Four Effective Ways Career Changers Can Spruce up Their Resume

Professional Resume Services

Resumes and cover letters help you change careers. Career changes are becoming increasingly common in today’s ever-shifting world, especially as people with multiple skills and access to different, better options are leaving less fulfilling careers to move toward new opportunities.

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I disagree with career experts who claim the resume has just one purpose

Career Trend

A tweet floated by in my Twitter stream the other day reminding careerists that “the ONLY purpose of a resume is to get you that interview!” The resume is so much more! Following are 5 functions of the resume, beyond cinching the initial interview: 1.

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How to Reflect a Career Change on Your Resume

Professional Resume Services

Your executive resume should reflect why you’re making a career change. Switching your career path can be a challenging time. Updating Your Resume. It is tempting to use your past resume and make some changes here and there.

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Executive: Tips for Reclaiming Career Joy

Career Trend

Whether you are an executive actively exploring a career transition or you passively are seeing what’s out there, the desire to jump ship likely is motivated by one thing: “finding career joy.”

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What is the Best Executive Resume Format?

Professional Resume Services

Is there such a thing as the “best” executive resume format? Your resume is usually the first thing a potential employer will see when you’re searching for a job. The best executive resume format clearly highlights your accomplishments in a clean manner.

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Why Career Storytelling Is an Art

Career Trend

If you are contemplating a job transition, concerned about your current company’s stability or simply want to better prepare for the next opportunity that bubbles up, then writing your own resume or biography may be the best next step.

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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? How do I deal with the employment gaps in my career history?

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Why Legislating Resume Writing Is Wrong

Career Trend

By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter While I write resumes for a living, I realize (and prefer) that it isn’t “my way or the highway.” ” How bland of a career marketing world would it be if every resume was written by some formulaic approach?

Infographic: Resume & Career Services

Careers Done Write

We recently conducted a survey of how professionals were using resume writers and career services in their job search. To learn more about how Careers Done Write can help in your job search, give us a call at 646-389-7335 or email debra@CareersDoneWrite.com.

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How to Highlight Yourself in Your Resume

Professional Resume Services

Writing a professional resume requires looking at yourself in a new light. Resumes have one sole objective: to illustrate to a recruiter or hiring manager how you’re the best person to serve the company you want to work for. As with the rest of your resume, stay concise.

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Improve Your Resume with Stronger Accomplishments

Ms. Career Girl

The post Improve Your Resume with Stronger Accomplishments appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Resume writing. Fortunately for you, though, there are hundreds of tips and tricks for writing and designing strong resumes available online. Corrections. Resume.

Are You Faithful to the Complexity of Your Resume Story?

Career Trend

Career stories that are faithful to their complexity activate emotion: struggle, fear, boldness, […]. The post Are You Faithful to the Complexity of Your Resume Story? appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service.

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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. Your resume is getting lost in Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS).

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Get Over Yourself When Writing Your Resume

Career Trend

By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter It may seem counterintuitive to take the focus off of YOU when writing a value-packed resume. The post Get Over Yourself When Writing Your Resume appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service. Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter Resume Advice U.S.

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How To Get Your Resume Ignored

Ms. Career Girl

The post How To Get Your Resume Ignored appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. We’re going to look at how to create a resume that will get ignored. And then, use that to be your own resume editor and eliminate the mistakes that might otherwise slip by. Career Girl.

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Pink Tennis Shoes and Resumes

Career Trend

The post Pink Tennis Shoes and Resumes appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service. executive resumes Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter Resume Advice branded resume career advice career strategy executive resume branding professional resume writer resume length unique value proposition

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Consider Some of These Important Elements While Writing Your Resume

Professional Resume Services

Writing a professional resume requires certain elements. There are many common mistakes job seekers make throughout their searching process, especially where resumes are concerned. One of the most common is using the exact same resume for every position you apply for.

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Transcendent Resume :: Beyond Your Threshold of Pain

Career Trend

via The Transcendent Rep While many career bloggers wring their hands about resume length, fonts and keywords, I get all ‘jazz hands’ over more enriching and meaningful details. […].

