Posts Tagged: Resume Writing

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Showcase Remote Work Experience on your Resume

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Remote work is hotter than ever, for both businesses and job seekers. After non-essential businesses had no other option but to allow their employees to work from home, many decided to keep their teams working remote for the long-haul once realizing that their employees did just fine, if not better than before. Going forward, these…

The Objective Statement is Dead

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Trends are constantly changing, and it’s no different when it comes to your professional résumé. If you haven’t had to look for a new job in several years, know that there’s probably much more to update on your résumé than just your most recent position. Similar to the phrase “References available upon request”, the objective…

Is the one-page résumé a thing of the past?

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Is the one-page résumé a thing of the past? Yes and no. Let’s break down this question into two. Is it okay if a résumé is only one page? Yes. Does a résumé have to fit onto one page? No! This one-page “rule” comes from a time when résumés were faxed to an employer or…

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,…

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…