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7 Deadly Sins of Executive Resume Writing

Executive Career Brand

If your executive resume isn’t doing its job landing you interviews, and you know it doesn’t present you well, it may need an intervention. Is your resume in such bad shape you can’t deny it any longer? You want your resume to be an interview magnet.

10 Resume Writing Tips for College Students

Career Alley

Creating a captivating resume can be a daunting task for college students. However, when you take a look at the list of things that are valuable for employers, you will understand that there is much more you can write about than what you initially anticipated. Good luck in your search.

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6 Winning Executive Resume Writing Strategies

Career Realism

You may spend hours to perfect the resume to impress employers, but hiring managers and recruiters may only spend a mere few seconds on it. The resume is what will help pave the way to your next career opportunity. Related: 4 Quick Ways To Improve Your Executive Resume.

7 Commonly Asked Resume Writing Questions Answered

Career Realism

Having to write your own resume can be daunting, especially if you haven’t updated it in a while. RELATED : Need to write a resume? Watch these resume tutorials! There are quite of few commonly asked questions I get from job seekers.

Serenity Now! Simplify Your Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

How much do you really know about today’s executive job search? Do you know which comes first – resume writing, personal branding or targeting ? It’s a given that job-hunting these days is a complicated process. Executive Job Search: Research Your Target Employers.

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Top Resume Writing Tips for College Students

The Undercover Recruiter

Creating a captivating resume can be a daunting task for college students – the reason for that is obvious: at this early stage of their lives, students haven’t reached many significant achievements. READ MORE: Key Action Words to Use in your Resume.

Are You Making This Hilarious Resume Mistake?

Professional Resume Services

You want your resume to stand out, right? But not when it stands out as a shining example of what not to do on a resume. While there are many ways to make mistakes on a resume, one of the most ubiquitous is the plethora of unnecessary verbiage that accompanies attempts to impress.

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4 Great Reasons To Use A Professional Resume Writing Service

Career Realism

Simply put, your resume is the most important document in your career. Here are four good reasons why you should use a professional resume writing service for this important document: 1. seconds scanning a resume? It’s hard to write about yourself. Resume

New Survey Shows Executives Need Social Media Skills

Professional Resume Services

However, BRANDfog’s 2014 survey on The Global, Social CEO indicates that C-level executives who ignore social media are losing the ability to influence brand reputation and company leadership. A social media-savvy candidate will be preferred in tomorrow’s business world.

5 Key Resume Writing Tips For The Over 50 Job Seeker

Career Realism

5 Key Resume Writing Tips For The Over 50 Job Seeker. Related: Resumes For People Aged 50+. Unfortunately, when you’re looking for a job, “society” has a huge pool of candidates. Age bias in the job search is real. Beyond your resume….

Stop! Before You Write Your Executive Resume or LinkedIn Profile ???

Executive Career Brand

The other day I was speaking with a senior-level executive job seeker in the healthcare industry who said she was not getting much response to her resume. We reviewed it together, and I asked her what kinds of jobs she was targeting, and in which industry.

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6 Basic Tips On Resume Writing From A Professional Resume Writer

Career Realism

Resume writing isn’t for everyone. When that happens, you lack insight on what information to customize and highlight on your resume so that it’s most appealing to the potential employer. Related: 6 Tips For Using Bullet Points On Your Resume. Job Search Resume

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What Not to Include in Your Resume Profile

Careers Done Write

For many, determining what to include in the resume profile is vexing. You want to entice the reader, so they are immediately engaged – so much so, that they read the rest of your resume. No wonder so many people find resume writing so challenging.

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When Is Your Digital Birthday? Why Should You Care?

Professional Resume Services

But someday, they will ask a search engine to compile every bit of information that has been posted with their name online and the digital version of naked-baby-on-a-rug will not seem so cute. Have you seen a sonogram of a pregnancy in a friend’s announcement online?

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Use This Job Search Plan To Slash Your Time By 50%

Career Realism

Job searching has changed a lot in this digital age. This job search plan will show you what you need to do to slash your job search time by 50% and save you hours of frustration. Get A Professional Resume. Distribute Your Resume. Job Boards.

