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Résumé Tips

Your Résumé Is Your Résumé

Marlena McMahon-Purk | Posted 10.08.2013 | Business
Marlena McMahon-Purk

My resume is just that -- my résumé. Before I even interview with you, you're instructing me to edit my own information out of my own résumé and put your name on it?

Resume Advice for the Recent Grad

Amanda Augustine | Posted 09.30.2013 | College
Amanda Augustine

Craft a strong resume that says you're ready for the workforce. Here are seven tips to help you send the right message to prospective employers with your resume.

When Does It Pay To Go Back to School In Midlife?

Posted 07.14.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Nancy Collamer Getting a degree or certificate won’t guarantee a job. Here's what you need to know to increase you...

10 Ways The Job Search Has Changed

Posted 09.02.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Joshua Waldman If you haven't looked for work lately, be sure you know the new rules about resumés Job searchi...

What Your Resume Says About Your Age

Grace Williamson | Posted 06.30.2013 | DC
Grace Williamson

Job seekers tend to resuscitate the resume they used to find their previous position by simply adding another block to detail their most recent position. What many don't realize is that they need to pay special attention to remove information that may date them and inadvertently lead to age discrimination.

Binge Drink or Build a Resume this Summer: Expert Offers Advice for Students and Parents

Melissa Luke | Posted 06.12.2013 | College
Melissa Luke

There is a good reason why companies don't hire college students with master's degrees and no professional work experience: They don't know anything. Why would you want a master of nothing running a company?

Career Branding: How to Market Yourself Well

Dr. Tracey Wilen-Daugenti | Posted 06.05.2013 | Business
Dr. Tracey Wilen-Daugenti

When applying for a position it is most beneficial to properly "market your brand" so that an employer can easily evaluate your candidacy based on how you specifically are qualified and how you are better equipped than the competition.

Why Your Resume Is Not Enough, From Nicole Williams (WATCH)

Posted 08.14.2013 | Home

The resume is on the decline. According to career expert Nicole Williams, employers are looking for the people who fit their needs on services like Li...

The New Resume?

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 03.28.2013 | Small Business

Vala Afshar is searching for the right candidate to fill a six-figure position at his company, but he won't be viewing a single resume. Instead, the c...

4 Tips for Your Resume Update!

Jocelyn Greenky | Posted 04.23.2013 | Women
Jocelyn Greenky

A great resume, and I don't mean just the contents of it, can open a door even if you don't exactly have the exact skills that the company is looking for. A sloppy resume will slam that same door shut -- even if your experience is exactly aligned with the available position.

This Might Be The Greatest Resume We've Ever Seen

Slate | Will Oremus | Posted 01.28.2013 | Business

There are bad online resumes, there are good online resumes, and then there's Philippe Dubost's online resume. Dubost, a web product manager, built...

What I Learned From Being Laid Off

The Levo League | Posted 03.09.2013 | Business
The Levo League

Living in fear of a lay off is not beneficial, but being aware that it could happen to you at any time will likely encourage you to take the following precautions, which will leave you prepared in the event of you do get laid off.

7 Tips For Writing a Job Post That Gets Results

Steve Roberson | Posted 02.06.2013 | Small Business
Steve Roberson

A job post is an advertisement. You're letting the world know about a fabulous opportunity at your organization. You want people to be lining up to apply, but the goal is to make them the right people.

10 Words You Should Remove From Your Resume Right Now

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 12.06.2012 | Small Business

Are you a "creative" and "effective" job candidate? News flash: you're also "predictable," like a lot of other applicants using these same buzzwords. ...

Three Simple Resume Tips

Sara Sutton Fell | Posted 01.30.2013 | Business
Sara Sutton Fell

Because of the resume's omnipresence in our job searches, it's essential to get it right. Here are three very simple resume tips to help you maximize the impact of this all-important document.

The Hiring Guru: Let Me Be Blunt - Prep Your References, Duh!

David Jensen | Posted 01.13.2013 | Business
David Jensen

Possibly the worst thing to happen before you attend an interview, or even worse after you've interviewed and the company is interested, is having unprepared references.

The Five Things Your Resume Is Missing

Money Talk News | Angela Colley | Posted 11.08.2012 | Money

MoneyTalksNews: According to a recent study by TheLadders, recruiters only spend about six seconds looking at your resume. During those few seconds...

8 On-Campus Jobs That Will Boost Your Resume

tv | Posted 09.13.2012 | Teen

By Sierra Tishgart It's necessary to devote some of your free time in college to advancing your career, but not all students can handle the financi...

New Ways to Spot Real Talent for Business

Jenna Flateman Posner | Posted 11.07.2012 | Business
Jenna Flateman Posner

The knee jerk reaction in the United States is to vet candidates based on what one finds on paper. But, in my experience, l have found what an applicant looks like on paper is only a beginning.

Dare to Live Beyond Your Resume

The Daily Beacon | Posted 11.04.2012 | College
The Daily Beacon

So if resume building consumes your life, resume writing is painful, interviews are nerve-wracking and the final goal is ambiguous, why do we allow ourselves to be consumed by this?

5 Ways to Get Your Resume Noticed

Mary Eileen Williams | Posted 10.30.2012 | Fifty
Mary Eileen Williams

With limited job opportunities and competition levels remaining high, your resume has to be top-notch. Here are five tips to make sure employers like what they see.

Best-Ever Job Interview Tips

Jonathan Lewis | Posted 10.14.2012 | Impact
Jonathan Lewis

With the Millennial generation unemployment rate hovering at 12 percent (50 percent above the national average), Regina's get-a-job insider tips could not be more well-timed or more useful.

Disconnect Between The Unemployed And Employers Comes Down To Resumes

Sean Weinberg | Posted 10.10.2012 | Impact
Sean Weinberg

The disconnect in the hiring process begins with resumes, and when a job seeker is unaware that their resume requires improvement, the time spent searching for a new job is bound to increase.

21st-Century Job Hunting Hints for New Grads

Diane Gayeski, Ph.D. | Posted 08.21.2012 | College
Diane Gayeski, Ph.D.

College students are accustomed to communicating with their friends via text messages and Facebook. They may have shaky interpersonal skills and they also may not know how to start meeting other professionals.

How I Got My Groove Back

Molly Blake | Posted 06.19.2012 | Impact
Molly Blake

Particularly during this hum-drum economy, having glaring gaps in a resume is foolish, especially when volunteer opportunities are abundant. And I'm not alone in the belief that true volunteer work in your chosen profession is worth mentioning.