Tag: resumé

5 tips to help your resume make it through resume-reading software

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When you send out a resume today, you can be nearly certain that it will wind up going through automated applicant tracking system (ATS) software. Many, and probably most, employers use these time and labor-saving programs to review job applications

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New year, new resume

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If looking for new work is part of your 2020 plans, read on for some ideas to help you revise your current resume skillfully, and make the kind of impact on the reader that you really hope for.

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Your summer job: put it on a resume

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Summer jobs provide income, work skills, awareness of which tasks you like or don’t like, experience managing your own money,and more.  

Learn several great ways to highlight your summer job experience on a resume.

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Job application encounter: The ATS

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If you’ve applied for a job in recent years, especially at a large company, your application has undoubtedly encountered an Applicant Tracking System (ATS).

Will your resume successfully make its way past an ATS?

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Be strategic with your first resume

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What does it take to make your first resume polished, professional, and focused?

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Dear graduates: it’s a great time to be you

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This year’s college graduates have a strong job market for landing that first job. And, we know more than ever about the skills and qualities employers are looking for in new hires.

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5 questions to help you target your resume

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A great resume matches your personal goals and qualifications to an employer’s specific needs.

When you sit down to create or spruce up your resume, it’s important to take the time to really define your goals.

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Five Tips on How Recent College Grads Can Beat the Resume Robots

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These days, the first screening of your resume and job application is not likely to be done by a person but by a computer using ATS (Applicant Tracking System) screening software

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Rescue your resume from oblivion

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Is there anything more frustrating than sending out your thoughtfully-crafted resume to apply for one job after another – and never hearing back?

Take steps to rescue your resume from the screening trap and get it into the hands of a hiring authority.

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Create your personal brand

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Why take the time to develop a personal brand?

Besides helping you identify your personal strengths, having a brand can pull your resume to the top of the pile, make you shine in interviews, and leave your LinkedIn readers positively wowed.

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