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Formatting Tips: Elevate your Resume from Plain to Professional

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Formatting Tips: Elevate your Resume from Plain to Professional

  While the content of your resume critical, the format plays an important role as well. You may have exceptional experience, results, and expertise, but if employers can’t quickly find what they are looking for, you run the risk of being overlooked. A resume that is packed densely with blocks of text, has no real differentiation between sections, and is unappealing to the eye can leave a less than stellar impression. Bring your resume to life by implementing some strategic formatting so that it looks more professional and engaging. Make...

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Showing your Value on an Entry-Level Resume

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Showing your Value on an Entry-Level Resume

Job hunting can be challenging no matter your experience level, but it can be particularly tough for entry-level candidates who may feel that they lack the experience to compete. Coming out of college you may be confident in what you have learned but not have a lot of real-world experience that shows you can apply it. Don’t let this hold you back from creating a powerful resume. Make the most of the skills and experiences you have acquired. Highlight your education: As a new graduate, this may be one of your stronger assets. Bring your...

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3 Details you may be Overlooking on your Resume

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3 Details you may be Overlooking on your Resume

If you think your resume is pretty solid but you’re not getting the results you were looking for, there is a chance that there are a few things you may have overlooked. Your resume may have a lot of great information, but if it is missing key features, the impact may not be as strong. You want your resume to pop and grab positive attention both from hiring managers and ATS programs. Before you apply for the next job opening, take a few minutes to review your resume and see if you are missing any of these important details: Keywords You’ve...

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Why you Should Keep your Resume Current Even if You have a Great Job

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Why you Should Keep your Resume Current Even if You have a Great Job

You’ve been at your job for a few years now and things are going well. You enjoy what you do, your boss has given you great reviews, and the company seems to be headed in a positive direction. No harm in pushing your resume off to the wayside, right? Wrong. Keeping your resume current is a good idea no matter where you are in your career. Even if you are not actively looking for a job, you should still periodically revisit your resume to keep it updated. You never know when you may need it. Unexpected Job Loss: The economy can fluctuate and...

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Why your Resume Still Matters – Even if You’re on LinkedIn

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Why your Resume Still Matters – Even if You’re on LinkedIn

The world today is very technology-centered. The Internet has become the go-to resource for doing everything from finding information and connecting with friends to paying bills and booking trips. This is also where many people turn to find jobs. Though newspapers do still advertise job openings, the Internet gives job seekers access to a much broader range of options. LinkedIn has become a valuable resource as well as it allows professionals to connect and network. Recruiters can scope out potential candidates and job seekers can become more...

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Overcoming Writer’s Block on your Resume

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Overcoming Writer’s Block on your Resume

In an effort to create an engaging resume that will catch an employer’s attention, sometimes job seekers get stuck on what to write. Your mind goes blank on anything of significance you did in your last job that makes you sound impressive, or you can’t think of relevant skills that may be applicable. Perhaps you are a new graduate and feel like, aside from your education, you don’t have much to offer. Regardless of your situation, falling victim to writer’s block can be stressful. When you find yourself at a loss for what to say, consider the...

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Elevating your Statements from Mediocre to Meaningful

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Elevating your Statements from Mediocre to Meaningful

Your resume needs to be much more than words on a page. It needs to tell a story about who you are and what you can do. It should grab the reader’s attention and make them consider how you could be a valuable asset to their business. Don’t leave them guessing about your abilities and let your resume get lost in the shuffle. Part of this impact comes from the statements you make regarding your experience. Too often job seekers fall into the trap of making a laundry list of everything they have done. The problem becomes that there is little...

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Crafting your Resume for a Government Position

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Crafting your Resume for a Government Position

With President’s Day just around the corner, this can bring to mind the range of jobs available working for the government. Many job seekers think that they need to live near Washington, D.C. to land a government job, but in reality these positions exist throughout the country. There may even be opportunities to work around the world. Job openings span a multitude of industries, so there is a good possibility of finding one that matches your skills, experience, and interests. When creating a resume to apply for government positions, it is...

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Little White Lies on Your Resume that can Hurt your Job Search

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Little White Lies on Your Resume that can Hurt your Job Search

In today’s tight job market, job seekers strive to stay as competitive as possible. They want to edge out other applicants by showing how and why they are the best fit for the position. They want their resume to be top-notch and align closely with what the employer is seeking. In an attempt to present themselves in the best light, some people incorporate little white lies into their resume, assuming no one will ever find out. But lying, regardless of how minimal it may seem, can come back to hurt you. Employers have a wealth of resources at...

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Tips for Tailoring your Cover Letter to make a Stronger Impression

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Tips for Tailoring your Cover Letter to make a Stronger Impression

There is much debate over the value of the cover letter. Some employers require one while others make it optional. A cover letter can provide a strong introduction to who you are and what you have to offer. It can entice the hiring manager to want to find out more. One of the worst things you can do is submit the same generic cover letter with every application. Just as you should tweak your resume to each opening, the same goes for your cover letter. Mention the position and company: One detail that many job seekers overlook is not...

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