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  1. What To Look For In A Free Resume Template By Roy Miller
    Downloading a free resume template can seem like the solution to all your resume problems.Not so fast! By all means, check out what free resume templates are available, but then ask yourself some questions.Have you seen it before? If you have, you can bet the person you send it to has too. You've seen, what, tens or hundreds or resumes? They may have seen thousands. If yours looks like everybody else's, you won't stand out.But if you have seen it, don't immediately bypass it. Is it pretty? Gre…


  2. Sample Resume Objectives: Good, But Summaries Are Smokin'! By Roy Miller
    Since college I've been told that a resume ought to have an "objective statement" at the top. Maybe you've been told the same.I'm here to tell you somebody's been lying to you!Well, not necessarily, but maybe. Every resume has an objective, but not every resume has to have an objective statement. So before you get the urge to search online for sample resume objectives, keep reading.Every resume has an objective. How you TALK about that objective in the resume is a different matter entirely.An …


  3. Job Search Tip: Dump Your Resume! By Paul Megan
    Dump your resume! And everything else your traditional job search stands for.Sounds sacrilegious, doesn’t it?Yet, the starting point of your successful job search is NOT your resume. Nor any other part of a traditional approach.You see, a traditional job search is passive at the very time when employers are looking for someone who can demonstrate they are proactive. It’s one of the many changes that’s occurred in the 21st Century. Employers today want to meet a candidate who* Understand th…


  4. How To Type A Resume For Employers By David Green
    Learning how to type a resume may feel like a daunting task. Even the most affluent writers have asked themselves, how to type a mind-blowing resume. Follow the tips in this article, and you will find the answers on how to type an outstanding resume.First, your resume must be computer printed. The days of the almighty pen or grandma's typewriter are behind us. No more carriage returns with the dinging bell.You should always use black ink throughout. It is the most professional, and helps …


  5. One Section at a Time: Writing Your Resume By Carla Vaughan
    Your resume can be an awesome success. It takes time and effort, though, if it is to win the approval of hiring managers (who ask you for a face to face meeting). Common sense would tell any person in the job-search process that writing an excellent resume is essential. But not everyone is willing to make the effort. There are several reasons for this, but for the purpose of this article, the focus is going to be on people who have never written a resume before. Perhaps this is you: Somet…


  6. Turn Your Lame Resume into a Blockbuster! By Paul Megan
    How important is a good resume . . . really?Well, look at it this way. Often it's the very first contact you have with a prospective employer. It could be the passport to your next job. It’s the gateway to your future. It can ramp up your job search!And it better be a Blockbuster!Why? Because you get only one chance at an employer. So you better make it your absolutely best shot!For example, we know from studies that the average employer spends about 50 seconds scanning it. If you look…


  7. Will Resume Blasting BLAST Your Job Search? By Roy Miller
    The only honest answer is that it might.There are two common questions when it comes to resume distribution: Should I post my resume to job sites? Should I blast my resume to recruiters? Yes, and yes. But only as a small part of a broader strategy that doesn't depend on shooting your resume out to the world, and then waiting for the phone to ring.Let's talk in more detail about blasting for a moment.Resume blasting (see Post to the bigs, blast to the 'secret job market' for a definition) has g…


  8. How to Write a Better Resume By Ann Baehr
    ====INTRODUCTIONThere are as many opinions on the subject of resumes as there are job seekers! Some of the more popular opinions are centered on the use of objectives, summaries, profiles, title headings, keywords, reference statements, personal interests, salary history, dates, graphics, fonts, and of course, the length of the resume.Then there is the question of format. Should the style of a resume be chronological, functional or combination? One thing is certain - the resume should sell a c…


