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What STEM Resumes Should Include

There is no one way to write a good college resume. Visit any college career center and you can typically find hundreds of sample college resumes that any student can use. Although there are differences in layout and style, all good college resumes … Read More…

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Biggest Resume Mistakes

…and he should know.  Laszlo Bock is the Senior Vice President of People Operations at Google.  He reads a LOT of resumes and decided to share this list of biggest resume mistakes he sees. Of course, there is no surprise that certain things … Read More…

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10 Ways to Fix the Biggest Resume Mistakes New Grads Make

As a HR professional who owned a resume writing service for over a decade, let me reassure you that it’s easy to make resume mistakes.  Whether new professional or experienced job seeker, none of us are beyond making a mistake.  I focus on resume mistakes new grads make because they … Read More…

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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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