Features of Resume Writing in 2020 for Graduates

Dumb Little Man

It’s not easy to get your dream job without making a good impression on recruiters, HR managers, and potential employers with the help of a resume. Furthermore, it is important to be aware of the latest trends and norms in writing resumes. Sending Your 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. Here are some ways you can overhaul your resume to better your chances at landing the job. Organize it A cluttered resume may signal a cluttered and disorganized worker. Is it a little out of date?

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5 Tips To Making Your Resume Cover Letter Stand Out

Dumb Little Man

And when each job requires your resume, an online application (complete with questionnaire), plus a stellar cover letter that’s tailored to each and every job listing, it’s easy to see why the process gets exhausting. See Also: 16 Worst Resume Mistakes. But something like this might come off as too braggadocious: “I believe I would be able to enter your position with relatively no training as I have already mastered everything that was listed in your qualifications on the job ad.”.

Top 10 Resume Writing Tips for 2018

Daily Writing Tips

Writing a resume can be really tough. It can be especially hard if you’ve been out of the job market for a while, and you feel that you’re not sure what’s required from your resume – or if this is the first resume you’ve ever written. We’re going to quickly recap the basics, before digging into some crucial tips for writing a winning resume. What Is a Resume Anyway? If you’re in the UK, a resume is commonly called a “CV” (curriculum vitae).

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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. Learn new skills and take advantage of any job training available to you. See Also: How to Make Employers Pay a Closer Look at Your Resume. But even if you don’t have the resources to train for one of those positions, learning to prepare taxes will always have job security. Source: National Tax Training School.

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To Be or Not to Be: How to find yourself a Genuine Resume Writer

Who's the Real Boss?

Giving my business a very different focus these last two years, I have been exploring the professional side of Resume Writing and professionalising of other people’s brands, putting my years of experience and qualifications in both writing and recruitment training, to good use.

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Training On-line

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 19 January, 2009 Training On-line Recently someone asked me a question about training on-line so I thought I would share the answer in a post. I use a place based in Toronto, Canada called Last Minute Training. Training On-line 10 Things = Frustration "Mom, I'm sick!" 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!

Is It OK to Fudge the Truth on a Resume?

45 Things

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.

Resumes That Will Land You a Great Job!

Office Dynamics

It’s a tool to help you create a better resume – includes video, pictures and a portfolio of your best work samples. Tags: Admin Assistant Training Career Management Technology Are you aware of all the changes that are taking place in marketing yourself to get the job you want? With an unemployment rate of 9.5% there are plenty of good people job hunting. And even if you don’t lose a job, you may want to apply for a position within your organization or just work somewhere else.

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How to Market Yourself During A Career Search

Dumb Little Man

Maybe you’ve gone through some type of special training which can make you the best candidate for the job. 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.

2017 145

The Power of Volunteering

Dumb Little Man

When you volunteer, you get the chance to undertake training, learn, and practice a number of new skills. Soft skills are difficult to represent on your resume. It is seen as an investment in skills and training which have a measurable economic payoff or return on investment. Career Goals Resume

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Training is an Investment in Yourself That No One Can Take Away!

Office Dynamics

You might be thinking, "Well I've done pretty well for myself so far without a lot of training.". Within 2 days, we received over 258 resumes and within a week, we had over 600! You have to be convinced you need and deserve training before you can persuade your manager to support your attendance at a class, seminar, workshop or conference. Tags: Admin Assistant Training The greatest investment you can ever make is investing in you!

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Training is an Investment in Yourself That No One Can Take Away!

Office Dynamics

You might be thinking, "Well I've done pretty well for myself so far without a lot of training.". Within 2 days, we received over 258 resumes and within a week, we had over 600! You have to be convinced you need and deserve training before you can persuade your manager to support your attendance at a class, seminar, workshop or conference. Admin Assistant TrainingThe greatest investment you can ever make is investing in you!

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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. New job seekers in the professional world can be overly enthusiastic with resume information. Maintaining and building your online persona is a part of the new job search.

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Finding a Job Is a Nonsport Competition

Job Advice Blog

Get a resume done by an outstanding professional resume writer and use a career coach to train you for the competition. Two steps to getting a job. Interview Skills by Alex Freund

2010 135

Interns (& Internships) ROCK!

