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February 27, 2020

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Career Resources

Meet Coach USA and Megabus leader Linda Burtwistle

Linda Burtwistle, President and CEO of both Coach USA and Megabus, agrees sometimes you choose to work in the coach bus industry, other times it chooses you. Once there, you are either driven to succeed, or your team would never let you get behind a wheel.

Linda held pivotal roles that gave her insights into many different facets of the business. According to Linda, “It is no longer enough to just run a bus business; we have to be smarter about our business development activities, and smarter about technology”. Also, when you’re as big as Coach USA, you need to have uniformity in the way you approach things, the way you maintain your buses, the way you train your drivers. Read More

10 Resume Errors that Recruiters Hate

Recruiters see hundreds of resumes every day and as you would expect, there are some things that absolutely make them cringe. Many of those things are really entries that you can’t do anything about. You know, large gaps in your employment history, job jumping and so on. There are, however, some things that many people put on their CVs that are absolutely avoidable; things that will make every recruiter instantly lower your chances of getting through the screening process. Here are ten resume errors that recruiters hate and how to avoid them.  Read More

Feeling Stuck? Write Your Own Job Description

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It’s common to want your job to give you a sense of meaning and purpose. When that isn’t happening, one solution is to redesign how you do your work. Often unofficially, some people emphasize more of the tasks they enjoy, such as mentoring new hires or doing public speaking, and less of what they don’t like. Some people try fresh approaches to old tasks, while others break the monotony by deepening their relationships with clients or colleagues, Sue Shellenbarger writes.

Six Tips to Overcoming Fear of Failure


Getting ahead in your career requires industry knowledge and expertise, experience, a proven track record, being liked by your colleagues and customers, having a good reputation and more.  But one of the most common things holding back many people from reaching the success they deserve is the fear of failure.

But etiquette expert Jacqueline Whitmore says the fear of failure is more common than we think, but overcoming it is very possible.

Here are her six tips to start the process:

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Nationwide Online Career Fair: April 24

Thursday, April 24, 2014 is our final FREE Online Career Fair this spring. Log on from 1-4pm EST or 10am-1pm PST to put your resume directly in front of recruiters from a wide range of top corporations, non-profits and government agencies hiring across the United States.

It’s the latest, cutting-edge offering from Women For Hire – the leader in career expos for women. Since 1999, we have been the first and only company devoted to a comprehensive array of recruitment services for talented, career-driven professional women.

Now, no matter where you live, you can benefit from our services.

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