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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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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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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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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Are You Too Busy to Travel? 7 Reasons to Get Motivated and Start Travelling

Dumb Little Man

Make sure to give yourself a 24-hour buffer between returning home and resuming daily life. Travelling is an excellent way to experience new cultures and expand your horizons.

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Why We Need To Think More About Ethical AI Now

Dumb Little Man

It fed resumes into an artificial intelligence algorithm, telling it which candidates were successful hires. The result was not only that the AI refused to consider women applicants for jobs, but it also kicked out any resumes that have women as references.

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The Introverts Guide to Networking on LinkedIn

Dumb Little Man

He’ll ask his network for personal recommendations before he posts a job ad soliciting resumes. When you hear the word networking, how do you feel? Do your palms start sweating? Do you want to run in the other direction?

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Why Interviews Matter (And How To Make Them Better)

Dumb Little Man

Asking someone to ‘tell me about yourself’ only gets you a regurgitated list of what’s on their resume. It served us well in a time when we only needed to be concerned about figuring out who could accurately recount everything that is on their resume.

2019 176

Repair or Replace Phone? Here’s Why You Need to Fix That Broken Phone

Dumb Little Man

Looking for jobs and applying for them and creating resumes are just some of the tasks that are increasingly done from smartphones. What happens when you drop your cell phone and the screen cracks? Do you repair or replace the phone?

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Recession-Proof Your Career With Tax Training

Dumb Little Man

Make sure your resume and LinkedIn profiles are up to date and start working to build relationships within your network if you have not already. See Also: How to Make Employers Pay a Closer Look at Your Resume. Choosing careers in recession is never easy.

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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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Paw Care for Dogs: Everything You Need to Know This Summer

Dumb Little Man

Resume normal outdoor activities, but avoid pavement and extreme heat. Your dog’s paws are like his shoes. If your shoes were cracked, broken or otherwise in disrepair, you’d probably be, at best, uncomfortable and possibly in pain.

2019 212

Updating Your Resume: Signs It’s Time to Polish the Ol’ Skills

Small Business CEO

You’re back on the job market, sending out your resume to multiple jobs a day, but you’re not getting any bites. In fact, your problem might be something as simple as not updating your resume. Management careers resume

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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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What to Do When You’re Put on a Formal Performance Improvement Plan

Eat Your Career

At the same time though, you also need to prepare your resume and be ready should you find that your performance doesn’t meet the standards that have been established. No one goes to work with the intention of performing poorly. Yet, it happens.

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How to Get Ahead at Work Without a College Degree

Eat Your Career

If you’re so inclined, you can even list the courses you’ve completed on your resume—as long as they are directly relevant to your role and delivered through reputable organizations. (I When I was growing up, there was never a question about whether or not I would go to college.

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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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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.

The New Rules of Modern Job Search (Free Webinar)

Eat Your Career

Often, when people come to me for help writing a resume or practicing for an interview, they’re really starting from scratch. Join us for this month’s free webinar on the topic of “The New Rules of Modern Job Search.”.

2019 151

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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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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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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Coaches; 6 Types & 10 Ways They Can Use Online Technology?

Tips From T. Marie

This may include helping clients find new employment opportunities, giving feedback on resumes/ cover letters and establishing strategies for successful job interviews. In my last post , I discussed the fact that I’ve started using three specific terms to describe the clients that I work with. In this post, we’re going to focus on the second type of business, coaches. Once upon a time the word coach almost exclusively had to do with sports.

2019 115

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?

2019 210

Dear Employers: It's Time to Stop Treating Applicants Like Crap

On The Job

Acknowledge applicants’ resumes soon after they’re received. I was not surprised 10 years ago when many job applicants told me of their frustration when employers refused to even acknowledge their applications or let them know where they stood in the interview process.

2019 151

10 Signs Your Best Employee is About to Quit

On The Job

An employee who is suddenly gung-ho on such activities may be looking for a way to pass out his or her resume and make industry connections. When you're the boss, there are days when your life seems like one big dumpster fire.

2019 151

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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Focusing on Providing Exceptional Service as an Administrative Professional

Office Dynamics

Whether you are or are not planning a job/company change tracking your projects, career education, extra duties, and tasks learned (or expanded) should be added to your resume/ career portfolio. Resume/portfolio updates should go hand in hand with your yearly evaluation process; supporting professional and personal advancement. Focusing on providing exceptional service at work can be a struggle especially if you are not feeling appreciated.

3 Tips for Writing a Better Cover Letter

On The Job

I'm sending you my resume." A cover letter is not supposed to just restate what's on your resume. You should always customize your resume for a job opening and the same is true for your cover letter. Finally, make sure you proof the cover letter as carefully as your resume.

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.

How to Get Through a Job Search Without Losing Your Mind

On The Job

Then you start slogging your way through job ads online, realize you need to write a resume and a cover letter -- and you decide to watch "Friends" reruns instead. When you decide to begin job searching, it can be sort of exciting. You envision yourself in a new job, full of possibilities.

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5 Things To Do When a Hiring Manager Texts You

On The Job

We just received your resume and wanted to chat initially via text. Imagine that you're standing in line at Starbucks, when you receive this text. Hello! Can you tell us why you feel you're qualified for this position?" After a minute, you answer: "I know this is a joke. Who is this?

2019 130

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

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.

2019 153

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!

2019 150

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!

2019 147

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!

2019 156

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.

2019 130

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!

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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