Keywords in Your Resume Lead to Interviews

Resume Bear

Eighty percent of all submitted resumes (and 100 percent of resumes sent to Fortune 1000 companies) get scanned by software commonly known as an applicant-tracking system (ATS), and such scanned resumes are stored on a server in a digitized format.

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In 2011, Increase Your Prospects With Better Differentiation

Threshold Consulting

Boldt: Zen and the Art of Making a Living: A Practical Guide to Creative Career Design (Arkana) Archives April 2011 March 2011 February 2011 January 2011 December 2010 November 2010 October 2010 September 2010 August 2010 July 2010 More. » In 2011, Increase Your Prospects With Better Differentiation This month’s Career Collective topic is things job seekers should keep an eye on in 2011 (trends/tools/hiring practices). 

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Career Tools to Check Out in 2011 | CareerSolvers

Career Solvers

Home About Us How It Works FAQs Contact Resources Request a Proposal Monday, January 3rd, 2011 Career Tools to Check Out in 2011 This month’s Career Collective topic is trends, tools, and hiring practices for 2011.

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The 51 Best Job Search Blog Posts of 2011


The most popular job search bloggers share their most popular job search blog posts of 2011. Top Job Bloggers’ Most Popular Articles of 2011. Rich DeMatteo : 50 Killer Questions For Job Seekers To Ask On Interviews. Rosa Vargas : The Resume : From The Employer’s-Eye View. Alison Doyle : Job Interview Questions and Best Answers. Jessica Merrell : The STAR Job Interview Technique. Dorlee M : 20 Interview Questions Every Social Worker Needs to Know.

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10 Irrefutable Laws of Successful Job Interviewing

Resume Bear

Ten Irrefutable Laws of Successful Job Interviewing. Prepare for the job interview by memorizing the job description and qualifications, being prepared to show that you match up to them as well as reading and understanding the mission and vision of the organization.

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How Do You Explain Away Gaps in Your Resume?

Resume Bear

The problem is, however, you’re worried about how you will explain a gap or gaps on your resume. The lack of work on a resume can be due to a variety of factors, including firings, layoffs, time off to raise a family and more.

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5 Critical Leadership Skills to Showcase on Your Resume

Resume Bear

Do you want over 13,000 leaders and HR professionals around the world to understand which leadership skills are in demand now to know which leadership skills companies look for on your resume? by Donna Svei on September 4, 2011.

10 Things You Should Always Bring with You to an Interview

Resume Bear

If you want to be one of the “chosen” to land an interview, you must be at the top of your game. No longer is it enough to simply appear at an interview dressed in a suit and armed with a positive attitude. Today’s candidates must be thoroughly prepared for each interview they attend.

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13 Illegal and Legal Interview Questions:

Resume Bear

Career Advice College Students Employee Benefits Featured Articles Internships Interview Tips Job Hunting Strategies Job Market Resume & Cover Letter Tips job interview Job Search job search strategy job seekers jobs resume resumebearAge Inappropriate: How old are you?

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The New Resume Rules of 2011

Career Rocketeer

A recent article from the Wall Street Journal took a look at ways that a job seeker can update his or her resume to suit the needs of hiring managers in 2011. These tips from the Wall Street Journal can give your hunt just the boost it needs for 2011. Resumes Ad1 SEO1

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Deadly Resume Mistakes To Avoid

Resume Bear

Resume is too random and generic; lacks focus. Consequently, their resumes end up being too long and too general. In most fields, you do not need to have an objective on your resume. Lying on resumes. Sending a resume without a cover letter.

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Job Interview “Elevator Pitch”

Resume Bear

The elevator pitch is also the perfect response to many interview questions including: Tell me about yourself. Just like the resume, the pitch must include proof that you have successfully completed job relevant tasks.

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9 ways to prepare for the job interview

Cube Rules

I’ve written a lot on Cube Rules about interview questions. What I’d like to do is go through how to prepare for a face-to-face interview. Here are nine practical ways to prepare for the interview. Research the interviewer. Display energy during the interview.

