Tag Archives: resumes

Cleared Job Fair Feedback, the Toughest and Easiest Positions to Fill

Verizon recruiter assisting a job seeker at a Cleared Job FairAt our recent Cleared Job Fairs we asked cleared recruiters several questions that cleared cleared job seekers will find of interest. We also asked Patra Frame to share with us some of the issues she saw while reviewing cleared resumes.

Do you prefer receiving a resume as a PDF or a Word document

No recruiter we spoke to expressed a preference for a PDF version of a cleared job seeker’s resume. Several said it didn’t matter, but an even larger number want to receive a Word document. The reasons vary:

“PDFs cause issues with our ATS”

“PDFs are an issue with our firewall”

What was even…

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Job Seeker Handbook and Career Seminar Schedule, April 4 Cleared Job Fair

Check out the cleared facilities employers who will be interviewing from 11am-3pm at the Waterford at Springfield, and the security cleared positions they will be seeking to fill.

You must have a current or active security clearance to attend. Click here to pre-register.

Career Seminars and Resume Reviews Schedule

10:30am – 11am Resumes Today

Whether you’re working on your first resume or your 21st, do you know what you need to do today to succeed? What’s…

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Interview with a Recruiter, Wendy Johnson, D.A.T.A.

Wendy tell us about yourself and your company

I wear many hats at D.A.T.A., but my primary functions are Recruiting and serving as the company FSO. I’ve been with the company for eight years.

Why do I want to work for D.A.T.A.

D.A.T.A. is a small woman-owned company based in Vienna, Virginia. We’re a bit fanatical about our employees. We are committed to making D.A.T.A. a great place to work and we work hard to keep our employees happy. Why? The reason is simple — we focus on taking care of our employees so that they can focus on taking care of our clients.

D.A.T.A. is very supportive of…

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Nov 15 Cleared Job Fair Career Seminar and Resume Review Schedule

The November 15 Cleared Job Fair at the DoubleTree Crystal City, will feature career seminars and resume reviews to aid in your job search. Our schedule for the day:

10:30am – 11am Resumes Showcasing Your Accomplishments

Achievements? Successes? How do you show what you have accomplished in a few short bullets? How do you translate past work success into the job you want next? Learn more about how to make your resume work for you, not against you.

11am-3pm One-on-One Resume Reviews

Resume Reviews

These are 5 minute sessions where a job seeker can review their resume directly with an HR professional.…

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June 7 Cleared Job Fair Career Seminars and Resume Reviews Schedule

The June 7 Cleared Job Fair at the Westin Tysons Corner will feature career seminars and resume reviews to aid in your job search. Our schedule for the day:

10:30am – 11am Resumes Today

Whether you’re working on your first resume or your 21st, do you know what you need to do today to succeed? What’s the point of your resume? How do you get an employer’s attention? What’s ‘the golden zone’ and why should you care?

11am-3pm One-on-One Resume Reviews

Resume Reviews

These are 5 minute sessions where a job seeker can review their resume directly with an HR professional. We…

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