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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. Try to make your resume short. Career Resume

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. Career ResumeWell, he sure did.

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Eye-Catching Resumes

Job Advice Blog

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. While it is generally a good idea to make [.].

Six Tips for a Resume Refresh

Business Writing

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.

5 Outdated Resume Writing Tips to Ignore Right Now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Are you still using outdated resume writing tips ?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.

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. Resume Career

Protect your resume

Job Advice Blog

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 [.].

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

Job Advice Blog

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 [.].

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Understanding the New Social Resume

Eat Your Career

Perhaps you’ve heard the term “social resume” floating around. Video resume social mediaShare this on

It is the resume that is holding you back

Job Advice Blog

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.

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.

We Hired Him!

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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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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.

Importance Of Soft Skills: Why Grades Aren’t Enough

Dumb Little Man

Apart from communication skills, you also have to make sure your resume is a killer. See Also: 16 Worst Resume Mistakes. Source.

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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. Own Your Name.

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 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. You need to create an impressive resume/CV, optimize your LinkedIn profile and make sure your cover letter shines. Career How To Resume USPUnderstand your Value.

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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. Keep a routine.

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

Job Advice Blog

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 Szlucha

Must Read Tips for Skype Interviews

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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. You scream, a "dammit!" To be prepared, here are some tips: 1. Be prepared.

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

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How To Get A Job When You Have No Experience

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Workplace Business Success Resume Career What is the most common manner of young and inexperienced people applying for a job? Read more ».

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How to Find a Job in This Job Market

Job Advice Blog

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. Finding a job, especially in today’s [.].

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Resume Proofreading Tips

Job Advice Blog

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

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

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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.

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

Job Advice Blog

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.

Why Are Interviewers So Selective?

Job Advice Blog

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.

My Resume Is Ready. What Now?

Job Advice Blog

What Now? Once your résumé hits cyberspace, you never know where it’s going to end up. Next, the question is where to post it? Good hunting!

Writing a Resume that Matters

Job Advice Blog

Most people find it difficult to glorify themselves, and even when they do, they reread it and think to themselves, “Am I this good?” “No

Is Job Hopping Losing Its Stigma?

Office Dynamics

Looks better on a resume to have multiple employers. MENLO PARK, Calif., workers, a new Accountemps survey suggests. Total, all U.S. workers.

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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8 Time-Saving Tips

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You’ll be able to resume your work much faster than from a cold start. Or, if you prefer, you can subscribe to my blog posts by e-mail.

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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. "Welcome, Ms. Smith. Please have a seat." Thank you. Great! Well, let's get down to it. Smith.

Worried About Your Online Resume?

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Home About Me Advertise Worried About Your Online Resume? Resume Rabbit will make all of this disappear. You have the option of keeping your identity confidential or if the particular job site doesn’t allow for this, Resume Rabbit will replace your personal information with something that’s not identifiable.


Keywords in Résumé Lead to Interviews

Job Advice Blog

Humans are seeing your résumé only if it resurfaces based on a query. The ATS also scores those résumés and sorts and prioritizes them. Read my blog.