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Resumes for New Graduates

RESUMES FOR NEW GRADUATES I remember when I graduated from college more than ten years ago. It was a scary time. I had student loans and no idea what kind of job I was going to get or even how to go about applying for one. Even […]

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7 Common Resume Mistakes

7 Common Resume Mistakes http://www.inc.com/peter-economy/7-resume-mistakes-that-make-you-look-really-unprofessional.html?cid=sf01001&sr_share=twitter If you’re like most job applicants, you’ve spent time scratching your head about applications you submitted only to hear nothing back. Most likely there was something about your resume that was unappealing to big recruiters, something that you didn’t even realize could […]

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Applicant Tracking Systems, Your Friend or Foe?

Applicant Tracking Systems, Your Friend or Foe? Most of you have probably heard about applicant tracking systems, but some of you may be wondering what I’m talking about. Applicant Tracking Systems or ATS are computer programs used by human resources offices to scan resumes and other documents […]

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Where Do You Find Keywords To Use In Your Resume?

Where Do You Find Keywords To Use In Your Resume? Keywords are nothing new. My clients often ask me about keywords as if there is some unknown group of HR Managers who secretly devise to trick job seekers by eliminating applicants who, although qualified, are missing the […]

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Objective Statements Are Old-Fashioned

Objective Statements Are Old-Fashioned Mainly I dislike the objective statement because I have seldom seen anyone use it properly. If you know specifically which job you are applying for, then it could be acceptable to formulate an objective statement targeted toward that exact job. Here’s an example: […]

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The Top 10 Resume Mistakes!

The Top 10 Resume Mistakes! As a certified and professional resume writer in the D.C. area, I have seen a number of common errors and mistakes. Here is my list of these mistakes. Save yourself the time, and, often the embarrassment, by ensuring these mistakes are not […]

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Listing Education on Your Resume

Listing Education on Your Resume Sometimes a persons education history can be more important than their employment history. It’s important to think about this because it will change the strategy you use for your resume. Look below to see what category you would fit into. Recent Graduate […]

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Resume Examples

Resume Examples When you are preparing to write your resume, it’s important to have Resume Examples to give you some inspiration. There are many places you can look to find really great quality resume examples. You can look at my website if you would like to see […]

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Words to Leave Off Your Resume

When it comes to looking for a job, what you don’t say can be just as important as what you do say. Here are nine phrases and words to leave off your resume. Try Try simply shows a lack of belief, passion, commitment and confidence — all […]

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