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How to Ace the 7-second Resume Test


Depending on who you listen to, it is widely believed that an applicant has between 6 and 10 seconds to impress the resume reader – the recruiter.

Here, then, is my version of the 7-second test… and exactly what I look for, step-by-step, when I glance at a resume – and determine pass or fail…   

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Resume 101: All About Font, Size and Formats [Infographic]


The resume… right or wrong, still a necessary staple of most every job search.

To many job seekers, it’s also one of the most perplexing, misunderstood, and stress-inducing parts of finding a new gig. Your resume better be more than good. Right down to the format and the font chosen, it must be perfect…   

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10 Recruiter-Friendly Resume Hacks That Get You Noticed


According to a recent study, for every job a recent graduate applies for, they’re competing with about 160 other applicants. That’s a lot of competition!

So how do you get your resume to stand out from a sea of equally (or even more) qualified people? Check out these 10 resume writing hacks that will help your resume get to the top of the pile!   

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