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Does LinkedIn Make the Executive Resume Obsolete?

Executive Career Brand

With the popularity of LinkedIn and the indisputable necessity of having a presence there , many people claim that the resume is dead, or dying. that a robust, fully populated LinkedIn profile is, in fact, the new resume. why do you need a resume at all?

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5 Steps to a Great Resume – Content – Lesson 4

Career Alley

We used a few recruiters to help find and screen some candidates. Most of the resumes we received were good (but not amazing). They had good formats and did a good job of explaining their work history. There were a few excellent resumes and, of course, there were a few bombs.

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9 Reasons Why I Won’t Hire You

Career Alley

Hiring managers have a tough job. They have to wade through a mountain of resumes, pick the top candidates, decide on their final choice and then hope they didn’t make a mistake. I’ve been a hiring manager for a long time, and it’s never easy to pick the final candidate. That being said, many candidates make it easy to eliminate them from the process. Your resume is arguably the most important career document you will ever have.

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5 Tips To Stay Positive And Motivated While Job Searching

Career Realism

At the start of a job search, you may feel hopeful and excited about what potential opportunities may lie ahead, but many job seekers easily fall into a slump as time passes. Related: 3 Tips On Using Direct Mail In Your Job Search. Coming up with job search goals.

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3 Tips On Using Direct Mail In Your Job Search

Career Realism

A majority of the job postings happen online – on job boards, company websites and social media sites like LinkedIn and Twitter, so who would still think to submit a resume via snail mail! Direct your resume to a person, not a general mail dump off. Job Search

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3 Job Search Tactics That Bring Results You Want

Career Realism

There’s a reason why people are advised to secure a job before quitting even in the best job market. Job searching can involve a lengthy process, especially when the best job search tactics aren’t in use. Related: 4 Steps To Building A Job Search Plan.

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Top 10 Resume Trends For 2014

Career Realism

It’s time to take a fresh look at your job search and your resume. Below, I’ve detailed what I believe are going to be the top 10 resume trends for 2014. The Social Media Resume. Create a social media resume. The Infographic Resume.

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Why You Need To Get Your Resume To The Employer First

Career Realism

Being first counts, even when you apply for a job! The fact is there are more job candidates than job openings to go around. Related: 7 Tips For Updating Your Resume As You Go. Staying on top of the latest job openings is not hard. Job Search Resume

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What You Can Do To Help Recruiters Find You On LinkedIn

Career Realism

Don’t limit your job search to only job boards. Many recruiters today are also seeking out candidates directly via LinkedIn and posting openings there. A completed profile is given more preference over those that are incomplete in the search engine’s ranking of results.

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How To Get A Recruiter’s Attention On LinkedIn

Career Realism

Job searching can be a lengthy process, especially if you’re just depending on the submission of your resume to job postings through job boards. Related: How LinkedIn Endorsements Can Improve Your Job Search Efforts. Job Search LinkedIn recruiter

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Resume Help: Don’t Let a Font Reveal Your Age

Careers Done Write

Take a look at Dr. McFarland’s resume (CV is the more accurate term for this type of resume.) Neither is an image a candidate wants conjured when applying for a job. That is not a quality to project in a job search. Resume Help: Clean Up Your Resume.

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3 Ways To Include Testimonials On Your Resume

Career Realism

We all know that the resume is written to market a job candidate’s capabilities – it’s a self-promotional piece. Related: 5 Tips For Formatting Your Resume For Easy Reading. 3 Ways To Include Testimonials On Your Resume. How To Customize Your Resume.

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4 Rookie Mistakes You Need To Avoid On LinkedIn

Career Realism

The last thing you need is a mistake that could cost you job opportunities or your career. Yes, it can be used for personal networking, too, but when you mix the two together, it may not always work in your favor in the job searching process.

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5 Rules To Remember For An Informational Interview

Career Realism

An informational interview is not the same as a job interview. They may even help direct you to the right contacts for job opportunities. Make it clear you are not asking them for a job. For example: “What do employers look for in a job candidate in the field of XYZ?”.

