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4 Silly Resume Mistakes That Will Knock You Out of the Running | Jobs in RI

There are plenty of silly resume mistakes that can adversely impact an application. Make sure to avoid these simple ones to put your best foot forward on your resume.

No Contact Info, or Inaccurate Contact Info

Bill Lee has reviewed over 500,000 resumes in his 30+ years working in employment related roles. ...
Jan 22 2016



The Ultimate Email Meeting Template

The Ultimate Email Meeting Template

When I was 22, I decided to travel across the country in an RV to conduct informational interviews with people I identified as “successful.” I made a master list of people I wanted to meet and places I wanted to go, and set off on the road for 4 months to interview 300+ people about their career paths. ...
Dec 23 2015



Protect Yourself Online

JobsInRI is dedicated to helping job seekers and employers connect, and we do our best to ensure that only real, local jobs are posted on the site. However, job seekers should take precautions when posting a resume or responding to job offers – on JobsInRI and any other job site. ...
Sep 30 2015



Six Steps to Succeed at College Career Fairs

Six Steps to Succeed at College Career Fairs
By Steven Porter, StevenPorter.com
Spring means flowers, green grass and warmer weather. Just before seniors get ready to graduate, there's another big spring event to prepare for - the college career fair. ...
Jan 20 2015



Pros Must Follow the Same Job Search Rules: Learn the Three Components

By Judi Perkins, FindThePerfectJob.com 
Same Rules Apply
Losing a job isn't comfortable for anyone, but the further up the ladder you are, the harder it hits home. Visualize a pyramid. The higher up you go, the fewer positions exist. Salaries are larger, personal and family expenses are greater, and more is at stake. ...
Jan 20 2015



Be Ready for These Five Interview 'Risk' Questions

Be Ready for These Five Interview 'Risk' Questions By Margaret Hansen, JobsInRI.com
What's Your Risk Tolerance?
In a recent JobsInRI.com poll, 86 percent of our respondents told us that they would prefer a job with a medium salary and a medium profile in exchange for some on-the-job pressure. ...
Jan 20 2015



Baby Boomer Trends That Can Impact Job Seekers Today

The post World War II Baby Boom Generation, also known as "Baby Boomers," has always had a significant impact on the economy due to their sheer numbers. More than 75 million Americans are in this group - meaning they fall between the ages of 46 and 64.
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Jan 2 2015