Beyond The Resume: What Makes You a Good Candidate

Cube Rules

You have an impressive resume but so do other applicants. Here’s how to be a standout candidate beyond your written credentials. The post Beyond The Resume: What Makes You a Good Candidate appeared first on Cube Rules.

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Spark Interviews With a Distinctive Resume Voice

Career Trend

By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter Distinctions Between Voice and Tone In a recent blog conversation with an admired colleague, Debra O’Reilly, job search strategist and certified resume writer, we discussed the distinctions between voice and tone.

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5 Resume Changes That Will Make You A Perfect Candidate

Career Realism

If you find yourself on the verge of a career change, take a look at the story your resume tells. Here are a few resume changes you need to make in order to paint a picture of a perfect candidate: 1. Why might a company be interested in that candidate?

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The Top 5 Biggest Executive Resume Violations

Professional Resume Services

Avoid these mistakes on resumes that get you hired. When writing resumes that get you hired, it’s evident you need to make sure yours stands out from the hundreds or thousands of others a company receives. Professional executive resume writers will tell you otherwise.

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An Alternative Hiring Candidate Funnel

Hiring Technical People

You have ads that help your candidates screen themselves in or out. Next, the candidates send you a resume. Now, you have your resume screening filter. After you review resumes, you will phone screen the ones you like.

The Hiring Candidate Funnel

Hiring Technical People

I like to think of a funnel as the way we bring candidates into the organization and through the recruiting process. The resumes are the huge intake. The resume review starts to narrow the funnel, the phone screen narrows it more. You have narrowed the candidate funnel too early.

Improve Your Resume with Stronger Accomplishments

Ms. Career Girl

The post Improve Your Resume with Stronger Accomplishments appeared first on Ms. Resume writing. Fortunately for you, though, there are hundreds of tips and tricks for writing and designing strong resumes available online. bulking up their resume simultaneously.

Game-changing Executive Resume FAQs

Executive Career Brand

5 questions my clients ask me most often about resumes and other career documents. My resume stinks. Start by making your executive resume an interesting read. How many pages should my resume be? Should I have a biography to supplement my resume?

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Three Reasons Resumes Are So Significant

Professional Resume Services

The best resume writing service will help you stand out. Some people might think in a highly digitized world resumes would have become a thing of the past. With this understanding comes the responsibility of making sure you create resumes that get you hired.

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The Best Ways to Tweak Your Resume to Match a Position

Professional Resume Services

Professional executive resume writers can help you tweak your resume. There are some useful points in a job posting you can use when writing a professional resume and cover letter. Here are some tips for tweaking your resume to match the position you are trying to obtain.

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What Does Fast Track Hiring Mean For Candidates?

Career Realism

What Does Fast Track Hiring Mean For Candidates? Some organizations, attempting to deal with shortages of candidates and much needed skills, are implementing “fast track” hiring. But because it’s now an emerging trend, it’s important to examine the implications for candidates.

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How to Modernize Your Executive Resume

Professional Resume Services

The best executive resume format has gotten a modern upgrade. Just like how the search engine algorithms are constantly changing, methods of writing an effective resume are also prone to the latest trends. Incorporate these into your resume for the best results.

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Three Things That Make Your Resume Skippable Instead of Successful

Professional Resume Services

The job market and its requirements are constantly shifting, so much so that what would have been fine to include on a resume years back is considered far less passable today. Below we’ve gathered a list of items you should exclude the next time you update your resume.

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Would HR Managers Review YOUR Resume?

Career Realism

Would HR Managers Review YOUR Resume? If there’s one thing clear in the field of career advice, it’s the plethora of recommendations and “tips” on how to craft an effective resume. Fortunately, there is fairly strong agreement on some aspects of resume content.

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RIP the Resume with Torin Ellis

Competitive Resumes

It’s time to get your resume strategy ready for your graduate job search or your next opportunity. Torin Ellis, winner of Top Recruiter (toprecruiter.tv) is back with his new book, Rip the Resume: Job Search & Interview Power Prep ! Interview Resume

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5 Reasons Why Your Executive Resume Is Not Working

Executive Career Brand

They’re hard at work sending out their resumes to anyone and any place that may be able to help them with their career goals. But somehow, their resumes are not doing their job – generating interest and interviews. There could be many reasons why your resume isn’t working for you.

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Adding Testimonials to Your Resume

Professional Resume Services

Your resume is the one surefire way to market who you are and what you can do. Top resume writing services understand this. As such, your resume will be scrutinized in every way possible during the hiring process. While there are many improvements you can make to your resume, one of the easier ways is to add testimonials. If the selection is between you and another candidate, you will need extra support tipping the scales in your favor.

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5 Online Safety Considerations for Candidates

The Undercover Recruiter

The rise of job search websites has made it easier than ever to get your candidate’s resume in front of potential employers. To help you out, we’ve put together this list of precautions your candidates can take to ensure they. 5 Online Safety Considerations for Candidates.

Top 5 Resume Trends In 2017

Career Realism

Top 5 Resume Trends In 2017. Related: 2016 Resume Trends – The New, The Now & What You Must Know. I hope it provides you with some much needed encouragement and optimism as you take a good look at your resume and start making changes for 2017. Work It Daily.

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Will Resumes Become Obsolete?

Resume Bear

Two years ago while applying for jobs, I spent hours worrying about my resume. Thinking about how to improve my resume kept me up at night because I knew that document was my chance to get noticed for an open position. career job jobs Online Resume resume resumebear

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4 Telling Traits Of A Maverick Candidate

Career Realism

” But what exactly do I mean when talking about a maverick candidate? 4 Telling Traits Of A Maverick Candidate. Tim Windhof is a published and enthusiastic Resume Writer and Career Coach who is fascinated by helping people take their careers to the next level.

