Four Things Recruiters Don’t Want to See in a Resume

Four Things Recruiters Don’t Want to See in a Resume

by guest author, Emma Carter Recruiters who review countless resumes can identify various red flags in these documents. However, if you can’t determine which are the bad ones, you may end up hiring the wrong candidate.   You need to determine which resume errors to ignore and which will make you look for another candidate. If…

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Why It’s Important to Write Targeted Resumes

Targeted Resumes

Guest author, Brenna Johnson A targeted resume focuses on a specific job opportunity and highlights the skills and experience needed for that job opening. When sending a targeted resume, it will either be written or edited for each job you apply for.  Taking the extra time to write a targeted resume could be absolutely critical…

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Make Your Resume Stand Out With These 3 Things

Make Your Resume Stand Out With These 3 Things

No matter how qualified you are, if your resume doesn’t stand out and catch the recruiter’s attention it will be sitting in a pile of other resumes. It’s hard to know which resume format is best for you, what the hiring manager wants to see, and how to effectively sell yourself in such a short…

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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 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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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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