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5 Common Resume Turn-Offs and How To Overcome Them

I'm writing this article as a manager / business owner with several years of experience in which I've meticulously reviewed thousands of resumes. I'm also one of the applicants who's had a significant gap in employment or one that was very short term. Here is the list of some of the most common resume "turn-offs" […]

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How To Format Your Resume For Internet Job Searching

Email resumes…Web resumes…HTML resumes…Scannable resumes… Keyword resumes…Text resumes…ASCII resumes…PDF resumes…Word resumes…Traditional resumes… A resume is a resume, right? But then, what are all these different types of resumes you keep hearing about? If you are confused and not quite sure what is being referred to when you hear all these different names for resumes, you […]

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7 Strategies To Make Your Resume Engaging

Resume Tip Number 1 – Engaging Summary 1. A résumé objective is frowned upon. It has been for over 20 years. 2. The objective used to tell the employer what the candidate wants. Today it is outdated because it is obvious you are looking for a job! 3. The summary is focused on what you, […]

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The Key Information For Your Resume Work History

Every single resume you ever make will include your work history. Your work history will include four main details that provide crucial information to the prospective employer. How you order these items on your resume will be up to you, but keep in mind which of the items in your professional life is most impressive. […]

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Ask Yourself These Questions Before Writing Your Resume

The biggest challenges my clients have when writing their resumes is deciding what to add and what to exclude. If you ask yourself these questions, it will assist you with putting together a resume that boosts your achievements during your career. General questions about the company you currently work for and past companies What is […]

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Resume Builder: How to Gain Experience When You Have None

Freelancing: If you feel as though employers are not giving you a chance, it may be time to create your own opportunities.This is a good resume builder. Beware that this option is often far from easy. You are competing against other freelance professionals and the rates offered to potential customers can be very competitive. Even […]

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7 Resume Mistakes to Avoid If You Desire to Be Invited for a Job Interview

Many job-seekers, with impressive academic and professional qualifications, are not invited for job interviews owing to various errors and inaccuracies in their resumes. A document that encapsulates your suitability for a job should be error-free. A resume is the first significant contact between a prospective employer and a potential employee. Unfortunately, for thousands of job-seekers, […]

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