Resumes

What happens to your resume after you apply for a job?

Application revelation: What really happens to your resume after you apply for a job?

Peter Harris| Jan 20, 2015 11:57 am


Wondering why your professional resume isn’t receiving any response at all from employers? Here’s what really goes on after you hit ‘send’ – and what went wrong with your application.



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The seven most successful job search strategies for 2015

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jan 15, 2015 07:42 pm


Surveyed career experts list the most successful job search tactics being employed today. Try these tips to successfully land the position you want.



Category: Job Search Strategies, Resumes, Resumes and Cover Letters,
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Five things to cut from your writing right now

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jan 9, 2015 09:41 pm


Your writing can make or break your chances at getting the job, and affect how much money you make over the course of your career. Here are five things you should cut from your documents to make them stronger.



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Hey trivia nerds, how many of these facts about money, work, and careers did you already know?

Elizabeth Bromstein| Dec 15, 2014 06:52 pm


Who invented the resume, money, and the weekend? What’s the most common job in North America and what profession pays the most in Canada? Wonder no more.



Category: Latest News & Advice, Life At Work, Recruiting and Managing, Resumes,
The worst resume ever

The worst resume ever

Elizabeth Bromstein| Oct 21, 2014 07:07 pm


A staffing professional shares the two worst resumes he’s ever received and now we’re sharing them with you. We hope you’d never make these mistakes.



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Common resume skills that are obsolete in 2014

Ten work skills that are obsolete in 2014

Peter Harris| Oct 1, 2014 10:48 am


There are numerous phrases that at one time were commonly listed as resume skills and searched for by employers that have been used less and less frequently over the past decade. Including these now makes your resume look out-of-date.



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Senior exec brought down in the midst of a promotion – for a resume falsehood from years earlier

Peter Harris| Sep 17, 2014 10:16 am


Even a small lie about your past can be hanging over your head well into the future. Walmart’s vice president of communications resigned last week after it came out that he hadn’t actually earned the university degree listed on his resume.



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Infographic: the top five resume fails

Elizabeth Bromstein| Sep 8, 2014 05:40 pm


It’s actually quite likely that you’re making one of these extremely common resume errors. The good news is they’re easy to fix.



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Five non-traditional resume formats to make yours stand out from the pack

Simon Cohen| Aug 22, 2014 03:17 pm


The standard resume can be boring, not least for the candidate sending it out. Here are five technology-enhanced ideas you can use to do something different and interesting with your application.



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The exact resume keywords employers search for by industry

Elizabeth Bromstein| Aug 12, 2014 07:08 pm


Our internal research shows the keywords employers use to find resumes by industry. Make sure your resume contains these words if you want to get noticed.



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