Contract Management CareersConnect
 November 2012    

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Get the Job!
by Travis Authier

On a given day, a recruiting team may pull hundreds of résumés from which they select the most available, capable, and affordable candidates for further consideration. Those that are noticed first generally have the right credentials—and they show it! Of course, if you know you’re light on qualifications, give yourself a fighting chance by presenting a thoughtful, professional résumé that best represents your capabilities.

  The Most Important Things to Know for Your Job Interview
by Alison Green 
One of the strongest differentials between job candidates who do well in interviews and job candidates who don‘t is whether and how they prepare ahead of time. Preparation is crucial to coming across well; if you simply wing it, you risk coming across poorly and losing the job. When you‘re preparing, these six aspects are the most important things to make sure you know. 


Perspectives on the Temporary Job Market for Contract Professionals
by Chuck Bates, C.P.M.

With the current job market continuing its cautiousness, the end of the presidential election, and Congress addressing the issue of sequestration, I believe that now the market for contracts and acquisition professionals will improve. I was recently asked a series of questions about the alternative of temporary contract employment. The following are my responses. 

Looking for something a little different? Check out NCMA‘s Career Library, which contains articles from previous CareersConnects, our monthly career articles, and other articles job seekers will find valuable. Don‘t see what you‘re looking for? Contact me and let me know; maybe I‘ll write an article on the subject for the next CareersConnect newsletter.

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April Southward
Senior Marketing Specialist
National Contract Management Association

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