Despite all the advantages of the digital age, a well-written traditional, old-fashioned resume is a must if you want to get an interview. Therefore, your resume should be written according to resume writing standards and rules, and be at least ‘good’ so you could be considered for an interview. Many hiring managers, though, admit getting loads of resumes which contain mistakes that eliminate them from consideration. So here’s #1 resume rule: no matter how good you are at your Continue reading
Creating a resume that is worth consideration is quite a challenging task. However, the common myths and misconceptions shrouding the process of resume writing, application and selection make this task really tough. What is more, some of the recruiters and resume writers support these myths and the web resources can confuse job seekers by telling the opposite things. Today we will look at resume myths from the side of recruiters and hiring managers for whom scanning hundreds of resumes is a Continue reading
The bulk of applicants hunt for jobs on the internet these days. How to make sure your resume and cover letter will be noticed? How should your online application look like? You’ll find all your questions answered below. The internet brings an enormous number of applicants to every job posting. Still, many applicants limit themselves to quickly creating a resume and sending it wherever possible. This isn’t the way for success – the resume for online submission should be Continue reading
Does your resume look like everyone else’s? Do you feel that it’s written correctly but lacks the convincing power and energy? If yes, then it’s time to liven up your resume using the list of powerful verbs and adverbs which will transform your resume and show you in different light. The magic of action verbs The majority of applicants stuff their resumes with mundane and dull words like ‘Led’, ‘Responsible for’ ‘Managed’, etc. When Continue reading
When you write a resume to sell your talents, every word counts. Overuse of clichés, meaningless phrases or unnecessary words can lead your resume to being trashed, even if you’re a great candidate for the job! The worst and the best words to use According to Forbes.com, top 3 words recruiters hate to see in your resume are: ‘best of breed’, ‘go-getter’ and ‘think outside the box’. But these are not only resume killers. Think about the action Continue reading
Feeling lost in the dozens of resume tips, formatting hints and career advice? Well, you can stop browsing the web right now: we have collected ALL most valuable resume advice below. What to include for sure, what to leave out and how to format it in a catchy way – only handpicked tips which really work in a hiring world. So, open a new MS Word document, get a cup of coffee and get your hand to writing (or formatting) your winning resume. Resume Heading Name, phone number, email Continue reading
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