Contrary to what your college professor said, the one-page resume rule is a myth. Contrary to what your college professor said, the one-page resume rule is a myth. Unfortunately, many listen to this outdated advice and devise ways to cram a complete professional history into one sheet. So much so that most job seekers expand…

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With the average hiring manager only takings seconds to read your resume, it’s important to use your words wisely. The following words are flashy, impactful and should be used on your resume to stand out from the competition! Use them in your cover letter, or within your resume’s job descriptions or personal summary. Start Using…

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Having the right skills listed on your LinkedIn page can really set you apart from the competition. In fact, LinkedIn insists that members with 5 or more skills listed on their profiles are “contacted up to 33x more by recruiters and other LinkedIn members, and receive up to 17x more profile views.”   How to…

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What do real-life recruiters think when they look at resumes? Business Insider found out when they showed career expert Amanda Augustine from TopResume seven resumes. Tips & Things to Avoid Augustine’s advice can be distilled into the following key tips: Put your most important selling points at the top of your resume. Education is not…

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As the saying goes – there’s more than one way to skin a cat. The same can be said for resumes. Different circumstances call for different resume types. So which is the best for you?  Chronological Functional or Skills-based Combination What’s the Difference?  Simply put – focus area. Each resume type focuses on a different…

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When writing a resume, it’s sometimes easy to get carried away and overlook the basics. With 2020 only three months away, now’s a great time to review your resume to ensure a solid foundation for the new year.  Update the Basics Make sure your address and personal information are up-to-date and accurate. While you’re at…

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