8 Things That Differentiate You From Other Candidates

Career Alley

What makes an employer choose you over another candidate, especially when you both have the same skills? A lot of candidates find it stressful to compete for a role without quite knowing what their competition is like. Nail the Interview Interview Tips Resume Tips

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What Do Executive Recruiters Look for in Candidates?

Professional Resume Services

If job-seeking executives only knew exactly what recruiters were looking for in candidates, their efforts would be made much easier. Read more » The post What Do Executive Recruiters Look for in Candidates? appeared first on Executive Resume Services.

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What Do Executive Recruiters Look for in Candidates?

Professional Resume Services

If job-seeking executives only knew exactly what recruiters were looking for in candidates, their efforts would be made much easier. An executive resume writer will always suggest inserting some of your personality into your resume or LinkedIn profile.

2019 207

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.

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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Did Coronavirus Send You to the Unemployment Line? How One Candidate is Bouncing Back

Professional Resume Services

How One Candidate is Bouncing Back appeared first on Executive Resume Services. Job Search executive resume interview tips LinkedIn Profile Development Networking

2020 130

What Skills Should Candidates Include in Their Resumes?

The Undercover Recruiter

What Skills Should Candidates Include in Their Resumes? Candidate Employer Recruiting candidate cv Infographic Resume novoresumeThe shape of the job market is changing rapidly. This is mainly because of the advancement of technology and the high pace of innovations.

2018 112

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.

6 Great Resume Resources

Career Alley

When I’m hiring for a position I like to read candidatesresumes from the back page forward (assuming a chronological resume format). Much of what (should) drive the use of a specific resume format is the person’s experience and type of job.

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How to Add Value to Your Resume With Your MBA

Career Alley

Your resume should make it obvious to an employer why they should hire you. That means you need to have a laser-like focus on what makes you the right candidate. Create a Killer Resume and Cover Letter Education MBA Resume

2018 261

Resume Falsification

Career Alley

How many resume’s are dirty ?”. CEO Scott Thompson has been in the media recently as it came to light that he had a falsification on his resume , regarding a computer science degree he didn’t actually earn. As the date presented here eludes to, resumes are not above “manipulation”.

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Candidate Experience: No Love for the Resume Black Hole

Workology

No Love for the Resume Black Hole. Recruiters and HR professionals want to obtain as much information as possible so as not to make a bad hiring decision or spend wasted time interviewing and engaging an unqualified candidate. Recognizing the Candidate Experience.

Avoid These Executive Resume Clichés!

Professional Resume Services

Writing a professional resume requires avoiding common cliches. Writing a professional resume is often more difficult than you could imagine. This is why many people turn to a professional resume writing service. These are the phrases many candidates think employers want to hear.

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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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STOP Saying “Candidate Control”!

The Undercover Recruiter

STOP Saying “Candidate Control”! Employer Hiring Recruitment candidate candidate control control Influence Recruit Resume Tips I’ve recruited for some of the top companies in the third party recruiting industry.

7 Fatal Resume Errors

Career Alley

? Tip of the Day : Include Keywords in Your Resume- Leverage the same keywords in your resume that are used in job descriptions for jobs where you want to apply. The vast majority of resumes were very well written and had good formats. Resumes Career advice Careers Job Search

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8 Benefits of A Video Resume

Career Alley

A video resume is a rather modern trend that job seekers pursue to stand out among others. A video resume gives a more precise description of your personality or attitude than the conventional hard-copy resume. With a video resume, you can easily pitch well before an employer.

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.

Exceptions to Resume Rules

Careers Done Write

Resume standards are based on what has proven to be effective in the job market over recent years. However, there are exceptions to many of the resume rules. The following are the top five resume rules with exceptions. Omit articles on resumes. Keep your resume short.

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Does Your Resume Match the Job Description?

Professional Resume Services

When you first sit down to write your resume from scratch, it’s normal to sit there for several minutes before you write your first word. Where to begin writing an effective resume is difficult, especially in today’s competitive world.

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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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Résumé Help – Business Management Candidate

Careers Done Write

Today we are showcasing the résumé of candidate who does not have a clear path in terms of his work history. As a result, I am left wondering what this candidate is interested in doing. One of the challenges this candidate faces is in positioning. Resume Help resume

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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4 Reasons Why a Professional Executive Resume Writer is Worth the Investment

Professional Resume Services

A resume today is perceived differently than it was several years ago. Your resume should not only highlight your past achievements. This means the days of writing one general resume and sending it out to multiple employers are over. Polish Your Resume For Your Lifetime.

