Category Archives: Resumes

The Paper Resume: Not the Best Way to Impress During a Job Search

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I’ve now spent more time on the other side of the table interviewing and hiring job applicants.

So now I’ve come to see the paper resume as just one small component of a much larger picture…   

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20 Resume Writing Mistakes that Could Cost You the Job

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Short on time but big on your need for a quality resume?

Check out these common resume writing mistakes, along with hints for just how to avoid them…   

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Stand Out from the Stack: Create the Perfect Resume [Infographic]

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Earning your degree is just the first step in transforming your career into a success story. The next step, of course, is securing a job to put your new skills to good use!

That means that it’s time to start applying for jobs, which means that you have to ensure that you have a perfect resume… one that stands out in a stack of other resumes.   

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2018 Resume Advice: What Employers Look for in Your Resume Every Time

2018 Resume Advice

Knowing what a potential employer wants to see on your resume is incredibly nerve wracking. What’s more, trying to find a perfect balance of experience, personality, and how you fit into the job description isn’t easy.

As such, there are some habits that most of us have grown accustomed to but employers don’t necessarily want to see on a resume today. So it’s time for some 2018 resume advice!   

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Grammar Mistakes that Kill Resumes and How to Avoid Them

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When it comes to your professional resume, there’s no excuse for poor grammar. While word processing programs have certainly come a long way, nothing beats good ole knowledge.

With that in mind, here are the top 7 grammar mistakes we see in resumes. Just as important, we’ve included tips on how to avoid them.   

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5 Ways to Showcase Leadership Skills on Your Resume in 2018

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Regardless of the type of the job you’re looking for or a company’s size, you need to showcase leadership skills on your resume. After all, they belong to the group of the most sought-after soft skills that employers look for in candidates.

So how can you best demonstrate leadership skills on your resume?    

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