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  Does your résumé feature an endorsement?
by Nimish Thakkar - Aug, 2010
Celebrity and customer endorsements -- those attention-grabbing testimonies and user accounts on popular commercials -- have also been used to make candidate résumés meatier, minus the celebrities of course. Career coaches and professional résumé writers often showcase snippets of employer, client, vendor, or peer comments to give client résumés extra punch, and hiring managers something memorable. “Testimonials are powe...
 
  Top Five Resume Myths Exposed
by Nimish Thakkar - Aug, 2010
From screening job applications to conducting interviews, hiring practices have undergone a dramatic transformation over the past decade. Despite all the changes, common resume myths continue to plague job search practices at all levels. The article attempts to debunk some of these myths. Myth 1: It's all about the number of pages The one-page rule is probably the most common myth about a resume. Candidates, even senior...
 
  Establishing your brand in your cover letter
by Debra Wheatman - Aug, 2010
Establishing your brand in a cover letter can be a tricky thing. You want to be creative, yet professional. So if the prose is stifled, the reader can actually feel how the writer struggled with every word, every sentence, and every thought. Here are a few tips to help get the creative juices flowing and extend a brand that conveys confidence and your capabilities: Don’t over do it. You don’t have to fill the document wi...
 
  3 Keys to Customizing Your Resume
by Jessica Holbrook Hernandez - Aug, 2010
In recent blogs, I’ve written a lot about the importance of investing time into every job application you submit, even if this means applying for fewer total jobs. While it’s most efficient to get your resume fine-tuned to a point where it needs little modification for each new job application, you generally will need to make a few changes each time in order to customize your document. UTILIZE PROPER LANGUAGE The first r...
 
  5 Mistakes Job Seekers Make on their Resume
by Jessica Holbrook Hernandez - Jul, 2010
I’m sitting in front of my computer trying to think of a new way to say the same things I’ve already said a million times. I think I’m beginning to feel border line preachy with my resume and cover letter advice. But I also feel a duty to share with job seekers the blunders and mistakes they make that prohibit them from getting the interview and ultimately the offer. After ten years of working as a human resources manager and...
 
  Job Quest Underway? Discover Your Buried Treasure--Transferable Skills As Career Doubloons
by Dawn Lennon - Jul, 2010
It’s unnerving to be out of work. Starting the job hunt can be gut-wrenching. We can even get confused about how to answer these simple questions: What do I know how to do? What jobs should I apply for? How do I get started? The temptation is to slap together a resume with a chronology of past jobs, titles, and duties. Then, with guns blazing, fire them out to every job board, classified ad, or on-line posting. Ugh!...
 
  3 Ways to Write Your Resume Using Job Ads
by Laura Smith-Proulx - Jul, 2010
Want to get hired faster? You can avoid one of the biggest job search mistakes by tailoring your resume to what employers are seeking. Companies post job ads all the time that are a gold mine for resume information—but only if you know how to use them correctly. Here are 3 tips for mining job ads for better resume results: 1 – Get an idea of the title you'll be applying for. While this may sound odd, your first ste...
 
  How to Effectively Follow Up on Sent Resumes
by Kris Plantrich - Jul, 2010
As I talk with many candidates, the biggest frustration I hear is that there is no response to resumes they send out. Although many have worked hard to develop a large contact list, targeted specific companies of interest and have a specific system or plan in place to send out resumes, I find most do not follow up on sent resumes. When I ask the question, “Have you followed up with them?” I usually get the deer in the head...
 
  Filling out job applications… Why and How?
by Harry Urschel - Jul, 2010
In an age of online application processes, and emailed resumes, why do so many companies still have you fill out a paper job application when you arrive for an interview or before they make you an offer? You would think they have all the information they need from you already, why is it necessary to have you fill out the paper form? Is it necessary to duplicate everything on your resume onto the application? What exactly...
 
  3 Ways to Capture Leadership Value in Your Executive Resume
by Laura Smith-Proulx - Jul, 2010
So you’ve written and re-written your executive resume, but it still doesn’t feel right to you? Maybe you’ve added metrics and detailed your career promotions, all to no avail. If so, it might be time to up your game—especially if you want to generate interviews. To create a powerful and effective leadership resume, you can find relief from using a concept called the S-T-A-R (Situation-Task-Action-Result) strategy. This...
 
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