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Purchase a D-I-Y Job Search Success System in April and 50% of the sale will be donated to help pets displaced by foreclosure

March 27, 2013

Angela Jones, founder of Haute Resume & Career Services LLC, is committed to helping the unemployed protect their four-legged family members.Throughout the month of April, purchase any Job Search Success System and 50 percent of the sale will be donated to Best Friends Animal Society.

This promotion is part of an ongoing partnership between Haute Resume and Career Services LLC and Best Friends Animal Society. Angela’s goal is to make desperate homeowners aware of alternatives to abandoning their pets.

Many of those forced into foreclosure are forced to live with other family members, move into temporary housing or shelters, rent, or opt for lower-priced housing. Unfortunately, their pets are not always welcome.

Some leave their pets at shelters hoping they will be adopted. However, an increasing number of media reports describe pets found in homes that have been vacated due to foreclosure. These pets may have been healthy when abandoned but without adequate food or water many die before they are rescued. In fact, in some states, pets are considered personal property and it is illegal for a realtor or law enforcement officer to rescue the animals for weeks.

Tips from American Humane

If you are facing home foreclosure and you have pets, here are some tips to help you relocate with your pets or find other safe placement for them. Never leave pets behind when you vacate your home!

Take Your Pets With You or Find Them a Safe Place to Stay:

Take your pets with you when you vacate your home; they will not survive if abandoned in the home or set loose. In addition, the comfort and companionship of pets can provide therapeutic benefits to family members by easing the strain of moving to a new residence.

Follow these steps to find safe placement for your pets if you are unable to vacate your home with them:

  • Ask family, friends and co-workers if they will care for your pets while you relocate.
  • Ask your veterinarian if you can receive low-cost boarding for your pets, or set up a payment plan for boarding costs, while you relocate.
  • If you cannot find temporary placement for your pets, visit www.petfinder.com to search for animal shelters and animal rescue organizations in your area where you can surrender ownership of your pets and which do not euthanize adoptable animals. This will provide peace of mind that your pets will be safe until they are adopted into a new home. Some shelters and organizations may offer to house your pets for a period of time (60 days, for example) at no cost, or at a reduced cost, while you find new housing, so you can be reunited with your pets. If you do not reclaim your pets within the time period, they may be placed for adoption. Always ask if this is an option.
  • You also can surrender your pets to your local open-admission animal shelter, but be advised that open-admission shelters are required to accept all animals (including strays), and the adoption of your pets cannot be guaranteed. Thus, if the shelter is overcrowded, it may be forced to euthanize your pets.

Don’t Leave Pets Behind:

Never vacate your home and leave pets behind or set them loose. It’s inhumane and may be illegal.

  • If you leave pets indoors or release them outdoors, state criminal animal-cruelty laws may apply (e.g., abandoning or neglecting your pets), even if you believe you have left sufficient food and water for your pets.
  • If you leave pets behind and have arranged for someone to periodically check on them, you may still be in violation of criminal animal-cruelty laws. In addition, when the mortgage lender takes possession of the home, your pets will be removed by the local animal control agency, which will leave your pets at risk of an uncertain future that may include euthanasia.

When faced with foreclosure, please remember to provide for your pets to ensure that they are safe and that you do not face a criminal investigation and possible criminal charges for abandoning or neglecting them. By following these simple steps, this will help you, your family and your pets have a better future.

Angela’s work has been published in six bestselling resume and cover letter books, and has won the highest global resume writing award in the industry. In addition, she has been featured as a resume expert on Bankrate.com, Examiner.com, CAREEREALISM, CareerRocketeer, Employment Digest and other major careers media outlets.

Haute Resume & Career Services LLC Pledges To Donate A Percentage of Every Sale to Best Friends Animal Society®

July 10, 2012

Angie Jones, Certified Professional Resume Writer and President of Haute Resume & Career Services LLC, has been actively involved in beagle rescue for nearly 10 years (e.g., fostering, transporting, doing home visits, etc.). Desiring to make a difference and give back to the community, it seemed only natural to donate a percentage of each sale to Best Friends Animal Society® in an effort to protect abused and abandoned pets.

“According to the ASPCA website, approximately 5 to 7 million companion animals enter animal shelters nationwide every year, and approximately 3 million to 4 million are euthanized (60 percent of dogs and 70 percent of cats). It isn’t unusual for the long-term unemployed to lose their homes due to the loss of a job; when this happens they may be forced to move in with family or into an apartment that doesn’t accept pets and thus abandoned”, said Jones.