  9. Should You Have An Objective? Yes, But Maybe Not On Your Resume By Roy Miller
    Many professional resume writers strongly recommend including an objective statement on your resume. I agree...under one condition. It has to be so good that it reaches out and COMPELS the reader to call you for an interview. Most aren't.If you're interviewing a prospective resume writer (and you should definitely interview them before hiring them), ask him for a respresentative object statement from his porfolio. Is it compelling to you? What's compelling to you might not be compelling to som…


  10. 7 Tips Toward Building A Successful Online Resume By Matthew Keegan
    As the manager of two aviation web sites, I have learned that one of the best ways to promote people who are looking for work is to allow for them to list their resume right online. Unlike a traditional resume, there are some things best left off an online resume. Let's take a look at some of things you need to do as your craft your online copy.1. Omit certain personal information. You must include your name, the area in which you live [for example, Chicagoland], a contact phone number, and an…


  11. Cover Letter Versus Resume - Which Is More Important? By Jason Adams
    Some people say that the resume is THE most important part of the job changing process, while others say it’s the cover letter and even others say it’s the interview. The truth is that they are all right and wrong!It’s like asking what is more important in a car, the brake pedal, the gas pedal or the steering wheel. Obviously you need all three to get you from point A to point B.The main purpose of a resume along with the accompanying cover letter is to get you the interview, pure and simple…


  12. Resume Writing Services - Don't Go There By Carla Vaughan
    Resume Writing ServicesSomeone on a forum recently asked if she should hire someone to write her resume and cover letter for her. In truth, it seems like an easy solution, but there are pitfalls to doing so.Actually, a better way to word that would be: There are some wonderful benefits to writing your own resume and cover letter.It is always best to write your own resume and cover letter. Why? Because you know yourself better than anyone else. No one else will be able to state as clearly and a…


  13. Your Resume Objective Statement: It's All About Them By Roy Miller
    All right, that's a bit strident.Some professional resume writers would strongly recommend an objective statement. There's nothing necessarily WRONG with one, but I think it's a challenge to make any objective strong and compelling enough, and sometimes it gives you enough rope to hang yourself.A typical objective statement goes something like this:"A challenging position with a respected and dynamic company in the industry."Let me rephrase that for you:"A job."Most resumes have such a poorly…


  14. How To Write A Resume, Avoid These Resume Mistakes By David Green
    HOW TO WRITE A RESUME-MISTAKE #1NEVER USE THE WRONG PAPER! What kind of paper should you choose when typing your resume? The color of paper you will want to use will be white or ivory. You will also want to type your resume on a heavier paper, such as a 20 lb. bond.HOW TO WRITE A RESUME-MISTAKE #2DO NOT APPLY TO THE WRONG JOB! Focus on targeting your resume to one specific job. If the job you are seeking is that of a receptionist, you want the person reading your resume to know this. The emplo…


  15. Expose Lies on Resumes By Brace Barber
    Purpose: Learn about the new Polygraph for management hiresHis heart dropped when he saw his boss from his current company walk into the interview room with his prospective new employer. In a flash, every exaggeration on his resume was known. All of the excitement of a new and better-paying position instantly vanished.That meeting ended quickly with an exchange of courtesies and a kind rejection. The interviewer walked back to her office frustrated at the amount of time and effort she had inve…


  16. How to Transform a Boring Note Into A Killer Cover Letter - Part I By Robert Phillips
    The AIDA formula is as old as dirt. It was taught when I was in school over a decade ago. And it's still being taught for good reason - it works! When you apply it to your cover letter, it has the power to transform a regular cover letter into an attention-grabbing "Killer Cover Letter" that'll make your phone ring off the hook.AIDA is an acronym. It stands for Attention, Interest, Desire, and Action. It describes the process marketers want to take their prospect through in order to make …


  17. Cover Letters By Amit Pujar
    Cover Letters: Are you telling them what they want to know?Let's face it. Recruiters (or employers) are smarter than we think. Bigger organizations pay a hefty salary to their HR department to filter out and sieve through hundreds and thousands of resumes. The idea is to build an organization with people of the right mental aptitude. Most of the top organizations believe strongly in a motto - "People are their greatest assets". Your cover letter goes a long way in capturing and retaining the a…


