Powerful resume words that will transform your resume

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By Jung Viera – Ladders Optimize your resume with powerful resume words that showcase your true value to recruiters. Grab attention with resume power words that emphasize your talents. Optimize your resume with resume keywords that will showcase your true value to recruiters. Here’s the harsh truth: the average recruiter spends less than six seconds… read more

I Keep Sending Out Resumes But Nothing Happens – Why?

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by Heather Kaiser, Certified Professional Resume Writer Ok, so, you see a job online that sounds like a perfect fit for you…or that you could be a perfect fit for, if you could just get someone to notice you. Now you’ve got to upload a resume (and pray). Sounds familiar, right? That’s it, you’re good,… read more

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