Posts Categorized: Resumes

Bad Words On Your Resume

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When rewriting resume content for clients, one of the most common mistakes we see is when someone includes what we like to call “bad words” on a resume. These “bad words” usually fall within two categories and range anywhere from statements that point out certain negative aspects of your personal life or ubiquitous phrases that …

Should All Day-to-Day Duties Be Included On A Resume?

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One of the most common concerns in resume writing is if every single bit of information should be included in regards to work experience. There are some cases where this might be helpful if you are targeting very specific or specialized jobs that actually ask for everything even if it’s not directly relevant to their …

Resume Preparation Basics

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There are certain basic elements that must be implemented into a resume to make it effective, and many that should not. When it comes to your career, there is no room for error on the most important document you will hand over to a potential employer. First impression is everything and you must make sure that the …

What is the Difference Between a Resume and CV?

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One of the most common questions we are asked by clients is “What’s the difference between a resume and CV?”   Both documents are utilized as a depiction of a candidate’s work and education history, so in short, the answer would technically be “there is not much difference between the two documents other than a few …

Myth: My Resume is Leading to Age Discrimination

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As a mid-career professional or executive, one of the most common fears during a new job search or career change is age discrimination. A job seeker at this experience level is expected to be a little older than your average candidate. However, the renown “age issue” with resume writing may just be a myth and …

The 5 Worst Resume Mistakes

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Resumes are usually the first impression job seekers make with a potential employer. They are the foot in the door and the digital equivalent to the initial handshake. However, if you make any of the 5 mistakes below, you can completely ruin any chance of being considered for the position. Including Too Many Boring Job …

Avoid Low Quality Resume Writing Websites

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Have you been searching for hours, if not days for a legitimate resume writing company? Are you bombarded with too many choices and keep stumbling upon website after website offering the same guarantees? It’s almost like shopping for the same brand of shoe at different stores, but trying to find the best deal.  However, there …

Should a resume have an objective statement?

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Here is a question I hear nearly every single day from clients: Should a resume have an objective statement? The short answer is “yes” but I will get to why later. Many online websites and self-proclaimed resume experts will tell you that objective statements are out-dated, no longer used, or only tell and employer what …

The True Purpose of a Resume

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We all like to think that a good resume will get the job. In fact, it is true that an effective resume will eventually lead to landing a new job given all the proper techniques are put into place. The fact of the matter is, the true purpose of a resume is not to land …

How to Write a Job-Winning Executive Resume

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Everyone wants to know how to write the most impressive, job-winning resume one could possibly have. Here, we will use a Hotel Casino Management Executive resume as an example of a client who was trying to secure a role with a new resort after serving as Senior Vice President & General Manager of some of …

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