“The opportunity to become a Business Supporter of Best Friends Animal Society® has given me the opportunity to combine my passions of working with job seekers while at the same time rescuing animals in need”.
A percentage of every resume / resume distribution / job search coaching sale will be donated to Best Friends Animal Society®. Visit our website at www.ANewResume.com

Local Business Owner Published in Top Resume Writing Book

Angela Jones, President of Haute Resume & Career Services LLC has been recognized with publication in the upcoming edition of Gallery of Best Resumes by JIST Publishing, a national publishing company dedicated to the careers industry.

In the Gallery of Best Resumes, Angela’s professional resume writing expertise was put to the test among hundreds of other resume writers! With only the resumes of a select few writers chosen, this achievement has demonstrated Ms. Jones’ intense dedication to quality, professionalism and recognition as a leader in her career field. Her work can also be seen in several other JIST, Impact and Career Rocketeer publications including Step-By-Step Resumes, Step-By-Step Cover Letters, Military-to-Civilian Resumes and Letters: How to Best Communicate Your Strengths to Civilian, and Launchpad: Who Stole My Career?

Haute Resume & Career Services LLC provides full-service professional resume writing, interview coaching, and Internet job search training by some of the best resume writers in the industry. To learn more about Haute Resume & Career Services LLC, visit their website at www.ANewResume.com.

Globally Recognized Resume Writer Opens Office In Omaha

Omaha, NE – March 10, 2010 – Haute Resume & Career Services LLC, an established firm founded in 2005 by Angela Jones, a globally recognized career consultant and Certified Professional Resume Writer, announces the opening of a new office at 9900 Nicholas Street, Suite 390 in Omaha. The new office is conveniently located across from Westroads Mall. With a longstanding international clientele, Haute Resume & Career Services LLC will continue to provide personalized service on a virtual basis to individuals throughout the United States and abroad.

Before launching Haute Resume & Career Services LLC, Jones was employed at SKF, TDK Corporation, and Sanwa Bank, where she held human resource, application development / network administration, and various banking positions. Jones draws from her first-hand knowledge of human resource hiring practices acquired while working at SKF.

Haute Resume & Career Services LLC offers:

Resume Development: A resume has much more impact on a job seekers career and financial future than they can imagine. Job seekers need a resume writer that understands today’s hiring trends and has the expertise to strategically market them as the best candidate for the job. Jones assists her clients in getting the job they want and the pay they deserve.

Job-Search Strategies: Given the highly competitive job market, Jones believes job-seekers should break away from using the most popular job boards that actually offer few good jobs but lots of competition. She understands the importance of teaching job seekers to tap the “hidden” job market.

Interview Preparation: An interview in today’s highly competitive job market requires thorough preparation. Our job seekers have unstoppable self-confidence, plus all the right moves, words, and tools that give them an unfair advantage over their competition.

Details regarding these services, along with client testimonials can be found on the Haute Resume Career Services LLC website. For further information, contact the Omaha office at 402-484-6819.

Resume Writer Recognized For Job Search Expertise

LINCOLN, NE, FEB. 2, 2010 – Angela Jones, Certified Professional Resume Writer and founder of Haute Resume & Career Services LLC has been recognized for her resume writing talent and job search expertise with selections of her work selected for publication in the upcoming book Step-by-Step Cover Letters: Build a Cover Letter in 10 Easy Steps using Personal Branding by Evelyn Salvador, NCRW, JCTC (JIST Publishing, 2010).

The new book is scheduled to hit bookstores across the country in June 2010. Angela is one of only a handful of professional resume writers around the world to have received the coveted TORI Award (Toast of the Resume Industry); a prestigious international competition recognizing the “best of the best” of resume writers. Her credentials include serving on the Professional Association of Resume Writers and Career Coaches’ (PARW/CC) – Certification Committee. Angela is tasked with judging and certifying only the most qualified resume writers in the world. Samples of her work have also been selected for inclusion in recently published resume and cover letter books available for purchase at leading book stores across the country.

Angela’s work has been included in earlier publications as well including: Military-to-Civilian Resumes and Letters: How to Best Communicate Your Strengths to Civilian Employers (3rd Edition) by Carl S. Savino, Major, USAR (Ret.) and L. Krannich, Ph.D. She is also listed in the Directory of Professional Resume Writers: How to Find and Work With a Pro to Accelerate Your Job Search” by Louise Kursmark.

Resume Writer Recognized as One of the “Best of the Best” in an International Competition

Lincoln, NE, Oct. 24, 2008 — Angela Jones – Owner of Haute Resume & Career Services in Lincoln, NE has been awarded the coveted TORI award. The TORI Award is a prestigious international competition recognizing the “best of the best” by industry peers and an accolade that few experience.

