How to Hide Your Age on Your Resume

Eat Your Career

As a career coach and professional resume writer , I work with a lot of “older” job seekers. So, when people ask me how you hide your age on your resume, I understand where they’re coming from—even if I find the question a little silly. Job Search job search resume

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Extreme Makeover - Resume Edition

Dumb Little Man

Do you have a resume? It's arguable that there's never been a more important time to polish up your resume and portray yourself in the best light possible. In my prior employment I was often required to qualify candidates based purely on their resumes. Is it a little out of date?

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Five Great Ways to Give Your Resume a Boost

Dumb Little Man

Whether or not you’re looking for a job right now, it’s worth making sure your resume is in good shape. In a crowded job market, your resume needs to stand out. Resume Career

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One Thing You Must Do With Any Resume

On The Job

Fashion experts often advise that any outfit will look much better if you have it tailored – and that advice holds true for resumes as well. When you build a resume , know that a tailored one is going to be one that “fits” the needs of a particular employer.

2018 130

Udacity Blitz: Bridging the Gap Between Online Education and Work

Small Business Labs

  The program, called Blitz, provides companies seeking short-term contractors for specific projects access to graduates of Udacity education programs. New educational programs are changing how job training is done. No doubt other online education firms will follow.

2016 130

4 Social Resume Strategies to Help You Get Seen and Get Hired

Eat Your Career

If you’ve heard the term “social resume” floating around recently and wondered what it’s all about, you’re in the right place. A social resume is not so much an actual thing; rather it’s a variety of things. career transition job search resume

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10 Reasons Why Your Resume is a Fail

On The Job

Sitting down to build a resume may be tougher than you initially think. There’s a lot to consider: for example, have how many skills should you list on a resume? Which relevant experiences and professional and educational accomplishments should you put the most focus on? To improve your chances of your resume making an impression (and getting into human hands), you need to avoid some of the most common resume mistakes: 1.

2018 100

The Skills to Include on a Resume -- and the Ones to Leave Out

On The Job

Jobseekers often put a lot of time and effort into their resumes, extensively noting skills acquired via work experience and education. skills per job ad, jobseeker resumes list an average of only 13 skills.

2018 130

Is It OK to Fudge the Truth on a Resume?

On The Job

Is it really a big deal to lie on a resume? Nearly 35 percent of resumes are estimated to contain blatant lies about education, experience or the skills to perform a specific job. Of course, as employers have become savvier about lies on resumes, job seekers have become more adept at trying to fudge the truth. lie to employer qualifications resume cover letter career advice Anita Bruzzese

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Preparing Your Resume

Laughing all the Way to Work

One of the things I remember, and have put to good use, was a workshop on resume writing. I hope this will help you to write your resume if you are looking for a job or if you just need to update your old resume. In resume writing it is suggested that any experience over 10 years is too old to put on your resume. And no need to list your duties as that is considered old-style resume writing. Here is an example of a resume.

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Is Your Education Useless? | Men With Pens

Men With Pens

28,759 On-target web design and copywriting to help you hit the bulls-eye of success Home How-to Books Our Services Portfolio FAQs About Us Archives Contact Us Better Blogging Guest Posting Better Books Better Business Better Design Drive-by-Shooting Sundays Better Writing 7 Deadly Fears of Writing Fiction Writing How To Write Website Content The Way of Writing Way Off Topic Announcements Is Your Education Useless? 69 Responses to “Is Your Education Useless?&#

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10 Tools and Resources to Write the Perfect Resume

Daily Writing Tips

If you read my post of resume tips a few weeks ago , you’ll already be familiar with best practice for writing a great resume. Plus, if you’re still struggling with exactly what to put on your resume in the first place – there’s lots of great advice out there.

2018 80

The Power of Volunteering

Dumb Little Man

During the American civil war, educator Clara Barton and a team of volunteers started to provide clothing, food, and supplies for the sick and wounded servicemen. Soft skills are difficult to represent on your resume. Claire looked to find a role in education and found that volunteering offered the experience and contacts which enabled her to find a permanent job. “I Career Goals Resume

2017 169

Guest Blogger: David B. Wright, Author

The Office Professionals Place

The Office Professionals Place by Elite Office Concepts The purpose of this blog is to educate, enlighten, motivate, inspire, and strengthen office professionals to grow in their professional development. Youve sent out dozens, or maybe even hundreds, of resumes and cover letters.

