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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 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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Posted June 18, 2014 by

An Insight Of A Lucrative Career On Web Designing

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Two web designers looking at a website they designed. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Web designing encompasses of various ways through which the content is displayed in the website. A host of procedures is entailed in the designing process. Web designers have to work with various images, audio, video and texts and manipulate them from time to time so that the overall look of the site can be improved and the site is aesthetically pleasing and also attractive to the viewers. The web designers create layouts for various pages of the sites, blogs as per their aim. Various types of tools are utilized by them to create an effective layout. (more…)

Posted February 10, 2014 by

How To Give Yourself The Best Possible Chance of Landing A Job

Smiling man and woman finding a job online, using a laptop computer

Smiling man and woman finding a job online, using a laptop computer. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Unless you have been living under a rock for the past 3 years, you’ll know that job hunting is tough. In fact, in general the world of employment is rocky and is something that has affected people massively over the past couple of years. With people being made redundant, companies cutting back on new intake and less opportunities being made available, people are stuck.  This has resulted in massive numbers of people applying for vacancies when they do become available – which means that the recruitment process is tougher than ever! Does this mean you need to be stuck in a job you hate or living a life on benefits? Not at all. It means you need to be inventive, organised and well informed on the ways of recruitment, to give yourself the best possible chance of being given any job that you apply for. (more…)

Posted December 27, 2013 by

Applying for Entry Level Jobs? 5 Tips for Your Resume to Impress Recruiters

Before applying to entry level jobs, check out five tips for your resume that can impress recruiters in the following post.

You’ve shown your resume to several people and each provided you with some similar advice. They may also have given you tips that seem to conflict with each other. It’s great to get feedback from people you trust, and ideally some actual resume experts. Ultimately however, the person’s opinion of your resume that really matters is

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Posted August 28, 2013 by

4 Questions You Need to Ask During Your Job Interview

Jim Hopkinson

Jim Hopkinson, Salary.com contributing writer

When you’re sitting in the hotseat of an interview, it’s natural to think about the immediate here and now: How do I answer all these questions, land this job, and negotiate the highest salary? Salary.com has plenty of resources to help you out. But at some point, the interviewer is going to finish grilling you, turn the tables, and ask, “So, do you have any questions?” (more…)

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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