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 You may be under the impression that executive resumes are outdated thanks to the rise of networking and social media.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

2016 51

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 102

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

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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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

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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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

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?

2017 33

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 104

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

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

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.

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

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.

2014 94

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

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.

2016 88

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.

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

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.

2015 116

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.

2015 47

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 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).

2017 117

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

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 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.

2016 81

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

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

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.

2015 68

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.

2014 76

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

Key Differences Between Your Resume and LinkedIn Profile

Ms. Career Girl

The post Key Differences Between Your Resume and LinkedIn Profile appeared first on Ms. If there’s one thing that is sure to make me place my head in my hands with despair and exasperation, it’s seeing a LinkedIn profile that is a carbon copy of a resume.

2017 71

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.

2016 56

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. ⇒

2015 106

How To Fix Interview Mistakes

Professional Resume Services

It happens to everybody: You make a mistake about something during your important interview. It might be addressing your interviewer by the wrong name. It’s also true that the way you respond to your own mistakes can be what makes the interview successful and gets you the job.

2014 46

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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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 61

Resume Nightmares: Part Two

Career Realism

Resume Nightmares: Part Two. In Part I of Resume Nightmares, I laid out the scenario from reality shows like “The Profit,” “Kitchen Nightmares,” and “Bar Rescue,” where strong statements from the shows’ stars harshly attack product (food and/or service) and owners: “I’m 100% in charge.”.