About Erica Tew

I'm Erica, a certified resume writer and career advisor working currently for the state of CT. I create, update, market, and facilitate workshops to help job seekers gain needed skills to return to work. Aiming to provide the highest quality service for our job seekers, I've been on the Marketing Committee for our eastern offices and workshop development focus groups. Sharing my enthusiasm for resume writing, I assist in training colleagues who wish to also obtain certification. Administrating a blog outside of work, colleagues and I write about career advice including resume, interviewing, and the workplace.

Website: http://www.ctcareerguidance.wordpress.com

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Red Flags at your Resume Critique

Red Flags at your Resume Critique

When you use the services of a career counselor, one of the first steps in your career plan will be developing your resume. Career counselors and resume writers can be found at your local American Job Centers, private companies, or outplacement agencies. Like any...
Career Jumpstart Tips

Career Jumpstart Tips

If you are about to start a new job, congratulations! The following tips will help you make a positive impression and set you up for career success. Show up on time – A simple but often overlooked concept; this generally accepted rule is a standard, no matter where...
Objective Statement: Overcoming the Phobia

Objective Statement: Overcoming the Phobia

Each year, thousands of job seekers are affected by OSP. Simple online searches will provide countless cases that OSP has spread far and wide across job search and career advice forums. It starts out harmless, but then slowly begins to infect and control vital aspects...
Thank You Letter: The Essential Strategies

Thank You Letter: The Essential Strategies

Emails, notes, and letters: whichever method you choose to thank the interviewer, the goal is the same. You want to thank the hiring manager for taking the time to interview you and show your interest towards the position. What is a Thank You Letter?  A post-interview...
Office Politics: 3 Insightful Steps

Office Politics: 3 Insightful Steps

Company culture can make certain employers appealing, but it’s not until you start the job that you really begin to see the workplace politics.  In some cases, the politics don’t have a negative connotation. Some employers strive to make sure each employee is...
Improve your LinkedIn Profile

Improve your LinkedIn Profile

Everyone has probably been told many times now that job seekers should be on LinkedIn.  It’s a great networking tool and can help build your digital presence, impressing an employer when they Google you.  It can also help you get found by recruiters and introduce you...
Employer Research & Targeting To Find the Best Job

Employer Research & Targeting To Find the Best Job

Employer research can help you identify reasons why this is the right (or wrong) employer for you.  Determining a cultural fit is just as important for you as it is the employer.  Once you target specific employers, you can gear your networking efforts towards those...
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