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How To Write A Killer Resume Objective

Resumes.
 
We all know what they are. We all know how important having a good one is…and how much a bad one can hurt your ability to get your dream job.
 
We also know we aren’t the only ones out there turning in well crafted, carefully targeted resumes to hiring managers…
 
Unfortunately for you, for every available job out there in the real world, there are hundreds, if not thousands of very qualified people applying…and odds are, there are more than a few really knock-dead resumes in that pile. ...




Career Advice You Should Never Follow

With so much career advice floating around the interwebs, some of it is bound to be total bollocks. (It’s Christmas season, of course I have Love, Actually quotes on the brain.) Luckily we here at Levo don’t just trust the haphazardly doled-out opinions of self-appointed “leadership experts” and other dubious characters. ...




9 Cheap Ways To Network In A New City

It’s an age-old story. You’ve graduated from college and moved to a new city, ready to start your professional life. You’re short on cash, anxious, and a stranger in a strange town. Of course, you’ve read all the networking advice. ...




How To Be Memorable: Develop Your Unique Brand Style

So, you are invited to a business party or event. You walk in and pretty much everyone is dressed in some form of black, blue, gray, brown, or beige.
 
Then, your eyes catch someone wearing a royal blue, cherry red, banana yellow, lavender something. ...




9 Questions to Ask Candidates' References

Hiring the wrong person can be detrimental for any employer. Twenty-seven percent of employers report that a single bad hire can cost more than $50,000, according to a 2013 CareerBuilder survey.
 
One way to reduce the number of bad hires is to focus more on the information arriving from candidates' references. ...




3 Tips for Writing a Thank You Note That'll Make You Look Like the Best Candidate Alive

Sending a thank you note after an interview is really more of an expectation than an option. If you overlook it, it could cost you the job—and you know that already.
 
But what you may not know is that it’s not simply a formality. ...




What you can do when your job catfishes you

You’ve accepted a great new position at a fantastic company and can’t wait to get started. But, when you arrive for your first day, you discover that the amazing job you’d interviewed for is nothing like what you’re facing now that you’ve actually been hired. ...




No Experience? No Problem. How 4 Pros Landed Their Dream Gigs

An Army combat engineer turned advertising executive. A banking executive turned career counselor. A mother of 12, now a communications writer. An Intel engineer turned comedian. These are not your typical career changes.
 
Here are the inspiring stories and creative strategies these people used to transition into a job they love—without related work experience or education. ...




9 Ways Millennials Can Get a Dream Job

Despite the weak job market, Millennials can achieve their dream jobs if they set ambitions goals and move patiently to achieve them.
Millennials face higher unemployment and underemployment than other demographics. Many feel keenly the difference between their expectations of a "good job" after college and the unenthusiastic realities of today job market. ...




The Worst (and Best) Jobs For Your Health

Police offices and firefighters over the age of 45 appear to have more risk factors for heart disease and stroke than people in any other profession, according to new research,
 
The study from the American Heart Association found that among police officers and firefighters, 90 percent were likely to be overweight or obese, 77 percent did not have ideal total cholesterol levels and 35 percent had high blood pressure. ...