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A resume is a one to two page formal document that lists a job applicant’s work experience, education and skills. . It is usually the first document an employer sees to determine if you are the right candidate for the job opening. You literally have only seconds to get the employer’s attention with a document that is supposed to show you are most qualified for the job opening.  Read More…

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Post image for Do You Plan your Resume?

Plan your resume!  This is not a trick phrase or some weird marketing strategy!  I am suggesting a new approach to very old document.  In case you never used one, a resume or CV is a document used by individuals to present their background and skills for employment.  Yes, I want you to think differently when it comes to your job search and much more. Read More…

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Post image for Four Steps to Improve your Motivation

Where do you get your motivation? Is it competition, money, awards, promotion, recognition, love, pride, goals, or achievement? In the past, it was a great interview question because it reveals so much about the candidate. It reveals what you enjoy, value and probably perform well. In school, it was grades, parents, going to college, a good job or recognition. It takes motivation to achieve your goals! Read More…

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Post image for Do You Live to Work or Work to Live?

Do you live to work or work to live? This is an important question, but rarely taken seriously! Every employer want employees who are dependable, trustworthy, and good at their jobs.. How do they measure performance? A good employee gets the job done on time. It helps when the employee is self motivated and can overcome the various obstacles and problems that undoubtedly interfere with that objective. Read More…

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Post image for What Was Your Greatest Accomplishment?

What was your greatest accomplishment? It sounds like one of the inane interview questions! Your answer is supposed demonstrate a skill that the employer is wants. Depending on your stage in life, it may relate to school, work or personal life. Your answer is not as important as why you think it is your greatest accomplishment. How does it relate to the position you are interviewing for? What do you do?  Read More…

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Post image for Liking Your Job or Professionalize the Things You Like!

We have the clothes we want, we eat the food we like, and we speak the way we choose – but we must work what we have to do! Job is the main thing in person’s life. We pass almost all our time at work. Is it an absolutely fair when we think that our job on other’s will? Give this false truth of the life a little time and concern. Just invest your valuable time in the activity you like, and you life will return your love! Read More…

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Post image for The Problem with College!

The problem with college is not how much it costs or how long it takes! Many personal financial bloggers talk about the value of going into debt for an expensive private university. The real value of a university education may or may not relate to where you go or how much you spend. In fact, it may have nothing to do with how good your grades are! What is the real value of a college education? Read More…

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Post image for Interview Skills that Will Get You Hired!

Getting an interview in this economy is tough enough!  You went to the best schools, received good grades, have a high demand degree and some good experience.. You want to get a job that will pay well and have a future. In this economy, there is a lot of competition with other well qualified people. How can you distinguish yourself frmo everyone else in the interview? Read More…

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Attitude is everything! If you think you will succeed, you will. “If you say you can or you can’t you are right either way.” (Henry Ford) If you want to make a change, you should start with attitude! If you do not believe you will succeed, you will not. This is the time of year when we set goals or make resolutions to change something in your lives. Why attitude is everything? Read More…

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Post image for The Best of Krantcents for 2013

The “best of” may be a misnomer, but it is based on statistics or my opinion!  I decided to showcase a variety of articles that you may find worthwhile to read again or for the first time. Who knows, you may uncover a hidden gem that changes your life.   I decided to do this because I am continuing to make some changes and thought you may like to read some of the best!http://www.krantcents.com/wp-includes/js/tinymce/plugins/wordpress/img/trans.gif Read More…

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