Resumes

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Does Volunteer Work Count on Your Resume?

The only certainty about the world of resume writing is that it is always changing. It’s hard enough to know what goes where the objective used to be and how far back to outline your experience, much less what to do with items such as volunteer work. But the good news is that what used…

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The Importance of Voice on a Resume

There are many resume writing guides available and even online templates you can use to create a professional resume. How you represent yourself on your resume, is almost as important as your actual skills and experiences. The first rule of thumb, is to NOT write your resume in first person. You may think it feels…

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First Impressions: Writing A Strong Summary

First Impressions: Writing A Strong Summary Times are changing in the world of what employers really want, and very few are seeking the conventional objective feature that graced the first line of resume content for several decades. Instead, the industry standard in hiring is now to assess an applicant’s summary statement. According to the Harvard…

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Resume Chopping Block: What To Cut

Resume Chopping Block: What To Cut When completing or updating a resume for a prospective job search, most applicants give it their all – literally. In hoping to present their comprehensive skills, experience and education –  the first instinct is often to include every detail. While the intense effort is commendable, a resume that appears…

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