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 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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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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Problem-Solving Skills to Including on a Resume

Problem-Solving Skills

Learn more about problem-solving skills, how they work, and why they are critical to demonstrate on a resume and in an interview. What are problem-solving skills? Problem-solving is considered a soft skill that typically learned and improved through experience rather than through education or training. It is much like critical thinking and employers and hiring…

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