ProAssisting Blog

You have a position to put on your resume that isn’t directly related to just your college AND you will have actionable items to list under that experience. Lastly, if you’re a little nervous about stepping into that company as an intern, our training here at ProAssisting is a great place for anyone starting an internship to get the training needed to be THE Rock Star Intern. Interns are assistants in many respects and our training will help you shine from day one

The How And Why Behind Recruiting AI

Dumb Little Man

It can read resumes and job descriptions using its knowledge to match candidates to positions where they would be successful. With an AI program trained on unbiased data, the implicit biases human recruiters have, which often unknowingly get in the way of hiring diverse people, are eliminated.

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Thoughts On Finding A New Job

Productivity Bits

Since the primary reason you’re doing this is to prepare for the future, this training may not necessarily be related to your current job. If you want to pursue a career that is quite not the same as your current one, then training is very much necessary. Opportunities such as these are the perfect real-world training ground, and you can usually reference them in your resume. Cross-Train Within Your Company. Copyright © 2011 Marlon Ribunal.

2010 162

The Admin’s Guide to Career Organization

All Things Admin

They don’t have an updated resume, a professional portfolio of work samples, or a social media presence. Resume. A polished resume that accurately represents you professionally is one of the most powerful tools in your toolkit. Your resume always needs to be current.

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A Story of Inspiration for all Administrative Professionals

Office Dynamics

We also talk about resumes and a unique tri-fold marketing piece. Thank goodness Gillie had her career portfolio, resume and tri-fold marketing piece done. Admin Assistant Training Administrative Professionals Week Attitude Career Management Self Development Uncategorized Workplace ToolsThe Gillie Watson Story. May 21, 2018. I will never forget Gillie Watson. Gillie attended my World Class Assistant certification and designation course in Las Vegas many years ago.

Is Job Hopping Losing Its Stigma?

Office Dynamics

Just be sure you first explore professional development options at your current firm, such as company-sponsored training programs, tuition reimbursement, job shadowing and mentorships. 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.,

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How to Find a Holiday Job with Long-Term Potential

Office Dynamics

One of the first things you’ll want to do is update your resume so that it highlights all of the work experience relevant to the job you want. After all, small businesses hire seasonal workers, train them, and look for the exemplary employees to stay on after the holiday season because they already know the position and it saves time in training someone else. Be Aware of the Training Process. Image via Pixabay by kaboompics.

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6 Reasons to Get Certified as a Data Scientist

Dumb Little Man

They try to supply false and incorrect information about themselves on their resumes and during job interviews. They claim to have a list of qualifications which they don’t and list skills on their resumes which they have no experience with. Data science is advancing rapidly.

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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.

2010 119

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! Tags: Professional Association IAAP join preparing your resume membership joining a professional association Administrative Assistant

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Epic pandemic? Taking control of your career during times of uncertainty

Who's the Real Boss?

Think about how good it will look on your resume to have a certificate in accounts payable/receivable, in payroll or even human resources. So update that resume and see what’s out there! Advice Career Development Interviewing & On-job training

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How Administrative Professionals Can Prepare for the Office of the Future

Office Dynamics

Forty-seven percent of respondents to the Office of the Future survey said they want to be involved when hiring incoming administrative professionals by posting job ads, screening resumes and interviewing candidates. For example, if one of your tasks is to collect online resumes, you could go the extra mile by calling out the applications you think are especially noteworthy. by Brandi Britton, district president, OfficeTeam.

5 Ways To Amplify Your Personal Brand

Office Dynamics

And Google has become the new resume. Admin Assistant Training Administrative Professionals Day Career Management Interpersonal Skills Networking Professional Image Self Development Uncategorized“In a crowded marketplace, fitting in is a failure. In a busy marketplace, not standing out is the same as being invisible.” ~ Seth Godin. It’s no secret the world has changed. You are doing more with less. Things are moving at the speed of light.

2017 140

Love Your Admin Career 14 Day Challenge

Office Dynamics

This is a great way to quantify what you do and recall your successes when you’re updating your resume or preparing for a review. Admin Assistant Training Attitude Creativity Leadership Motivators Self Development Trending Uncategorized Workplace Tools #adminlove admin professional administrative assistant challenge executive assistant February instagram love love your admin career month of loveDo you LOVE your admin career?

