Job Search Marketing Toolkit – Building Your Resume

Career Alley

For those of you who have followed my blog, you will know that I continually compare a job search to a marketing campaign (see “ Job Search Marketing 101 ” – Battling for Prime Shelf Space”) with you as the product. Good luck in your search, Joey.

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Job Search: How To Write Accomplishment Stories

Career Realism

During your job search , it’s vital to be confident in your abilities and accomplishments from your past experience. Do you know how to convey your accomplishments through telling compelling stories on your resume, cover letter, and networking opportunities ?

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Selling Yourself Short – 5 Ways to Promote Your Job Search

Career Alley

When you are looking for a job, it is no time to be modest. This one document should summarize not only your work and educational experience, but it should also highlight your achievements (this is the part where you use action words). What ever your achievements are, they belongs in your resume. ==>> Resume Action Verbs. Social Networks – So of course you cannot mention social networks for job search without mentioning

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4 Resume Writing Rules For Listing Your Accomplishments

Career Realism

If you haven’t heard it before, here it is: Your resume needs to showcase the top accomplishments you’ve achieved on the job. Related: How To Quantify Your Accomplishments On A Resume. Begin with an action verb. Back up your accomplishments with numbers.

The Importance Of Goal Setting In Your Job Search

Career Realism

Goal Setting is considered one of the most important elements of a successful career search. Click here or the image below to take the quiz: Related: Is Your Fear Of The Future Hurting Your Career Search? 5 Things To Consider Before You Take That Management Job. #1 Job Search

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Executive Resume Myths You Shouldn’t Believe

Professional Resume Services

Executives can work diligently and do extensive amounts of research to know what to put on a resume, only to struggle with landing a job. When you can sort away the myths from the facts, you’ll be in a better position to have success in your job hunt. A Good Resume Guarantees A Job.

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How To Write A Great Accomplishment Statement | Tim's Strategy

Tim's Strategy

Blog Free Downloads Sponsor Resources FAQ [08.02.10] View Comments How To Write A Great Accomplishment Statement If you are regular reader, you may notice that another recent post showed someone similarly posed. That post was about signaling strength during job interviews.

Elevate Your Executive Resume From Bland to BRAND

Executive Career Brand

So many executive job seekers let ho-hum passive verbs describe their sometimes extraordinary accomplishments. They use wimpy verbs like “Responsible for” and “Managed” in their LinkedIn profiles and executive resumes.

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10 Resume Writing Tips for College Students

Career Alley

You can list any achievements from the fields of academics, internships, jobs, athletics, community service, and school activities. Take a look at that list you just brainstormed – what are the most relevant experiences and skills for the job you’re applying for? Job Search.

Résumé Help: The Classic Undersell

Careers Done Write

She does not show results of any of her actions. It is wise to start each statement with a strong action verb to create excitement about the candidate’s accomplishments. Resume Help jobs search

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How to Write An Irresistible C-suite Executive Resume in 10 Steps

Executive Career Brand

If you’re like many of the c-suite and senior-level executives I work with you’ve either never needed a resume to get noticed and land a job. That is, they source and assess candidates through Google search, LinkedIn, Twitter, and other social media.

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Think Like an Executive Resume Branding Pro – 10 Resume Do’s and Don’ts

Executive Career Brand

Here’s what you learned in the first 4 parts of this series: Part 1 – Target Your Executive Resume for the Hidden Job Market. Your resume needs to provide just enough information to accomplish that. More in How Do I Find a Job in the “Hidden” Job Market ?

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Job Title Holding You Back?

Careers Done Write

Use titles that would commonly be seen in a job posting. As you generate your summary statement, be sure to include the action verb directed when describing what you did. Ask Deb job search resumeDear Deb, Q.

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5 Ways To Use Bullet Points On Resumes

Career Realism

While bullet points can help with highlighting key information like major accomplishments and success on the job, when it’s not used properly, the power of the bullet point is lost on the resume. Job Search Resume

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Ask Deb - Is a Results Oriented Résumé Obsolete?

Careers Done Write

The author of the article said to keep the font size no smaller than 11 pt and also mentioned that a results oriented résumé with lots of action verbs is useless. Let me start by saying that applying for online ads is only 15% of the game when it comes to job search.

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4 Tips On Backing Up Your Soft Skills With Hard Facts

Career Realism

While soft skills are important to employers, simply labelling the resume with these words or saying it at the job interview won’t produce much results. Here’s what you have to do on the resume and at the job interview: 1. Use action verbs to highlight your qualities.

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How To Create Effective Achievements On Your Resume

Career Realism

In my job as a Head of Recruitment at Yieldify and in my interview coaching practice, I see a lot of resumes on a daily basis. Most of them don’t stand out – many resumes are very duty-oriented, and often what job seekers call ‘achievements’ are really their daily responsibilities.

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Why Your Past Experience Isn’t Going To Get You A Job

Career Realism

But the point of this article should be crystal clear to all job seekers: Your “experience” is not going to get you a job. Related: The ‘Skills Gap’ Issue For Job Seekers. This is then followed by a litany of your jobs, dates, titles, and job duties.

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6 Tips For Using Bullet Points On Your Resume

Career Realism

Use paragraphs for roles and responsibilities, and bullets for accomplishments and success statements. Consider what’s important for the job and select the most relevant points that will detail what you’ve done, how you’ve done it, and what results were made. Job Search Resume

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??? Stop Falling into Resume Gaps


Need a better way to explain what you did between jobs? Trying to re-enter the job market after a long time? Free bonus: The One Resume Resource You’ll Ever Need is a handy reference to make your resume get you more job interviews. Job Hopper?

