Category Archives: Resumes

Passive Voice: How to Avoid this Costly Resume Choice

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It’s time to take a trip on the “way back when” time machine. Today, we’re going back to that day in junior high where Ms. Periwinkle preached on about the dangers of writing in the passive voice.

Don’t worry… your resume, cover letter, and job prospects will thank you for taking the trip.   

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Wordsmithing Your Resume for Applicant Tracking Systems

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Wordsmithing your resume can be challenging, even frustrating.

But doing it well is one of the keys to getting past the Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) used by most companies today…

   

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Resume Templates that Stand Out (And Win Job Interviews)

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When you’re applying for a new job, your resume needs to be on point. And one of the best ways to do that?

Using pre-made resume templates…   

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In the Age of Applicant Tracking Systems: Resume Keywords Matter

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The downside of so many employers using applicant tracking systems?

Many great job candidates are rejected sight unseen because they didn’t include strategic resume keywords…   

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Resume Lies: How Common is Dishonesty? [Infographic]

And you thought Pinnochio was bad. Turns out your office is probably full of Pinnochios.

According to a new OfficeTeam survey, resume lies may be on the rise…   

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Expert Career Advice: Every Resume Starts with a Blank Page [Infographic]

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Everyone, and everything, has to start somewhere. That includes your resume.

After all, every resume starts with a blank page…   

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