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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Top 11 Behavioral Interview Questions

Career Trend

Behavioral interviewing remains popular because the answers, if articulated well, will convince the employer that the job seeker is a fit – or not – for an open opportunity. The post Top 11 Behavioral Interview Questions appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service.

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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 You may be under the impression that executive resumes are outdated thanks to the rise of networking and social media.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.

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Top 11 Behavioral Interviewing Questions

Career Trend

Behavioral interviewing remains popular because the answers, if articulated well, will convince the employer that the job seeker is a fit – or not – for an open opportunity. The post Top 11 Behavioral Interviewing Questions appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service.

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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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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Top 10 Questions Interviewers Love To Ask

Ms. Career Girl

The post Top 10 Questions Interviewers Love To Ask appeared first on Ms. I’m pretty sure there isn’t anyone who likes being on the applicant side of a job interview. The interview questions they love to ask are typically the ones that are toughest to answer.

2016 117

Keywords in Your Resume Lead to Interviews

Resume Bear

Eighty percent of all submitted resumes (and 100 percent of resumes sent to Fortune 1000 companies) get scanned by software commonly known as an applicant-tracking system (ATS), and such scanned resumes are stored on a server in a digitized format.

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This Simple Resume Guide Will Improve Your Chances Of Landing An Interview

Career Realism

This Simple Resume Guide Will Improve Your Chances Of Landing An Interview. This resume guide is sponsored by The Ladders. The goal of your resume is to get you an interview for the job. Resume Length. Resume Structure. Free Resume Review.

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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

2016 99

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?

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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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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.

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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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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.

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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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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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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.

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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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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. &

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.

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Think Twice Before You Lie on Your Resume

Professional Resume Services

Common sense should tell you not to lie on your executive resume, but sometimes it can be tempting to do so. Instead of lying about your accomplishments or skills, work with the best executive resume writers to help you display the correct information most effectively on your resume.

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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. 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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Don’t Forget to Add These Soft Skills to Your Executive Resume!

Professional Resume Services

Here are some soft skills to include on your resume to help you land the job. There was a time when soft skills were considered resume filler—something to make the resume look longer, but not bringing any value to it — fluff.

2017 106

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.

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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. Reflecting your career change on your resume will help your new employers understand your switch and get a better sense of why you’re a good fit for your new career. Updating Your Resume.

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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.

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

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.

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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.

2016 106

Lying On A Resume

Careers Done Write

Dear Deb: I fudged my resume to indicate that I earned a degree. I have that resume all over the internet and got a call for a great job interview. I think they have that odd resume with the false degree info!! Accept the interview invitation.

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Two Page Resumes Online

Careers Done Write

Dear Deb: Because resumes are read online, do I really need to start the second page with my name and “page 2 of 2” at the top? Dear Charlene: It is true that initially almost all resumes are viewed online. However, quite often, at some point a resume is printed.

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Resume Help: Resumes that Repel Interviews

Careers Done Write

As a writer, career coach, and former human resources director, I have seen many resumes. It is surprising when a candidate submits a resume like the example below. Would you ever know this looking at her resume? Not a problem; we can fix the resume. Resume Help

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Are You Putting Your Resumes In The Right Places?

Professional Resume Services

A well-crafted resume is the result of a similar type of investment. So why distribute that resume in a random pattern because it is easier? If your resume is not being put in the right place, it will not be able to do what it’s designed to do.

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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.

2017 117

6 Ways You Fail to Show Personality on Your Resume

Ms. Career Girl

When you’re a recruiter, sometimes you cannot but marvel at the uniformity of most candidates’ resumes. For some reason, most candidates write generic resumes even if they themselves aren’t generic people. After all, your resume is your main career branding document.

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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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Don’t Include These Soft Skills on Your Executive Resume

Professional Resume Services

You can use an executive resume service to fine tune your resume and get rid of those overused soft skills. There’s nothing more unattractive to a recruiter than generic language in a resume. Here are some of the most common soft skills you should avoid on your executive resume.

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