2016 123

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.

2010 100

Riding that Job Wave

Who's the Real Boss?

Are you hanging around in your own role because you feel you haven’t served a long enough period of time for it to be justifiable on your resume? We all have fear of having a resume that you could play hop scotch on. Advice Career Development Interviewing & On-job training

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Is Your Education Useless? | Men With Pens

Men With Pens

Many freelancers don’t have to send their resumes to people anymore, so those degrees don’t see a lot of action, but they’re there, collecting dust on our walls. Sonya – I do have to admit that most people who email me their resume and quote an English degree tend to have some of the worst writing in the world… Not sure why that is, actually. This new position also afforded me to the opportunity to get free training to attain Microsoft Certifications.

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5 Career Tips for Project Managers Post-Pandemic

Dumb Little Man

Here are 5 most critical career tips for project managers [for both PMP training and certification holders and non-holders] for the foreseeable future: Update Your Profile on all the Professional Network Platforms. It is said that difficult times bring out the best in people.

Should I get certified as an administrative professional?

Office Dynamics

Getting certified — and earning a special designation you can put after your name on any resume or LinkedIn profile — demonstrates you’ve not only made a choice to pursue and complete a rigorous program of study, but it also shows to everyone around you that you are investing in your own career excellence, that you can set goals and achieve objectives. Although demand is high for qualified, knowledgeable administrative professionals, it’s easy to get lost in the crowd.

A Career Portfolio Brings Value To Administrative Assistants

Office Dynamics

It’s not enough to give them a short resume. The post A Career Portfolio Brings Value To Administrative Assistants appeared first on Office Dynamics - Executive And Administrative Assistant Training

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Accepting a Lower-level Administrative Job

Office Dynamics

If I were to see a resume for an Executive Assistant or Administrative Assistant and looked at that person's work history and saw career progression other than in one place, I would think to myself any of the following: "What happened that created this person to accept a position that may be considered a step back in their profession?". If you had enough on your resume to peak my interest and place you in the competition, I would ask you what happened when I met you in person.

2009 116

Land Your Dream Job With These Industry-Specific Interview Outfit Tips

Office Dynamics

Because your resume got you the interview, but the way you present yourself is going to get you the job. Admin Assistant Training Career Management Professional Image industry specific interview advice interview tips land your dream job professional dress what to wearYou’ve landed a big job interview, and many things need your immediate attention, but we’re going to focus on your interview outfit.

2015 109

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.

How to Start Your Digital Career Portfolio

Office Dynamics

This is a great place to acquire and house testimonials of your work, showcase your online resume and it’s got excellent search-ability of your resume if you are looking. This is another online job searching site but even if you aren’t looking it has a really great tool for turning your resume into an infographic. The Career Portfolio Tool that Beyond.com offers is an excellent visual representation of your resume.

2015 165

5 Steps for Managing Your IT Audit & Security Career In Strange Times

Dumb Little Man

Frankly, loading up your resume with self-descriptive adjectives such as ‘accomplished security professional’ and ‘exceptional leader’ is passé. Fifth, Evaluate, Learn, and Gain those pending Certifications and Training.

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What Job Hunters Need to Know Now

45 Things

Update your resume. You may feel that you don't have anything new to add to your resume if you've been unemployed during the pandemic. Look for gaps in your resume or skills set and seek to fill them with online training or education.

2021 52

How Long Should a Job Search Take?

Eat Your Career

However, if you have a strong resume, a robust network, and good interview skills, you could land something sooner. Perhaps a slight tweak to your resume, or a minor adjustment in your search strategy, or a different approach to interviewing is all you need to get some positive results. By the way, if you’d like to be notified of my FREE monthly Ask the Career Coach sessions and career training webinars, please sign up here.

2018 165

The New Role of the Executive Assistant

Worxbee

That doesn’t mean that people with lower autonomy or emotional stability can’t be trained and supported through remote work, but these would typically be people who might find it challenging. We source and match up the best virtual executive assistants who bring the strongest resumes.

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