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Common Mistakes to Avoid When Interviewing and Searching for a Job

It is imperative that you present yourself as the right candidate to any potential employer. Don’t slack off on your current job just because you are searching for a new one. You could damage your professional reputation by slacking off. That reputation could be passed on to your future employers. Success is putting your best foot forward at all times.

It is important that you know the typical pay rate in your industry so you don’t get underpaid. Don’t guess too low because you fear an employer will not see your value. While it is true that employers won’t want to overpay you, asking for a salary that is too low may harm your chances of getting the job just as much as asking for one that is too much! Read all »


Upgrade Resume has recently participated in Bank of New York/Mellon and Pershing’s annual event titled “Around the World” that was attended by 800 Associates. Event was not open to public but to firm’s Associates only.

Event focused on developing and maintaining talent through a career focus within the company and professional development. Associates were educated regarding the different departments across the firm, programs offered by the enterprise as well as technology support available to them. Upgrade Resume offered career building support in developing resumes.

The Bank of New York/Mellon and Pershing
June 20-21, 2017
10:00am – 2:00pm
Lake Mary, FL

Event: Upgrade Resume Will Be at Career Fair

Upgrade Resume has been invited to participate in the upcoming Orlando Engineering, Technology and Security Clearance Career Fair and will be giving free resume reviews at the following location:

Orlando Engineering, Technology and Security Clearance Career Fair
Thursday, June 1, 2017
10:00am – 2:00pm
DoubleTree by Hilton Orlando
5555 Hazeltine National Drive
Orlando, FL, 32812

Tips for Job Searching Success and Leveraging Your Strengths

Employment is a necessary step towards independence. Obtaining a good, stable job requires some work on your end. Make sure that you interview well and fine tune your skills. Allow this article to guide you in making the right impressions through your preparedness.

Make yourself aware of the typical salary, benefits, and work perks of various employers in your industry. This allows you to negotiate to your advantage without selling yourself short. Some people go too low, thinking that they won’t get the job if their request is too high. This mistake tends to make them look desperate and as if they undervalue themselves. Read all »