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How to Choose a Resume Writing Service in 2019

January 08, 2019 - Posted to Resume Tips

The new year is just around the corner. For many, their list of resolutions includes a new job at a great company. That means writing a resume that’s professional looking, attention-grabbing, and guaranteed to land an interview. Many job seekers wonder if they should design their own resume or CV, or if they should hire the best resume writing service.

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How to Fill in Employment Gaps in Your Resume

May 22, 2018 - Posted to Resume Tips

If you’ve been out of work for more than a few months, you might wonder how to account for this time on your resume. If you’ve ever heard of the “unemployment bias,” you know that many employers prefer to hire people who have been continuously working. One reason is that they assume someone with a job probably has the current skills needed to pick up a position at a different company.

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Veterati Mentorship - a Lifebuoy for Military Veterans

November 08, 2017 - Posted to Resume Tips

It all began with messages between two individuals on LinkedIn. A separated Marine, Daniel Rau, and Diana Rau have a conversation about how difficult it can be for military service members to secure career positions once they return to civilian life. They come up with a plan to mentor six of their fellow separated Marines, providing career advice and job-hunting strategies over a two-week period. In the course of their work with these friends, they discover that over 1.5 million veterans separated since 2001 are having the same types of difficulties.

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CV or Resume: What Are the Differences?

October 20, 2016 - Posted to Resume Tips

Getting your foot in the door at a job is challenge enough. You must climb a mountain of paperwork that many times include documents that you must scurry to get prepared.
What if a prospective employer sends out a notice that they want a CV, and they are adamant that a resume won’t do.

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Changing Careers at 30? 40? 50? How? Why?

October 17, 2016 - Posted to Resume Tips

Mrs. R. Bradford, after a long day of cleaning house, cooking dinner for her husband and gossiping with her neighbor over the back fence, found herself sitting on her living room sofa bawling her eyes out. She could not for anything understand why she was crying.

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Is a Robot Handling Your Resume? —How to Keep Them at Bay.

September 06, 2016 - Posted to Resume Tips

Businesses are increasingly using ATS (applicant tracking software) to handle resumes that are submitted through their online portals. Although submitting applications online is a convenience for you, it can be overwhelming for the HR department to handle the hundreds of submissions that come through each day.

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Thank You/Follow-up Letters: What do They Have to do with Landing a Job?

August 29, 2016 - Posted to Resume Tips

Although you are headed in the right direction by getting your resume and cover letter done professionally, the one important thing that many job-seekers fail to remember is how important thank-you letters or post cards are to the business-2-business relationship.

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Video Resumes: Do Employers Want Them?

July 14, 2016 - Posted to Resume Tips

A few years ago, the infographic resume was trending. It might not have gained mainstream acceptance, but in more creative fields it was seen as a good thing. Many job seekers have opted to create infographic resumes in addition to their traditional one. Now, the video resume appears to be the newest trend on the horizon. Does this mean you should jump on the bandwagon, and use video resumes to impress potential employers? That depends. Are you in the right line of work? Are you willing to invest the time and money to produce a high-quality video resume? This article is going to delve into the does and don’ts of video resumes, provide you with some great examples, and help you to determine if video resumes are right for you.

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What Makes a Good LinkedIn Profile: Tips and Advice

July 12, 2016 - Posted to Resume Tips

Everybody is on LinkedIn. This means two things. First, if you aren’t present on LinkedIn right now, you need to do the work of setting up your profile. Then, you need to learn how to make a good LinkedIn profile. After all, if everybody has a LinkedIn, you're going to need to know how to write a good profile, if you want to stand out in a crowded field. You can consider this a guide full of LinkedIn profile tips and other advice for folks who are new to this important networking platform.

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Top 6 Online Educational Courses for Digital Marketing Beginners

June 24, 2016 - Posted to Resume Tips

No matter what type of post-secondary educational program you are completing or have completed, at some point you will be looking for your first career opportunity. You may be seeking employment with an existing business or a fresh startup; you may have decided to become an entrepreneur yourself.

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