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Tips For The Perfect Resume And Cover Letter

ZipRecruiter has analyzed its database of over three million resumes and cover letters and determined what distinguishes a five-star resume or cover letter, as ranked by potential employers using ZipRecruiter, from the rest of the pack.<p>According to ZipRecruiter, a strong resume or cover letter is …

The Resume Section That Matters More Than You'd Think

What section headings do you have on your resume? Let me guess: “Experience,” “Education,” “Additional Information,” and maybe a “Summary” section. …

How To Match Your Skills To A Job With Your Resume

Have you ever wanted to apply for a job you realized did not completely match your skill set? It’s happened to all of us at some point in our …

25 Best Resume Tips for 2014

25 Best Resume Tips for 2014<p>The job search game is becoming increasingly competitive, and it isn’t going to change in 2014. If anything, it’s going …

10 Tips Guaranteed to Help You Write an Outstanding Resume

As we’ve all heard by now, when reviewing your resume a prospective employer will mostly likely make a split-second decision about whether to invite …

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The Best Words to Use in Your Cover Letter & Resume<p><i>by Kristine Tucker</i><p>When you create a resume and cover letter, specific word choices help your …

A Cool Trick: How to Spin 1 Resume Bullet 5 Different Ways

<i>Responsible for handling 50+ client calls per day.</i><p><i>Exceeded sales goal by 7%.</i><p><i>Trained 5 junior team members on compliance procedures.</i><p>In an effort to be …

Careers

5 Phrases You Should Never Put On Your Resume

<i>By Hannah Hamilton</i><p><i>Monster Contributing Writer</i><p>When you’re writing your resume, it’s best to avoid the cliche words that hiring managers and recruiters …

4 Things To Remember When Updating Your Resume

Writing a resume doesn’t have to be hard! | Source: ShutterStock<p>Resume writing is a pain in the patootie. You don’t want to downplay yourself, but …

Resume Tips that Earn Return Phone Calls

Four resume tips for agency new business development positions that get noticed.<p><b>By Steve Congdon</b><p>From time to time you will find yourself looking for …

Careers

How to edit your CV and make a Long Resume short: Success Tips

How to edit your CV and make a Long Resume short: Success Tips<p>Updated on September 27, 2015<p>About the Author<p>Sundeep Kataria is the founder CEO of a …

Three Simple Resume Tips

The resume is a ubiquitous job search tool. It's used at job fairs, interviews, networking events and in applying to jobs. It's formatted to be a plain paper document, designed to be a creative statement, or translated to LinkedIn and other websites for online networking. And because of the …

Employment

2 Tips For Writing An 'Absolutely Brilliant' Resume

And yet, you never hear back.<p>That's probably because it looked like a million other resumes out there.<p>Serial entrepreneur James Caan says in a recent LinkedIn post that he has seen thousands of resumes during the course of his career. "There are always some common mistakes that candidates tend to …

Employment

3 Resume Tips That Will ‘Wow!’ A Recruiter In 6 Seconds

Setting your resume apart from the hundreds of other potential candidates that a recruiter assesses in a day can seem like an impossible task.<p>We take …

5 Essential Tips To Make Your Social Profiles Resume-Ready

No matter your state of employment, even when you’re not actively in search of a job, your resume needs to stay in tip-top shape. That resume isn’t just on paper, it’s online too — because companies are increasingly more likely to peruse your profiles, your social media accounts are the true first …

5 Signs Your Résumé Is Holding You Back

Of course, in a tight job market like this one, it can be hard to know if the issue is simply the market and the amount of competition out there, or if your résumé itself is putting you at a disadvantage. Here are five of the biggest indicators that it's your résumé that's probably the problem:<p><b>1.</b> …

Employment

Use LinkedIn Labs to create a resume in a pinch

Some companies will ask for a copy of your resume via email. You have a LinkedIn profile or other portfolio-type page at the ready, but not a file copy. Instead of trying to scramble to get one together, Lifehacker recommends using the LinkedIn resume builder tool if you already have an account …

Google HR Boss Describes His Ideal Length For A Résumé

You've probably heard conflicting advice when it comes to how long your résumé should be.<p>So which is it?<p>Laszlo Bock, senior VP at Google, has a simple rule for deciding how long your résumé should be: one page for every ten years of work experience.<p>Though it might seem difficult to downsize and fit …

Employment

This Is How Facebook Decides Who To Hire

Julie Zhuo, director of product design at Facebook, revealed how the company hand-picks its team of designers in an interview with First Round Review. She started with the company as a product designer in 2006, when she was 22 years old.<p><b>How Facebook finds its candidates</b><p>"The best way to find great …

Human Resources

Why 'Fake It Til You Make It' Is Terrible Advice

So how do you drum up a little courage when you need it? Kay and Shipman suggest taking action. We become more confident by trying things and learning that we'll either succeed or survive the stumbles.<p>"Do one small thing brave thing, and then the next will be easier. And soon confidence will flow," …

MBA

Here's How To Daydream Your Way To Success

flickr user Heather Ruiz<p>While daydreaming may seem like an idle waste of time, research shows that some kinds of daydreams can be useful. They help people to explore ideas, envision situations, and get a better sense of their future selves — all of which contribute to success.<p>History is full of …

Psychology

10 Things You Should Do In The 15 Minutes Before A Big Presentation

In the 15 minutes before you're about to give a big, important presentation, it's too late to change the content of your speech, says Darlene Price, president, of Well Said, Inc. and author of "Well Said! Presentations and Conversations That Get Results."<p>Building blocks such as analyzing the …

7 Psychology Tricks To Influence People And Get Exactly What You Want

This Tech Visionary Has A New Plan To Help You Do Your Job

ServiceNow had an awesome IPO in 2012, the first company to go public after Facebook's IPO disaster, and has been firing on all thrusters ever since. It just reported a solid beat-the-street quarter, too, telling investors that it expects to grow 2014 revenues by about 55% to finish at $652 million …

Apps

14 Tactics For Reading People's Body Language

According to UCLA professor Albert Mehrabian, 55% of what you convey comes from body language, 38% from the tone of your voice, and only 7% from the words you say.<p>So how do read between the lines? We've compiled tips from Psychology Today, research journals, and other publications to help you …

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