How to Make Employers Pay a Closer Look at Your Resume

Dumb Little Man

It is no secret that average hiring authorities spend less than 10 seconds reviewing a resume. Below is a step-by-step guide on how to make a resume stand out: Step 1: Make sure it passes initial ATS scan. That is why relevance is incredibly important when it comes to resume writing.

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3 Atypical Life Hacks To Improve Your Resume

Dumb Little Man

Writing a great resume has always been challenging. Knowing how to pen a captivating resume is a sought-after skill. Your resume might pass through several computers before a person even sees it. Scaling your resume down to size is the first step.

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How to List Skills Gained Outside of Work on Your Resume

Eat Your Career

Past work experience is, of course, the most important part of your resume. Can you include those skills on a resume, and if so, how? In some cases, I’ve chosen to include these items in the resume, even though the skills themselves were not relevant to the candidate’s desired role.

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100+ Ways to Write a Great Resume Cover Letter

Dumb Little Man

It came with a PDF containing a dozen or so resumes. 11 of the 12 resumes had cover letters which is actually pretty good because if you skip that step, you simply look unprofessional. ” There was nothing at all that made me want to read the resume.

Administrative Professionals Day 2019 – A Message from Dana

Office Dynamics

She enjoys helping others discover key steps toward their career focus, job search, or self-employment exploration by creating or editing resumes, researching a particular type of job search, discovering business ideas and the action needed to succeed and loves sharing interviewing tips!

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Take Your LinkedIn Profile to the Max: 4 Tips to Get More Jobs

Dumb Little Man

And it looks 10x better in your resume’s contact info section. If you did your homework and made a list of skills with the highest impact for your resume, copy-paste them to your LinkedIn profile. Career Resume Success

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How to Write a Winning Graduate School Resumé

Dumb Little Man

Take a look at the following hints and tips on how to write a graduate school resume. See how you can write a resume that will get you into any graduate school in the country. #1 See Also: 100+ Ways to Write a Great Resume Cover Letter. How To Resume Writing

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How to Keep Business Data Secure When Transitioning to a New Office?

Dumb Little Man

With our guide above, you can ensure that once you transition to a new office, you can resume your work. Moving to a new office is not easy. More so, you have to ensure that none of the office hardware gets damaged.

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5 Things You Must Do When Providing References

On The Job

Just as you target your resume and cover letter for a certain job, you should do the same for your references. Once an employer gets around to checking your references, you may be feeling quite confident that a job offer is coming your way. Hold on.

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5 Tips to Convince Your Overprotective Parents to Let You Travel Alone

Dumb Little Man

Help them see how traveling will contribute to building your resume and your life skills. A lot of parents aren’t comfortable with the idea of their children traveling abroad, particularly if they plan on going alone. They think it is unsafe and simply a waste of time and money.

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Why You Shouldn’t Worry About AI Taking Your Job – Yet

Dumb Little Man

Blatant sexism and discrimination in the resumes it favored. In the already male-dominated industry, the decade’s worth of resumes it reviewed to learn how to identify good candidates for successful hires were, not surprisingly, mostly male applicants.

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Making the Best of Your Social Media Profile

Dumb Little Man

Take a good hard look at your resume and think about what your personal story is. When it comes to promoting yourself or your business, our online image is becoming incredibly important. This includes both our brand and personal. online profile.

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The Critical Element You May Be Missing in Your Job Search

On The Job

Here are some ways to check out a cultural fit when before submitting your resume: 1. This seems to be the time of year when a lot of people are jumping ship for a new gig. People are seeking new challenges -- or feel unsettled by the current instability of their industry.

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5 Job Search Red Flags to Watch Out For

Eat Your Career

This happens when an organization uses one job posting to get resumes in the door, but then tells the candidate, “Sorry, that role is actually filled…but we have another job you’d be perfect for!”. Job seekers are notoriously eager to believe things.

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6 Signs You’ve Fallen Into The Employee Mentality Pit

Tips From T. Marie

Potential clients request a resume. A resume is something that is provided when applying for a job. Businesses don’t provide resumes. Rather than a resume, consider creating an information packet that can be sent to potential clients.

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You Hate Your New Job -- Now What?

On The Job

Are you learning new skills to add to your resume? With a low unemployment rate, some employers are pulling out all the stops when it comes to recruiting workers, such as offering perks and higher salaries.

