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Spring Cleaning Time: 6 Easy Steps to a Shiny New Resume

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It’s easy to fall in a rut when it comes to creating and building a resume. That template you used in Microsoft Word 2007?

Probably a good idea to do a little spring cleaning… and come up with a shiny new resume.   

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Resume Power: The Fuel That Keeps Your Job Search Running [Infographic]

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A generic resume can stall your job search, even before you get out of the driveway. With hundreds of candidates vying for the same job, submitting the same, tired resume won’t win any races.

To fuel a successful job search, step on the gas. Apply some resume power. And get the checkered flag.   

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5 Finishing Touches that Make One Brilliant Resume

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As a soon-to-be grad, you’ve mastered Resume 101. You can glance at your resume right this second and say, “Single-page: check! Final GPA: added! Saved as a PDF to ensure proper formatting: done and done!” If you’re still feeling the pressure as graduation nears and are wondering what other people know that you don’t, you need these expert resume tips. They’ll give it that extra sparkle it needs to be the brilliant resume that catches a hiring manager’s eye.   

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What is a Recruiter’s Perception of Your Resume [Infographic]

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We all know that recruiters spend an average of only 8 seconds reviewing each of the many resumes they receive. It’s not a lot of time to make an impression. You have to wonder what it is their looking for when they scan the page. In fact, understanding a recruiter’s perception of the information they’re reviewing could be the first step in making sure your resume makes an impression.   

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Should You Include Short-Term Jobs on Your Resume?

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In the current economic climate, it’s not unusual for people to take multiple part-time, contract, freelance or temporary jobs.

But should you include all those short-term jobs on your resume?   

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Resume Feedback: Who Should You Listen To and Who Should You Ignore?

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Everyone has an opinion about your resume. Every single person. And yet all resume feedback is not created equal.

Here are some points to use when evaluating solicited, and especially unsolicited, resume advice…   

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