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Think Your Resume is Enough to Open Today’s Doors?

Times have changed in relation to reaching career goals. No longer is it feasible to drop off a copy of a resume and expect a call back. No, in today’s world it takes much more than that. Strategies for career placement and advancement now rely heavily on how well a person presents themselves online. Have you checked out your personal Facebook postings lately? You know, the ones describing a girls night out with some not so appropriate pictures. Think about how a potential employer would view those posts, and get rid of anything that doesn’t portray professionalism. It’s ok to have fun and post about it, but keep in mind who may be taking a peek into your personal life. How to rise to the top Imagine yourself as the product in a hugestore. What sets you apart? What makes a consumer choose you from the shelf and take you home? Additionally, product placement and merchandising is essential to getting a product noticed. There’s a reason why all those tempting candy bars and magazines are placed close to …