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5 Creative Resumes That Did the Job (And 5 Keys to Building Your Own)

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When it comes to your internship or job search, you’re probably wondering how you can differentiate yourself from other candidates. Maybe a creative resume seems like a good way to go.

Especially since over the last decade, Millennials have, with great fanfare in some cases, gotten creative with their resumes in order to land dream jobs and internships…   

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How Well Do You Know Your Own Resume?

How Well Can You Speak to Your Resume

Whether you write your own or have your resume written professionally, one thing remains true: You have to be able to speak to what is on your resume! You be able to bring it (and your value) to life.

Why? Because many interviewers do what I call “resume interviews”. They base nearly every question to you off of something they see on your resume…   

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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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