Category: Resumes

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4 Ways to Spot Employers Using Applicant Tracking Systems to Screen Resumes

In an earlier post we provided tips to producing a well-written resume with a resume checklist, and we indicated the importance of having an applicant tracking system-ready, or ATS-ready, resume. As more employers are inundated with resumes, it becomes harder to find the right talent. So, many employers have resorted to ATS software to help…
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Words to Avoid on the Resume & Job Interview

One moment things are looking good, but that can quickly change with a bad choice of words on the resume or at the job interview. Your choice of words, both written and spoken, can impact your job search results. The goal of your resume is to help inform employers about who you are as a…
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4 Tips to Make Your Resume Easy to Skim

Why is it so important that your resume be easy to skim? There are many reasons, and if you fail to address it when writing or updating your resume, it can mean that you may have lost opportunities with potential employers. The resume serves as your marketing tool as a professional. If your marketing tool…
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What You Do on Social Media Can Impact Your Job Search

Recruiters and hiring managers are using social media to help screen applicants. What they find out about you on social media ultimately leaves an impression. That impression can be strong enough to impact their decision on whether or not to invest time in interviewing you or hire you. For years now, recruiters and hiring managers…
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The Go-To Resume Checklist

If finding a new job or a new career is on your mind, it’s time to get started with the resume. A well-written resume that speaks to what hiring managers are looking for will help open the doors to job interviews. Without it, you can find yourself job searching to no end. Even when you…
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