Category Archives: resume

A Recipe for Resume Success [Infographic]

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We all need a little help now and then… especially with our resume. So Friday is a good day to present this fun and creative infographic from GiraffeCVs, whichoutlines some important tips for cooking up a tasty resume (or “CV” – cirruculum vitae – as the British call it) recruiters will enjoy… and maybe even come back for seconds! One word of caution: an objective statement, as suggested in the infographic, doesn’t sit well on the palate of many. In fact, it is primarily only the old-school industries (academia, medical and legal, for example) who still want to see an   

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Writing a Rockin’ Resume [Infographic]

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Your resume, despite all the flaws that come with a hiring system that depends on them, remains a key component of a successful job search. And yet not many of us are aware of the “ground rules” that come with writing a resume.

This infographic from our friends at CollegeAtlas.org provides answers to some of those “do and ‘don’t” questions, and will help you begin the challenge of writing a rockin’ resume…
   

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Which College Clubs Will Help Your Career Most?

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At every college, students are surrounded by clubs and organizations they can join. These are not only good for social development, but also look great on your resume.

By all means, join the Ping-Pong team for fun! However, there are some college clubs you should consider joining because they will help you prepare for your career…   

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Meet the Robots That Really Read Your Resume [Infographic]

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You thought a human actually reviewed your resume? In most cases… you would be wrong.

Given this reality, you need to work hard to ensure your resume makes it through the ATS and gets into the recruiter’s hands. To help get you started in the right direction, take a look at this infographic from HireRight, which shares some important do’s and don’ts that will help make your resume robot-friendly…
   

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The Top Job Search and Resume Trends for Summer 2014

Job Search and Resume Trends Summer 2014

I’ve been reading a lot lately about the top recruiting trends projected for this summer, and I realized this is a great opportunity to show you what’s going on in the recruiting industry.

With this knowledge, you can reverse-engineer strategies aimed at meeting recruiters where they are… and giving your job search a boost.

So, here are eight of the big trends recruiters will be following this summer, and how you can model your job search accordingly…   

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Are These 10 Red Flags Flying in Your Resume?

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Our friends at YEC asked members of their council to answer this question…

Question: What’s one thing you never, ever want to see on a resume from a potential hire?

Read on for some enlightening insights into the minds of some experienced businesspeople who may read your resume!   

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