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How To Make Dates On A Resume Work For You

Career Realism

How hard can it be to list dates with your work experience on your resume? Related: 5 Tips For Formatting Your Resume For Easy Reading. Follow these tips as you prepare and review your resume: Consistency. Want to work with the #1 Rated Resume Writing Service in 2013 & 2014?

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What To Do When Your Interview Isn’t Going Well

Career Realism

Related: 5 Ways To Ease Your Nerves Before A Job Interview. Some interviewers don’t have the experience and don’t know what to ask to get the key points out of the job candidate. or “What are some of the main challenges to the job?” Check out his Resume Writing Service.

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5 Resume Formatting Rules For The ATS

Career Realism

Besides working through the content for your resume, another area you need to carefully consider is formatting and whether your resume will make it through the Applicant Tracking System (ATS). Related: Resume Checklist: Must-Haves & Must-Dos. Search terms.

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The Ultimate Guide To Professional Email Etiquette

Career Realism

It is part of our everyday life and the way many employers receive cover letters and resumes from potential candidates. Even if you have to reference the job posting number, include a summary of who you are in an attention getting way. Can you imagine communicating without email?

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4 Steps For Developing A Winning Elevator Pitch

Career Realism

The mission is to get the contact to responds with “Why don’t you send me your resume?” Just like customizing a resume for different jobs, your elevator pitch needs to do the same. Don Goodman’s firm was rated as the #1 Resume Writing Service in 2013 & 2014.

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5 Tips For Formatting Your Resume For Easy Reading

Career Realism

Just like newspapers offering bite-size pieces of information that are easy to read and digest, resumes also need to be formatted in a way that makes it easy on the reader. If they’re not, no matter how good a candidate is, the resumes will just fall to the wayside.

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How To Demonstrate To Employers That You’re The Best Talent

Career Realism

Each time a job posting goes up, the employer’s mission is to find the best talent for the position. As a job candidate, your job is to demonstrate that you are that person. Related: 3 Tips For Building A Resume That Makes Your Phone Ring.

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Ace The Interview By Asking The Right Questions

Career Realism

People hire people they like, so your job in an interview is to build rapport and change the interview format into more of a conversation. You also want to make sure the job is a good fit for you so be prepared to ask good questions. As a job seeker, you must always have questions.

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7 Tips To Help Dust Off The Old Resume And Get It Ready For Your Job Search Now

Career Realism

7 Tips To Help Dust Off The Old Resume And Get It Ready For Your Job Search Now. Typically many people don’t bother to update the resume until there’s a need for it, and when they do they don’t know where to begin. Related: 4 Tips To Updating The Old Resume.

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3 Tips For Addressing Salary Requirements Effectively

Career Realism

Discussing salary ahead of receiving a job offer can come with risks, but in some situations, you can’t avoid it – especially when it’s the employer who’s asking for it when you apply. The best way to do it under this situation is to include it to your cover letter rather than your resume.

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Resume Checklist: Must-Haves & Must-Dos

Career Realism

When you’re writing a resume, you want to make sure you’ve covered everything. Here are the key elements to writing a resume and reviewing it before sending it out: Applicant Tracking System Rules. Ask yourself if your resume is inviting to the eyes.

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This Simple Trick Will Help You Quantify ANYTHING On Your Resume

Career Realism

This Simple Trick Will Help You Quantify ANYTHING On Your Resume. As a candidate or an employee, you need to justify the cost of your employment. You need to be able to prove you can get the job done better and faster than the ‘other guy’ (or other girl!).

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Top 7 Resume Trends For 2015

Career Realism

First impressions are the lifeblood of a successful job search, so making a memorable one is a must. So this year, my top 10 list of resume trends for 2015 is going to focus on ideas and strategies for creating a memorable first impression instead of a forgettable one.

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6 Of The Scariest Resumes I’ve Ever Seen

Career Realism

When you embark on the job search, updating your resume is the natural first move. Resume writing is where you devote significant energy, in order to increase the likelihood that the recruiter will stand up and take notice. How To Customize Your Resume.

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