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The Start-up of You

Reid Hoffman, co-founder of LinkedIn in his book titled "The Start-up of YOU," presents his key message that every individual needs to think about themselves as the entrepreneur of their own life. He suggests that we all should be asking ourselves these questions: Do...

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Just Do It!

"Get the things in your way out of the way." Founder, MatthewGoodrich.company Conducting your job search entails many forms of initiative-taking. Throughout your search, the 7 levels of initiative are consistently challenged. In reality, however, some semblance of...

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Job Postings R.I.P.

From Joshua Weidman’s Career Enlightenment blog, comes the question: Are you relying solely on job postings in your search? If so, then you are reducing your chances of successfully landing your next opportunity. Job postings are inefficient. Many unqualified...

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Optimize Résumé Key Words

In the current job market, recruiters and hiring managers are being inundated with résumés. Many resort to using automated tracking systems to identify the right candidate. Unfortunately, this process has two possible outcomes - your résumé can either be picked or be...

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Online Recruiting – One Piece to a Complex Puzzle

Finding the best and the brightest – the right person for the right job at the right time – a huge challenge in today’s market as the sea of applicants continues to flow.  As more companies turn to the Internet to locate talent, the path to the best becomes even more...

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Pay Attention to the Numbers

"We are migrants through time." Mohsin Hamid in his book Exit West (New York NY: Riverhead Books 2017) tells the amazing story of two young frends facing the challenges of a civil war. Their combined energies carried them through horrendous times in an amazing story...

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Past Performance DOES Count!

The adage that "Past perormance is no guarantee of future results" may be true, but not when it comes to services provided by Resource Development Company, Inc. Since its inception in 1981, our clients have a common theme: quality counts. We take great pride in our...

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Stand Out in the Sea of Résumés

The daily email volume always includes inquiries from individuals lookng for job opportunities. The forms and formats vary widely, and I find myself intrigued by some...turned off by others...and totally impartial to the vast majority. It amazes me how quickly views...

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Dunning Day

Bill collecting...There are always a few stragglers - invoices lost, never received, in process, send me a new invoice, already paid it...to name a few of the ever-present responses to my requests for payment. Persistence prevails, and ultimately, payment is received....

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Cross the Bridge!

There's not always a bridge in place to take you to the next destination. In the Executive Search and Job Seeking world, it can be a real challenge preparing for the next job. We work hard to know the environment that our candidates are entering. We also get to...

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