Acing your job interview

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Congratulations! You put in the time to create a cover letter and resume that caught the attention of the hiring manager and now you’ve been asked to come in for a job interview. What’s next? Make a plan of action.  Know where you’re going! And what time to be there. What should you wear? What… Read more »

Applying for a job online

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Have you ever asked yourself, “If I apply for a job online, do I still need a cover letter and resume?” The  answer is Yes! The standard online job application is simply a template for your personal information and history and doesn’t usually include a cover letter page.   Remember: ~Your cover letter allows you… Read more »

Proofread your Cover letter and Resume!

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Proofread!  Proofread!  Proofread!    I can’t say it enough!  Read and reread your cover letter and resume until you are certain there are no mistakes. Check and double check that you have included all ways you can be contacted and the information is up to date.  One simple missing letter or number in your contact… Read more »

How long should a cover letter and resume be?

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Does it matter how long your cover letter and resume are? Yes! The length of your cover letter and resume does matter. Your cover letter should only be one page.  It should best describe your working style and set the tone for your resume.  Describe yourself in terms such as open minded, risk taker, decision… Read more »

Do you need a Cover Letter?

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Do you need a Cover Letter?   Yes!    A cover letter allows you to show how unique you are and helps you stand out from other candidates. A good cover letter allows potential employers a glance into you before they ever spend their time reviewing your resume.  It makes you more interesting to the… Read more »

Do you need a resume?

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So now that you know you need a resume, the next step is creating one. There are many different ways:   -Free resume templates are all over the web.  You could search for a resume that fits your needs with choices in structure and font.  For the most part they are fill-in-the-blank. -Career centers offer… Read more »

Do you need a resume?

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Do you need a resume?   The answer is yes! The first question you should ask yourself is ……  What is a resume? Then maybe, WHERE do I get a resume?  or HOW do I get a resume?   These questions only lead to more questions. Should I write a resume myself or hire someone… Read more »

JOBS! JOBS! JOBS!

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Be sure to check out our newest job openings posted on Indeed and Craig’s List!

Job Fair

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Canaan Job Fair Today!!! 104 S Canaan Rd.  Canaan, CT  2:00 – 5:30.  Stop by the VFW today!!