Resume Finishing Touches: Polish and Send

resume finishing touches

Before you send your resume off, make sure you have double-checked our resume finishing touches checklist. Your resume is the first impression most hiring agents will have of you, and you want it to be perfect. These tips will help. Resume Finishing Touches Checklist #1. Don’t include“References Available Upon Request” You want to be sure…

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10 Things to Leave Off Your Resume

10 Things to Leave Off Your Resume

Are any of these items things you need to leave off your resume? Resume formatting and requirements change quite a bit as technology advanced and the job market changes. It can be a bit daunting trying to stay informed of these things. But you are in luck because Career Resumes publishes information regularly and we…

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Job Posting Red Flags

Job Posting Red Flags

Look out for these job posting red flags to save yourself a lot of time and hassle. It takes a lot of time and effort to research a new job, jump through the hoops to apply, interview, and then land the job. So, anything you can do to shorten the process and, more importantly, not…

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Job Gaps and other Tricky Stuff

Job Gaps and other Tricky Stuff

Addressing job gaps is one of the trickiest things to figure how to do on a resume. You can’t ignore it, but you also want to position your experience and skills as the most important things for a potential employer to consider. We’ve compiled a list of tips and things to consider in order for…

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Resume Tips: Education on a Resume

Education on a Resume

The following tips include how to present your education on a resume. This includes whether you have a college degree or not. Need help with your resume? Take advantage of our Free Resume Critique. #1. Experience First, Education Second Chances are, your last couple of jobs are more important and relevant to you getting the job…

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How a Recruiter Recognizes Valuable Talent

The labor market is changing. Traditional recruitment is no longer of interest to employers or employees. The old methods were replaced by the acquisition of talent. But how to find talent? Every recruiter is looking for an answer to this question. Let’s try to do it together. Understand your needs Previously, recruiters did not fully…

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Tips on How to Format a Resume

Format a Resume

There are many ways to format a resume. It can depend on the type of resume you are creating, the industry you are in, and sometimes the application process requirements. There are traditional formats and more modern formats. Regardless, of all these factors, the following list of tips applies to all resumes. Need help with…

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Resume Work Experience Tips

Resume Work Experience

Your resume work experience section can take on many forms and formats. Whether you are listing your experience in chronological order or by relevancy, these tips will help you! Need help with your resume? Take advantage of our Free Resume Critique. #1. Relevant and Recent You should always start with your most recent job description under…

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Resume Tips: How to tell your story

Resume Tips

The best resume tips we can give include how to tell your professional story in an interesting way that is quick and easy to read. Need help with your resume? Take advantage of our Free Resume Critique. According to a section in an article titled Storytelling in Your Resume: Why and How by LiveCareer.com,  “As a…

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Avoid Passive-Aggressiveness in Interviews

Passive Aggressiveness in Interviews

Passive-aggressiveness in interviews often starts with the type of questions being asked. It can also be demonstrated by questions that are just way too vague. This is not the same as open-ended behavioral interview questions. We are talking about questions that are asked where the point is lost or the candidate cannot determine what the…

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