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How Recent Grads Can Quantify Their Accomplishments

Career Realism

Fresh graduates often struggle with how to quantify their accomplishments. It is easy to impress the interviewer with examples of increasing profits, decreasing costs or streamlining processes. As with competency based interviews, you should aim to use the STAR technique.

7 Job Search Tips for Your 2020 Self

Competitive Resumes

Grit and grind will always matter in the job search as much as having adequate hard and soft skills. Partly due to how job seekers will market present themselves to the world long before a single employer is interested. Your life lessons matter in your job search.

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What Do Employers Most Want to See in a Candidate's Resume?

Resume Help Blog

August 30th, 2010 | Author: ResumeHelp When you work with ResumeEdge , our experts share their knowledge with you to provide you with the most cost-effective resume writing and job interview coaching services on the Web. That’s not an accomplishment, that is a daily duty.

2010 130

Is Your Job Search Getting the Results You Want? By: Cheryl Lynch.

Resume Help Blog

By: Cheryl Lynch Simpson March 12th, 2010 | Author: ResumeHelp Richard Bolles, job search guru and author of “What Color Is Your Parachute?” predicts that you can expect to search for work 1-2 months for every $10,000 you hope to earn. To job search is to make mistakes.

2010 130

Age Discrimination During Job Search | Tim's Strategy

Tim's Strategy

But sometimes the job search can get very frustrating. Leaving your first three jobs off of your resume. And if the first job on your resume was “Director of Finance&# , it probably wasn’t your first. 1) You may cost more than they want to pay.

2010 101

Seven Ways to Get Noticed in Your Job Search | Boomers Next Step

Boomers Next Step

Are you approaching your job search like everyone else? You’re just blending in with the Job Search Herd when you’re like everyone else. Take a different approach to your job search and you’ll start to see positive responses. For instance: (1) Have business cards advertising “You&# and your job search. (2) Your job skills and competencies should be in the top one-fourth of the first page of the resume.

2011 73

3 Reasons Not Having A Personal Website Might Be Costing You Big

Career Realism

I’ve heard stories of personal websites helping people land jobs, secure new clients, get found by the press, impress their bosses, and demonstrate thought leadership. In the wrong context, talking about your accomplishments and success can definitely be inappropriate.

2014 101

9 Traits Of A Professional Resume

Tim's Strategy

What does fine Italian food have to do with the job search? So put yourself in their shoes and make their job easier; short word blocks of no longer than three or four lines are preferred. Content Generation | Trade Shows | Social Media | Cost Control | Profitable Exposure.

2013 107

Interview Mistakes That Can Cost You The Job – by Jenna Goudreau

Resume Help Blog

Home Our Partners About Us Resume Writers Resume Help – Lesson #1 Resume Help – Lesson #2 Resume Help Blog Stand Out From The Crowd In Today's Job Market MBA Online Recent Posts Putting the Employer First Advice for New Graduates to Compete Successfully How To Save Money On Your Car Insurance The Anatomy of a Hostile Government Takeover – Obamacare at six months. a human resources consulting firm, has seen his share of embarrassingly bad job candidates.

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7 Painless Tips To Writing A Good Cover Letter

Career Realism

Use Your Cover Letter To Begin Selling Yourself For The Job The job search itself is psychologically a sales process, and this cover letter is the very first 'ad' that will grab attention and interest—even before they read your resume. Do you hate writing cover letters?

How To Get Your Resume Ignored

Ms. Career Girl

Others made me wince in disbelief that anyone who actually wanted a job would submit something so terrible. When new information is presented (like your resume), especially when there’s lots of competing additional information (all the other resumes), we find ways to narrow the field.

2016 190

A Career in SEO

Career Alley

SEO, or search engine optimization, is likely something that you’ve heard about, even if you don’t already know a lot about the technical side of the internet and how businesses work to promote their product or service on the internet. Good luck in your search.

2013 277

4 Phrases You Should Never Have On Your Resume

Career Realism

Here are some of the top phrases to avoid on your resume: "Job Duties" "Job Duties" essentially says to the employer that these are my responsibilities on the job. A more effective phrase to use is "Accomplishments" to describe your work experience. Looking for a job?

2019 83

Does No Degree Mean No Job? By Joe Turner

Resume Help Blog

By Joe Turner March 10th, 2010 | Author: ResumeHelp Often, while perusing the job postings, you’ll see listed under the requirements section wording such as “Bachelor’s degree or equivalent&#.