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Become Irresistible to Employers to Land Interviews

Resume Bear

Resumes have traditionally been used to communicate the facts of your education and training that qualify you for job openings. More recently, job seekers have tried spicing up their resumes by using colored paper, fancy fonts, and other flourishes. That applies to your resume as well.

My Fav 5 Blog Posts from 2011 and 3 Resolutions for 2012

Corn on the Job

My Favorite 5 Blog Posts From 2011. Job Seeker Uses “Hire Me” Campaign to Land Dream Job at Krispy Kreme Donuts: 2011 was a year that saw Job Seekers go further with their creativity than ever before. I’ve dressed down far too often in 2011.

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12 Things to Bring to an Interview


If you are wearing your best outfit and talking to yourself, there's a good chance you're prepping for a job interview. Before your stomach fills with butterflies and your head fills with clever answers to tough questions, it's important to create an interview checklist.

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15 Basic Resume Tips

Corn on the Job

Writing a resume sucks. Whether you’re getting ready to start your first resume , or you’re about to make some edits to an existing document, the following 15 resume tips should give you the basic knowledge you need to get moving! Keep pictures off of your resume.

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Theft at Interviews: Seven Prudent Precautions

Sklover Working Wisdom

ACTUAL CASE HISTORIES*: Amanda, 36, was a successful graphic artist with a solid resume in the magazine publishing world. A great opportunity seemed to come her way when, through her networking efforts, she was asked to interview for a full-time position as Art Director with a leading fashion-oriented website. Her first interview went extremely well. Because the principal investor was called away on business, Amanda’s “final interview” had to be postponed one week.

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Job Search, Career and Life: Your 11 Favorite Posts From 2011

Tim's Strategy

So today I’ve compiled a summary of reader favorite posts of 2011. First it focused on a big and scary question we get at the beginning of almost every job interview (and one you have to nail). Should Your Resume And LinkedIn Profile Be Carbon Copies? We all get busy.

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Should You Call After Sending a Resume? Some Say Yes!

The Job Quest

He talked with hiring managers about how job seekers should follow up after having an interview. His data suggested that a phone call after an interview was not a very popular choice, which led me to think that a call at the résumé submission stage would be even less desired.

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The College Student’s Guide to a Winning Resume

Resume Bear

Recruiters spend less than a minute reviewing your resume. With a stack of resumes to review, recruiters naturally want to make their workload easier, tossing bad resumes right off the bat. Eventually, someone guesses the real goal of a resume: to get an interview.

7 Resume Lies Employers Will Never Check

Resume Bear

Many Human Resources staffers preach the dangers of lying on your resume, and they’re right to an extent. You’re giving them a snapshot of who you are; there’s nothing wrong with using just the right lighting to show them your good side on a resume.

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Competitive Resumes

The Voice Of Job Seekers.from the page of an empathetic resume writer. As resume writers, trainers, and job coaches, that same road remains intricate and delicate. BLOG.COMPETITIVERESUMES.NET: 15 Uses of a Dead Resume 15 Uses of a Dead Resume Tweet The paper résumé is dead.

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Company Due-Diligence Before You Interview

Resume Bear

Whether applying for a job, working on a resume or preparing for an interview, knowing and understanding your target companies is essential. Beyond the letter, it is crucial to speak intelligently about a company during an interview.

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17 Tips to Ace Your Next Phone Interview


It’s easy to understate the importance of a phone interview, dismissing it as merely the first step in the long job-search process. In reality, a seemingly cursory phone interview is actually the most important step, because without success, the next steps never happen.

10 Tricky Job Interview Questions and How to Answer Them


How to understand what the interviewer is really asking so you can respond really well. Bizarre and random interview questions may not be politically correct but there’s always some panel member who wants to ask them and they sure need an answer.

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How To Land an Executive Job in 2011

Executive Career Brand

How To Land an Executive Job in 2011 is a post from: Executive Career Brand. Get your resume, bio and other career marketing materials together. How to Write An Irresistible C-level Executive Brand Resume in 10 Steps. Prepare to excel in job interviews.

