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4 Steps to Creating a Visual Resume That Stands Out

Last week, we discussed how to present and sell yourself online. Let’s take that one step forward and focus on how to actually build a visual resume that presents and sells yourself online. Personally, I like to call these “You Decks,” since they are all about the topic you know best: You. The …

How to Ensure Your Resume Goes in the Trash

There aren’t any ways to guarantee that your resume will get read, picked and set aside for an interview. However, there are a few ways to guarantee …

Resume Tip Tuesday: Top 5 Tips for Entry-Level Candidates

<i>Welcome to Resume Tip Tuesday! Come to CareerBliss every Tuesday for a brand new resume tip to help you in your job search! Check out the archive for</i> …

What Recruiters Look At During The 6 Seconds They Spend On Your Resume

Although we may never know why we didn't get chosen for a job interview, a recent study is shedding some light on recruiters' decision-making behavior. According to TheLadders research, recruiters spend an average of "six seconds before they make the initial 'fit or no fit' decision" on …

22 Resume Mistakes That Are Way Too Common

To find out the worst resume mistakes that are way too common — beyond grammatical errors and typos — we reached out to Amanda Augustine, career expert at TheLadders.<p>These common blunders would almost immediately send your resume to the trash bin.<p>Augustine tells Business Insider that recruiters are …

Does Your Resume Pass The 30 Second Test?

By Goldbeck Recruiting Inc.<p>Share on:<p>Social Hire - the Social Media Agency for recruiters and small businesses. With outstanding Social Media Agency …

How to Update an Outdated Resume

If you’re back in the job market after years of employment, your resume probably needs a facelift. Your job experience may be extraordinary, but …

Do You Make These 10 Resume Mistakes?

By Resume Rejuvenator Letetia Evans<p>Share on:<p>There it is! The <b>P-E-R-F-E-C-T</b> job for you has just been posted to your favorite job board. This …

17 things that make this the perfect résumé

After all, your résumé is your key to new and exciting job opportunities.<p>Business Insider and Amanda Augustine — who currently works as TopResume's careers expert and previously worked in the same capacity as Ladders— put together the following résumé for all current and future job seekers.<p>While …

Résumés

Who Are You? 6 Must-haves for a Compelling Professional Bio

People <i>are</i> checking you out online. And these “people” include recruiters.<p>To get their attention, you need a well-written bio that reflects who you …

Choosing Between a Résumé Skills Summary or Professional Profile

In contrast to seasoned professionals, students are under-experienced, so most of us have functional résumés that feature a briefing of our …

This is what a GOOD resume should look like

This Is What A <i>GOOD</i> Resume Should Look Like:<p>Note: This is for a US-focused resume. CVs for India and other countries have different expectations, …

Poets in Partnership: Rare 1961 BBC Interview with Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes on Literature and Love

In 1960, <b>Sylvia Plath</b> — beloved poet, little-known but masterful artist, lover of the world, repressed “addict of experience”, steamy romancer, editorial party girl, bed classifier — began recording a series of broadcasts for BBC’s celebrated series “The Poet’s Voice.” At least 17 known broadcasts …

What We Do

Innovation Program<p>We're working with entrepreneurs and businesses to bring big, bold ideas quickly to market. Learn about what we're working on in …

California Bill Would Let Nurses Perform Abortions During First Trimester

A bill that has passed the California legislature would allow non-physicians to perform abortions in the first trimester of pregnancy.<p>The bill would allow nurse practitioners, certified nurse-midwives and physician assistants to be trained to perform first-trimester "manual vacuum aspiration …

Goal not 'regime change,' White House insists as reports put Syria strike just 'days away'

Envoys tell rebels West will strike “in days” -sources Obama not seeking “regime change” – White House Syrian government says it would hit back, …

Tongue-tied at work? These tips will make you a great impromptu speaker

Imagine you're on the street, in a park or in a bar, and you see someone you would like to meet. Negative thoughts will probably pop into your mind, discouraging you from trying to make an introduction – the other person is too attractive, or likely to consider you brash, or is otherwise …

How to Do Bokeh

Creative photography often involves using a variety of techniques to add dramatic effects to a photograph. One such technique is referred to as …

15 Mistakes Guys Are Making With Their Suits

One of the most stylish fashion statements a guy can make is a suit. Sure, we love the scruffy flannel-and-jeans look. But when it's time to look sharp, smart and put-together, there is nothing like a suit.<p>When it's done right, that is. Too many men are failing to wear their suits to perfection (or …

As summer wraps up, Trudeau prepares to hit Harper on middle-class issues

After a summer on the road, Justin Trudeau is refining his middle-class message and gearing up to fight Stephen Harper on pocketbook issues – an area of economic policy where the Liberals believe the Tories are weak and where Mr. Trudeau can shine.<p>The Liberal Leader and his team believe they …

Opposition presses Harper over prorogation, demands Syria debate

Stephen Harper is facing pressure to recall MPs to debate potential military intervention in Syria.<p>Mr. Harper had planned to prorogue Parliament and delay the return of MPs scheduled for Sept. 16 until mid-October, but opposition leaders are pressing the Prime Minister to consult the House of …

Summer fashion 2013: the hits and misses

From Beyoncé's epic hairdo to Johnny Depp's woeful wardrobe, we look at the season's greatest crops and flops<p><b>Hit</b><br>Beyoncé's crop<p>Thursday 8 August 2013 will go down in fashion history: it was the day Beyoncé debuted a new blonde crop on Instagram. A hairstyle has never caused so much hysteria – …

Cocaine Rewires Brain, Overrides Decision-Making After Just One Use, Says Study

A new study at UC San Francisco's Ernest Gallo Clinic and Research Center has revealed that cocaine may rewire the brain and drastically affect decision-making after just one use.<p>While similar studies have revealed such rewiring in long-term use, the new study's results are especially alarming, …