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Resume Help: Listing Your Educational Credentials

Posted on June 21, 2017

Most job seekers don’t believe their education plays a great role in securing them interviews; thus, they place this section in the back of the document and never actually think about the best way to list their credentials. While in some cases it may be true (education may not play the big role sometimes), there...

Know the Difference: Resume vs LinkedIn

Posted on June 14, 2017

Creating a powerful resume takes a lot of time and efforts. Right after the document is polished up it was usually sent to employers immediately. In most cases, a well-written resume landed a job interview. That is how things used to work in the past. Today is different become the competition on the jobs market...

Resume Writing: Turning Your Duties into Accomplishments

Posted on June 7, 2017

If you have ever surfed the internet in search of resume writing tips, then you have probably come across many articles that recommended to focus on accomplishments rather than routine responsibilities. And it’s true. More than that, it is one of the most effective recommendations you can ever find online that change your approach to...

Ways to Improve Your Resume (Even If You Think It’s Good)

Posted on May 17, 2017

Job seekers are often encouraged to update their resumes with recent experience as well as optimize it to match changing employers’ requirements and expectations. While it is a good piece of advice, many people are confused because they simply don’t know how to improve one’s resume. If there are no problems with understanding how to...

Quantifying Your Resume Bullets Even If You Don’t Work With Numbers

Posted on May 1, 2017

The fact that accomplishments look way more impressive than job descriptions do is kind of obvious. Generic or even custom written job descriptions will never match quantified achievements on a resume. You’ve probably heard it thousand times that adding facts and figures to your resume helps you stand out among other candidates. As a matter...

12 Skills To Have on a Resume

Posted on April 24, 2017

You may be surprised to know but there are things on a resume that are capable of making you a stronger candidate irrespective of the job you are applying for or even the industry you want to work in. There are skills that are sought by employers regardless of the job opening they need to...

Is Your Resume Really Strong?

Posted on April 10, 2017

Resume is your most important marketing tool in the job search at the initial stages. This document alone is responsible for making your first impression on a prospective employer. Therefore, it is very unlikely that the importance of a resume can ever be overestimated for job seekers at the first stages of the job search....

What Makes That Important First Impression for Job Seekers?

Posted on March 17, 2017

Resume is your only chance to show your credibility and professionalism before going to a job interview. Often it is also the only means of making the first impression on your potential employers. Hundreds of articles have been written on how it is important to make great first impression and in this perspective job search...

Important Facts About How Resumes are Reviewed by HRs

Posted on March 8, 2017

For some reason many job seekers believe that their assessment of own resumes or CVs should be among the main criteria to determine whether the document needs to be edited or it can be sent to employers. The truth of the matter is that how you view your resume can be absolutely irrelevant. In fact,...

Words to Avoid When Writing a Resume

Posted on March 2, 2017

Despite the fact that today people use a variety of additional job search tools, resume remains the most powerful marketing instrument to land interviews and eventually get jobs. There has been a lot of discussion about what format of the resume is the most effective when it comes to job applications or what content should...

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