About Margaret Flynt

Margaret Flynt is a criminal appellate lawyer in Atlanta, Georgia. She holds a juris doctor degree from Mercer University’s Walter F. George School of Law and two bachelor of arts degrees from Mercer University. Margaret is no stranger to job hunting and interviewing. She worked her way through college and law school, holding up to three jobs at one given time, in a variety of career fields. Readers can look forward to Margaret’s articles offering practical tips and advice for the most important aspects of finding a job: job searching strategies, resumes and cover letters, and interviewing skills.
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Resume Writing: 3 Types of Formats

Chronological Resume

Now that you have all of your information written down from part one, it’s time to decide what format you want to use for your resume. Generally, there are three types of resumes (some sources may say four or more, but functionally, they are just variations of these three): 1. Chronological 2. Functional 3. Combination […]

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Resume Writing 101

Resume Writing 101

This series of blog posts will give you step-by-step instructions for writing your own résumé. This post will cover all of the information you need to collect before you can begin writing. The next post will cover the different types of résumé layouts so you can decide which one works best for you. The final […]

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Put Off Procrastinating!

As you may have noticed, I haven’t posted a blog in quite a while. Sometime at the end of January I began getting overwhelmed with work. Everyday the hours would quickly pass because I had so much to do. Hours turned to days, days turned to weeks, and weeks turned to months. Before I knew […]

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Boring IS Better!

@ Symbol

I was considering doing a “top 5” post on resume mistakes, but then I was afraid that #1 on that list would be overlooked. So, here it is: an entire post dedicated to email addresses! No, I’m not kidding. As you can probably tell, many of my posts are inspired by personal experience, and this […]

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Are You Your Own Worst Enemy?

Computers

Facebook is a popular social networking website with millions of users. Chances are, if you’re reading this right now, you most likely have a Facebook account as well. While Facebook (or MySpace, Google+, etc.) allows you to stay in touch with people you know and even network with people you don’t know, your profile may […]

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Who Are You?

Who Are You?

If you’re like me, you’ve probably just read the title of this blog entry and now have the CSI theme song running though your head. If not, then you are seriously contemplating the question—who am I? What would you say if someone asked you that question? Would you tell them that you are a wife, […]

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