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Should I get certified as an administrative professional?

Office Dynamics

Although demand is high for qualified, knowledgeable administrative professionals, it’s easy to get lost in the crowd.

Successful Resumés

Laughing all the Way to Work

One of the many things I remember, and have put to good use, was a workshop on resume writing. In resume writing they suggested that any experience over 10 years was too old to put on your resume. I have used this format for writing my own and many other resumes and have always had comments from potential employers on how impressive it was and how easy to read. Tags: Resume writing resume interview writing successful resumes

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How to Get Ahead at Work Without a College Degree

Eat Your Career

Many people, in many fields, do not place an extremely heavy weight on the value of a college degree because they understand that real-world experience is often the best education there is. Because a college degree is a form of stagnant education.

2019 167

This is How To Show Employers You Have The Skills They Want

Dumb Little Man

Whether you have an non-traditional educational background, are looking to switch from a job that’s a paycheck to one that’s a career, or simply want to switch industries, it can be difficult to prove that you have what it takes.

2016 184

How to Find Your Dream Job: 5 Tips You Can Use Right Now

Dumb Little Man

You may need to send out countless resumes and cover letters. Listen: Randomly sending out resumes may get you a few interviews, but you will be wasting a lot of real and good opportunities. When you read job descriptions, you’ll be able to know which jobs fit your skills, education, and experience. Create an attractive resume and engaging cover letter. Your resume and cover letter play an important role in getting the attention of potential employers.

2018 186

Job Interviewing 101

On The Job

Specifically, it’s becoming a chronic problem that job candidates lie on their resumes. They’re lying about their education, about their experience and even their references. And, keep this in mind: if it doesn’t catch up with you now, it will later – just look at the former RadioShack CEO who was forced to resign after owning up to the fact that he never received the two degrees listed on his resume. Tags: interviews resumes job candidates lying thank-you notes

2007 100

Joining a Professional Association: Is it Beneficial?

Laughing all the Way to Work

If you are interested in ordering these or other books, please go to the IAAP website under Education & Training: Educational Products/Bookstore.3 If you are a member, put it on your resume! Here is a website for another Administrative Assistant association that I found: Association of Administrative Assistants : whose motto is Professionalism through Education 4 1 Krebs Hirsh, Sandra and Kise, Jane A.G.,

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The Laws of Khaki Revealed

On The Job

Make sure the spinach is out of your teeth: The growing popularity of video resumes, coupled with the desire to network directly with employers, has been put into a new product called VisualCV. The Web site allows job seekers to build online resumes with videos, work samples, reference letters and other media, in addition to the standard work and education information.

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Roads Paved With Opportunity

On The Job

He figures that about 16% of executive résumés contain false academic claims and/or material omissions relating to educational experience. Capecchi lying on resume doorknob designer workplace privacy I'm going to try out a new feature every Tuesday, which I'll call "Tidbit Tuesday" (catchy alliteration, huh). I welcome anyone sending me an item they think would be worth being included, and I'll put it before my editorial board for consideration (that would be me).

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5 Simple Career Management Tips Everyone Should Follow Starting Now

Eat Your Career

Keep your resume up-to-date. Even if you aren’t actively job searching, your resume should always be ready to go so you don’t get stuck making last minute updates. Your resume is no place to slack off.

2011 277

6 Ways to Constantly Improve IT Skills

Dumb Little Man

You might already have a resume filled with qualifications but these can quickly become outdated and irrelevant in the IT industry. Therefore, adapting your resume to suit these types of jobs will give you an advantage over others. Education is one of the best ways of learning more of what you enjoy. Boasting great initiative, problem-solving, and decision-making skills will look fantastic on your resume and give you a well-rounded profile.

2018 158

8 High Paying Work From Home Jobs That Don’t Require Investments

Dumb Little Man

Like many other freelance jobs, graphic designers don’t usually need education to perform a job. Although there aren’t always education requirements, you should have the following aspects listed in your resume: Experience in managing business accounts on social media.