2010 130

Use The Right Keywords Can Get Your Resume Noticed

Resume Help Blog

If you have a line in your presentation that really captures attention…or if you say something particularly clever in a job interview…you may be able to achieve a career higher you ever dreamed possible. If you are searching for a position as a business executive, the term “Fortune 500?

2010 130

6 Steps To Maximize Your School’s Career Center As The Path To Job Success

Career Realism

6 Steps To Maximize Your School’s Career Center As The Path To Job Success. As many seniors in universities across the country will tell you, there’s no shortage of bright and accomplished graduates from top schools, all competing for a shrinking number of opportunities.

2016 111

7 Painless Tips To Writing A Job-Winning Cover Letter

Career Realism

7 Painless Tips To Writing A Job-Winning Cover Letter. Tip 1 – Use Your Cover Letter To Begin Selling Yourself For The Job. This cover letter should apply only for this job. Say what job you’re interested in and why they should be interested in talking to you about it.

6 Steps To Maximize Your School’s Career Center As The Path To Job Success

Career Realism

As many seniors in universities across the country will tell you, there’s no shortage of bright and accomplished graduates from top schools, all competing for a shrinking number of opportunities. Make sure you keep yourself updated on the university’s job posting site.

2015 114

10 Resume Tips That Will Enhance Your Personal Brand

Career Realism

If your resume still appears anything like I have described above, it is time to make a significant revision – especially if you are in the job market! The cost should be minimal and the impact is well worth every penny. List Your Biggest Accomplishments.

2016 82

Virginia & Maryland Tech Sales | TML (A Xerox Company)

Career Realism

We only hire talented individuals that want to roll up their sleeves and accomplish amazing things. Group life, AD&D, and LTD insurance at no cost. Sales Representative Desired Competencies and Experience.

7 Painless Tips To Writing A Job-Winning Cover Letter

Career Realism

Tip 1 – Use Your Cover Letter To Begin Selling Yourself For The Job. The job search itself is psychologically a sales process, and this cover letter is the very first ‘ad’ that will grab attention and interest—even before they read your resume. Do you hate writing cover letters?

9 Signs That Your Executive Resume Won't Make the Cut

Jennifer Anthony

What if employers don’t realize everything you’ve accomplished in your executive career? If you’re not sure what a truly effective, branded resume looks like, use an Internet search to find executive resume samples that can give you strong visual examples.

2009 141

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.

2015 113

The ‘Skills Gap’ Issue For Job Seekers

Career Realism

For job seekers, it’s a very important issue because human resource professionals and hiring managers are going to be assessing a candidate’s qualifications within the context of the “skills gap.”. Related: Focus – A Critical Skill For Job Seekers. Job Search skills gap

2014 114

10 Resume Tips That Will Enhance Your Personal Brand

Career Realism

If your resume still appears anything like I have described above, it is time to make a significant revision – especially if you are in the job market! The cost should be minimal and the impact is well worth every penny. List Your Biggest Accomplishments.

2014 114

5 Tips for Successfully Job Hunting During a Recession By Joe Turner

Resume Help Blog

Home Our Partners About Us Resume Writers Resume Help – Lesson #1 Resume Help – Lesson #2 Resume Help Blog Stand Out From The Crowd In Today's Job Market MBA Online Recent Posts Putting the Employer First Advice for New Graduates to Compete Successfully How To Save Money On Your Car Insurance The Anatomy of a Hostile Government Takeover – Obamacare at six months. You can still win a great job, even in a lousy economy.

2009 100

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. Core Competencies. Core competency sections are best limited to nine to twelve skills.

2014 114

8 Ways to Use Underemployment to Sway Your Employment Opportunities

Competitive Resumes

It’s when you have a job, and it pays the bills for the most part, but your talents are worth so much more. You have to understand your day job as the one that produces a check, and your night job as the search for your truly desired opportunity.

2018 219

5 Secrets To Climbing The Career Ladder

Career Realism

Many of us land a job and are extremely grateful to be employed, but always harbor a dream that someday we will move up within the organization. Make yourself likable, and spend time making your boss’ job easier. Keep A Running File Of Your Accomplishments. Job Search career

2013 114

The Military to the Civilian Job Market Transition

Competitive Resumes

I once asked him about how difficult it was to leave the military behind and enter the civilian job market. There’s a laundry list of things to think about as you transition to the civilian job market and close that gap. Tasks and Duties, Core Competencies, and Functional Expertise.

