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Will Ear Gauges Ruin Your Career?

Dumbo with Ear Guages

Ear Gauges, Ear Tunnels, and Ear Spikes By Tonya Wells – There is a huge growing trend among the 15 to the 30-something year old crowd to stretch their ear lobes so that they have huge holes in them. Called ear gauging, the holes in the ear lobes are stretched a ...

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Top 10 Technical Interview Questions Prep Books

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How to Prepare for a Technical Interview By Tonya Wells – Preparing for a technical interview can be very stressful. You have no idea what questions are going to get asked from the vast array of software development concepts that are part of the possible interview question pool. This article ...

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Interview Tips: Top 10 Things That Can Irritate a Recruiter or Hiring Manager

Interview Tips

By Tonya Wells – BlogAboutJobs.com recently conducted a survey with over 200 recruiters and hiring managers worldwide. We received a lot of feedback, and the results are published here. These recruiters and hiring managers were asked to submit their Top 10 Things That Irritate Them the Most About a Candidate ...

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How to Make a Resume – Questions to Get You Started and What to Include

Resume Builder Tips

By Tonya Wells – Part of the resume service that I provide includes sending out several checklists and questionnaires such as the one below to candidates prior to assembling their resume. I can provide guidance for how to make a resume, but only the candidate knows what experience, accomplishment, and ...

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Tattoo Cover-Up: Can Company Dress Codes Ban Tattoos in the Workplace?

Dress Code Tattoo Cover Up

By Tonya Wells – Can your employer’s dress code ban you from showing your tattoos at work or force you to wear cover-up make-up over them? To make a long story short, yes they can, as long as the tattoos are not worn for religious or cultural reasons. A long ...

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Top 10 Interview Questions You Shouldn’t Ask a Potential Employee

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By Tonya Wells – I get asked all the time for a list of interview questions that are illegal for companies to ask during a job interview. Some interview questions are just in poor taste, and some are not EEO (Equal Employment Opportunity) compliant and are not legal to ask a potential ...

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Top 5 Creepy Things to Not Put on Your Resume

Please Hire Me

By Tonya Wells – In an attempt to get hired, sometimes desperate times call for desperate measures. However, there are some things that even to a recruiter just scream of desperation. And, desperation is a turn-off to everyone, so try not to go overboard in your attempt to get hired. 1) ...

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Top 10 Job Search Engines to Help You Find a Job

Top 10 Job Boards

Top 10 Job Search Engines List By Tonya Wells – With the dizzying amount of job search engines that are available on the Internet today, you could spend weeks, even months, and still not get to all of them. Some job search engines are specific to certain job types or ...

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