The Three Elements in a Winning Resume

December 4, 2014

As a recruiter, I’ve seen thousands of resumes ranging from very qualified and capable candidates all over the nation. These candidates span from every industry and from administrative professionals to C level corporate executives. Each time I review a resume, I would review it under the eyes of the hiring manager. Through their eyes, I […]

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Tips for Cover Letters to Get More Interviews

December 4, 2014

How to use a cover letter to get you more interviews. Tips on how to use bulleted or bold face formatting to get your resume noticed. Here’s a tip for cover letters to get more interviews.  Use a bulleted format cover letter rather than a standard letter in paragraphs.  The bulleted format is more eye […]

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Resume vs. Curriculum Vitae

November 20, 2014

A resume is a one- to two-page document summarizing your career objectives, professional experiences and achievements, and educational background. The heading of the resume should contain your name, address and contact information. The body of the resume should be broken into the following sections: career objective, profile/summary, professional experience, achievements, scholastics, and references.  Your career […]

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Tips on listing certifications and licenses in your resume

November 20, 2014

Your resume is a compilation of your professional life; from your education to summer internships, from publications to technical skills, it is critical that your resume includes anything that would help you get the job that you are interested in. Most professionals make a mistake of focusing on experience and education only. As a result, […]

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How To Create A Resume That Gets Results!

November 12, 2014

The purpose of a resume is to get invited to a job interview by an employer. The resume is the first and most preferred way of introducing yourself, so it should highlight all of your achievements. Here is a brief overview about what you need to include in your resume so that you can catch […]

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How to Write a Resume for Your First Job

November 12, 2014

Writing a resume for your first job requires patience, attention to detail, and a little creativity. All job seekers need a strong resume if they want to compete for the best jobs. New professionals, especially, need to work even harder to sell themselves to managers. Writing a resume for your first job requires patience, attention […]

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Resume Writing – Things to Consider

November 5, 2014

You are looking for a job and you are out to land the job of a lifetime. It can happen! Before you consider want ads, job websites, or making inquiries of companies you are interested in, you will need a resume. You are looking for a job and you are out to land the job […]

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Special Cover Letter Considerations For Teachers

November 4, 2014

Cover letters for teachers need to emphasize qualifications as well as attitude. Education professionals need to come into the field with an attitude of service coupled with a commitment to excellence and a desire to work closely with students. It should reflect all of these points, as should resumes for teachers, and any other self […]

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Cover letter must haves

October 30, 2014

Before we discuss what your cover letter should contain in order for the employer to take notice and review your resume, it is critical that understand the importance of having a cover letter. The most commonly made mistake in resume submissions is not including a copy of your cover letter. If you are emailing your […]

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Keep it short – resume length guidelines

October 30, 2014

One of the main questions asked about resumes is, “Do I have to include everything on one page?” The most common misconception of resume writing is that your entire professional history has to fit within one 8 ½”x11” page of white paper. The truth is, the resume should be well written and concise, and should […]

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