Category Archives: Resumes

Resume Checklist: 8 Simple Steps to an Effective Resume [Infographic]

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You can generate a resume that wins interviews. And it is easier than you think.

this infographic from EssayMamma provides the checklist you need. It covers all of the basics of good, effective resumes in eight easy to follow steps…   

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The 3 Keys to Submitting the Perfect Professional Resume Package

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Job hunting can be extraordinarily exhausting. It can be especially taxing when you feel like you’re not getting much response. Submitting your resume to dozens of employers week after week can feel like you’re fishing without a hook. However, one of the most effective things you can do to get a bite from potential employers is to spruce up your resume and cover letter. Let’s take a look at exactly what it takes to get the perfect professional resume you’ve been dreaming of.   

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How to Showcase Those All-Important Leadership Skills on Your Resume

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Leadership skills are one of the most important traits to showcase on your resume. Unfortunately, it’s one of those skills that everyone claims to have… but few know how to list effectively.

So how do you demonstrate strong leadership skills in a concrete, measurable manner on your resume?   

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No Relevant Experience? Here’s How to Fill Up Your First Real Resume

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How do you fill up a resume with quality content when you lack relevant experience?

This is the time of year when even the worst procrastinators among college students start working on their resumes in earnest. After all, there are still summer jobs and internships at stake…   

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Filenames for Your Resume and Cover Letter: More Important Than You Think

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For many job seekers, the filenames, titles, and URL names they provide employers are quite often more important than they think.

Because when recruiters and employers see vague attachments to your email or applications, they aren’t exactly to excited to open the files…   

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One Page Resumes: A Myth of the Past That Simply Must Go Away

one page resumes

One page resumes need to die? Absolutely, positively, and unequivocally. Unfortunately, the myth of one page resumes keeps getting perpetuated by well-intentioned yet hopelessly outdated career centers advising people to keep it short and sweet. But the real problem lies in the fact that in containing a compelling work history to only a single page, many people don’t really get to tell the whole story.   

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