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SANBORNVILLE, N.H., (November 26, 2014) – Career Directors International (CDI) has recognized Michelle Dumas, founder of Distinctive Career Services LLC (http://www.distinctiveweb.com), career and resume consultants for professionals and executives for nearly 20 years, with three Toast of the Resume Industry (TORI) awards for 2014. Dumas was singled out with a First Place award for Best
Are you currently engaged in a job search? Although it can be fun, it probably isn't because, quite frankly, it's work, work that's often stressful to boot! And usually a lot of work. Which, if you're working while looking for other work, is almost unworkable. Obviously, the goal is to get hired and get hired
Okay, so it's job search time. It's possible that you're between jobs. You might be looking to change employers. Maybe you're even contemplating switching careers. Perhaps you're excited for the challenge. Or not. Regardless, you know that any serious job search requires planning, time, and work. And a list, of course. In fact, you can't
SOMERSWORTH, N.H., (September 30, 2014) – Michelle Dumas, founder of Distinctive Career Services LLC (http://www.distinctiveweb.com), career and resume consultants for professionals and executives for nearly 20 years, has been nominated as a finalist in the Toast of the Resume Industry (TORI) competition. Hosted each year by Career Directors International (CDI), the TORI is the premier
SOMERSWORTH, N.H., (September 29, 2014) – Michelle Dumas, founder of Distinctive Career Services LLC (http://www.distinctiveweb.com), career and resume consultants for professionals and executives for nearly 20 years, has expanded her resume development skills at The National Resume Writers’ Association Annual Conference held in Denver earlier this month. By joining with experts in resume writing, Dumas
Job searching is hard work. Depending on the industry or your career preference, it can even become a full-time job. It’s important, therefore, to utilize all the resources available to ensure that you conduct your search as effectively as possible. Online job boards, intensive and extensive networking, the use of social media, and almost countless “how-to”