2019 153

The Magic Lamp in Real Life

Dumb Little Man

And just as he sits, I pull out my iPad and resume the Aladdin movie. Have you ever had someone you don’t want to talk to…talk to you? When it happens, it rarely makes you over ten thousand dollars? Well, that’s what happened to me. An uninvited conversation left me with one realization that is simultaneously a money maker, a happiness amplifier, and a life enlarger. Let me share it with you. I’m sitting at the metro and this man walks in. He starts walking towards me.

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3 Things to Remember When Turning Down a Job Offer

On The Job

You can probably never begin to appreciate the time and energy is takes to post a job, go through resumes, interview candidates, check references and get approval to make a job offer. When you get called back for a second interview, it can be pretty exciting.

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This is What You Need to Do to Change Industries Successfully

On The Job

That’s why it’s key to craft your resume and cover letter in a way that highlights transferable skills. More people are expected to test the job waters this year as more than 12,500 U.S. employers are looking for new workers and unemployment remains low.

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What it Takes to Land Your Dream Job

On The Job

Build your accounts and marketing campaigns and soon you'll have something to show in the "experience" section of your resume. Many people talk about their dream job, but do a majority of people achieve it? According to a recent survey by TollFree Forwarding, no.

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Reviewing Your Administrative Career

Office Dynamics

a copy of your resume, examples of projects completed such as forms, spreadsheets, graphs, etc. Have you created your own career portfolio or read about how to create one?

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Online Side Gigs: Earn Well and Reduce Your Carbon Footprint Versus A Traditional Side Job

Eco-Office Gals

Of course finding clients can be done on a platform like Upwork but your resume needs to be up to date. The side gig has become increasingly popular for people of all ages whether it is a recent grad riddled with debt or a new father trying to save a little each monthly.

Yes, You Do Need to Start Applying for Internships This Early

On The Job

I know several college students who have stopped by a company and personally handed in their resumes or even cold called the internship coordinator. You may still be trying to recover from the holidays, but if you want a summer internship this year, you need to get busy -- right now.

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Empowering Tips for the Administrative and Executive Assistant – Part 2

Office Dynamics

She enjoys helping others discover key steps toward their career focus, job search, or self-employment exploration by creating or editing resumes, researching a particular type of job search, discovering business ideas and the action needed to succeed and loves sharing interviewing tips!

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Dana’s Administrative Professional Advice – Ask an Admin

Office Dynamics

She enjoys helping others discover key steps toward their career focus, job search, or self-employment exploration by creating or editing resumes, researching a particular type of job search, discovering business ideas and the action needed to succeed and loves sharing interviewing tips!

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Practice makes perfect

Laughing all the Way to Work

Under our Services tab at www.boomerangvirtualassistants.com , you will see we offer to administrative assistants help with the interview and will look over your resume, if needed. Whenever I go on an interview, I set up a mock interview with a friend and we go over questions that might come up. Whether they are the exact questions doesn't matter. It is the time spent practicing for the interview that helps.

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Empowering Tips for the Administrative and Executive Assistant

Office Dynamics

She enjoys helping others discover key steps toward their career focus, job search, or self-employment exploration by creating or editing resumes, researching a particular type of job search, discovering business ideas and the action needed to succeed and loves sharing interviewing tips!

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Simplify Daily Tasks with Technology

Office Dynamics

She enjoys helping others discover key steps toward their career focus, job search, or self-employment exploration by creating or editing resumes, researching a particular type of job search, discovering business ideas and the action needed to succeed and loves sharing interviewing tips!

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A PMI-ACP Certification is an Excellent Tool for Project Managers – Here’s why

Small Business CEO

When becoming an Agile Certified Scrum professional doesn’t need a technical degree, and many Agile practitioners are in-house assets, the certification can empower you, your resume and your career in Scrum Agile suites.

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Yep, I’m still here — new blog & newsletter coming soon

Denise Aday

Meanwhile, Rena the office mascot says watch this space or sign up to be notified by email when the newsletter resumes. As any digital marketer knows, we can get so busy planning others’ communications that it’s all too easy to let our own slide. And slide. And slide.

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I’m still here — new blog & newsletter coming soon

Denise Aday

Meanwhile, Rena the office mascot says watch this space or sign up to be notified by email when the newsletter resumes. As any digital marketer knows, we can get so busy planning others’ communications that it’s all too easy to let our own slide. And slide. And slide.

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An Interview with the Office Dynamics Team

Office Dynamics

You will enjoy special event pricing on most of our items, including the 2019 Conference. It’s been almost a full year since I attended the Conference for Administrative excellence. The conference was a game changer for me.

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