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Category Archives: Resume Writing

7 Deadly Sins of Resume Writing

If your resume is not getting the attention you want, maybe you are committing one of these seven deadly sins of resume writing. Remember that recruiters and hiring managers will scan your resume for about 20-30 seconds to decide if it should be … Read More…

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Best and Worst Words to Use for Resume Writing

A recent survey reaffirms what we have known for a long time – resume writing is key and that employers spend a very short time scanning resumes.  About 17% of employers spend onloy about 30 seconds scanning resumes and 68% spend about two minutes.  I refer … Read More…

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20 Ways Resume Contact Information Kills a Job Search

No matter what you hear – the resume is NOT dead.  It is still the only way you will get your foot through certain doors. If you have already done all the hard work to prepare your resume and get it in front … Read More…

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10 Resolutions for College Grads Seeking Careers

The National Association of Colleges and Employers (naceweb.org) say that employer hiring of new college grads will be up 7.8% this year.  If you are one of those college grads looking for work this year you should be thinking – “There is a … Read More…

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Other Ideas for College Resumes!

There is a ton of information on this site to help you write the perfect college resume. After talking with a student last week, I thought I would add some of the other special information to include on a college resume. 1.Interests – … Read More…

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BASICS you MUST Include in a College Resume

Resume writing doesn’t have to be a scary proposition if you keep in mind the following FIVE key areas you must include in the resume. 1. NAME and CONTACT – I cannot stress enough how important it is to check and double check … Read More…

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