Posts Tagged: Resume Writing

Resume Writing Tips for College Students

Resume Writing Tips for College Students

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7 Steps for optimal resume writing A new school year is upon us, which means many college students, like you, are wrapping up another summer job or internship. Now is a great time to update your resume. Not only do you have new experiences to add, but you may be looking for a part-time job,…

Quick Tips for Freshening up a Resume

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Maybe it has been awhile since you looked for a job. Or maybe you’ve been applying to positions and have not heard back from any of the companies. Regardless of your situation, making a few tweaks to your resume can have a drastic change on the impression it makes. Remember, hiring managers and recruiters spend…

Resume Writing: Make the most of the top fold

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Most studies say a hiring manager makes up their mind about your resume in about 6-12 seconds. That’s it! The first thing a hiring manager or recruiter glances at is your contact information, followed by a brief glance at whatever else is at the top of the page. If they aren’t impressed, odds are that…

Top Words and Phrases to Leave Off Your Resume

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Searching for your next job can be stressful enough, so you want to make sure your resume is working for you, not against you.  Making sure you have a clean, easy to read resume with no spelling or grammatical errors is only the beginning of creating your perfect resume.  In order to make the most…

How to Address an Incomplete Degree on a Resume

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Q: I attended college for 3 years but never finished my degree.  Should I still include this on my resume? A:  While it depends on the situation, the answer is most likely yes.  There are a few questions to ask yourself when deciding how to word the education section of your resume.  First, does the…

Resume Writing 101

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Resume writing seems to be one of those things that everyone dreads doing.  Job seekers often start with a simple Google search, which brings up thousands of Do’s and Don’ts for proper resume writing and formatting.  Talk about information overload!  While all recruiters and HR professionals have their own ideas on what makes a perfect…