5 Resume Mistakes Telecommuters Often Make

Written by Nell Taliercio

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Here is an example of what you can use as your headline:

“Talented and experienced virtual assistant, skilled in all aspects of office management within nonprofit environments.”

(More headline examples can be found at RésuméASAP).

This is targeted and torepparttar point. The reader knows this person is an experienced virtual assistant who is especially skilled in a nonprofit role. No wasted time.

4. Irrelevant Experience.

Don’t list irrelevant work experience just to fill in space. If you are applying for a transcription position, your customer service experience atrepparttar 144878 local fast food restaurant does not apply. What matters is how much transcribing experience you have, how fast you type, how good your spelling and grammar skills are, and how accurate your work is. Any work experience that deals with these skills can be listed.

5. Personal Information.

Leave off information like how many children you have, how long you have been married, or that you happen to love scuba diving

Let’s look at children and spouses for instance. Some people may see this as stability, but many others look at it as a liability. They may have questions about how you will work out for them withrepparttar 144879 responsibilities. How often will this person miss work because his/her kids are sick? Is his/her spouse supportive ofrepparttar 144880 telecommuting role? Can he/she work efficiently ifrepparttar 144881 children are home? Employers are not allowed to ask, so why put this on your résumé. Personal information should be left off.

If you write that you love scuba diving, you may think this makes you look like a well-rounded person. However, it could give someonerepparttar 144882 idea that you love scuba diving more than work. It is best to just leave this kind of info off.

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5 Myths About Protecting Yourself from Skin Cancer

Written by Emily Clark

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MYTH THREE: Taking Care Of Your Skin Now Will Protect You

Sadly, skin cancer can take 20 or more years to develop. The Skin Cancer Foundation states that most people receive about 80 percent of their lifetime sun exposure beforerepparttar age of 18. Just one blistering sunburn in childhood is estimated to doublerepparttar 144809 risk of melanoma later in life. Taking better care now will reducerepparttar 144810 risk, but not eliminaterepparttar 144811 damage already done.

MYTH FOUR: Having a Tan Means You're More Protected

Dark skinned individuals are less likely to develop cancer, but tanned skin is actually damaged skin. Repeated tanning injuresrepparttar 144812 skin and increasesrepparttar 144813 risk of skin cancer.

MYTH FIVE: You Can't get Burned on Overcast Days

Just becauserepparttar 144814 sun is hidden by some cloud does not mean that you don't need protection fromrepparttar 144815 harmful effects ofrepparttar 144816 suns rays.

So how do you plan to protect your family this year? Some suggestions are to limit exposure torepparttar 144817 sun - especially for infants. Examine your skin for early signs of damage. Use a sunscreen of SPF 15 or higher and apply it at least 30 minutes before exposure and every two hours after that. Teach your children good safety habits and be sure you and they are covered up when outdoors. Have fun and be safe. The information contained in this article is for educational purposes only and is not intended to medically diagnose, treat or cure any disease. Consult a health care practitioner before beginning any health care program.

Emily Clark is editor at Lifestyle Health News and Medical Health News where you can find the most up-to-date advice and information on many medical, health and lifestyle topics.

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