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Interview Yourself To Prepare Your Resume

Career Realism

Related: How To Prepare For A Job Interview. Just the facts” should end with the headline for each of your jobs. That’s the job title, organization, and dates. Don’t continue to create a short list of boring job duties. Interview Yourself To Prepare Your Resume.

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Top Resume Writing Tips for College Students

The Undercover Recruiter

You can list any achievements from the fields of academics, internships, jobs, athletics, community service , and school activities. The most effective applicant resumes are those that are aimed towards the requirements for a specific job.

5 Tips To Make Your Resume Stand Out

Career Realism

If you are job hunting, and you have ever asked someone to look at your resume, you may already have discovered one truth: everyone has an opinion. Quantify your accomplishments. For some people, quantifying their accomplishments may feel like a challenge, but it really shouldn’t.

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The #1 Thing That Employers Are Looking For In A Resume

Career Realism

Related: How To Create A Resume That Captures The Hearts And Minds (And Job Offers) Of Employers. Making sure you can show your value in that area requires a few steps: Understand the job description. Understand The Job Description. Not every job description is created equal.

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S.M.A.R.T. Goals For Job Seekers

Career Realism

Goals for job seekers, one from the viewpoint of the activities you perform as part of your job search, the other, really understanding the expectations of a position being considered. Job Search. For Job Seekers, S.M.A.R.T. Career Advice Job Search

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Is Writing Results Oriented Resumes Obsolete?

Careers Done Write

The author of the article said to keep the font size no smaller than 11 pt and also mentioned that a results oriented résumé with lots of action verbs is useless. Let me start by saying that applying for online ads is only 15% of the game when it comes to job search.

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7 Strategies To Get More Recruiters To Read Your Resume

Career Realism

If you’re using your resume for networking purposes, use a title that showcases your job search goals. For example, if you’re looking for a job in supply chain management, specific titles might include Director of Purchasing or Procurement Manager. Job Search Resume

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What Employers Want

The Job Quest

Here’s a link directly to the survey: The 2010 Orange County Resume Survey Anything that can help you gain some “inside information&# when job hunting is always a good thing. Make sure that it is an accurate representation of you and your accomplishments, and go with it!

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10 Ways To Condense Your Resume Without Losing Value

Career Realism

Too many keywords in a document can actually be a negative thing, because it may make it appear you are stuffing your document for the sole purpose of ranking high in resume searches. Generally, each job listed on a resume should include a brief position overview statement.

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What is a Professional Résumé?

Careers Done Write

There are several critical fundamentals to a professional résumé If a candidate misses the mark on any of the fundamentals, it can diminish the results of the candidate’s job search campaign. Under professional experience, the smart candidate mentions major responsibilities and accomplishments. Start each line in the professional experience section with an action verb. Go beyond the job description and share achievements with measured results.

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Changing Careers In 2015? Do THIS With Your Resume

Career Realism

Related: Top 8 Job Search Trends For 2015. We get so focused on crafting a resume that supports how we think we should present ourselves to get the next job, that our real selves get lost in the getting-it-right-on-paper part.

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Common Grammar Rules For Resumes

Career Realism

just start with an action verb like “Delivered,” “Achieved,” “Produced,” etc. Show the most important achievement first , starting with the quantifiable accomplishment. How Your Writing Style Affects Your Job Search.

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5 Power Words to Make Your CV Get Noticed

Catherines Career Corner

Use strong action verbs to describe your accomplishments from current and previous roles. Related posts: Six Tricky Job Search Traps. All about JobsYou’ve probably read or heard it before, but it’s worth saying again: Your CV must grab the hiring manager’s attention within the first 10 seconds, or it will likely get tossed. Want to boost your chance of being called in for an interview?

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Your Weekly Status Report will Kill Your Personal Brand | Cube Rules

Cube Rules

Home Blog Cube Rules Products Dream Job Coaching Media Contact Scot Cube Rules provides job advice and support for career-minded individuals working in corporate cubicles. Start each line with an action verb. What are your favorite “action verbs?”

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5-Step Quick Guide For Getting Started On LinkedIn

Career Realism

20 Powerful Action Verbs To Kick Your Resume Up A Notch. In addition to adding your resume, you can showcase visual accomplishments like PDFs, online articles, and images. It puts you in searches, finds relevant people to connect with you, and so on.

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???? Resume Objective Statements That Cause Recruiters To Reject You


My personal belief is that the fastest way to lose a job before they even read your resume, is to begin it with something like that. When going through the job-seeking process, it is very important to understand the stages and the roles of the documents that support each stage.

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Free Resume Help

Career Tips Blog

Use the title of the job you are applying for as a resume objective. Instead, start sentences with action verbs. Use year dates for the jobs held throughout your resume…2008-Present; 2006-2007; 2004-2006. Use keywords relevant to the type of job you are applying for on your resume. Get rid of the responsibility/job duties bullets. Instead use accomplishment statements. Career Tips Blog Short and Sweet to Help You Compete!

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If you've got it, flaunt it

Corn on the Job

Corn on the Job Wisdom for Job Seekers Blog About Archives COTJ Blog Roll Corn Heads Contact Subscribe If you’ve got it, flaunt it by Rich DeMatteo on January 7, 2010 Welcome to my post about resume length. Step away from your computer and give the job to a professional.

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