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Posted August 07, 2014 by

Want to Write a Winning Resume to Impress Recruiters? Try this New Formula

Most job seekers understand that an impressive resume can get the attention of recruiters.   To achieve this goal, the following post suggests a new formula that just might help.

I’ve read hundreds of articles on job searching… possibly even topping a thousand. By far, the one topic talked about most in these articles: resumes. And many of these articles recommend the use of action verbs, quantification and the direct impact of your contributions. The goal: to show you did something that contributed directly to the

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Posted June 10, 2014 by

Writing a Resume to Find an Internship or a Job? 15 Tips You Can Apply

If you need some help writing your resume to find an internship or a job, check out these 15 tips in the following post.

For a large portion of my career, I’ve served as a hiring manager. In that role, I’ve reviewed an estimated five thousand resumes, perhaps more. I’ve hired sales people, tech experts, managers, marketing people and editors. While my experience may not be as extensive as some long-time HR professionals, odds are pretty good that I’ve

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Posted May 23, 2014 by

Writing Resumes for Recent College Graduate Jobs? 5 Ways to Make Them Concise and Meaningful to Employers

For job seekers writing resumes for recent college graduate jobs, learn five ways to keep them short and meaningful to employers in the following post.

As a young professional, keeping your resume concise is crucial. One page is a good rule of thumb because it’s easy for busy employers to scan. “Focus on communicating how what you possess meets my needs instead of focusing on how pretty your resume is or whether you have two bullet points or

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Posted February 17, 2014 by

Writing Your Resume for Recent College Graduate Jobs? Use Bullet Points to Make Strong Statements

For anyone writing resumes for recent college graduate jobs, it’s important to capture the reader’s attention as soon as possible.  To highlight your skills and qualifications, the following post suggests using bullet points to reduce your chances of rejection.  As a result, you can make strong statements about you as a candidate.

When a recruiter looks at your resume (and by “looks at” we mean “scans quickly”), you have about six seconds to convince them you’re worthy of further consideration. Which is why targeted bullet points on your resume are so important. They’re the easiest way to break down all the reasons why you’re awesome

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