Posts Categorized: Resumes

Mastering the Art of Resume Writing: 101

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Well I’m no Rembrandt, but it’s the best I can do! Sure, we have all taken courses in high school or college to enhance our resume writing skills, but the truth of the matter is not everyone possesses the skills to create compelling work of art – and that’s exactly what a resume should be. …

When to Use Certain File Types for Your Resume

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In today’s technologically advanced society and workplace, a vast array of resume scanning/processing software exists which creates huge issues for job seekers who are submitting their applications online.  These issues occur when the file types submitted are not compatible with the specific data parsing system that is being used by HR departments. This usually happens …

Should You Explain Job Gaps on Your Resume?

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Everyone wants a stellar resume and sometimes we tend to over-analyze our own situations, which can produce negative results during a new job search. One of those issues would be explaining job gaps on a resume. This might seem like a good idea if you have extensive lengths of time between companies and worried an …

Resume Writers in Tennessee Are Giving Job Seekers an Edge

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The capitol of Tennessee, Nashville, is known as the Music City – a bustling town with southern charm and friendly people from all walks of life. Nashville’s economic diversity provides opportunity in many different sectors of employment such as banking, healthcare, sales, industrial labor, and of course the music industry. Talented workers and artists are …

Is Your Résumé Lost in Cyberspace?

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When you search for something in Google or other search engines by typing in a keyword, you expect to find quality results based on your query such as finding whatever it is you’re looking for in your local area. How this works is actually a very scientific process on the back-end, but to us users …

Obsessive Resume Disorder (ORD): Know When to Stop

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Have you been obsessing over your resume for days, weeks or even months trying to figure out why the changes you keep making to the document aren’t getting you any more hits than before? Are you sending your resume to countless resume websites for “free critiques” hoping that one of them will give you the …

Do College Students Need Resumes?

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To answer sort of a rhetorical question, but somewhat necessary given the vast amount of skeptical information available online telling us otherwise, the first thing we have to realize here is that all college graduates will eventually be looking for a job – hence why they are in college to begin with. It would be …

Do You Need Resume Writing Help in New York?

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The great State of New York is home to some of the most historical sites in the United States. It is also home to some of the most competitive jobs available in the corporate world. The “Big Apple” alone provides over 7.4 million private sector jobs since May of 2013 and continues to grow to …

Is Your Resume Keyword Optimized?

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Are you being told by recruiters that your resume lacks “pizzazz” or that “wow factor” that employers are looking for? This could be the result of probably the most common issue with resumes today – not including the right wording to make the document keyword optimized. Keywords in a resume play a vital role in …

How to Write a Military to Civilian Transition Resume

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Transitioning out of the military into civilian sector employment is never easy. After years of service to your country as a decorated soldier with many awards and medals, from maintaining military equipment to full fledged combat, it has become all you know for the past several years. Sometimes translating your prior experiences into civilian terms …

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