Posts Tagged: Improving Your Resume

Want to Get Hired? Tailor Your Resume to the Job!

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Crafting a targeted resume when applying directly to a job is crucial if you want to sell yourself as an ideal candidate. Ideally, you would be able to match noteworthy accomplishments from your past to each of the requirements. You could then present it in a way that shows the reader that you not only Read more »

Improve the Impact of Your Resume to Get More Interviews

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While a dynamic personality can captivate a room, charisma alone does not guarantee a job. Before getting an offer, candidates go through an interview process. To even get an interview, candidates must first impress the hiring manager with a compelling resume. Since your resume is often your first impression, it needs to be amazing. After all, Read more »

Phrases to Remove from Your Resume to Increase its Impact

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Writing an effective resume can be a daunting task.  Unfortunately, it is a necessary part of the job search process. In order to be noticed, candidates have to get it right. Keywords can help resumes pass a recruiter or hiring manager’s initial screening – especially if done by an Applicant Tracking System (ATS) – but buzzwords can Read more »

Four Resume Red Flags to Avoid when Applying to a Job Online

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During a job search, your resume is one of your most important tools. As this document is often your first impression with a recruiter or hiring manager, it needs to shine! So, how to do you take a resume from average to outstanding!? Unfortunately, there isn’t a universal set of rules to writing a perfect resume. Read more »

Can Action Verbs Help Your Resume?

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Responsible for… In control of… Had to manage… Was the leader of… Are these the words you are using to describe experience on your resume?  If so, it is time to revamp your resume! These are the words hiring managers read over and over as they sift through the pile of applications on their desk. Read more »

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