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Zeke Flibbeaux

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Career Services Director with 10 years of placement experience in Allied Health, Business, Engineering, Finance, Marketing and Technology. 20 years of resume writing experience. Creator of "Resume Dolphin" column that ran on "Morrock News" for 2yrs

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General > Resume Tips

NEED RESUME SAMPLE/OR IDEA

Here's what could be a helpful link re: resume writing-
http://jobstar.org/tools/resume/samples.php

6 years ago
Job > Paralegal

Starting to work

DH - I looked up "Mobbing: Emotional Abuse in the American Workplace." Fascinating.
Probably something I'll read after my last job.

I left my job at a ...

6 years ago
Job > Receptionist

HOW CAN I OBTAIN A RECEPTIONIST JOB WITHOUT FORMAL TRAINING? OR CAN I???

[QUOTE who="Lorraine Wassner in New York, New York"]I am a senior citizen living in New York City. I am not ashamed of my age, 68, and I have recently found myself in a ...

6 years ago
Company > AppleOne

Waist of Time to Contact Them or Register - Fake Job Listings

Apple One in Tampa has been pretty bad for some time.

Years ago, I had a SCHEDULED interview there for an internal position. I had staffing experience in recruiting and in ...

6 years ago
Company > Judge

LIED to by recruiter

[QUOTE who="evilotto in South Carver, Massachusetts"]islndjak: Any "recruiting" company that charges the candidate is not worth anyone's time. Nobody should ...

6 years ago
General > Job Interviews

older job candidate

[QUOTE who="older job hunter in Fort Worth, Texas"]I'm 59 years old and having trouble landing the job. What can I say in interviews to compensate for being an ...

6 years ago
Company > AppleOne

$16 dollars an hour is not a living wage

That's 33k, which for a single person w/no children would be viable in the Tampa Bay area, at least. Figure 70% of the gross salary (taking out 20% for taxes and 10% for benefits ...

6 years ago
General > Job Interviews

Strange, or is it not?

When I was in Career Services, I asked students to tell me what they thought qualified someone to be an interviewer.
-They had some good "guesses" such as ...

6 years ago
General > Job Interviews 6 years ago
Company > Manpower

Unrealistic expectations

[QUOTE who="Displaced Legal Professional in Denver, Colorado"]How 'bout acting professionally and considerately, Dolphin? How about keeping one's word? How about not ...

6 years ago
General > Career Advice

Misquoted salary expectations in preliminary phone interview. How do I correct it?

My suggestion is to call them, first. Be honest re: it was your mistake. Say something like "when I spoke with X, I said my salary requirements were Z dollars per year. I ...

6 years ago
Company > Manpower

Unrealistic expectations

I've done recruiting and placement before.
To do such right is simple and good business:
1. Be honest with candidates
2. Be honest with clients
3. Recognize ...

6 years ago
Company > Trade Winds Island Resorts

Trade Winds Island Resorts Salaries, Bonuses and Benefits.

[QUOTE who="asdas dasdasds in sadas, Sri Lanka"]What if I told you that you can quit your current job, work from home entering simple data online, and then make more money ...

6 years ago
Job > Police Officer

Are police officer job opportunities growing or declining?

Jobs in Florida are certainly there.
Seen a lot in the Southwest as well.

Suggestion: pick 10 or 12 cities and find the police department or sheriff website for that ...

6 years ago
Company > MRI Coughlin & Associates

Potential Scam alert! MRI Coughin and Associates

[QUOTE who="KeithB in Springfield, Missouri"]I did fill in the online form at their website, a link from Career Builder which is connected with my local newspaper. I did ...

6 years ago
Job > Medical Billing Clerk

PCDI STUDENT NEED INFO ON JOB!!

[QUOTE who="Michelle in Birmingham, Alabama"]Thanks for the information but I live in Alabama, But if I lived in shy town I show would of gave it a go for. If you here of ...