The official winners of this year’s TORI Awards (Toast of the Resume Industry) were announced last week at the Career Directors International (CDI) annual conference in Seattle, WA. Angela Jones of Haute Resume & Career Services received 2nd place for Best Military Conversion. Angela, a Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW) has also had samples of her work accepted for inclusion in recently published books such as “Military-to-Civilian Resumes and Letters: How to Best Communicate Your Strengths to Civilian Employers”.

CDI’s President Laura DeCarlo, proudly stated, “Winning a TORI Award represents the pinnacle of resume writing expertise within the industry. Career Directors International is continually raising the bar and setting new standards for resume writers and career coaches worldwide. With a huge leap in quality, the Awards Committee found the selection of winners to be an incredibly difficult endeavor. It was an extremely close competition with some very talented entries from around the world!”

Angela stated “I am truly honored to have been recognized by many of the most distinguished resume writers in our industry. There are few documents as important to my clients’ financial future as their resume. In a highly competitive job market, creating a high-impact resume that captures the attention of potential employer is critical to my clients’ success. I’ve found that in many cases a great resume not only generates invitations to interview but also substantially better job offers.

Job Seekers: Lying On a Resume Will Get You in Hot Water

Job searchers can learn from the misfortunes of Robert Irvine, a British-born chef and presenter of Dinner: Impossible on the Food Network. Claiming credentials you don’t have is a recipe for disaster, says Angela Jones a professional resume writer.

“Job seekers are most likely to lie about things like their education or the number of years they worked for a company — and these are the easiest things to check,” says Jones “If you don’t get caught when the company checks your references, you will likely get tripped up somewhere along the line. And many companies have a policy that they will fire employees caught lying on their applications — even if it’s not discovered until several years later.”

Lying on resumes is on the rise. An online survey conducted for the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) found that more than 60 percent of the 373 human resources professionals who responded reported finding inaccuracies on the resumes they review. Inaccuracies aren’t necessarily lies, but anything that brings the job seeker’s character into question is likely to end his or her chances for getting the job.

Irvine admitted that he lied about being a Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order and exaggerated his role as a traveling chef for numerous heads of state. “If the issue is the job searcher’s insecurity about his or her qualifications for the position, there are ways to address the issue without lying,” says Jones. “It’s just not worth the risk when there are perfectly legitimate ways to position your credentials — for example, your lack of a degree — and still win the interview.”

Angela Jones, CPRW, CEIC is a nationally published Certified Professional Resume Writer and owner of Haute Resume & Career Services in Lincoln, NE.. She has been writing resumes since 2001 and is a member of the Professional Association of Résumé Writers and Career Coaches, National Resume Writers Association, as well as Career Directors International. She is available for interviews on the topic of “Lying on Resumes” and how job seekers can legitimately overcome potential shortcomings in their work history and education. Call (402) 570-3888 or e-mail Angie@ANewResume.com.

Local Career Professional Featured in New Book for Job Seekers with Military Experience

Lincoln, NE, July 2 2007. Angela Jones, owner of Haute Resume & Career Services, has been selected from among hundreds of professional resume writers across the globe to contribute samples of her work to “Military-to-Civilian Resumes and Letters: How to Best Communicate Your Strengths to Civilian Employers” (3rd Edition) , a new book by professional by Carl S. Savino, Major, USAR (Ret.) and Ronald L. Krannich, Ph.D.

The authors invited hundreds of career professionals to submit samples of their best work for consideration. Angela’s work was included because of the quality of the writing and formatting, and how well her work demonstrates the best strategies for launching a successful transition into the civilian world.

“Military-to-Civilian Resumes and Letters: How to Best Communicate Your Strengths to Civilian Employers” (3rd Edition) assists job seekers in the creation of impressive resumes and cover letters that showcase the skills and experience the military service has provided

For additional information on Angela Jones, visit www.anewresume.com. “Military-to-Civilian Resumes and Letters: How to Best Communicate Your Strengths to Civilian Employers” (3rd Edition) will be available this month in bookstores worldwide and directly from the publisher at www.ImpactPublications.com.

Surviving a Layoff

NEBRASKA, January 12, 2007 – Losing a job is one of life’s most stressful experiences and can create panic among workers. After all, whether layoffs are temporary or permanent, they create significant financial hardships for workers and their families. By doing some planning before a layoff occurs, and by taking the right steps after a layoff, you can minimize the impact that your job loss will have on your finances, says Angela Jones of Haute Resume & Career Services.

Plan ahead.: Today, few jobs are completely secure from layoffs, so it’s a good idea to determine how a layoff might affect you. Start by looking at your current financial situation and determining whether you have enough money to survive being out of work for several weeks or months. Most experts recommend that you have at least the equivalent of three months’ pay in a bank account. You may want to reduce your spending for luxuries such as eating out and going to the movies in order to save more.

