Archive for category Resume

12 Simple Tweaks That Make Your Resume Easier to Review

There’s some debate about how many seconds a recruiter spends looking over a resume, but we can all agree that it’s not a lot. With such limited time to get important information across, anything you can do to make your resume easier to skim could mean the difference between the forward or toss piles.
So, after you’ve [...]

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10 Reasons Why I Ignored Your Resume

A lot of people want jobs in marketing, which is great news for those of us currently hiring. However, after a decade of screening, interviewing and onboarding marketers, there are still some mistakes that I constantly see. Here are examples of some mistakes you should avoid.
1. You use a Hotmail or AOL email address
Marketers should [...]

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19 Reasons Why This Is An Excellent Resume

Recruiters spend an average of  six seconds reviewing a resume before they make the initial decision on candidates, according to research conducted by TheLadders, an online job-matching service for professionals. That means you have to win them over fast.
To get a better idea of what makes a resume great, we reached out to   Amanda Augustine, career expert [...]

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How to Tailor Your Cover Letter & Resume for Different Positions

Resume, cover letter, interview, repeat–finding a job or internship can often feel like an endless uphill battle. With the tough competition in today’s job market, you want to make sure that you stand out from the crowd, but how? Short of being an Olympic athlete or the daughter of the company’s CEO, the best way [...]

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Hiring Challenged? Sift for These 17 Worst (and 15 Best) Résumé Phrases

“I’m a real go-getter who always thinks outside the box, demonstrates thought leadership, and proactively motivates myself!” If this sentence made you cringe, you’re not alone. These phrases come from the new CareerBuilder survey on the best and worst résumé terms.
The company surveyed 2,201 hiring managers and HR people to come up with the best [...]

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How to Wow the Real World – event hosted by The Career Development Center

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