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Posted June 03, 2015 by

Review Your Resume Carefully for These Mistakes

Has your resume led to any success in your job search?  If you have been trying to find a job for a while now, consider looking back over your resume.  It could be that you have made the simplest error such as a typo or left out your contact information, which would be terrible if a potential employer wants to get in touch with you.  No matter how big or small, one mistake is all it takes to cost you a chance to land a job.  Here are some mistakes to look for when reviewing your resume. (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 February 28, 2014 by

7 Tips to Grab a Potential Employer’s Attention in Your Search for Recent Graduate Jobs

When competing for recent graduate jobs, what can you do to stand out from other job seekers?  The following post shares seven tips to grab a potential employer’s attention.

What do you do when 30 other candidates are competing with you for the same job—and, at least on paper, many of them appear more qualified than you? You need to do something to stand out. You need to have something unique, something that makes you what Seth Godin calls “The Purple Cow.” Here are

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Posted December 16, 2013 by

Writing Your Resume for an Entry Level Job? How Testimonials Can Give It a Boost

Testimonials can influence people to buy something from an advertisement, but could also be an effective tool when writing your resume for an entry level job.  Learn how, and ways to gather testimonials in the following post.

Have you noticed how often you see testimonials used in advertisements? I don’t know about you, but if I’m going to buy something new, I go online to read reviews. I don’t want to know what the company says – I want to know what customers think about it. Reference quotes

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Posted May 07, 2012 by

Resume Appearance Plays a Role in Your Job Search

While employers are concerned with the content of your resume, they also pay attention to how it is presented.

Creative professionals may want to “dress” their resume for success, a new survey by The Creative Group suggests. Nearly half (46 percent) of advertising and marketing executives interviewed said for those pursuing creative roles, how a resume looks matters as much as what it contains. Another 43 percent of respondents said good design is somewhat important; only seven percent of executives said a resume’s appearance is not very important. (more…)