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How To Write A Resume - The Wrong Way!

"I am highly motivated, energetic and hard working. I have exceptional communications skills both verbally and written. I am analytical and well organized. I am able to work independently and in teams ... I am seeking a position in a dynamic company such as yours ... please contact me so that we can discuss an opportunity."Is this you? More importantly, is this pretty well what you would write in your own cover letter and resume? Well guess what's wrong with this?At least 90% of all applicants out there will be writing something very similar. Everyone is claiming to be motivated, organized and hard working. I know this for a fact because I have reviewed hundreds of resumes when I was national sales manager for a pharmaceutical company. They all looked the same.You may very well be highly motivated, organized and all the other desired character traits that companies want but if your cover letters and resumes contain just generic claims like the first paragraph above, they are basically claims without any solid...

 


The Importance of Job Flexibility

According to a survey by the Society for Human Resource Management, "flex-time is the most popular alternative work schedule offered by the responding companies, with two-thirds of the companies offering such a benefit." As well, a new University of Illinois study reports "that the mother's education is the most important factor, followed by her employment in jobs that offer either standard daytime hours or some flexibility." Because of changes in our lifestyles, having a flexible work schedule has become an important part of a career. This is due to an increase in two income households, raising children, and the need to find a healthy balance in one's life. Flexibility options can include meal flexibility, part-time work, time for family responsibilities, number of vacation days each year, being allowed to leave work late or early, providing options for extended unpaid vacations, job sharing, and working from a remote location such as at home. More companies are now realizing that providing "flexible" work s...

 


How to Write a Press Release

Press releases are a great way to draw extra attention to your business and create a bit of a buzz around new events and products. However, if poorly written, your press release will never be picked up by the media and your great news, even if newsworthy, won't see the light of day. Here's how to write a press release that will have the media begging for more.Give It an Angle Your press release needs to have an angle built in so that it is easy for an editor to turn it into a front page story if necessary. Write your press release as if it were an article and you have a very good chance of it being picked up. Editors love it when they don't have to work too hard.For your press release to garner favor, it's a good idea to turn it into a story that people will be interested in reading. For example, no one will care that you just got new carpet in your office, but what can create a newsworthy release is the fact that the new carpet is made from recycled plastic and marks the beginning of a green era for your bu...

 


Thank You Messages To Write In Cards - Finding The Perfect Words

There are times when you need to say thanks and sometimes it can be frustrating trying to think of the right thank you messages to write in cards.There are many websites offering standard verses and thank you messages but to save you some time I have searched around and found some of my favourite thank you messages to write in cards.- Thank you just isn't enough! You're the best!- Thank you for all you do - you are a true friend.- Thank you much moreThan a greeting can say,Because you were thoughtfulIn such a nice way!- This brings sincere thanksfor the lovely gift you sent.We hope it helps to tell youjust how much it meant.- Heartfelt Thanks...for all that you have done.- The world's a better placeBecause of folk like youWho take the time to do nice thingsThe way you always do.- Even if every flower in the world had a voice I couldn't send as many as it would take to say thanks enough!If you are a keen crafter and make handmade cards it is a good idea to make up a selection of thank you cards. Once you have ...

 


The Information You Need Concerning Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

There is a lot of information regarding carpal tunnel syndrome, but unfortunately there is just as much false information. You need to know what it is, how it is treated and why it occurs. Learning preventative techniques can go a long way to saving you pain later down the road. This article can help you understand what this affliction is and how you can manage your life with it and even steps you can take to avoid it.What is the difference between carpal tunnel syndrome and a pinched nerve? In actuality carpal tunnel syndrome is a pinched nerve. Most people will complain of a pinched nerve in their back which causes pain. The same thing can happen in your arm. It happens quite frequently to people who use their hands and arms a lot. That is why protecting that tunnel and the nerve inside it is so important.What causes carpal tunnel syndrome? The cause of carpal tunnel syndrome is often hard to pinpoint. There could be a variety of causes that trigger the tunnel that houses the median nerve to become inflamed...

 


How to Find a Quality Copywriter

If you want to earn money on the internet, you are going to need a website. If you want that website to help you bring in funds, it must be very well written. Unless you are already a copywriter yourself, it's in your best interest to hire someone who is qualified to write the text for your site. An experienced copywriter will generate lots more profits than you would ever even be able to hope to see if you attempted to do all of the writing by yourself. Evidently, though, not every copywriter is as effective as the next copywriter. Some are insanely talented. Some, on the other hand, have no talent but are trying their hand at copywriting since someone told them that online writing would be a cinch. Below are some ways to help you tell the good from the bad.Does the copywriter have a website of his or her own? Any copywriter that wants to write web copy needs to have a website that houses their bio, their resume, some samples and whatever else they feel the need to share. If they don't have a site of their o...

 




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