Monthly Archives: August 2013

Making your resume stand out from your competitors:

–        Insert WOW statements that give specific examples of how you excelled in your job. –        Put in information that can then specific dollar amounts percentile or comparisons such as increased output by 30%. –        Began composing your resume with … Continue reading

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Spelling variants:

Ahh another word I trip on. Right now the only thing I can think of that might help me remember this is that are is a large variety or variANTS of ants. Bad: varients Good: variANTS If you have an … Continue reading

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What is a humorous speech?

This is wonderful things I’m learning as a member of the speech organization called Toastmasters. Today I had my first opportunity to be a judge a speech contest. In many respects, it’s very similar to being a judge for storytelling. … Continue reading

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Actions associated to job interviews:

The following is some advice I’ve gotten from various trainings for job searches. –        When someone says they will contact you by such and such date, do not call back and remind them of that date. Doing this can present … Continue reading

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Using terms, logic, and scenarios as teaching techniques:

This weekend, I attended some workshops on possible ways of investing. It gave me an opportunity to observe the teaching techniques of an expert teaching a topic to room full of novices. The following are some notes I took on … Continue reading

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Gathering information about companies through interviews:

I’ve been getting some good advice as I attend job seeking workshops and wanted to share what I’ve learned for those interested. Today’s topic is doing phone interviews to learn about a company you eventually want to get hired at. … Continue reading

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Spelling Negotiable:

For one thing the word does not sound right with the correct spelling I keep getting. Wanting to put a sh in it doesn’t help. I’ve been using this word a lot during my job search and salary requests. Bad: … Continue reading

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Suggestions for Storytelling:

I really like the advice that we received from the professional actress named Kym Mellen. She gave a presentation to a story telling retreat I attended. (Kym is a professional actor and director–and the wife of Vance a local story … Continue reading

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Phone interviews during your job search:

Some of this information is from the notes I took there is a training at an employment center mixed in with some my own observations and recommendations. One way to let companies know that you exist is to conduct interview … Continue reading

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Components of the cell:

The following object lesson is compliments of my professor friend Cindy. It always gives me great pleasure to milk off the talents and imagination of other people. And this week I was able to do so from a very talented … Continue reading

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