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5 Ways to Showcase Leadership Skills on Your Resume in 2018

showcase leadership skills

Regardless of the type of the job you’re looking for or a company’s size, you need to showcase leadership skills on your resume. After all, they belong to the group of the most sought-after soft skills that employers look for in candidates.

So how can you best demonstrate leadership skills on your resume?    

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2018 Resume Tips to Start the New Year Right [Infographic]

2018 resume tips

The new year is fast approaching, so now is a good time to dust off your career marketing materials and start anew.

Thankfully, GreatResumesFast put together this terrific infographic of 2018 resume tips…   

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Resume Keyword Stuffing: The Opposite of Optimization for Job Seekers

resume keyword stuffing

Many hiring professionals use applicant tracking systems (ATS) to narrow down applicant pools. Savvy job seekers have responded by researching ATS and learning about keyword optimization.

Some have resorted to resume keyword stuffing…   

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Passive Voice: How to Avoid this Costly Resume Choice

passive voice

It’s time to take a trip on the “way back when” time machine. Today, we’re going back to that day in junior high where Ms. Periwinkle preached on about the dangers of writing in the passive voice.

Don’t worry… your resume, cover letter, and job prospects will thank you for taking the trip.   

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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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Wait! Don’t Start Your Job Search with a Resume Update

another resume update

I have said this before, and I am going to say it again: I despise resumes.  They are historical.  They state what you’ve done, not what you can do and not necessarily what you want to do next.

In today’s search for work, it is a waste of time to do another resume update without a job posting to specifically target…   

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