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Where Does My Resume Really Go?

Resume Bear

? When you submit your resume online. Some companies require you to submit an online application – including your resume and possibly a cover letter. These resumes may be accessed right away or even later by other areas of the company.

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Know when your resume is opened, forwarded, and printed

Resume Bear

ResumeBear Offers Job Seekers Advanced Online Resume Tools. Know when your resume is opened, forwarded, and printed. ResumeBear allows you to activate text and email alerts so you will know in real time when your resume has been opened and is being read. This allows you to act quickly to secure that initial interview. If the recipient forwards your resume to someone, you will have that information as well. Advance Your Career, Empower Your Resume.

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Why Your Mother Should Not Read Your Resume

Resume Bear

If your resume needs the once over, who do you turn to? Too often individuals turn to those closest to them, family, friends and trusting co-workers to give their resumes a review and see what looks good and what needs help.

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5 steps to building powerful job interview stories

Cube Rules

Building powerful interview stories is like following the plot of a great fiction book. There are five steps to building an interview story. This means you need to go through your resume and/or status reports and come up with areas of your work that positively affected the business.

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111 Smart Resume Section Headings and Titles


The list is divided into sections, just like your resume, to group the related headers together for easy reference. 130 Positive Personality Adjectives For Your Next Job Interview. 500 Positive Resume Action Verbs That Get Job Interviews.

Did My Resume End up in the Black Hole?

Resume Bear

Whatever Happened to my Resume? I have often heard job seekers refer to the application process as a “black hole where resumes go, never to be heard from again”. Today, each new job posting elicits an average of 300-400 resumes. Is Your Resume A Mess?

Career Advice, Rants and Funny Stories About Work: 2011 Recap

Career Solvers

As 2011 draws to a close, I’m reflecting on some of my favorite blog posts of the year. Common Interview Questions and What They Mean. Resume Writing Tips For Susan Lucci and Others Who Haven’t Written a Resume in 40 Years. Outrageous Interview Blunders.

How to Write a Resume that Gets the Interview

Evil HR Lady

Remember way back when, when I solicited resumes for review? The best comments on the resume come from Alison Green at Ask a Manager , so hope over to BNET and take a look. How to Write a Resume that Gets the InterviewWell, I finally have it reviewed and up! The reason for the delay was BNET had never done something like this before and it took some new technical skills. The programmer did a great job!)

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ResumeBear Helps Job Seekers With 3 New Partnerships

Resume Bear

Solana Beach, Ca (PRWEB) November 29, 2011. ResumeBear and Resume2Hire: In addition to the ability to quickly upload a resume from a word document or use the resume wizard to create a resume from scratch, ResumeBear realized that many job seekers need professional help to get a top notch resume. Resume2Hire’s writers connect directly with each job seeker to create a custom resume that reflects who each person is and what they represent.

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The Top 11 JobMob Articles of 2011


A visual look back at the JobMob articles enjoyed most in 2011. Enjoy the articles… 1) How To Make Your Own Cool Facebook Resume. 3) 111 Smart Resume Section Headings and Titles. 5) Not Just For Students: Where to Apply for Internship Programs in Israel in 2011.

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Should You Call After Sending a Resume? Others Say No (and other considerations)

The Job Quest

As a matter of fact, my co-facilitator and I specifically request from our customers a message via Facebook or LinkedIn… I appreciate this approach myself, as when I am phone interviewing I need to schedule specific times.

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Resume Tips That Set You Apart From Your Peers

Professional Resume Services

Your resume is your marketing tool for success. The format and feel of your resume can either open doors or close them, often this feeling can make people question why they didn’t get the interview or thinking they You need to be able to advertise your skills and ability to succeed with your prospective employer.

9 Tips for a Surprisingly Helpful Hobbies & Interests Resume Section


Why you might include the one resume section that most people don’t. Most people think that a hobbies and interests resume section is a silly addition, but that’s only true if you include silly hobbies and interests. 2) Present potential interview topics. Resume 2.0:

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