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Resume Writing Tips And Advice
Resume writing tips

Resume Writing Tips And Advice

Writing a resume can seem like a daunting task. Your career could hinge on how you craft and compose the most important pages of your life. But like all challenges, all you need is a plan. Advertisement Here are valuable tips and tricks to consider when writing your resume: 1. Find Your Resume Format The

How To Write A Resume
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How To Write A Resume

Landing the job you’ve had your sights on is a step- by- step process. The first step in finding a job is to get noticed, evaluated and scheduled for the all- important job interview. All of this could take place 10 to 30 seconds from the time the recruiter opens your resume. Advertisement If you

30+ Words To Avoid Writing In A Resume And Why
Resume writing tips

30+ Words To Avoid Writing In A Resume And Why

“Why should we hire you?” Advertisement This is the underlying question recruiters are asking themselves when they review your resume. If your resume uses some power words and responds with: “I’m responsible.” “I’m capable.” “I’m confident.” It is not answering the question; rather it provides a subjective description of who you think you are. Recruiting

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Questions to ask yourself before submitting a resume

Your resume remains to be the most crucial weapon in your job-hunting arsenal.  Sending an intelligently-crafted one can give you the best edge over your competitors.  So before you send out your resume, make sure it is comprehensive and well thought out.  Here is a checklist of the questions you need to ask yourself to

How To Get Your Resume Noticed
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How To Get Your Resume Noticed By Using Power Words

People make subjective opinions on what they see initially. Nothing wrong with that; it’s simply human nature to formulate conclusions based on visual content. When you walk inside a recruiter’s office, the hiring manager’s mind would immediately run through a series of generalizations based on what he or she sees. However before you worry about

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Resume Length – How Long Should A Resume Be?

When writing your resume, content should be of paramount importance. After all, the resume is your career marketing tool. Its purpose is to draw the interest of the recruiting officer and move your application further along the hiring process. But recruitment officers go through hundreds of resumes every day. They do not have the time

The Reasons Why Most Resumes Are Rejected
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The Reasons Why Most Resumes Are Rejected

It may not seem like it when you are preparing your resume from the safe confines of your room. But the job market can be a harsh, cruel place. Every day millions of job seekers worldwide send out their resumes through the Internet or on foot. And every day, millions of job seekers’ resumes are

When Should You Send A Cover Letter With Your Resume
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When Should You Send A Cover Letter With Your Resume

To attach or not to attach a cover letter, that is the question. If you are not yet familiar with cover letters, check our previous article on what is a cover letter. Cover letters used to be a mainstay among the list of job application requirements. But over the years it has lost its luster and

How To Structure Your Resume To Tell A Story
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How To Structure Your Resume To Tell A Story

Do you want to learn how to structure your resume and make it tell a story that attracts the attention of the employer? In this post I’ll show you how to make your resume easy to read and help you get invited to the job interview. “Tell me something about yourself.” The hiring manager usually

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Tips on How to Sustain a Good and Productive Career

In a quest to make our long-term career more competitive and productive, we are faced with various issues that stop us from sustaining our dream job. These issues include a shift in the department, getting master degree at 50, or even the thought of having a baby. The key here is to learn how to

The Best Places To Submit Your Resume Online
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The Best Places To Submit Your Resume Online

You’ve taken the time to write your resume; edited it countless times and had it evaluated by reputable resource persons. You’ve cross-checked it against the lists we presented on common mistakes and causes of rejection. You are confident with its content and aesthetics. Now if you want to find a job fast, your attention shifts to

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When do you know it’s time for a new job

 Are you like most people who are faced with a seemingly overwhelming thought of venturing into a new job? You try to imagine yourself in an entirely different work setting, slaving away to get your new duties done, and basically having a totally novel experience. If you’re exactly like these people, then you’re probably hesitating and