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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.

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Best of the Year Executive Resume Writing Tips and Strategies

Executive Career Brand

Are you convinced you can write your own executive resume? If you’ve been in on the hiring process at your company for some time, and have been in a position to review resumes of candidates, you may have a good handle on what should and shouldn’t be in a resume. […].

Will Your Creative Resume Hurt or Help?

Professional Resume Services

Writing an effective resume requires t he proper format. Resumes that get you hired need to stand apart from the thousands of other resumes companies may receive for a given job listing. Resumes that get you hired are short and to the point.

2015 268

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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Better Candidate Experience = Sustainability For Us All

Workology

Recently I observed a candidate experience that went something like this; the recruiting team was pushing for a self imposed deadline for an interview day. Candidate experience, or lack of, is hurting sourcing initiatives everywhere.

Costly Resume Mistakes and Their Simple Fixes

Professional Resume Services

Bad resumes and cover letters are the quickest way to turn off an employer. Unless potential employers are considering internal candidates, their first impressions of job candidates come from resumes and cover letters.

2015 256

The Latest Resume Tools To Help You Get The Interview

Ms. Career Girl

With unemployment rates at all-time lows and business booming, it’s a candidate’s market. Whether you are a recent graduate looking to break into your first career job or a seasoned professional moving on, you should have little trouble getting a bite on your resume.

2019 218

Writing Your Board of Directors Resume: Know Your Audience

Career Trend

Writing Your Board of Directors (BOD) Resume Recruiters hiring for board-level candidates have requirements unique from recruiters filling a corporate executive-level role. Understanding the audience’s distinctive needs is imperative when building a board of directors resume.

2019 138

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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Elevate Your Executive Resume From Bland to BRAND

Executive Career Brand

They use wimpy verbs like “Responsible for” and “Managed” in their LinkedIn profiles and executive resumes. As a writer, I’m always looking for better words when I’m writing LinkedIn profiles, executive resumes, biographies, etc.

2017 275

Resume Help: Finance Executive

Careers Done Write

One of the most common resume issues is underselling or not selling at all. Today’s candidate has climbed the ladder to hold highly-responsible senior-level positions. However, each of the job descriptions on her resume is nothing more than a list of duties.

2015 203

Creating and Modifying Your Own Resume Template

Professional Resume Services

Writing a professional resume requires customization. Sending out the same resume to every company can be a critical mistake. However, it can be time consuming to start every resume from scratch. Top rated resume writing services can help with this important task.

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Does Your Executive Resume Pass the 6 Second Test?

Professional Resume Services

You’ve likely heard of the six second test when it comes to writing a professional resume. If not, it simply means you have an average of six seconds to impress a recruiter with your resume. Numbers will stand out when writing a professional resume.

2017 202

5 Powerful Personal Traits You Should Write in your Resume

Ms. Career Girl

Employees must possess many skills and traits, so it can be hard to produce a resume that stands out from the crowd. A resume must show potential employers a wide array of skills, work experience, and character traits that showcase you as the best possible candidate for the job.

2018 243

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.

How to Use Content to Target Qualified Candidates on Your Career Site

Workology

Content makes sense in marketing and there’s no doubt that it can also help drive qualified candidates to your company career site, engage them and increase the likelihood that they’ll ultimately apply to apply for a job posting. How Content Reaches Qualified Candidates.

2016 137

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.

2014 219

Get Noticed: 9 Simple Tips for Creating a Great Resume

Career Alley

Great Resume! Writing a great resume is not an easy task and although the overall unemployment rate is down, competition for the best jobs at the best companies continues to increase. Hiring managers now have a large pool of talented candidates to choose from. Create a Killer Resume and Cover Letter Cover Letter Resume

2018 197

5 Key Resume Tips for Aspiring CFOs

Career Alley

If your dream has always been becoming a CFO, it’s important to make sure that your resume is up to par. Resumes for executive positions are a key part of your Job Search Marketing Toolkit and will help to market you as a professional to Executive Recruiters as well as senior executives.

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