Purveyor of High-Quality Verbiage

Lisa Vaas is a journalist who analyzes technology and job-hunting strategies.

Archive for October 2010

Resume Trick or Treat

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Here’s how recruiters and hiring managers sniff out resume facts from fiction: the full story’s here.


Follow Up Without Being a Pest

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Check out these guidelines on when and how to follow up without coming off as a stalker.

Smoothing Out a Bumpy Work History

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Ten jobs in 10 years might make a job seeker look like a job hopper or a committed consultant, depending on how the resume presents work history. Read the full story here.

How to Write an Effective Resignation Letter

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A good resignation letter leaves a warm, fuzzy feeling for managers and human resources managers when you go, as opposed to the smell of burning bridges. Read the full story here.