Resumes

Common Resume Blunders

Make sure your resume is in top-notch shape by avoiding the top 10 resume blunders:

1.Too Focused on Job Duties

Your resume should not be a boring list of job duties and responsibilities. Go beyond showing what was required and demonstrate how you made a difference at each company, providing specific examples. When developing your achievements, ask yourself:How did you perform the job better than others? What were the problems or challenges faced? How did you overcome them? What were the...
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Resume Writing Tips

1. Limit to one page. You do not have to state everything you have done on a resume, but everything you state must be true.
 
2. Determine the type of layout that works best for your experience. You may use bolding to emphasize  key skills and accomplishments.
 
3. Tailor your resume to the type of position to which you are applying. Decide what you want your resume to convey about your abilities.
 
4. Maintain a consistent writing style.
a Do Not use "I" or "my."
b You may use...
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How to Write a Resume

Introduction
Whether you want to advance in your chosen field or you're making a drastic career change, a resume is a job search necessity. It provides an overview of your experience and skills, and a great resume will help you get an interview for that job you really want. Spend the time to make your resume as good as it can be and you're making a truly worthwhile investment.

Step 1: Before You Write Your ResumeBefore you begin constructing a resume, take the time to think about your...
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Resumes

We all know that we have to work to make our dreams come true. This is also true of dream jobs. You need a resume not because most employers insist on seeing one. It is a means to an end. If there is a job that you earnestly want, then send in a resume that will highlight your professional skills. .
It is only through your resume that you can convince employers that they will benefit from your presence in their company - why your skills are worth the company's money, why you are better than...
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