If you are laid off, there are many ways you can minimize the negative impacts:

Use benefits: Request a meeting with your company’s HR representative. Find out if you’re entitled to severance pay, unused vacation or personal days and how to continue your benefits and roll over your 401K. Find out how vested you are in the company’s pension plan, if applicable.

If your company provides outplacement assistance, such as help in preparing a resume or a job fair, take advantage of it. Usually, there’s no charge for this assistance, and your participation may help you land another job. In addition, you may qualify for state unemployment compensation. Apply as soon as you can, because there is often a delay between the application and receiving your first check.

Inform creditors: Let your major creditors know that you’ve been laid off, and although you still intend to pay your debts, you may have a difficult time doing so in the near future. Many creditors will help you by restructuring payment terms or allowing you to make interest-only payments while you’re out of work. While it may seem difficult to ask a creditor for help, it’s much easier to take this approach than to face damage to your credit rating or legal action for nonpayment down the road.

Cut back: This is a time when most people cannot afford luxuries. While things like cable TV, dinning out and new clothes may brighten your spirits, they can put a drain on your finances. Eliminate all non-essential expenses, and look for ways to reduce essential costs, such as buying fewer convenience foods at the grocery store. Don’t view shopping as recreation.

Watch credit: Whenever money is tight, it’s very tempting to bring out the credit cards or take advantage of “buy now and pay later” plans. However, you’ll have to pay for those purchases eventually, and accumulating a lot of debt will mean that money may still be tight long after you’ve landed a new job.

Garage sales. Do you have things that you no longer need? Having a garage sale can be a great way to turn them into some extra cash. Look through your closets and shelves for items that you could sell.

Get Help. Utilize free or inexpensive services that provide career counseling and job search assistance such as college career offices, state Department of Labor offices or your local public library.

Stay Busy. For someone who is accustomed to working each day, a layoff can be frustrating and boring. Instead of sitting in front of the TV, use your time to exercise, do volunteer work, or visit friends and family. Keeping busy will help you keep your spirits up, and will make your return to work easier.

Angela Jones, owner of Haute Resume & Career Services is the first and only Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW) in Lincoln and one of only three in the state of Nebraska. CPRWs have been rigorously tested and have demonstrated their knowledge, talent and writing expertise while meeting the industry standards of excellence. Angela Jones has been certified by PARW/CC – Professional Association of Resume Writers/Career Coaches and is a member of NRWA – National Resume Writers Association, Career Masters Institute and Association of Job Search Trainers. Angela knows what today’s hiring managers are looking for on a resume and presents her clients at their very best, visit www.anewresume.com, or call (402) 817-3922.

Local Business Owner Is One Of The First 100 To Join New Internet Technology Universe

LINCOLN, NE – Oct. 25, 2006 – Angela Jones, Owner of Haute Resume & Career Services LLC (headquartered in Lincoln, NE), is pleased to announce her affiliation as one of the first 100 members of the Career Masters Institute™, the world’s first Internet-based training and development organization for employment industry professionals. Career Masters’ President, Wendy Enelow, believes that “as we transition into the new millennium, there will continue to be massive changes in the complexion of the US workforce. It is Career Masters’ mission to train, develop and support those individuals who are preparing our workforce and leading our ‘Employment Revolution

Jones was accepted into the organization based upon her extensive professional experience and industry credentials. She is a Certified Professional Resume Writer (testing process administered by the Professional Association of Resume Writers). Jones provides complete resume, career marketing and job search services to clients worldwide from her office in Lincoln . She already uses the Internet extensively to service job seekers around the globe.

Is Your Resume Good Enough For Today’s Competitive Job Market?

Lincoln, NE. – July 9, 2006- Haute Resume & Career Services has recently opened a new office in Lincoln offering low cost resume writing, resume distribution and interview preparation training giving area job seekers the tools necessary to conduct an effective job search.

Angela Jones, owner of Haute Resume & Career Services LLC is the first and only Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW) in Lincoln and one of only three in the state of Nebraska. CPRWs have been rigorously tested and have demonstrated their knowledge, talent and writing expertise while meeting the industry standards of excellence. Angela has been certified by PARW/CC – Professional Association of Resume Writers/Career Coaches and is a member of NRWA – National Resume Writers Association.

Certified Professional Resume Writers have the experience and skills necessary to present applicants from diverse industries, career fields, and experience levels at their very best. They know how to set you apart from the competition, ensure that your resume gets read, and prompt the reader to take action by calling you for an interview. Hiring trends change constantly, who better than a Certified Professional Resume Writer to help you with your resume, Internet job search and interview preparation needs? For more information, contact Angela Jones at 866-695-9318.