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Posted January 21, 2015 by

Resume Etiquette for Today’s Job Seekers

An HR manager scans through dozens of resumes on a routine basis, and can tell an unprofessional candidate for a job right from a glance at his/her resume. Why bear the brunt of an imperfect resume when you can follow simple guidelines to make yours stand out? Include relevant keywords for your job, whether it’s about touting you prowess as a team leader, a problem solver, or a dependable team building resource. Be careful about formatting your resume smartly; provide succinct contact information, use readable and classy fonts, make the content 100% relevant for the job, and avoid any flashy graphics or colors. Then, trust bullets to communicate more about your achievements, but limit their usage. Avoid clichés and jargon, and compile a coherent resume. (more…)

Posted July 01, 2014 by

College Graduates, Want Your Resumes to Shine as You Search for Jobs? 5 Ways to Add Your Personality into Them

College graduates searching for jobs can help their resumes stand out from the competition by adding personality to them.  Learn five ways to do so in the following post.

A resume is supposed to be a purely factual document, right? Dull, straight to the point. Absolutely not! But it seems true judging by the number of job seekers who send out dead dull resumes and wonder why they’re getting nowhere! Each time you send out your resume you’re competing with an average of 70 applicants

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