6 years ago
Company > MRI Coughlin & Associates

Potential Scam alert! MRI Coughin and Associates

[QUOTE who="Indianaglassman in Muncie, Indiana"]contacts:
www.coughlinandassociates.com/about/recruiters.htm

These guys appear to have over 2500 jobs on ...

6 years ago
Company > MRI Coughlin & Associates

MRI Coughlin & Associates

[QUOTE who="heiress in Wildwood, Florida"]I am not buying it.[/QUOTE]
I'd tend to agree.

I did some internet research.

This firm has HUNDREDS of the ...

6 years ago
Job > English Teacher

Tips for english teacher interviews.

Interviewing for a English Teaching position 3+ years ago, I was asked what books I liked to read and what my favorites were. It had been years since I had read "the classics ...

6 years ago
Company > AppleOne

Employment agencies

[QUOTE who="Lynda in Los Angeles, California"]
In any event, it's competitive out there, and the agencies will do anything, even lie to the client, to get you in ...

6 years ago
Company > MRI Coughlin & Associates

Potential Scam alert! MRI Coughin and Associates

Saw their "salaries" for Customer Service, Admin Assistant and HR Assistant in a number of places in the country.

Re: Coughlin

I did some research on a job ...

6 years ago
Company > MRI Coughlin & Associates

Potential Scam alert! MRI Coughin and Associates

[QUOTE who="RunninRob in Blackstone Valley, Massachusetts"]A couple of different things come to mind here. I, too, found a position offered through MRI and one glaring ...

6 years ago
City > Sarasota, Florida

IT jobs in Sarasota

[QUOTE who="Heather Ruppel in Sarasota, Florida"]My boyfriend is trying to look for an IT job and no one seems to want any help from someone who has had several years ...

6 years ago
Job > Laborer

Finding Jobs That Will Hire People With a Felony.

[QUOTE who="Debbie in Dallas, Texas"]How nice a comment you have stated. It is exactly this idea why companies like www.second-chance-employment.com have been started. It ...

6 years ago
General > Career Advice

"Mystery Shopper" Scam

Here's helpful info that may prevent you from being "taken!"

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/21119508/

6 years ago
Company > AppleOne

AppleOne is OK

I used to be in staffing as co-owner of a small firm. The recession took us out of business. During our time we made every effort to keep lines of communication open with both ...

6 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

What should I do if I would like to be back in the field again?

My guess is that since it was 1999, you may need some updated education, as you did not work in the field at all after your education. Might want to see if the school you are at ...

6 years ago
General > Resume Tips

Make Your Resume Stand Out

[QUOTE who="Career Hunter in Chicago, Illinois"]Be careful here, US hiring policies will frown on the information included on the sample resumes. It may be different ...

6 years ago
General > Job Interviews

answering of Top HR interview Question

[QUOTE who="jon deny in london, United Kingdom"]visit: www.interviewghost.com

www.interviewghost.com

if you want whole information about call center visit ...

6 years ago
General > Job Interviews

HOW TO GET A HUMAN RESOURCE POSITION?

[QUOTE who="myleena reeed in Cleveland, Ohio"]I am in Cleveland, Ohio. I am not in China[/QUOTE]

Is your degree in HR?

6 years ago
General > Career Advice

The Trials and Tribulations of Unemployment

[QUOTE who="Forum Guide in Atlanta, Georgia"]What has any of this discussion on racial issues have to do with career advice or unemployment? There are plenty of other ...

6 years ago
General > Job Interviews

Illegal Interview Questions and How to Deal with Them

Here are some good links I've found that may help re: 1. What are illegal interview questions and 2. How to deal with them.

jobsearch.about.com/od/interviewsnetworking/a ...

7 years ago
Company > HCR Manor Care

World's Tallest Mountain

[QUOTE who="blackdogreservation in Norfolk, Virginia"]Hi, I am wondering what questions ARE illegal. Thanks[/QUOTE]

Here are some links to help you with that!

7 years ago
Job > Medical Assistant

certified medical assistant

If you are certified and have no experience, you are still considered "entry level" by employers.

With my students (I place entry level Medical Assistants w/o ...

