Reading Between the Lines to Decipher a Job Description
The Job Description and Your Career You are searching for an opportunity when you find a job description that catches your eye. You seem to possess most of the qualifications that the employer is looking for and experience that mirrors the position responsibilities. But how do you know if this is the role that balances…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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