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5 Tips for Writing a Better Resume

A resume is a marketing tool to help you get an interview which will hopefully lead to a job. However, writing a good resume is essentially keeping things simple and to the point. You know you need to write down your work history, relevant skills and professional summary highlighting your goal(s) and what you’re going

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Why You Should Treat Your Resume like Real Estate

A great way of looking at your resume is similar to real estate. It is a property where you add value via your job experience, skills and professionnel development. Equally if you are low on experience you must still treat your resume as invaluable property that directly relates to you. A Solid Foundation In terms

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How to Craft an Effective Executive Summary for Your Resume

If you have ever written an essay before you know that the engine that drives it is the thesis. The thesis is what all the parts of the essay go back to because you are trying to prove it! Same thing goes for your executive summary (or professional summary) on your resume. It is the

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5 Tips to Writing a Better Resume

Your resume is the best way of showcasing your skills and experience to potential employers. When writing it we sometimes tend to overthink what employers want and end up creating a resume that isn’t focused but rather tries to do too many things at the same time. Here are 5 tips to writing a better

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How to Create a Keyword-Focused Resume

Writing a keyword-focused is vital to getting an interview. Just writing a one-fits-all resume may get you a few interviews, but spending time and attention to creating resumes specifically for a job advertisement is a definite must. Additionally, keywords are important because ATS (Automated Tracking Systems) scan resumes looking for them–this technology is used to

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4 tips to Creating a Mobile-Ready Resume

A generic/mobile-ready resume isn’t the most ideal type resume to hand out, however, it does come in handy when someone requests one from you on the spot! Typically crafting a job-posting specific resume is ideal. Why? It hits specific keywords and revolves about a specific company and role. Saying that having a generic resume that

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