Recruiters Will Throw Your Resume Out If You Use Any Of These 10 Phrases

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By CW Headley – Ladders Ladders recently reported on the hiring boom being tracked by various career experts. Before you start firing off your resume, be sure to check out a new report from the New College of Humanities. The institution conducted research comprised of 2,000 recruiters and job seekers in order to determine the… read more

11 Things That Should Never Be on Your Resume After 10 Years in the Field

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By Caroline Biggs – Apartment Therapy A well-written resume should actually do more than just layout your work history. “A resume should clearly articulate why you are the perfect fit for a position,” says certified professional resume writer and online profile expert Alana Henry of The Writique. “It should be targeted to the role and the industry,… read more

5 Easy Ways to Make Your Résumé Stand Out Online

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By Ashley Abramson – Apartment Therapy Elle Woods’ pink, scented paper in “Legally Blonde” is a great illustration of personalizing a résumé, but convincing a hiring manager you’re the right person for the job will take a bit more strategy than a spritz of fragrance. For one thing, your potential future boss will also want… read more

When Can a Resume Be More Than One Page?

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By Sam Blum – Life Hacker When it comes to business etiquette, a few unwavering standards seem to exist, without any definitive rules explaining why—consider the expectation that you will always send a thank-you note after an interview. And while the choice of file format to use when emailing your resume may depend upon why you are sending it, another common… read more

How to Overcome Employment Gaps Due to COVID-19

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– by Beau Peters, with additional insights by Heather Kaiser, American Recruiters Certified Professional Resume Writer. Beau Peters is a creative professional with a lifetime of experience in service and care. As a manager, he’s learned a slew of tricks of the trade that he enjoys sharing with others who have the same passion and… read more

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