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Feb 19th, 2015
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Walmart CEO announces a pay raise to $9.00 an hour for approximately 500,000 of its employees in April 2015. Effective February 1, 2016, a pay raise up to $10.00 an hour is in place. Read more>>>


Feb 16th, 2015
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Workforce Solutions Borderplex in El Paso, Texas is having an Industry Job Fair Wednesday, February 18, 2015. This FREE Job Fair is open to the public and aimed at the Transportation, Governmental and Agricultural industry.

In May, a similar job fair will target the Hospitality/Service, Construction, and the Business Admin/Finance industry.

In September, their job fair will be for the Retail, Manufacturing and Production industry.

Their November job fair is aimed at the Healthcare, Information & Technology, and Governmental industry.

 


Feb 11th, 2015
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There certainly is no shortage of resumé writing tips on the web.

The Huffington Post made researching this subject easy. They have a collection of articles that may have helpful tips to keep in mind when writing your resumé, including:

 

- 5 Things That Will Make Or Break Your Resumé

- 5 Resumé Rules You MUST Ignore

- 4 Resumé Tips For Older Workers

- 10 Words You Should Remove From Your Resumé Right Now

- Dare To Live Beyond Your Resumé

 

and so much more!

 

Click here to read the articles.

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Feb 10th, 2015
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Did you know there is more than one way to format your resumé?

 

Chronological, functional, combination and targeted are the four different types of resumés. How do you know which is best for you?

 

Alison Doyle, Job Searching Expert for about.com defines the four types and offers examples of each one. Also, learn about a resumé with a profile, a mini resumé and nontraditional resumés. Read more>>>


Feb 9th, 2015
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Resumés will differ depending on your field, your experience, and who you are.

 

Monster.com has a GREAT website with resumé writing tips for various fields. Site includes resumé tips for truckers, construction workers, engineers, teachers,  for those going from a military to civilian transition and more.

Take a look here>>>