1000 things you don t want in your job hunt

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GOING ONLY FOR BRANDINGDo you stick only to the top name job boards or portals?. If yes, you are denying your chances of getting into specialized positions. Specialized groups or non-enterprise companies often steer clear of top names. Choose your resume posting based on the kind of recruiters that visit … Read The Full Post

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Resume review asking and getting help

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Writing a resume is a process of self-discovery in many ways. You have to market yourself to your potential employer, which is a very difficult task because we have to walk the fine line of objectivity and self-promotion.

Your resume must summarize your educational achievements, professional experience, and qualification in … Read The Full Post

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5 things you should never include in your resume

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Composing a resume is a difficult task, as we all know. It takes time and patience to fit your whole professional history within one or two pages, and present yourself as the best candidate for the job. While we focus so much of our energy on what to include in … Read The Full Post

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Get yourself ready to impress during a phone interview

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Preparing for an interview over the phone is primarily a mental exercise, and something that is easy to prepare for. It is the second impression that you will make on a hiring decision maker – the first impression was obviously made for you by your resume and cover letter, and … Read The Full Post

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Including salary on a resume is a really bad idea

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Never include salary range in a resume or cover letter unless the potential employer has explicitly stated (within a job posting or advertisement or told you personally) that it is a required. Adding this information when it is not requested is the fastest way to get knocked out of contention … Read The Full Post

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Including references on your resume

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Have you ever wondered what the most commonly used line on a resume is?. It would have to be the all time favorite, “References available upon request.” There is an ongoing debate among professionals about the inclusion of references on your resume. Some people will strongly encourage you to include … Read The Full Post

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What to do with gaps in your work experience

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Listing your professional experiences on your resume is a difficult task. There are so many elements to consider: job titles, time frames, key responsibilities, transferable skills, etc. The process becomes even more difficult if you have gaps in your work history. Your potential employer will not have a way of … Read The Full Post

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Tips for cover letters to get more interviews

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Here’s a tip for cover letters to get more interviews. Use a bulleted format cover letter rather than a standard letter in paragraphs. The bulleted format is more eye catching, and is more likely to be glanced at by the hiring manager or other person assigned to sort through resumes. … Read The Full Post

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Cover letter for resume

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Cover letter for resume. While your resume is very important in your job search, having a cover letter for your resume is just as important as the resume. You will want to have a cover letter that introduces not only you but your resume as well. You will want to … Read The Full Post

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Tips on listing publications in your resume

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There are many industries where publication of your own work is a critical part of your career development. As professionals in industries that require us to actively publish research studies, essays, articles, textbooks, etc. we have to find ways to account for such publications on our resumes. There are a … Read The Full Post

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