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Why an Up-to-Date Resume and LinkedIn Profile are Must-Haves for Your Job Search

#image_title Why an Up-to-Date Resume and LinkedIn Profile are Must-Haves for Your Job Search While Facebook might be the most frequented social media platform worldwide, LinkedIn takes the cake when it comes to anything career-oriented. Professionals from all industries are on LinkedIn, and with a usership of 875 million members, trust that your colleagues, boss, and future employers are on there too. Whether you’re happily ensconced in your role, casually looking, or have committed to a role change, keeping your LinkedIn profile, and in turn, your resume, up-to-date will have you ahead of the game. With a regularly updated profile and resume you won’t have to worry about scrambling for notable achievements, they’ll already be on there, ready for hiring…
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November 3, 2022
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Resume Examples & Guides for Any Job [80+ Examples]

Resume Samples for Your 2022 Job Application Resumes are like fingerprints because no two are alike. This makes sense when you consider the number of variables when creating a resume. Not only does a resume reflect a person’s unique set of skills and experience, it SHOULD also be customized to the job or industry being pursued. Think about it: why would, say, a junior accountant and a senior architect want similar looking resumes? Adding to this complexity, there are all kinds of mixed signals and advice from different people about resumes. How long they should be, what sections to include/exclude, whether you should include a photo…and so on, and so on. Wouldn’t it be great if there was some way…
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October 12, 2022
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The Importance of ATS Keywords in your professional resume

  THE IMPORTANCE OF ATS KEYWORDS IN YOUR PROFESSIONAL RESUME If you’re in the market for a new job and confused as to why you’re not getting any callbacks? It might not be you. It may be the lack of keywords in your resume in comparison to the job posting. WHAT IS ATS?  With many of today’s job postings receiving hundreds, if not thousands of applicants, many companies have turned to Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS). In fact, ATS programs are used by 98.9% of Fortune 500 companies, and almost 75% of other employers.  An ATS is programmed to scan resumes quickly. It reduces your resume to plain text and looks for pre-selected words, skills, or abilities that the hiring manager…
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October 3, 2022
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The Benefits of Choosing a Professional Resume Writer

Communication, particularly the written word, has allowed humans to share ideas and expand our knowledge base to incredible heights unrivaled in the animal kingdom. Based on modern linguistic and anthropological research, you could soundly argue that a recorded language is what truly catapulted our species to its current standing. Even in today’s world of text messaging, tweets, and all manner of slang and truncated verbiage, professional written correspondence remains the law in the realms of academia, employment, public speaking, and more. After all, clear communication is the easiest way to broadcast one’s intelligence. Resume writing is a prime example of a skill that remains relevant in the modern job market. But the art of resume writing, unfortunately, is becoming lost.…
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September 12, 2022
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Differences between a Resume and Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Different jobs have different application processes. Some positions will require a standard resume while others will require a curriculum vitae (CV). Most of the time you’ll be asked to hand over one or the other when you are starting the application process. Knowing which one you need is going to help you look right for the job. Then, with some professional resume help, that job will be yours. So, what are the differences between the two documents? In short, a resume is a summary of relevant information while a CV is an in-depth explanation of all of your accomplishments. But there’s more to it than that. While they both help you obtain a position of your choice, they’re vastly different…
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September 5, 2022
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Tips for Creating an Excellent Resume

Your resume is your first impression to every employer or hiring manager. It sums you up in a single short document and is essentially your argument to the company as to why you would be a great addition to their team. Why should they hire you? Why do you stand out? What kinds of results have you generated in your work history? All of this information should be summed up in your resume. Our resume writing service can help you craft the perfect document, one that can drastically improve your chances to getting hired.
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August 30, 2022
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5 Strategies for Better Resume Preparation

Whether you’re jumping into a new job search or highlighting your experience at a current job, having a stellar resume on hand is always a smart idea. If it’s been a while since your last update, it’s important to be aware of the current trends in resume preparation. Getting your name to stand out amongst dozens of other candidates can seem like a difficult feat. However, with the right arrangement and content, you can make your resume pop! Here’s a list of 5 strategies to help you build a better resume. 1.    Cut the old The most important thing to do with your resume is to start cutting out old or useless information that doesn’t need to be there. For…
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February 17, 2020
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The Benefits of Choosing a Professional Resume Writer

Communication, particularly the written word, has allowed humans to share ideas and expand our knowledge base to incredible heights unrivaled in the animal kingdom. Based on modern linguistic and anthropological research, you could soundly argue that a recorded language is what truly catapulted our species to its current standing. Even in today’s world of text messaging, tweets, and all manner of slang and truncated verbiage, professional written correspondence remains the law in the realms of academia, employment, public speaking, and more. After all, clear communication is the easiest way to broadcast one’s intelligence. Resume writing is a prime example of a skill that remains relevant in the modern job market. But the art of resume writing, unfortunately, is becoming lost.…
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February 17, 2020
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Listing Freelance Jobs on Your Resume: A How-To Guide

You may have been freelancing for a variety of reasons: replacing income from a job loss or increasing income. Don’t forget that even if it was just a temporary or ongoing freelance gig, you can still apply what you’ve learned or accomplished to boost your resume. If you’ve done some freelance work and aren’t sure how to incorporate them into your resume, here are some things to keep in mind when listing your freelance work. Listing Freelance Work Listing freelance work or self-employment can help your resume. It can illustrate skills that may be helpful in the job you’re seeking. A hiring manager will consider your freelance work if it’s relevant and makes you a better candidate for the job.…
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February 17, 2020
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Top Ten Things to Leave Off Your Resume

Your resume is an important tool in your search for a new job. It presents your work history, the experience that you possess and, more importantly, the specific employable skills you have that a hiring manager is looking for. The information in your resume can make the difference between getting an interview for the desired position and being ignored. There is such a thing as too much information, however. The more bloated your resume, the more likely an employer will put it to the side and out of contention. Here are ten things to consider leaving off your resume: Career Objective The career objective is typically the first words on your resume and often fails to say much more than…
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February 17, 2020

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