Archive for category Resume

7 Reasons This Is An Excellent Resume For Someone With No Experience

Writing your very first resume can be a daunting process. And it doesn’t help to know that 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.
“Many students don’t know what should and should not be included in [...]

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Five Errors That Immediately Get Your Resume Rejected At Google

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I’ve sent out hundreds of resumes over my career, applying for just about every kind of job. I’ve personally reviewed more than 20,000 resumes. And at Google we sometimes get more than 50,000 resumes in a single week.
I have seen a lot of resumes.
Some are brilliant, most are just [...]

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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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