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Determine whether this will be a full time business, or something you do in addition to your current job. Create a space at home where you can work. Use an extra bedroom or office space for your business. If you do not have an entire room to dedicate to your business, find a corner in another room that can accommodate your desk, computer and other professional needs.
Become a certified resume writer. There are several different certifications that can be achieved. Study the requirements for each level of certification and decide which one is appropriate for you.
Take continuing education classes to continue attaining certifications. The credentials will help you find clients and jobs. You will need to have some resumes that you can share with potential clients as examples of your work. Write your own resume. You might want to do several versions, which can demonstrate your ability to write simple and complex resumes. Write resumes for friends, family members and colleagues. This will give you practice and help you build your portfolio. Put together a portfolio.
You should have a digital resume portfolio as well as a printed version so you can email samples of your work when requested. You guys are bottom of bottom they will still not up date all of mine they keep telling me to do it my self!!!! Over the years, before I started preparing resumes myself I spent a great deal of time reviewing and revising resumes for friends and acquaintances.
I have seen people go from not even getting a call back from employment agencies to employed in very short order after implementing the changes I suggested in their resumes. While, yes, sometimes insiders get the job, in which case no resume is going to be good enough I am, by trade, a non designated accountant who regularly goes up against designated accountants for roles - getting both interview and job offers.
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We are up to speed with US resume requirements. I have written resumes and placed over 20, people in jobs from all over the United States from the desk of my home and guaranteed at least three job interviews to each individual.
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EconGuy in Cornelius, North Carolina said: I would say being related to someone or being their friend trumps the looks thing. Even heard one admit they grew up with one of the top bosses. You never know how someone is connected, but the favoritism is always there. Yeah my scenario was next in line to that.
Criminals getting jobs in public service companies with no-offender policies etc.. I actually know a guy right now with no work history and a long criminal record who gets job offers at least once a week without even applying..
I have been amazed at what liberties employees with connections take. Or how they are treated or given special privileges. And that works that way too, if a woman is very competent. Ruby Slippers in Las Vegas, Nevada. I hired my own mother once so never underestimate the power of "Who you know".
Whenever there is a limited supply, there will be a "black market" for those goods. It works both ways. People socially awkward for any reason are also marginalized even if the role requires no sales or support. The exception being exceptionally talented people in highly technical roles. Usually those types can go into technical support, or sales. Al Einstein was noted to be different, and imagine him getting a job nowadays.
I see it as the work opportunities are less than half the population needing work and people are going to hire the most skilled socially compatible person. Unless the person is exceptionally talented.
Stuff is so complex these days you can no longer market and sale primitive products, and things take years to develop, so just doing the entrepreneur route can only be considered as long-term strategy unless you have an investor and sub out work.
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