Category Archives: Resumes

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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12 Resume Rules for Today’s Job Seeker [Infographic]

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As a job seeker, you probably receive a lot of advice about how to write your resume. And all that advice can become confusing and more than a little overwhelming. After all, your resume makes your first impression for you.

So what are the resume rules that absolutely must be followed?   

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Finally: The Perfect Resume Template for Young Professionals

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I created a resume template for an effective young professional resume. Why is the resume template effective?

Read it all the way through. Then see the explanations for each section at the bottom…   

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Short Term Work: When Does a Job Become Resume Worthy Experience?

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Anthony Scaramucci didn’t exactly stay in his last position long enough to make it count. In fact, he was removed from the position just 10 days after he was appointed. Which leads us to an important question:

Just how long are you supposed to stay at a company before that job becomes a resume worthy experience?
   

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