Eye-Catching Resumes

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Let me start by saying that unless you’re applying for a graphic designing job, making your resume look fancy ensures that the only thing catching your resume will be the recycling bin. Not a day goes by when I don’t see at least one groan-inducing resume. Interview Advice by Jeff LeFevre Creative resume Jeff LeFevre JTL Services Resume

Six Tips for a Resume Refresh

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Is your resume ready to help you get there? An old resume presents the old you. But your resume should take you into your future. Are you looking forward to a promotion or another new step in your career? Apply

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What I Learned From Reading 1,000 Resumes

Dumb Little Man

If you’re working right now, it’s safe to say that you had to send out a resume in order to get hired. In order to do that, you need to know how to write a good resume. In fact, it wouldn’t be uncommon to get 500 resumes within 48 hours for ONE job position. Career Resume

5 Outdated Resume Writing Tips to Ignore Right Now

Dumb Little Man

Are you still using outdated resume writing tips ? The world has changed a lot since the Internet came out with resume writing tips. Recruiters are now spending less time reading resumes – and unnecessary information may lead to your resume being put into the bottom of the pile.

17 Worst Resume Mistakes

Dumb Little Man

Whether you are a college student, a recent graduate or a job seeker, you must have, at least once in your lifetime, written a resume. Resume writing is tricky for everyone. A resume has to be perfect because it marks the starting point of one’s professional career. However, there are several common mistakes that people make while writing a resume. Here are 17 common resume mistakes that you must avoid making 2017 the year of your employment.

Who Are You? Tell Resume Readers Fast

Business Writing

The other night I helped a young friend with her resume by phone and email. I have known "Alicia" for many years, so I know her story--her job and education history, her strengths, and her accomplishments. I know the essential

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

Protect your resume

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As a job candidate you need to make sure that no one is sending your resume to a company without your permission! That means your recruiter needs to tell you the name of the company that they want to send your resume to. Three good reason are: Has your resume been submitted to ABC Company [.]. Interview Advice by Jeff LeFevre Uncategorized Jeff LeFevre

How to Ensure That Your Resume-Writing Guarantees You a Job

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It is a mad rat race for landing the handful of the most coveted jobs available in the market and you will need to ensure that your resume does half the hard work when it comes to job hunting. For this, your resume should be so good that you land interview calls in multiple places [.]. Interview Advice by Jeff LeFevre Jeff LeFevre Job Advice JTL Services Resume Tips

Create a Resume or CV Free Online

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If you’re looking for help or ideas for creating a resume or writing a cover letter, CVrite is a website aimed at assisting job seekers with CV and resumé preparation. a free online resume or CV creator (accessible from the home page).

It is the resume that is holding you back

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Despite that, vis a vis other outstanding resumes it pales and is ineffective. In order for your resume to propel you to the point that somebody considers you as a potential candidate is has to have [.]. Could this be? After all it worked in past and others who helped you with it made significant improvements. Interview Skills by Alex Freund

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. But according to the way your resume phrases your accomplishments and skills, and the way you answer interview questions, you're very qualified to run the steel plant.

Understanding the New Social Resume

Eat Your Career

Perhaps you’ve heard the term “social resume” floating around. Note: These new resources DO NOT replace the traditional paper resume. The post Understanding the New Social Resume appeared first on Eat Your Career. Video resume social media

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→ Interview Advice by Jeff LeFevre Uncategorized Jeff LeFevre Job Advice Raleigh Recruiter Resume help StaffingIf you have been following JTL Services, Inc.’s s online presence through our jobadviceblog.com site, then you may have noticed a few changes.

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A guaranteed tactic to ensure that your resume will not be looked at!

Job Advice Blog

I see it all the time and wonder if some people are totally clueless when it comes to putting a resume together. Interview Advice by Jeff LeFevre Jeff LeFevre Job Advice Resume resume advice

Leveraging Your LinkedIn Profile

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Millennial Corner JTL Services LinkedIn Online Profile using keywords in resumesWhen you sit back and think about the short lifespan of the Internet and how much it has grown it’s mind blowing. Remember when social media had just come into [.]. The post Leveraging Your LinkedIn Profile appeared first on Free Job Advice Blog.

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6 Tips On How To Prep Your CV For More Job Interviews

Dumb Little Man

In this article, we will partially focus on cover letters as well as other important resume writing tips. So, if you do not want your resume to get into a stack of other similar “impersonal” letters, then address it to a particular person. A lot of companies use state-of-the-art technologies to analyze all the emails they get as well as the resumes in them. These technologies function in such a way that they identify the keywords in a letter or resume they receive.

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Send Out Your Resume or Send Your Resume Out?

Business Writing

The other day I got an interesting question about word order from someone who had attended my Better Business Writing class. I will call him Ajay. Ajay wanted to know which of these two sentences was better: I am sending. Writing Tips

How To Make Your Job Search More Productive

Dumb Little Man

See Also: Resume Action Words That Will Get You That Job. Learn some relevant skills to give your resume a little boost. Business How To ResumeJob-seeking can be quite the undertaking, and it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the process.

