9 Best Resume Writing Tips For Job Seekers

Some resume-writing advice, like being concise, proofreading, and using active verbs will always be applicable. But because of new recruiting methods used by headhunters and employers, and the volume of applicants for each opening, job seekers can help their resumes stand out by keeping the following tips in mind. flickr credit 1. CUSTOMIZE YOUR CONTENT.  Since most resumes are processed by recruiting management software, tailor your objective to match the job for which you’re applying. Include keywords that reference specific skills, technology competencies, previous employers, and pertinent credentials. 2. PRIORITIZE INFORMATION.  List your most important and relevant content first, even if it

Learning to Pilot a Plane Is in Your Reach

A lot of small children want to become pilots, but few ever do. It sounds so exciting until someone tells them just how much hard work it is. While it’s true that becoming a pilot involves a lot of study, it’s not nearly as impossible as some would have you believe. If being a professional pilot is still your life goal, then you should know that attending an accredited school and getting your commercial license, is determinately attainable. You just need to make sure you’re pointed in the right direction. Probable Course of Study Science: Physics is an obvious choice,

Building A Career From Knitting Beanies

This post is dedicated to my personal story on becoming an online entrepreneur.  It all started by taking a hobby of mine (knitting beanie hats) and then recognizing a demand for the product. I have been knitting scarfs, sweaters, and beanie caps for as long as I can remember.  It all started by spending too much time with my grandmother but that’s a completely different story.  Anytime I became stressed or simply had some free time I would take some yarn and begin knitting away fun little projects.  It wasn’t uncommon for friends and family to receive one of these

Career as an Online Entrepreneur

Ever wondered if you would cut it out as an online entrepreneur?  Many individuals own websites that sell physical products that they either make themselves or buy and resell at a higher price.   Some websites generate income without even selling a physical product.  They are able to offer advice, tips or consulting over the internet.  Other forms of income generated through websites involve direct advertising or even lead generations that other companies can purchase from you.  Below is an example of one website that offers advertising for companies that sell bed comforters.  This website doesn’t sell the comforters directly

5 alternative development & analytical software programs to master

As a developer/analyst, you probably have little time to keep refreshing your skills.  If you accept that the current world of development is 80% legacy and 20% aspiration, at some point your skills will need updating and more than likely diversifying. Whilst there are obviously “go-to” or “hot” development & analytical programs; the employment market for which are becoming more and more saturated – think C++, Java, Python, SQL, PHP and Perl.  There are still a number of programs which whilst mainstream provide better than average employment opportunities. Our aim with this article is to highlight 5 of these less competitive

Crash Course In Becoming a Cement Worker

Too many individuals focus on making sure everyone goes to a four year university to work in corporate america.  Because of this mind set we are set to have an extreme shortage of tradesmen and tradeswomen in future years.  In an economy where every job is extremely competitive it is a good idea to get the appropriate training to join the trade workforce.  This specific post is written by Plan Concrete, a local Minneapolis Concrete Contractor that knows first hand the value they offer in creating custom driveways and other concrete and asphalt related projects.  Below the knowledgable experts from

Becoming a Athletic Shoe Designer (Nike, Reebok, Jordans etc)

Too often “shoe designers” get the bad stigma that all they do is draw up and create high heals and other women’s shoes.  What about mens shoes, basketball sneakers (hear about Air Jordan Shoes??) or other non “show” shoes.  A lot of talent goes into designing these shoes as it does the high heals and other women’s apparel that tend to steal the spotlight. If you are interested in becoming a shoe designer its important to exercise your creative side.  Almost anyone can be taught the process to engineer and create but if you can’t come up with a solid

How To Become A Civil Engineering

Civil engineering is a profession that has to do with the construction and maintenance of buildings, roads, bridges, tunnels dams, ports, municipal systems, and a whole host of structures. It is difficult to start any sort of large business or industry without some type of building that requires the services of civil engineers. Requirements of a Civil Engineer Civil engineers need to have a complete knowledge of their particular branch of engineering, and also abilities to supervise works and exercise the administrative and financial constraints over them. Every project needs to be properly planned before it is constructed, and quite

Tips For Becoming a Master Plumber

Before establishing what it is you have to do to become a master plumber, you should first understand exactly what it means to be a master plumber. A master plumber is the highest qualification available in the plumbing trade. Such a distinction allows you to run your own plumbing business, or take on a more senior role in other plumbing businesses.  As a master plumber you can have both licensed and apprentice plumbers working under your guidance or management. If this is something that appeals to you, here is a basic guide as to what this qualification involves: To become

5 Tips to Become a Successful Lawyer

The American legal system touches on almost every aspect of everyday living, from setting up a business to buying a new house to getting married. In almost everything you do in the United States, you must adhere to the law of the land, lest you get into trouble with the authorities. Of course, this explains why law is one of the most lucrative careers in America. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), lawyers, on average, make $112,760 every year. The BLS also extrapolates job opportunities in the legal field to grow by 10% through 2020. Going by the

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