  18. I'm Changing Careers - How Do I Format My Resume? By Ann Baehr
    The best resume format to use is the combination resume. This resume format is not chronological nor functional. It combines both! It is extremely flexible and allows you to use strategies in a way that would normally be considered wrong.The difference between the combination format and the chronological format is that the chronological format resume is very easy to follow. The hiring manager will typically start to read the chronological resume at the bottom of the work history or professiona…


  19. 5 Resume Mistakes Telecommuters Often Make By Nell Taliercio
    Finding a legit telecommute job can be difficult. Telecommute jobs are in high demand and hundreds if not thousands of other people are competing for the same position.So how do you stand apart from everyone else? Your résumé.Your telecommute résumé the first and often the only document a potential employer has to make a hiring decision with. Here are some tips specifically for your telecommute résumé to keep it on the employer’s desk and out of “file number 13”.I have consulted with telecommu…


  20. Make 'em READ Your Cover Letter Using This Killer Secret! By Jimmy Sweeney
    Got your attention? Great. That was my intention. Who wouldn't want to read on when the title promises a 'killer secret.'If I hadn't nabbed you in the first three seconds, however, I'd have lost you. People read and decide just like that. A job interviewer does the same thing. Read and toss.Read and toss. But that doesn't have to happen to your cover letter. You can grab and keep his or her attention with a smashing title or headline. This technique is one of the best-kept secrets in the caree…


  21. Do You Need Help Writing A Winning Cover Letter? By David Richter
    Your cover letter is critical to your success. It sets the tone. It is read before your resume and includes vital information about you that every potential employer needs. If you don’t have a cover letter, or if you have one that is poorly written, you’re setting yourself up for failure. Knowing the crucial elements of a cover letter is imperative to getting in doors and moving your candidacy forward.Your cover letter must function as a roadmap leading the reader from start to finish. It…


  22. How to Transform a Boring Note Into A Killer Cover Letter - Part II By Robert Phillips
    In Part I, we covered how to grab the reader's attention with the opening sentence. Now we'll get them interested, arouse desire, and get them to take action. Let's get moving.InterestNow that you have the reader's undivided attention. The next step is get them interested in what you have to offer. In this case, since you're applying for a job, the goal is to get the reader interested in you, right?So how do you do that? You feed them interesting facts. Like how much money you saved your…


  23. When Writing Your Own Resume, Use Word And KISS By Roy Miller
    Recruiters like Microsoft Word. 'Nuff said. Use it!Not a computer expert? You might not be, but I'll bet you have a computer. Most households have one. And most households have somebody under 20 who has used Word roughly since birth (I've used it since 1987 and I was born way before then). You've got a consultant!Haven't used Word before? It is a vital job skill. Learning it will bolster your resume, and help you create it at the same time. Two birds with one stone. That's efficient job traini…


  24. 3 Cover Letter Secrets Revealed By Kevin Donlin
    Writing a cover letter can be like cleaning your garage -- you don’t know where to start ... and you just want it done.Wouldn’t it be great if you could use a few "underground" techniques to write cover letters that get more job interviews? Faster and easier than you ever thought possible?Well, pay attention. I’m going to share 3 cover letter secrets that should get you more interviews, while a lot of the guesswork out of your letter writing.To dig up these "cover letter secrets," I interviewe…


  25. CV Writing (or Resume Writing) is Simple, Isn't It? By Peter Fisher
    Lots of successful, intelligent people write their own CVs or resumes every week but usually they are not too well targeted, do not include the most powerful language and keywords, or are poorly organized and excessively wordy.So its easy to write your CV is it?All you need are the basic skills and knowledge: A clear understanding of what specifically you have to offer; Thorough knowledge of your market place and what is wanted; An excellent command of the English Language; The ability to expr…






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