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Tailoring Your Resume During A Career Transition

Career Realism

Changing careers can be daunting. Not only do you have to carefully consider everything in leaving your job behind, but you have to calculate the steps needed in order to progress into an alternative career or industry. Related: 4 Secrets To Changing Careers In Your 40s.

Executives: Beware Substituting Your LinkedIn Profile for Your Resume

Career Trend

While it is popular for some people to refer to their LinkedIn profile as their resume, this simply is not so. While baring your career all in this structured, public forum may be tempting, reasons for strategically […].

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Weave Your Resume With Relatable Stories

Career Trend

Your Resume Should be Written as a Story What does this mean, really, to write a story? The post Weave Your Resume With Relatable Stories appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service.

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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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The Latest Resource For Supercharging Your Resume

Ms. Career Girl

The post The Latest Resource For Supercharging Your Resume appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Are you one of the 59% that use Microsoft Word to create and update your resume? And they don’t just want to help with your resume. Design a show-stopping resume.

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How to Write an Executive Resume Like a Pro

Ms. Career Girl

The post How to Write an Executive Resume Like a Pro appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. See, executive resumes aren’t your usual resumes. ” In other words, executive resumes require you to: Add an Executive Summary. Use a Hybrid Resume Format.

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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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Resume Story – How to Emote Tenacity

Career Trend

” Similarly, when writing your career story, you must, “Write who you are.” The post Resume Story – How to Emote Tenacity appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service. Resume Advice Resume Story career advice Career Story executive resume executive resume branding Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter job seekers professional resume writer resume strategy unique value propositions value proposition

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Interested in Hiring an Executive Resume Writer? Here’s What You Should Look For!

Professional Resume Services

An executive resume writer can improve your resume. Most people don’t think they need an executive resume writer when they’re searching for a job. It’s easy to blindly throw your resume out to employers and see which one bites.

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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 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. As a serious professional, you need to take your resume further.

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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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Are You Tweaking Your Out-Dated Executive Resume To Death?

Executive Career Brand

How to Update and Revive Your Over-Edited, Old Executive Resume. So many of my executive job seeking clients who send me their resumes when we first connect, feel the need to apologize for them. Pity the poor people they’ve been sending these resumes to.

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How To Write An Achievement-Based Resume

Career Realism

How To Write An Achievement-Based Resume. Many resumes I receive in my recruitment job are very “duty-oriented” – job seekers have long lists of what they’ve done but not enough tangible achievements. Related: How To Create Effective Achievements On Your Resume.

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Are Resumes Withering?

Career Trend

The post Are Resumes Withering? appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service. Career Advice Career Advice Myth executive resumes career advice career strategy executive resume branding Is the resume dead? job search resume writing

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How You Can Tweak Your Resume If You’re Entering a New Field

Professional Resume Services

The top resume writing services can help you change careers. Second, recreating your resume to match your transition to a new field is not the easiest task, but it is certainly doable. Rewrite Your Resume Entirely. Your current resume won’t be one size fits all.

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

Executive Career Brand

When was the last time you used your executive resume? 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. or you’re not happy with your resume. The 10-step Executive Resume Worksheet.

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Should You Use a Resume Template?

Professional Resume Services

The best executive resume format isn’t a template. Putting together resumes that get you hired can be a time-consuming process so why wouldn’t you use any help you could get? A template may seem like the best executive resume format, but is it really?

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What You Should Know About Hiring a Professional Resume Writer

Professional Resume Services

Writing an executive resume is made easier with professional help. Crafting a perfect resume is a skill most people don’t have, and that’s okay! Determine Whether You Really Need a Professional Resume Writer. How Professional Resume Writers Can Help.

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New Grad: Beware of These Resume Assumptions

Career Trend

Most already have planted career seeds along the university journey, learning practical skills through the classroom, internships, part-time jobs, volunteer activities and sports affiliations. Recent grads or soon-to-be graduating students face an exhilarating next chapter.

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