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How to Draw Attention to Key Information on Your Resume

How to Draw Attention to Key Information on Your Resume

Ideally, everything you include on your resume should fall under the category of relevant, important information that will speak to the positions you are targeting. But how do you guide the reader to the key details that they need to see in order to take a Read more…

How to Optimize Your Resume for the Recruiter

How to Optimize Your Resume for the Recruiter

Your resume has approximately six seconds to impress an employer enough to warrant a more thorough read through. It can seem daunting to give them the right information to secure their attention but it doesn’t have to be. This infographic shares some great tips to give Read more…

3 Tips to Help You Update Your Resume Quickly

3 Tips to Help You Update Your Resume Quickly

September is International Update Your Resume Month! Whether you are passively job seeking, open to new opportunities, or unemployed and raring to secure a new position, it is time to polish and revamp your resume to ensure success in today’s job market. ATS Maybe you’ve heard Read more…

September is International Update Your Resume Month – Here’s What You Should be Doing Right Now

September is International Update Your Resume Month

That perfect career opportunity can show up when you least expect it. With September being International Update Your Résumé Month, now is the best time to reflect on your career accomplishments over the past year (or longer if you haven’t updated your resume recently), and add Read more…

Moving Beyond Generic Resume Terms: Powerful Action Verbs for a Standout Resume

At The Job Interview

When writing your resume it’s easy to get stuck in the rut of using the same verbs over and over or even using vague, generic phrases applicable to every candidate in the job market. I advise my clients to avoid generic and overused phrases like: responsible Read more…

Why References Are Important and How to Ask for Them

Hr manager asking questions to female candidate

In today’s job market, references are more important than ever before. Potential employers want to know your past work performance as well as your work habits from those who have seen you on a day-to-day basis. Here’s how to ensure you get the best references possible Read more…

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