Monthly Archives: Aug 2014

How to Turn Your "Everyone" Resume into the One That Gets Noticed

How to Turn Your “Everyone” Resume into a Resume That Gets Noticed

Remember when you could send out 100 copies of your resume, and expect to get hired? Today, templates are a quick highway to the trash. Hiring managers don't want to sift through a pile of resume templates that sound generic and stale. The person reading wants you to tell him…
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Use the Right Words on Your Resume to Get Hired Fast

Words that Work: How the Right Words Help You Get Hired Faster

No matter how suited you are for the position, you'll never get your foot in the door without a resume that communicates your value. Your resume has a single job: to get you an interview. It only has a few seconds of attention to get the job done. It's not…
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How to improve the objective statement on your resume

Why Your Objective Statement is Costing You the Job, and What to do Instead

Take a look at your resume's objective statement. What message are you sending? Here's what hiring managers know right off the bat: every candidate in the resume pile has the exact same objective. Every one of them wants to get hired for the job. No matter how fancy or polite…
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How to Use Professional References to Get Hired FAST!

Word-of-Mouth Advertising: How to Use Professional References to Get Hired Fast

Let me ask you an important question. Which product are you more likely to buy: one that comes highly recommended from a friend, or one no one you know has used? When you shop online, do you gravitate toward the products that have several highly-rated reviews, or one with few…
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