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Archive of posts filed under the Applications category.

When all else fails …

I’ve written about this topic before here and here. However, lately, it seems I need to stress the importance of following instructions, yet again. I ask clients, usually twice in one email, to confirm time zones when acknowledging appointment times. ~ I frequently have to send follow-up emails to get time zone information needed to […]

Some assembly required

Career Collective post: Once every month or so, a group of career professionals blog on a subject topical and timely for a job seeker. We’ll post our thoughts on our own blog and link to the post of our colleagues on the same topic. This month’s topic: “Heating up your job search.” Responses from others […]

So what do I attach to the email?

When working with clients, I provide the final resume in three formats. Word .doc, PDF and plain text. I tell them plain text is for cutting and pasting into online applications. The PDF ensures clear printing with no printer or software issues and the Word version is the language of business so use that version […]

Yes. Penmanship does count.

If you’re a regular reader, you’ll know I’m actively involved with Monty’s Home. One project I’m working on is to improve email communications by using an email marketing service. This means, I not only had to manually enter every address we’ve accumulated to date – long, boring, technical story – it also means I’ve taken over […]