EXECUTIVE RESUME TIPS FOR ceo's, vp's, DIRECTORS AND TOP MANAGERS

Resume Boutique

™ This blog contains resume and interview tips for professionals and students by the founder of Resume Boutique, Randi Lewis, a recruitment professional and former practicing lawyer who knows what your resume needs and how you should present by telephone and in person to land that job.

2007 52

8 Steps To Realize Your Ideal Career

Career Realism

Identify The Type Of Career You Want Remember this can be anything you want to be, irrespective of all the judgements surrounding us in form of people, news, economy, job market, and so on. Every business, at the end of the day, wants returns and also reduce cost. Job Search career

2013 83

Where Have all of the Jobs Gone?

Career Alley

CareerAlley Career advice, job search advice and job search site reviews Comments By Email Posts Jobs powered by Simply Hired « It’s a Small World – Networking Is Your Resume Over-Bold? » Where Have all of the Jobs Gone? In addition to cutting jobs due to the recession and to increase profitability, companies are looking overseas to save money in labor costs. Others point to jobs moving to lower wage rate countries.

2010 221

Best Outreach Tips to Find a Great Career

Corn on the Job

You’ve just graduated from college, and it’s apparent that you need to get a job as soon as possible. Finding a good job requires some effort which can leave you devastated. In fact, you should be ready for a long search without getting an employer who is willing to hire you.

2019 89

Resume Misconceptions — What A Resume Is Not

Resume Help Blog

Home Our Partners About Us Resume Writers Resume Help – Lesson #1 Resume Help – Lesson #2 Resume Help Blog Stand Out From The Crowd In Today's Job Market MBA Online Recent Posts Putting the Employer First Advice for New Graduates to Compete Successfully How To Save Money On Your Car Insurance The Anatomy of a Hostile Government Takeover – Obamacare at six months. A document that will guarantee an interview or job offer : A resume is the beginning of your job search.

2009 100

Jane Austin Guide to Promoting Your Employer Brand

Workology

While this involved a serious amount of time travel our team managed to locate a mint condition DeLorean that did the job.). How pray-tell does such an illustrious organization accomplish such a task? Accomplished Job Descriptions.

20 Resume Tips from a Hiring Manager

Ms. Career Girl

While my experience may not be as extensive as some long time HR professionals, odds are pretty good that I’ve seen many more resumes than the average job seeker. PDF is a gift to job seekers. Just search for “PDF converter” in the search engine of your choice!

2010 285

In Todays Competitive Job Market – Your Resume Has To Be The Best.

Resume Help Blog

By: Angela Jones March 22nd, 2010 | Author: ResumeHelp As a Certified Professional Resume Writer, I am often approached by highly qualified job seekers frustrated by weeks and often months of costly unemployment.

2010 130

5 Steps To A Powerful Personal Brand On Your Executive Resume

Career Realism

You've certainly heard that using a powerful personal brand message will make your executive resume a compelling read—and help you gain traction in your job search. While tedious work, you'll benefit from having this collection of powerful anecdotes in your job search.

2019 70

I Don't Interview well. Help!!

Resume Help Blog

Don’t ramble, instead talk about the things you have done in your previous job(s) particularly the things that relate to the position you are applying for. Emphasize your accomplishments starting back as far as necessary and moving to the present. Why did you leave your last job Oh Boy!

2010 130

Should You Hire a Resume Writer?

Career Rocketeer

Many job seekers struggle with one major aspect of the job search: selling themselves. It can feel weird to talk yourself up during an interview—and, to most, it feels like you’re “bragging” about your accomplishments and past experiences, which can feel uncomfortable.

2011 81

Straight Talk About Your Resume

Resume Help Blog

Home Our Partners About Us Resume Writers Resume Help – Lesson #1 Resume Help – Lesson #2 Resume Help Blog Stand Out From The Crowd In Today's Job Market MBA Online Recent Posts Putting the Employer First Advice for New Graduates to Compete Successfully How To Save Money On Your Car Insurance The Anatomy of a Hostile Government Takeover – Obamacare at six months. The Resumes Function The purpose of a Resume is not to get a job!

2009 100

3 Easy Ways To Overcome The Challenge Of Resume Writing

Career Realism

Trying to get your job search off to a strong start – only to be hampered by the resume writing process? When it comes to job search, your personal brand is basically the value proposition and reputation that you’ve forged throughout your career.