2019 161

Just a secretary.

Laughing all the Way to Work

There are many teachers in my extended family and it seemed like something I could do well, but our family did not have any money to further my education and I became a secretary instead. My opinions are based on experience, education, trial and error and blunders and bloopers made throughout my life and career. Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Todays Administrative Assistant We all have to work, but who says we cant enjoy it too!

2009 100

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.

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. By providing accountability and educational support they assist clients in reaching financial health. 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.

2019 110

Beginning Your Job Search? Start By Building Your Brand

Office Dynamics

After all, Inc reports that every corporate job opening attracts an average of 250 resumes, but on average only four to six people will interview for the position. A fully fleshed out, professional social media profile gives employers a point of reference beyond your resume.

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

Dumb Little Man

It may potentially take away their focus on what’s really important in life, like education and career. Help them see how traveling will contribute to building your resume and your life skills.

2019 264

11 Effective Ways for Assistants to Work From Home

Office Dynamics

To stay connected to your administrative peers and continue your education, host a book club. Take time to spruce up your resume and Linkedin profile with recent job titles, courses, and certifications that give you a competitive edge. Rare and unusual times have presented themselves as a result of the onset of Coronavirus COVID-19. As an office, we learned just how many Assistants across the nation and world have become impacted.

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How College Students Can Prep for Green Careers

Eco-Office Gals

Whether you are getting a masters in music education online or you’re going to college to become an urban planner, it looks good to prospective employers if you have some volunteer credentials listed on your resume.

2012 179

Staying Motivated as an Entrepreneur – Top Tips from Some of the World’s Most Successful Entrepreneurs

Dumb Little Man

He went ahead to create CreativeLive which is the world’s biggest live-streaming education company. Because of her ability to help craft perfect resumes for her clients, she was known to be the “Resume Whisperer.”

2017 226

Tasty Tidbits: Professional Development News & Views January 6, 2017

Eat Your Career

Resume Tips for a Portfolio Career. Resume writing is an arduous task. The session was a delightful mix of entertainment and education, and it was very festive indeed.

2017 130

25 ways to get noticed on LinkedIn

Practically Perfect PA

Will this inform, educate, inspire or motivate? Unlike a traditional CV / resume, LinkedIn allows you to inject some personality so why not make the most of this opportunity. Congratulations! You have an ‘All Star’ LinkedIn profile. You must be doing something right.

2017 246

Certification Programs for Administrative Professionals

Jen Lawrence

We can fill pages and pages of our resume or LinkedIn to set ourselves apart, listing every skill we claim to have. Continuing education is required for recertification every two years.

Real Talk Conference Call

Loosely Speaking

AZVAs activities include: our monthly podcast (resuming in February), and accompanying newsletter, occasional face-to-face networking and educational events, a discussion listserv over on YahooGroups, a Facebook page (where you can interact and find out about upcoming events), low cost webinars on topics value to our audience and, new this year: occasional live conference calls as a place for all of us to come together, coffee break style, to discuss our businesses and learn from one another.

2011 109

The War On Grad School

Dumb Little Man

Now more than ever, an educated public is essential for a country to remain relevant and competitive in the global marketplace. Making the most of our education has always been a part of the American dream. Education: $50,880.

2018 173

Multigenerational Communication & Cross-mentorship

Office Dynamics

The professional world of administrative and executive assistants and support staff is an exceptional melting pot of backgrounds, experience, knowledge, gender, age, education and personalities. By Dana Buchanan.

2018 178

The Secret behind Reference Checks

Job Advice Blog

In addition, just shy of one-third of applicants have discrepancies in their résumés in terms of past employment; some have criminal records; some inaccurately report level of education; and some test positive for use of illegal drugs.

2010 171

You Owe it to Yourself!

Office Dynamics

Though you may be satisfied with your current job, you should still have the necessary tools available at a moment’s notice, such as: An updated resume that details your current skills, responsibilities, and accomplishments. Your resume is the most important part of your package. Tailor your resume to include your best skills, responsibilities and accomplishments that match the need of employers. You may want to have a “master resume” that lists everything in final format.

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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. A company that has lost trust of the consumer can earn it back through ecofriendly acts as the consumer is more educated about businesses they use daily.