Posts Categorized: Resumes

Are Automated Resume Review Scanners Trustworthy?

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Have you ever conducted an internet search for something very unique and specific, but did not find what you were looking for? What about when you got married, did you want your wedding dress to be just like everyone else’s? Better yet, when you go to a job interview, do you say “I’m just like …

Don’t Let Your Resume Be Your Career Downfall

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Here are some tips that can help you avoid the unforgivable career move that can very well be your downfall. Being happy with your career choice is something that not all people are blessed with and they seldom know what they want out of their professional lives. Professional coaches often see people who haven’t yet …

Top 10 Mistakes That Can Ruin Executive Resumes

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When you spend a lot of time looking at executive resumes, you can get well-versed in the art of identifying which resume has it all and which one is full of errors that can cost them the job. Many executive candidates make mistakes on their resumes leaving a bad impression on recruiters, inadvertently causing them …

One-Page Resume, 10-Year Work History Rules: Fact or Myth?

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We have all heard the advice that employers don’t like to see resumes longer than one page and only look back 10 years in a candidate’s work history before making a decision to interview or not. In theory, this sounds logical since most hiring managers and HR managers are busy and don’t have the time …

Why Automated Resume Builders Can’t Beat the Real Thing

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Resumes are often the first impression employers have of prospective candidates. It’s a chance to make an impact – but it has to be done well. Discussing your work experience and skills in a way that engages employers can be a difficult task. And it’s even harder when you’re on the job market, churning out …

Benefits of Hiring a Resume Expert

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Throughout the 10 years we have been in business helping job seekers improve their resumes, we have been asked many times what the main benefits are to hiring a resume expert. We like to look at it as hiring a personal advertising agency to effectively market yourself in a highly competitive industry. There is an …

Why Use A Resume Writer?

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Every once in a while, we all face a situation in life where using a professional to help us with a certain dilemma seems inevitable. Between managing the household and a busy work schedule, it’s tough finding the time to do everything, especially when something unexpected arises such as having to look for a new …

Is HR Ignoring My Resume?

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Have you gone weeks, if not months, without any sort of responses to your resume? There could be other mechanical issues on the resume creating this problem for you. However, the thought that HR might be purposely ignoring your resume has probably crossed your mind at one point or another. It is a known fact …

No Responses to Your Resume? The 3 Reasons Why.

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As you sit idly by the computer screen, waiting for just one response to your resume, time keeps ticking by. It’s been weeks into your job search and still nothing. Not one single phone call, email, nothing. You begin to worry and think to yourself, “Am I not qualified…is my email address not working…is it …

Why Do Resume Services Differ So Much In Cost?

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I decided to write the answer to the age-long question because we are asked nearly every day – “Why do resume services differ so much in cost?” The answer to this is quite simple, but first I will explain the difference between the cost of good resume services versus bad ones. Good Resume Services: A …

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