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How to Construct Your 2018 Cover Letter [Infographic]

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it’s always a good idea to send a cover letter along with your resume unless the company specifically states otherwise.

So, what should a modern, 2018 cover letter look like?   

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Wordsmithing Your Resume for Applicant Tracking Systems

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Wordsmithing your resume can be challenging, even frustrating.

But doing it well is one of the keys to getting past the Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) used by most companies today…

   

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Finally: The Perfect Resume Template for Young Professionals

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I created a resume template for an effective young professional resume. Why is the resume template effective?

Read it all the way through. Then see the explanations for each section at the bottom…   

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How to Build a Killer Resume When You’re Currently Working

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Working full-time can prevent you from pursuing your dream job. Whether it’s whipping up desserts at your own bakery shop or exploring the Amazon in search of new animal species, the dreams you once aspired to achieve should not be set aside completely to satisfy short-term needs.   

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Mind the Gap: How to Address Resume Employment Gaps

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A professional resume writer has several tricks up her sleeve to address potential red flags that might concern an employer… including resume employment gaps.

As it puts you in the best light, an effective resume should always be honest and accurate, yet grey out areas that might appear to an employer as a negative…   

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Key to Success: Knowing How Recruiters Read Resumes

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How do you land that dream job? Knowing how recruiters read resumes is critical… and the first step is making is it past your prospective employer’s applicant tracking system. Even after an ATS narrows things down to a (somewhat) manageable stack of resumes, there are often still too many for recruiters and hiring managers to give serious consideration to each one. So, when a hiring manager sits down to start working through a stack of resumes, they spend about six seconds scanning them to see which ones they can eliminate right off the bat. That might sound unfair, but it’s really just   

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