7 years ago
General > Career Advice

The Trials and Tribulations of Unemployment

[QUOTE who="ue in Buffalo, New York"]Western New York aka. Buffalo and burbs ... downsizing,restructure, job elimination and any other polite way to say, " your ...

7 years ago
Company > Robert Half

Age discrimination

[QUOTE who="Robert H in Hicksville, New York"]Hi Sukaz,

Below is an email that I sent to a major Long Island newspaper last month on this subject. I can't believe ...

7 years ago
Company > Benchmark Careers

<name removed> at benchmark in oakbrook is a jerk

[QUOTE who="Charlie in Warrenville, South Carolina"]No shat? Really, fearless Zeke the amateur guide of Indeed? Zeke the know-it-all with only 10 years experience in ...

7 years ago
General > Career Advice

Convicted Felon from Columbus OH, looking for work.

[QUOTE who="Leona in Dallas, Texas"]Charlie,

The more compassionate we are with others, the more compassion we will receive in return. If you are intolerant of ...

7 years ago
General > Career Advice

Convicted Felon from Columbus OH, looking for work.

[QUOTE who="Leona in Dallas, Texas"]Charlie,

The more compassionate we are with others, the more compassion we will receive in return. If you are intolerant of ...

7 years ago
General > Career Advice

Convicted Felon from Columbus OH, looking for work.

[QUOTE who="Lawyer2Be in Louisville, Kentucky"]Actually, you are mistaken. There are several degrees of felonies. A "Class A Felony", for example, is far more ...

7 years ago
General > Career Advice

Convicted Felon from Columbus OH, looking for work.

[QUOTE who="Doingswell in Concord, North Carolina"]I will not let them deter me. I saw one comment that said - "I have never spoken with anyone who has been to jail ...

7 years ago
Company > TJX Companies

Employment

[QUOTE who="Angela in San Antonio, Texas"]MB, thank you for your encouragement. It's just what we needed. I'll look at his resume and see if I can refresh it. I wrote it ...

7 years ago
Job > Medical Assistant

Medical assistant

[QUOTE who="tricia07 in shrewsbury, Massachusetts"]all i want to say is thank you for being realistic, yet nonjudgemental. i appreciate yours words of encouragement and ...

7 years ago
Company > Manpower

Getting in...

If a staffing firm is "low balling" in pay to employees, that's bound to catch up with them in that the good employees won't stay. They'll find better paying jobs more in ...

7 years ago
General > Career Advice

Convicted Felon from Columbus OH, looking for work.

I have no sympathy for anyone whose methodology is to whine, criminal or not.

Frankly, anyone who commits rape, murder, child abuse or is pulled over for a DUI AFTER HIS ...

7 years ago
General > Career Advice

Convicted Felon from Columbus OH, looking for work.

[QUOTE who="Lawyer2Be in Louisville, Kentucky"](cont ... p>

You know, Charlie, people like you make me sick. You have this "once a criminal, always a ...

7 years ago
Job > Medical Assistant

Medical assistant

Tricia:
How long ago was your felony and incarceration?

Note: "Smaller" private practices, like smaller businesses, tend to be more flexible re: what they ...

7 years ago
Job > Accountant

Starting out...

[QUOTE who="MELISSA in Statesboro, Georgia"]I ATTENDING AND GRADUATED AT OGEECHEE TECH COLLEGE, BACK IN 2000. I HAVE HAD A JOB ALL THESE YEARS, BUT NOT WHAT I GRADUATED ...

7 years ago
Company > Manpower

ARE YOU KIDDING? ARE YOU JOB SEEKERS REALLY NOT GOING TO TAKE RESPONSIBILITY FOR YOURSELVES?

[QUOTE who="Charlie in Tignall, Georgia"]QUOTE who="Job Search Dolphin in Tampa, Florida"]
That is exactly my intent. You are nothing but a sleazy used car ...

7 years ago
Company > Department Of Health

Older RNs

It's possible age is an issue, though I certainly hope not!

What has been your experience in interviews thus far? Are you getting second interviews?

How long have you ...

7 years ago

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