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4 Tips For Writing A Powerful Resume

Career Realism

4 Tips For Writing A Powerful Resume. The first challenge with your resume is getting it in the hands of an actual person. Related: 5 Key Resume Writing Tips For The Over 50 Job Seeker. The ATS is meant to boil down the deluge to an actual candidate pool.

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The 6-Second Resume Challenge

Professional Resume Services

According to a famous study, employers spend an average of six seconds scanning a resume before deciding whether the candidate is worth calling for an interview. Here are a few tips in executive resume writing that will get you that call.

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The Truth Behind Passive Candidates

The Undercover Recruiter

In recruiting the Holy Grail, the golden egg, the [ insert whatever metaphor you choose for greatness here ] is the passive candidate. Speak to a majority of recruiters, head hunters or HR folks and they will all tell you how great the passive candidate is, and I can’t really blame them.

How to Help Your Candidates Create a Resume for the 21st Century

The Undercover Recruiter

Being a recruiter is a job that requires that you put a solid amount of work into preparing your candidates for the highly dynamic job market. How to Help Your Candidates Create a Resume for the 21st Century. Recruiting 21st Century Job skills Nona Madzharova Resume & CV Writin

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4 Tips To Updating The Old Resume

Career Realism

Whether you’ve remained employed and happy for many years, but now need to find new employment or you’ve had a change of heart on your career, having to take the resume out and update it is a daunting process. RELATED : Need to write a resume? Check out his Resume Writing Service.

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How Do Employers Find Their Ideal Candidate?

Career Realism

A little while back, someone asked how business owners, recruiters, and HR executives find their best candidates. There are five key steps that employers take in evaluating a candidate: 1. Photo Credit: Shutterstock The post How Do Employers Find Their Ideal Candidate?

Resume Nightmares: Part One

Career Realism

Resume Nightmares: Part One. Related: The Right Resume Format To Get You Noticed. I present this introduction because, over the last two years, I’ve been voluntarily reviewing resumes for many people, with a particular focus on veterans. I just received a resume to review.

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Mobile Recruiting: What Do Candidates Want? [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Undercover Recruiter

Mobile recruiting – it’s a growing trend, but what do the candidates applying want from it? Takeaways: 43% of active candidates use mobile devices to upload resumes to a career app. Mobile Recruiting: What Do Candidates Want?

10 Warning Signs You Should Look for in a Candidate

The Undercover Recruiter

A resume may. 10 Warning Signs You Should Look for in a Candidate. Hiring Recruiting candidate Job Interview Recruitment red flag warningMaking a hiring decision can be risky for a business.

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Degrees and Certificates to make your resume stand out

Cube Rules

Because job competition is so fierce, candidates need to have the right degree or certification to make their resumes stand out. Every one of the following degrees or certificates will make your resume more attractive and appealing. Job Search Resume Tips

How to Hire the Best of the Long Term Unemployed Candidates

Evil HR Lady

Here’s some of the feedback I received: If you’ve never sent out over 200+resumes/applications and received only one phone call from a headhunter who asked me to take less than the stated hourly rate, gotten a few cursory acknowledgment emails, and no other real-life contact, then you don’t know what it is to be job-hunting these days. To read more, click here: How to Hire the Best of the Long Term Unemployed Candidates.

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6 Tips To Make Your Resume Better Than The Rest

Career Realism

6 Tips To Make Your Resume Better Than The Rest. Recruiters look at dozens of resumes a day. If they see something they don’t like, your resume could wind up in the “no” pile in just seconds. Related: 5 Tips To Make Your Resume Stand Out. Make your resume sleek.

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Boring Old Resume Objective Vs. Branding Statement

Career Realism

Boring Old Resume Objective Vs. Branding Statement. For the amount of time you spend writing and rewriting your resume it can be very disheartening to know the time spent by hiring managers reading your resume is minimal. Work It Daily. If you brand it will they come?

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Education vs. Experience: Where to Place What, Where on Your Resume

Ms. Career Girl

The post Education vs. Experience: Where to Place What, Where on Your Resume appeared first on Ms. Whether you want to start your career after finishing school or you desire to further your career with a new opportunity, you want your resume to earn you a spot on the shortlist of candidates.

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How to Use Phone Interviews to Screen Candidates

Blogging4jobs

Phone interviews give you an easy way to do a quick assessment of a candidate. They do not require coordinating schedules of an interview panel or arranging time for a candidate to come in, and they can be done wherever you have cell reception. Review applications & resumes.

What Does Fast Track Hiring Mean For Candidates?

Career Realism

Some organizations, attempting to deal with shortages of candidates and much needed skills, are implementing “fast track” hiring. But because it’s now an emerging trend, it’s important to examine the implications for candidates. The post What Does Fast Track Hiring Mean For Candidates?

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When Resume Parsing Goes Bad

Professional Resume Services

Some will be Craigslist style where you send your resume to a recruiter via a randomized email address. However you apply, most resumes are parsed into an applicant tracking system. Improve your chances to be called for an interview by casting a critical eye over your resume.

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What’s the Best Executive Resume Format and Length?

Executive Career Brand

When I speak with executive job seekers, one of the first things they often ask me is how their resume stacks up. Often these lucky job seekers haven’t needed a resume, and have missed the boat on the new resume strategies. Send these people all three resume versions.

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4 Tips For Writing A Powerful Resume

Career Realism

4 Tips For Writing A Powerful Resume. The first challenge with your resume is getting it in the hands of an actual person. Related: 5 Key Resume Writing Tips For The Over 50 Job Seeker. The ATS is meant to boil down the deluge to an actual candidate pool.

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