Category Archives: Resumes

2020 Resume Tips to Start the New Decade Right [Infographic]

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2020 is in full swing. It’s a new year, a new decade. Yet even with all of humanities progress in technology and communication, you might be surprised to find that your resume remains as important as ever. It may take new forms, but it continues to open doors and sell your skills. It sums up your qualifications for a recruiter or hiring manager, and it’s the document they use to decide whether or not you might be a fit for your dream job. So what should your 2020 resume look like?   

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How to Write a Modern Resume for Today’s Market

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Writing a modern resume requires you create one that makes it through an applicant tracking system AND catches the attention of different readers (recruiter and hiring manager).   

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Resume Problems? Here are 10 Tips to Impress Potential Employers

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Are you having resume problems? Your resume, or CV, can lead to your dream job. So you want it to make a big impact when recruiters and SME owners get round to seeing what your skillset is. Here are 10 ways to ensure you’ve got the best chance of landing an interview.   

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Applicant Tracking System 101: How to Get Past the Dreaded ATS

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Do you really understand how an Applicant Tracking System (ATS) works? There is a lot of misunderstanding and misinformation about ATSs. Almost every company (large and small) uses this technology to help them store, process, and evaluate candidates.

Here are the top 16 tips for getting past the ATS.   

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Action Verbs: Putting Your Resume to Work [Infographic]

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You may be the most “results-driven” employee on the planet, but that doesn’t mean you’ve ever actually delivered results. The way recruiters and hiring managers see it, those are the words you use when you don’t have anything concrete to talk about. The people you’re trying to impress don’t really care about how much effort you put into your job; they want to know what you’ve accomplished. That’s why your resume should contain lots of action verbs.   

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Bad Grammar: The Ultimate Resume Killer [Infographic]

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Did you ever find yourself forced, at gunpoint, to apply for a job you just didn’t want? No? Because there really is no other reason to use bad grammar on your resume. Bad grammar is the ultimate resume killer… a one-way ticket to the recycle bin. Believe it or not, none of your accomplishments matter, your education level is irrelevant, and your experience becomes inconsequential if you use a plural noun with the verb “is.” You might think that’s an exaggeration, and it might be… but not by much. Bad Grammar: The Resume Killer Sure, we know the difference between   

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