Tag: advice

19
Feb

Question Proposed on LinkedIn: Are Cover Letters Too Inauthentic? Note: Pain letters are also referred to as cover letters by some of these experts. Others’ Responses: – So far as writing to the hiring manager is concerned, that is generally what I recommend. Every letter should display the writer’s personality, and should never, ever be a ‘standard covering letter’. – Better than a cover letter and resume, however, is a value proposition letter–also sent through

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31
Jan

Ask-A-Lawyer Day Is TOMORROW! The Young Lawyers Division of the North Carolina Bar Association will host its annual Ask-A-Lawyer Day at 10 locations across the state on Saturday, Feb. 1. Citizens who wish to speak with an attorney free of charge are invited to do so on this date at the times and locations denoted below. Anyone with questions about specific legal issues or the legal system in general is urged to take advantage of

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3
Dec

Question Proposed on LinkedIn: If someone is unemployed for over 2yrs do you feel that person is lazy to get a job or is it their bad luck?

Question Proposed on LinkedIn: If someone is unemployed for over 2yrs do you feel that person is lazy to get a job or is it their bad luck? Others’ Responses: – I wouldn’t automatically think a person is lazy due to many factors: the person could have returned back to college, or working as a volunteer at an organization, or maybe working part-time, or has heath related issues. The point is every person has various

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22
Nov

A question I proposed on LinkedIn for a client: I have a candidate interested in putting her church volunteer work on her LinkedIn profile, but is wondering how to do it without being taboo or offending others? Others’ Responses: – I would suggest being more descriptive of the duties, rather than the vessel for her charitable work. For instance, saying “Participate weekly in distribution for local food pantry, 2008 to present” – I agree with

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15
Nov

Hey Military Vets! Here are a few wonderful websites for you to use on your job searches! Job Searching Tips: http://msccn.org Resume Buzzwords & Skills Transfer:http://www.military.com/veteran-jobs/skills-translator Job Searching Tips and Job Board: vetsuccess.gov Services & Resources: http://www.dol.gov/vets