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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Interview Yourself To Prepare Your Resume

Career Realism

Interview Yourself To Prepare Your Resume. The traditional way that most people prepare their resume is to start recording “just the facts,” names, dates, and positions. Related: How To Prepare For A Job Interview. Interview Yourself.

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7 Last Minute Interview Tips

Ms. Career Girl

The post 7 Last Minute Interview Tips appeared first on Ms. It’s the big day of your interview. By now you have researched the company, discovered something about your interviewers, and polished your resume. Translate your resume.

2016 106

7 Ways Your Resume Will Be Judged Post-Interview

Career Realism

7 Ways Your Resume Will Be Judged Post-Interview. Here’s a big myth about resumes: once it gets you an interview, it’s tossed into a corner and never referenced again. My Resume Is Dead On Arrival. Should I Remove My Volunteer Work From My Resume?

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Should Your Resume Be Mobile Friendly?

Professional Resume Services

A mobile-optimized resume may be the best executive resume format! You may be under the impression that executive resumes are outdated thanks to the rise of networking and social media. However, a well-crafted resume can be just as effective.

2017 115

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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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.

2017 106

Why Your Interview Skills Suck

Competitive Resumes

One of the obstacles for many of them is presenting well in an interview. Jeff Altman has 40 years experience advising job seekers with interviews and helping them with their challenges. What are your interview challenges? What are your interview challenges?

2016 104

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.

2017 73

Four Resume Tips To Get More Interviews

Ms. Career Girl

The post Four Resume Tips To Get More Interviews appeared first on Ms. It seems that every day you see multiple articles giving resume advice. There’s no doubt that your resume is a vital part of the job search process. Is your resume dated?

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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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How to Land, Brand and Ace Executive Job Interviews

Executive Career Brand

Of course, this means job interviews are imminent. Most people would say that interviewing is stressful. I’ve pulled together several posts I’ve written on job interviewing to help you: Before the Interview. 10 Best Ways to Get More Executive Job Interviews. ⇒

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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. Finding prospective jobs, preparing to interview, waiting to hear back from an employer — each step offers its own challenges and stresses. Resume writing. bulking up their resume simultaneously.

The Secret Weapon for Job-Winning Interviews

Executive Career Brand

as you network and interview for good-fit jobs. If you’ve landed the interview the best way – by targeting certain employers and networking your way into their “ hidden” jobs , preferably through a referral by an internal employee – you’ll already be a person of particular interest.

2017 98

How To Get Your Resume Ignored

Ms. Career Girl

The post How To Get Your Resume Ignored appeared first on Ms. 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. What Makes A Horrible Resume.

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How to Age-Proof Your Resume

Jobacle

Construct your resume with the assumption that hiring managers will have reservations about hiring a mature worker. Your resume needs to convince them that the value you will bring to their organization should override all their concerns. Career Advice Resume Templates Age resume

2017 98

The Latest Resource For Supercharging Your Resume

Ms. Career Girl

The post The Latest Resource For Supercharging Your Resume appeared first on Ms. 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.

2016 106

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.

2015 120

5 Phone Interview Tips to Get That Job

Jobacle

Learning about different phone interview tips is just as much understanding the interview process, as it is understanding the phone interview process. What does the phone interview […]. The post 5 Phone Interview Tips to Get That Job appeared first on Jobacle.com.

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.

2016 106

Job Interviewing Best Practices (PODCAST)

Competitive Resumes

Melissa Cooley, of MelissaCooley.com , is a Certified Resume Writer, Interview Coach, Career Consultant, Blogger, and a contributor to the career book, Nourish Your Career. Her blog, The Job Quest, equips job seekers with tools needed for a successful job search and job interview.

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5 Reasons Why Your Resume Isn’t Getting You That Interview

Career Realism

The job market is fiercely competitive, and it’s a tricky business to make your resume stand out from the crowd. While you certainly shouldn’t expect to be asked for an interview for every job you apply for, if you’re not getting invited at all, this is a clear sign that something is wrong.

