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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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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  We’re all familiar with the plain-jane resume templates found in Word. Unfortunately, since we’re all familiar with them, using them increases your chances of having a resume that looks like everybody else’s. If you want your resume to stand out among the thousands of other pages of single columns and Times New Roman, check…

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Career advice website The Muse has an ingenious and incredibly simple lifehack that will simplify your efforts to keep your resume (and LinkedIn profile) updated without wracking your brains or increasing your stress-level! It’s simple: keep a folder in your email that acts as a ‘brag file’. Anytime you receive praise, new responsibility, new feedback,…

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