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Thinking Beyond the Traditional Resume

It wasn’t long ago that job seekers would sink huge amounts of time and effort into polishing a resume. If they didn’t have the time or energy themselves, or if they didn’t have the verbal skills, they would spend hundreds … Continue reading

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IT Specific Resumes

Every job seeker knows that a resume is his passport to get into a country “JOB INTERVIEW.” That is why your resume should be well-organized, clearly written, and formatted using the industry standards. Note that often before they get to … Continue reading

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Long Term Unemployment and Resume Gaps

The good news for job seekers is that the unemployment rate – at least as published by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, is gradually trending down. According to the January 2012 Employment Situation Report, the official … Continue reading

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How to Send Your Resume in an E-mail

These days companies prefer applicants who send in their resumes and cover letters via e-mail. This allows HR managers to weed out unqualified candidates without going through the process of interviews and examinations. For the potential employee, though, it’s really … Continue reading

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7 Things You Can’t Hide in Your Resume

Today’s guest post comes from The Undercover Recruiter written by Karalyn Brown, a resume, interview and job search consultant based in Australia. OK, I’m quite prepared to be shot down in flames from all sides for writing this. Shoot me … Continue reading

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In Praise of the HR Manager

Coming back to the USA after a trip to Europe, I was ‘inconvenienced’ by an Immigration agent, who asked a few more questions that I cared to answer before showing some impatience. I was not a US citizen yet. After … Continue reading

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Getting Your Resume Noticed or Writing a High Impact Resume

Over 50 percent of recruiters spend two minutes or less reviewing resumes. The judgment on whether or not to hire you, however, is typically made within five seconds. A number of steps can help you position your resume for high … Continue reading

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