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10 Job Search Strategies Beyond The Resume

Competitive Resumes

Many people want the resume dead – or they at least want to hold a funeral for it. It’s very sexy to proclaim the resume’s demise, and it brings major street cred. But the truth is the resume is still an essential part of your job search. More and more, the Web is your resume.

2017 63

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.

2017 117

3 Questions To Ask At Your Job Interview

Professional Resume Services

There comes a point in good interviews where the job applicant is asked, “do you have any questions for me?” Interview questions are really important, and it’s a good idea to be prepared for all the possibilities that you could encounter during your job search.

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3 ways your outstanding resume won’t secure the job interview

Cube Rules

You spend a great deal of time perfecting your resume. You post that outstanding resume onto the right job boards. You see, even if you have a perfect resume — even one […]. Job Search Resume Resume Tips You follow all of a pundit’s advice — including mine. And yet, all you hear back is crickets. Don’t be surprised. Or disappointed.

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Should You Include Hobbies and Volunteer Work on Your Resume?

Professional Resume Services

Is it worthwhile to record your hobbies on your professional resume? A question that comes up periodically that I wanted to address is people wonder whether they should include any hobbies or volunteer work on their resume.

2017 106

5 Ways to Ace an Interview with a Bare-Bones Resume

The Undercover Recruiter

Not everyone has the luxury of a long resume to power them through the interview process. 5 Ways to Ace an Interview with a Bare-Bones Resume. Interview Interview Tips jobflare josh millet Resume & CV WritingSponsored article by Criteria Corp. &

5 Things Interviewers Notice

Career Realism

Interviewers can get a pretty good sense of your character even before you open your mouth. While what you say at the job interview will matter, what you don’t say and do also matters. As a job candidate you want to arrive at the job interview on time.

2015 61

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.

2016 62

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.

2017 62

Don’t Make These Common Executive Resume Mistakes!

Professional Resume Services

Professional executive resume writers can help you avoid serious mistakes. The resume is often the briefest part of applying for a job. However, the quality of your resume can make or break your ability to get hired. Writing an eye-catching resume can be a tricky task.

2016 112

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.

2017 58

The Yin and Yang of a Convincing Job Interviews with Thea Kelley

Competitive Resumes

The Quick and Complete Guide to a Winning Interview , called “Excellent” in a Forbes article. I love we discuss the importance of preparation, realness, and relaxed for a job interview. How do you prepare for interviews? How do you prepare for interviews?

2017 73

10 Best Ways to Get More Executive Job Interviews

Executive Career Brand

Unless you’re extremely lucky and interviews are flooding in, you need to do a lot of work to position yourself to land good-fit job interviews. I took a look at his personal marketing materials (executive resume, biography, LinkedIn profile, etc.)

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The Three Most Common Ways People Flub Their Job Interviews

Professional Resume Services

Professional Resume Services can help you with far more than writing resumes that get you hired! The interview process is just as important. For many, interviews can be some of the hardest parts of the job seeking process.

2016 89

The Most Challenging Job Interview Question

Competitive Resumes

There are many articles you can find about answer the job interview question, “What is your greatest weakness?” My guest today offers a unique view of how to answer this job interview question. Chris Fields (@new_resource) is the founder of Resume Crusade and Cost of Work.

2015 98

What Makes an Interviewable Resume?

Career Realism

Many job seekers have the misconception that creating a great resume will help them score a job. The great resume actually scores the interview—and if the interview is great, then you may score the job. This type of resume is known as an interviewable resume.

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5 Must-Do’s To Land More Executive Job Interviews

Executive Career Brand

When you’re in executive job search mode, landing a coveted interview is like hitting the jackpot. Sometimes you’re lucky, and job interviews come easily, despite your lack of focused and concerted effort. You’ll need to be much more proactive to land interviews.

2017 60

Is Your Executive Resume Still Partying Like It’s 1999?

Executive Career Brand

Many of my c-suite executive clients haven’t needed a resume for many years, if ever. So they manage to locate that 10+ year old resume and begin updating it. The Modern Executive Resume is Not Easy To Write. A modern resume.

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