests that information, though!).


Workplace Roundup: Working Over the Holidays and Getting Promoted in 2014

New Year’s is right around the corner, and, if you’re like me, you’ve set a few resolutions for 2014. I’m looking to improve my health (with the help of this little guy), thinking about my career and trying to break bad habits. Hopefully, the following four articles can help you get a jumpstart on your own New Year’s resolutions.


How NOT to Select a Social Media Profile Photo

Many professionals fail to use their social media profile photo to their best advantage. Whether you are looking for a job, keeping your eyes open for new opportunities or networking, it’s imperative that your LinkedIn, Google+ and Twitter profile photos match your professional aspirations.


Resumania™: Don’t Try Lying on a Resume

Let’s be clear, lying on a resume is bad. Very bad. You never want to misrepresent your skills or experience when applying for a new position. It’s easier than ever for hiring managers to uncovering the true information. And once they do, your chances of landing the job will disappear.


Workplace Roundup: Buying Gifts for Coworkers and the Most Ethical Professions

With the holidays practically on top of us, gift giving is in full swing around the office. In the past couple of days alone, I’ve seen this book, this plush toy and these socks unwrapped by colleagues. Still debating whether to buy something for your boss or workplace BFF? You’ve come to the right place. In this week’s Workplace Roundup, we look at office gift giving trends and more. Enjoy!