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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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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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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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Resume Rejected? How to Avoid Getting Ruled Out at First Glance

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Cleary, the tons of messages about avoiding basic errors are not getting through. Surveys suggest this is not an isolated scenario… so many are having their resume rejected at first glance.

Here are some resume writing basics that will help you avoid having your resume rejected…   

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Job Search Gone Stale? Time for a Quick Resume Refresh

resume refresh

I hear the same situation over and over again from candidates of all levels – “I haven’t updated my resume in years!” It may be time for a resume refresh.

It goes without saying that you should keep your resume, cover letter, and LinkedIn presence up-to-date…   

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The 3 Keys to Submitting the Perfect Professional Resume Package

perfect professional resume

Job hunting can be extraordinarily exhausting. It can be especially taxing when you feel like you’re not getting much response. Submitting your resume to dozens of employers week after week can feel like you’re fishing without a hook. However, one of the most effective things you can do to get a bite from potential employers is to spruce up your resume and cover letter. Let’s take a look at exactly what it takes to get the perfect professional resume you’ve been dreaming of.   

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