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Posted July 09, 2016 by

The art of writing a perfect resume

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In the realm of job hunting, a resume is the best weapon to help you achieve your goal of landing a great job opportunity. Resumes showcase your skills and virtues in a concise and crisp manner. It helps you sell yourself and impresses your prospective employers. To flaunt your attributes and strengths, and focus on career highlights, your resume is the only document that catches the reader’s attention. To create the best resume, keep certain points in mind, as they will make your resume stand out from others.

Your resume needs a summary statement that briefly summarizes your career and details the kind of work you have done. This summary statement will help recruiters understand your transferable skills and your background. You can resort to infographics as well to make your resume appear more appealing. Infographics give new appeal to your resume and make the information catchy. This helps recruiters see your highlights in a single glance, which improves your chances of being shortlisted as a job candidate.

You must focus on a few other aspects as well to create the best resume. You must take care of the layout, font, and length of the resume. Do not make it too verbose, the font unreadable, and the length of the resume more than two pages. This will help your prospects focus on the job advertisement for the specific role. Keeping your resume concise and free of grammatical errors is a basic check that you must perform. The structure of the resume must mention your personal information and summary statement in a proper layout. So take care of all these points while creating your resume.

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Lisa Smith, guest writer

Lisa Smith, guest writer

Lisa Smith is a designer by profession, has love for creativity, and enjoys writing articles for almost all topics. Also, she is a regular contributor to Successstory.com, where you can find her favorite topics related to self-improvement and motivation.

Posted September 17, 2014 by

Recent Graduate, Some Do’s and Don’ts for Resumes When Applying for Jobs

As a recent graduate applying for jobs, there are certain things you should and should not do on your resume.  Find out what they are from an infographic in the following post.

Resume tips are like snowflakes… never any two exactly the same. And yet there are certain aspects of a resume that almost every one agrees on – like those outlined in this infographic from CollegeAtlas.org. And some of the advice you may never had heard before: 400 words total is just about right More than 6 to 7 bullet points per section

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Posted July 30, 2014 by

Recent College Graduates, Want to Write Your Best Resumes for Jobs? Follow These 10 Steps

For recent college graduates looking to write their best resumes to help them get jobs, the following post includes an infographic with 10 steps for success.

There’s a ton of resume advice out there… most of it contradictory. As YouTern CEO Mark Babbitt says: “Advice on resumes is like snowflakes. It’s impossible to find two the same.” Which is why we love this infographic from YellowLineLabs.com! Here, you’ll see great advice – all told from the perspective of what your audience, the employer, wants

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Posted July 03, 2014 by

Should YOU Use The Job Title In Your Resume?

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In a word, YES! Suppose an employer is in the market for a sales manager or a legal assistant or a registered nurse or a licensed carpenter. The most important words he or she will look for on a job seeker’s resume will be the job title.

So be sure to place the job title in the Summary Statement or Professional Profile of your resume in order to attract immediate attention. (more…)

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 15, 2014 by

What Does Today’s Resume Look Like When Applying for Jobs for Recent College Graduates?

When writing today’s resumes for jobs for recent college graduates, applicants should know what recruiters and employers are looking for in candidates.  The following post includes an infographic that highlights these things.

How do you differentiate your resume from all the others? What will make the recruiter sit back and their chair a little bit and say, “Hey, wait a minute… we may have a live one here!”? To understand how to take your resume from the trash to top of mind, we present this infographic from our friends

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Posted April 22, 2014 by

Is Your Resume Prepared to Pursue Recent Graduate Jobs?

As you are preparing your resume for recent graduate jobs, make sure to keep these tips in mind from an infographic in the following post.

Your resume, despite all the flaws that come with a hiring system that depends on them, remains a key component of a successful job search. And yet not many of us are aware of the “ground rules” that come with writing a resume. This infographic from our friends at CollegeAtlas.

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Posted March 17, 2014 by

Writing Resumes in Search of Jobs for Recent College Graduates? Tips to Structure Them

For those of you in search of jobs for recent college graduates, be sure your resumes stand out from the competition.  The following post shares some tips on structuring yours to be the best it can possibly be.

The resume… right or wrong, still a necessary staple of most every job search. To many job seekers, it’s also one of the most perplexing, misunderstood, and stress-inducing parts of finding a new gig. Your resume better be more than good. Right down to the format and the font chosen, it must be perfect…

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Posted August 26, 2013 by

Searching for Recent Graduate Jobs in the Creative Industry? Tips to Highlight Your Resume

If you are searching for recent graduate jobs in the creative field, you need to pay careful attention to your resume.  In order to impress potential employers, learn some tips to highlight your resume in the following post.

Do you aspire to work in a creative industry? A job where you’re able to be innovative on a daily basis: social media, Web designer, marketing manager, interactive or graphic designers? Beware: the creative world moves fast and can be cut-throat. Here’s how you set yourself apart with your resume: 1. Portfolio If you work in

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Posted August 08, 2013 by

Applying for an Entry Level Job? 5 Tips When Choosing the Format and Font for Your Resume

It is true that the content of your resume is important, but that doesn’t mean its appearance should not be considered when applying for an entry level job.  In the following post, learn five tips to help you choose your resume’s format and font.

There are so many things that you have to pay attention to with your resume. Is it error-free? Do you sell yourself enough? Should you keep that job in that doesn’t really fit because it fills a gap, or remove it? Objective or no objective? With all of those concerns, you probably aren’t

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