Employers Ignoring Your Resume? 5 Mistakes To Avoid

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By Robin Ryan – Forbes I just worked with Dave, a Baby Boomer client who had his resume written by a service, and they made his resume look sharp, eye-catching, colorful, and very creative in appeal. Unfortunately, he said, “I’ve gotten no results. What’s wrong?” Sadly, a great deal. On examination, the resume writer didn’t have… read more

Valuable Hard Skills that Look Great On Your Resume

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By: Elaine Reed Elaine is a writer and a contributor to ContentCampfire. Her keen interest in job search and career development, as an employee herself, led her to write pieces on job hunting and/or career change. She hopes that being a writer and having the hand to promote helpful tips to anyone looking for employment will help… read more

207 Action Verbs To Make Your Resume Pop

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Originally Posted on Careercloud Here at Careercloud, we write about resumes quite a lot. So over the years, we have found what works, and what doesn’t. One of the things that make resumes stand out is using different verbs to describe your accomplishments. If you need help with your resume, our friends at TopResume offer… read more

9 Common Resume Mistakes That Can Kill Your Credibility

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Originally Posted on Resumeway Establishing your credibility and professionalism can be key to landing a great job. Even you’re qualified for the jobs you’re applying for, making a wrong first impression can hinder your chances. Submitting a flawed resume will make you look unprofessional and uninterested, regardless of your skills. Because of this, you should… read more

This one résumé tip will serve you through good and bad hiring times

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By Andrew Fennell-Fast Company If you’re currently on the hunt for a new role, you’ve probably read the same old résumé tips over and over again. “Focus on a clear structure.” “Keep it short and snappy.” “Focus on results, not responsibilities.” But I’ve worked in recruitment for years. Often, candidates follow all of the advice… read more

6 Ways to Identify Your Key Achievements on an Executive Resume

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– Contributed by Daniela McVicker Daniela McVicker is a career coach and a contributor to Essayguard. She’s also a business communication coach, helping future job applicants to write business emails to help them achieve success on their career paths.   6 Best Ways to Identify Your Key Achievements on an Executive Resume Applying for any… read more

5 skills you should highlight on your resume

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By Michele Lando – Ladders 75% of CEOs say that a skilled, educated and adaptable workforce should be a priority for a business. As the number of applicants per corporate job opening rises, it’s important that your resume is effective at articulating your accomplishments and what you can bring to the table. This means creating an… read more

This is exactly what to include on your resume according to a psychology and marketing professor

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By Art Markman – Ladders How you decide what should be included depends a little on knowing about how people evaluate the information they get from you. Consider two possibilities. When you are applying for jobs, you want to stand out, but you aren’t given much of a chance to do so. You may be… read more

7 Traits That Can Move a Potential New Hire’s Resume to the Short List

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By Recruiter.com   1. A Focus on Action and Results The one trait that makes me want to move a candidate to the short list is when they list the action and results of an assignment or project instead of just listing the task. — Jilea Hemmings, Best Tyme  2. Leadership in a Volunteer Organization Someone who… read more