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All posts tagged in: selling yourself

elevator pitch, introduction, sales pitch, what do you do for a living

What Do You Do?: Formulating Your Elevator Pitch

-“So what do you do for a living?” It is a pretty common question, but yet one that stumps many people.  It should be relatively easy to reply to that question; since we spend over 2,080 hours a year working at the job we are being asked about…so why is it hard to summarize an […]

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The Great Debate: Resume Objective vs. Summary

There is often a debate about using either a resume “Objective” or “Summary” on a resume.  I am a big advocate of a “Summary” section.  I believe that objectives are outdated, and also they leave a lot to be desired.  Job seekers traditionally don’t take the extra step to customize their resume objectives based on […]