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Don’t Let These 6 Gimmicks Derail an Effective Resume

on Oct 28, 2021 9:30:00 AM By | Sadie Aram | 0 Comments | resumes Resume
When a single-page document is the only way to impress someone, it’s normal to want to make it stand out. Using gimmicks on your resume may sound like a great idea at first, but it can quickly backfire. While a unique-looking resume can get someone’s attention, it most likely won’t get you the job. Including information that may not be in a standard resume can also have the same effect. Avoid these 6 resume gimmicks to maintain your credibility and professionalism during the job application process.
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5 Tips for Returning to the Workforce After a Long Break

The fact is, career breaks happen. Whether you’re a new parent, traveling the world, caring for a family member, or struggling to find employment, there are times when a long absence from work is unavoidable. Remember, taking a long break is not an unusual occurrence and each person’s career ladder is unique. If you are nervous about jumping back into the workforce after taking some time off, keep these tips in mind so you can get into the right mindset to find your next opportunity.
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How to Create a Resume Summary with No Experience

on Apr 1, 2021 9:15:00 AM By | Brianne Tomko | 0 Comments | Job Seekers Candidate Experience Resume
No experience? No sweat! Here are the steps you can take to build a professional resume summary that will highlight your skills and achievements.
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5 Ways a Job Seeker Can Stand Out During COVID-19

on Jan 21, 2021 9:13:00 AM By | Brianne Tomko | 0 Comments | Job Seekers Soft Skills Resume Technical skills Video
Right now, job hunting is more complicated than ever before. COVID-19 risks, social distancing measures, a challenging job market, and a recession have made finding a job more of a challenge than in recent years. As you keep pursuing your next opportunity, keep these tips in mind to stand out.
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New Grads: Build Your Best Resume and Nail the Interview

on Dec 22, 2020 9:45:00 AM By | Brianne Tomko | 0 Comments | Job Seekers Interviews Graduate Resume
It can be daunting for new graduates to enter the workforce. Here are some tips for building your best resume and nailing your interviews!
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How Far Would You Go To Get a Job?

on Jan 23, 2020 9:30:00 AM By | Sarah Perlman | 0 Comments | Job Seekers hiring Job Search Portfolio Resume Cover Letter
What's the craziest thing you've done when trying to get a job? There are some, ahem, interesting gimmicks and tricks reported in SimplyHired's recent survey. The blog asked over 500 hiring managers and over 500 job seekers to see whether these crazy tactics actually worked. The results are pretty surprising!
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How NOT To Write a Cover Letter

on Jul 5, 2019 10:44:00 AM By | Sarah Perlman | 0 Comments | Job Seekers Job Search Resume Cover Letter
A recent poll says 90% of executive level hiring managers find cover letters important for evaluating candidates. Another survey shows 40% of HR managers believe that a good cover letter would help an applicant stand out. Even if a cover letter isn't required, you should always include one with your resume unless specifically asked not to. Here are some "don'ts" to watch out for when drafting your letter.
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Build a Tailored Resume in 8 Steps

on Jun 6, 2019 2:56:55 PM By | Sarah Perlman | 0 Comments | Job Seekers Recruitment Job Search Resume
A recent study shows that recruiters spend just over three minutes reading a candidate’s resume. On average, they've made up their mind about the candidate within the first minute. So how can you stand out from the crowd? You might think it's best to be eye-catching, with unique fonts or lots of design, but that's not the case. The most effective way to get placed into the "yes" pile is by tailoring your resume to each position you're applying for.
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