Posts Tagged 'resume'

Ways to Spring Clean Your Job Search

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Every year, millions of people set out to spring clean their homes and garages. Spring is also the perfect time to clean your job search image. It’s the time for renewal and clarity.

1. Clean Your Workspace Area
Clear paperwork piles, file paperwork, discard unnecessary paperwork and organize your workspace.

2. Email
Delete or archive old emails.

3. Dust Off Your Resume
Your resume should reflect your current targeted goals and communicates what your “experience” brings to the table. If your resume is more than two ...

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How to Prepare Your Resume

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A good resume is what will help you land an interview for your dream job. If you appropriately tailor your resume, you will hear back from almost every job opportunity. Before you start working on your resume, you need to outline your skills and experiences relevant to the job. Once you have listed all your qualifications, you can prepare your resume for your job application.

Follow These Steps When Drafting Your Resume

1. Choose the correct resume format.
There are three standard resume ...

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How to Handle Gaps in Employment

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Gaps in work history can cause an employer to become skeptical about hiring you. They may find it concerning that you had long periods of absence from normal adult activities and question whether you are a serious candidate for their company.

Employers may be concerned that you are hiding something unfavorable. They may assume that your release from your last position was not voluntary and that you were unable to find work due to incompetency. 

You are human, and life has various ...

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You Only Have 6 Seconds to Make a Good Impression

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Employers review hundreds of resumes daily looking for the right candidate to fill their open positions, but here is a secret.  Before the resume gets to the recruiter, it has been screened by an Applicant Tracking System (ATS) to see which resumes will even make the first cut.

An Applicant Tracking System is a software program that helps companies organize candidates for recruitment purposes.  These systems allow businesses to collect information, manage prospects based on experience and skill set, and filter ...

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