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

resume rules

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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7 Important Attitude Adjustments for Job Seekers

Attitude Changes Everything

Dear College Student, I’m 52 years old, have been in the workforce for three decades, have three children and coach soccer and basketball. So as you can tell, I’m a Boomer. More important to this conversation, I also work where the local high school is located, which gives me a birds-eye view of how students act, and present themselves, in public. Of course, to say all the students act inappropriately would paint me as a grumpy old man, as my children sometimes call me. It would also be inaccurate and unfair to the “kids” who are outstanding citizens. I realize   

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3 Ways Job Seekers Can Become More Competitive This Holiday Season

Staying Competitive

Last week was the Thanksgiving holiday for those of us residing here in the US, and right around this time each year, the impending holiday season prompts this question:

“Should I press pause on my job search… or keep looking?”   

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6 Reasons Volunteering is Great for Your Job Search

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Struggling to accrue the necessary experience to find a good job? Getting beat up by a long job search?

If you are a new grad with little actual work experience, or a job seeker looking for your next position, here are the reasons that you must consider volunteering…   

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How Much Do Recruiter’s Focus on the Candidate Experience? [Infographic]

Infographic

In a highly competitive job market, sometimes it helps to know what “the other side” is thinking, how they work to attract new talent, and what exactly they are looking for in a new employee.

Which makes this infographic from Jobvite very interesting. Here, we get to see exactly what recruiters are doing to attract top talent…   

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The Top 3 TED Talks for Job Seekers

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A job search may be frustrating and discouraging at times, but there’s plenty of encouragement and insight available to those looking for it, including TED Talks.

While many TED Talks are designed to help entrepreneurs, leaders and influencers, these are perfect for job seekers…   

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