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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

Importance Of Soft Skills: Why Grades Aren’t Enough

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Apart from communication skills, you also have to make sure your resume is a killer. Many companies receive more than 300 resumes for one position and they can only call about a dozen people or so for an interview. See Also: 16 Worst Resume Mistakes. Career College Resume

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Is Your Resume Working As Hard As It Should? And How Do You Fix It?

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Continuing the series of putting your job search through the scrutiny of a performance review, let’s talk about resumes. I look at resumes all the time, either from jobseekers like you looking for help, or for the occasional small business recruiting gigs I do. Resume Writing by Melanie SzluchaI also have 15+ years of experience of hiring people to [.].

Must Read Tips for Skype Interviews

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Workplace Technology College Mobile Learning Resume Career With modern technology, being in the office isn't always a necessity for the interview process. Skype and similar web-conferencing tools allow interviewers to connect with candidates throughout the world.

How to Market Yourself During A Career Search

Dumb Little Man

Once you know your USP, it needs to be highlighted throughout your resume and interviews. You cannot just count on scattering a few resumes through email. In addition, you need to take care of the details, such as sprucing up your LinkedIn profile, updating the job boards with your resume , and putting yourself out there through recruiting agencies. You need to create an impressive resume/CV, optimize your LinkedIn profile and make sure your cover letter shines.

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The Power of Volunteering

Dumb Little Man

Soft skills are difficult to represent on your resume. Career Goals ResumeIn the dictionary, volunteering is an altruistic activity where an individual or group provides services for no financial gain “to benefit another person, group or organization” Volunteering, in the form which we would understand, dates back to 1851. It’s the same creation date of the first YMCA in the United States.

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How to Write a Resume That Will Land an Interview - by Dumb Little Man

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4 Tips for Doing Well in a Surprise Phone Interview

On The Job

Have copies of your resume and talking points near the phone. can't get a job resume get a job recruiters career advice phone interview Anita Bruzzese

How To Get A Job When You Have No Experience

Dumb Little Man

Workplace Business Success Resume Career What is the most common manner of young and inexperienced people applying for a job? Most of them enter a website, choose a couple of job offers, send their CV and, in the best case, also attach a cover letter.

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How to Find a Job in This Job Market

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Interview Skills by Alex Freund career advice Individual Career Counseling interview tips Job Advice Job Search ResumeI want to preface this by stating that I have been a practicing career coach for six years, during which time I have helped almost 400 job seekers. Every case is unique because no two circumstances are alike, but ultimately there is a lot of commonality between job seekers. Finding a job, especially in today’s [.].

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Recreating Your Resume in 10 Simple Steps - by Dumb Little Man

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Resume Proofreading Tips

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Not everybody is good at writing resumes, let’s face it. Not everybody is good at writing resumes, let’s face it.

Preparing Your Resume

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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.

Performance Review–How Are Your Job Searching Skills Stacking Up?

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Resume Writing by Melanie SzluchaLet’s continue the process of giving yourself a performance review of your job search. If you don’t take the time to look at what you’re actually doing and assess how effective, or ineffective certain aspects are, then you’re not going to feel like you’re making much progress. It’s easy to get stuck in a rut, [.].

Why Are Interviewers So Selective?

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Interview Skills by Alex Freund Career Coaching by Judi Perkins career counselor interview interview techniques job market ResumeUnlike past scenarios, job interviews have become harder and harder. Employers have an abundance of very qualified applicants, many of them working with interview coaches to elevate their interviewing skills. The outcome is that it raises the bar for everyone. There are many books available to job seekers to read and brush up on interviewing [.].

My Resume Is Ready. What Now?

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Home Founder Resume Writing Career Coaching Marketing Yourself Selling Yourself Job Stress General Advice Interview Skills "The Relocated Spouse [link] — jobconnection My Resume Is Ready.

Writing a Resume that Matters

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Is Job Hopping Losing Its Stigma?

Office Dynamics

Looks better on a resume to have multiple employers. Employers like to see evidence of professional growth on a candidate’s resume, and job hopping can be a good way to show steady career progression. MENLO PARK, Calif.,

Get Rid of the Big Fat Lies -- and the Little Skinny Ones -- on Your Resume

On The Job

Right now, I want you to look at your resume. Or maybe you started padding the resume so long ago you're not sure anymore what's true and what's not. Tags: job resumes obama criminal background vetting resume ethics credit check white house lie on resume fraud

8 Time-Saving Tips

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You’ll be able to resume your work much faster than from a cold start. Ian’s Messy Desk Helping you get the most out of the 24 hours in your day.

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Still Waiting for a Thank-You and an Update

Business Writing

At no charge, I helped a young man (the friend of a friend of mine) with his resume. We met in person and exchanged several emails. I also gave him feedback on his LinkedIn profile. This is the last message. Courteous Writing

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