Tag: Resume

How to Write a More Engaging Resume

If you want to get a better response from potential employers you should consider revising your resume. One of the most important things you need to keep in mind is creating a more engaging resume. So what does this mean? How can you accomplish this? When rewriting your resume consider the prospective of the hiring

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Discovering Career/Job Info Through Books

These days a lot of our information can easily be acquired through the internet. However, books are still an essential part to our learning dynamic. If you are out discovering a new career or compiling more information on how to conduct a proper job search–books hold many of these answers. It is imperative then that

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5 Tips to Writing a Better Coverletter

A coverletter is an introduction to your resume. It should typically be 1 page (but can stretch to 2 pages if you are an experienced professional) and expands on your career highlights, a specific project or experience and showcase your real world skills and/or education. Coverletters can be a great way to really showoff a

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5 Tips to Writing a Winning Resume

Writing a winning resume takes time and effort. You need to really look over your key strengths and experience (chose what works and doesn’t for the job you are applying for)–tighten up your resume (less repetition and more action words) and put it into a readable and clear format. However, if you need a few

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Focusing on the Skills You Have (Rather than Skills You Don’t Have)

The reality of any job search is there will always be more qualified candidates than you. There are many talented and experienced people out there in the workforce as well as hunting for a job. The key is: don’t think about your competition! It’s easy to and it becomes a slippery slope when you start

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5 Websites Where You Can Upload Your Resume for Free

Posting your resume online is an easy and typically free option to get it noticed by companies and recruiters. Here are 5 places you can upload your resume online: 1. Resume Posting Sites There are several of these websites that only serve as a space to post your resume. This is also a great resource

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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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3 Out-of-Box Ways to Make Your Resume Stand Out

Giving your resume and coverletter a little pop is definitely a good thing. You want to make your application noticed by thinking outside-the-box with a few ideas that indicate you are serious about your career. Here are a few ways to bring more attention to your resume: 1. Referral Quotes Dust off any old referral

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