What Professional Resume Writers Say About BETTER Resume Content

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By: Heather Kaiser, Certified Professional Resume Writer   Oh no! I need to update my resume!   We’ve all been there – sitting at your desk, having a normal work day and then you hear a whisper or two. You hear “layoffs, downsizing, new management” and panic sets in quickly. You’ve been at your job… read more

12 tips for your best resume ever

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By Jane Burnett, LADDERS Writing a resume is, let’s face it, not always seen as fun: hours mulling every year of your career, searching for the right words, worrying about whether your accomplishments look impressive enough. Then you have to find the time to noodle around with it, between work, family and other commitments. Even… read more

Sales Cover Letter Example

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  Employer’s Name Company Address City, State, Zip Dear Mr./Ms. Last Name, A successful consultative sales person has the ability to develop and nurture long-term relationships. My success in this area is well documented. My customers will tell you I am efficient and organized; a helpful people person with superior follow-through; and excellent at building rapport… read more

Why keywords are so important in a resume

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By Deanna Hartley HERE ARE THREE REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD USE CERTAIN KEYWORDS THROUGHOUT YOUR RESUME. Did you know that, according to CareerBuilder’s 2016 Candidate Behavior Study, more than 3 in 4 full-time employed workers (76 percent) are either actively looking or open to new job opportunities? That means in today’s job market, you need… read more

5 traits of a resume that will get you hired

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By Hope Gurion, Chief Product Officer, CareerBuilder HERE IS A TOP FIVE CHECKLIST OF ITEMS THAT YOU SHOULD CONSIDER IN PREPARING YOUR RESUME. When I ask job seekers to name their biggest gripes with the job search process, one answer keeps coming up: Employers never respond to their job applications or resumes. When I look… read more

How to address gaps on your resume

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By Anthony Balderrama EMPLOYERS GIVE TIPS ON HOW JOB SEEKERS CAN PROACTIVELY ADDRESS THEIR GAPS THAT MAY APPEAR ON THEIR RESUME. When the recession began, the question that popped up repeatedly was, “Can I find a job in this economy?” Then, for those fortunate enough to be offered a position, the question often became, “Should… read more

Liar, liar! You won’t get hired

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By Debra Auerbach FIFTY-EIGHT PERCENT OF EMPLOYERS HAVE CAUGHT A LIE ON A RESUME, ACCORDING TO A NEW CAREERBUILDER SURVEY. Employers reveal resume lies they’ve discovered People lie about a lot of things: age, weight … number of Botox injections. Sometimes lies can be harmless (who needs to know that your natural hair color isn’t… read more

WHY YOUR RESUME IS COSTING YOU THE JOB INTERVIEW

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Opinion Posted by Guest Blogger November 30, 2016 A resume is one of the most essential parts of getting a job interview. That’s why any mistake, big or small, in your resume can cause you to miss out on your next great job opportunity. Resumes provide necessary insights into you, the job applicant. Many hiring decisions are… read more

How To Create An Amazing Resume That You Can Send To Anyone Who Asks For It

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You just told your friend that you’re going to start the job search and she enthusiastically responds with, “Send me your resume, I’ll send it around.” Or you find an “in” at your dream company and are told just to email over your resume, despite there being no relevant positions available. How do you send… read more