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There Are 3 Kinds of Resumes. But Top Recruiters at Amazon and Google Say They Always Want to See 'Format Number 3'
The other two formats leave recruiters wondering: 'What the heck did she actually do there?' I explained recently why Google greatly prefers applicants whose resumes use the X-Y-Z formula to describe experiences
So it's no wonder their recruiters are picky. A resume with a typo in it is automatically rejected. But a more subtle problem with your resume could also get you axed from consideration: excessive length.
When my son turned 3, his tantrums became more frequent and intense. The smallest denials would trigger him, and he'd lash out, screaming and hitting. During these fits, I would block his hands and firmly
As Yale's Office of Career Strategy explains it, "Your resume is, in a sense, an advertisement of yourself." Even if you never went to an Ivy League school, you still have the chance to benefit from a
Talking about yourself is a skill you have to learn. How hard is it to describe something you've never experienced? If you've never tasted a chocolate chip cookie, then explaining it to someone would a
Over the years, Microsoft has given you the personal career and new technologies--but can this iconic company help give you a job? Whether you are applying to work at Microsoft or elsewhere, there's much
Your résumé is probably something you consider when changing careers or looking for a new job. Job searching doesn't have to be as hard as we make it, especially if we focus on what I wrote about in this
A well thought-out, thorough answer can go a long way in impressing a hiring manager. When it comes to first-round job interviews, you’ll probably answer some version of the question, “So, tell me about
What distinguishes Elizabeth Warren from her 2020 primary opponents? The answer: she has been on both sides of the political spectrum. The senator from Massachusetts, who is considered a progressive icon, was a registered Republican until 1996. However, reviewing thousands of individual cases in bankruptcy courts in mid-1980s and then being tasked with reforming the bankruptcy code, altered Warren's school of thought. The chief architect of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Warren started her career as a law professor. She also chaired TARP’s independent Congressional Oversight Panel and served as an adviser to the National Bankruptcy Review Commission. Warren made waves when she proposed a wealth tax to address wealth inequality and rolled out a plan to eliminate college debt. The 69-year-old was embroiled in controversy after claiming Native American ancestry. Can the self-proclaimed "Democrat capitalist" break the glass ceiling? Follow our coverage for all the updates.