Resume Makeover Tips: Some Simply Effective Ideas

Your resume is the key to getting into those great interviews and, ultimately, getting the job. So what types of things do we all need to look out for when preparing or reviewing our resume? Included in this article are some of the most important tips a person can receive according to a few acquaintances in corporate human resources departments.

The first thing an individual should do once they begin the resume review process is to make sure there are no spelling errors! Yes, this seems…


The Problems With Resume Writing

I’ve read a lot of resumes in my day. Coming from the Information Technology sector I have seen some pretty crazy ones filled with a lot of gobbledygook involving technical acronyms and programming jargon. Here’s an example, “Proficient in the following languages and operating platforms: C, C++, DOS, MVS, CICS, ISPF/VS, DB2, OS/2, OS/400, AIX, UNIX, Java, JavaScript, Perl, Basic, HTML, DHTML, XHTML, XML, PHP, PDP, JCL, SQL, George 3, Win95/98/Me/XP/VISTA, etc.” Sounds pretty impressive doesn’t it? The problem is verifying that the person does, in fact, know these…


Ten Quick Steps To A Great Resume

Depending on how your resume looks, hiring managers will either be turned off or want to meet you. A resume is usually their first contact with you. A great resume will give a strong first impression.

1. Having a three to five sentence summary at the top of your resume is much more effective than having an objective. You can use the career summary to sum up your skills and experiences. For example: “Supply chain manager with global experience in leadership, implementation, and project management. Skilled in…” Let them…


6 Professional Resume Tips: Know What Human Resources Really Want

If you know what Human Resources professionals want, you will have a better chance to be the next candidate called for an interview. Professional resume tips will definitely give you that much needed edge!

Professional resume tips #1 – Size really does matters

The length of your resume will be partially determined by how much working experience that you have, but length prevents your resume from standing out.

If you are new jobseeker or just do not have much experience in the field in which you…


Tips Before Looking for New Jobs

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ons why people should find a new job. Whatever the reason, there are several steps that must be considered before finding a new job. New job search process is not as easy as what we have before us. This is not just looking for information on job vacancies in newspapers, information from the Internet, or because you have a friend who occupy important positions in a company., And then you send a resume, curiculum vitae, and interviews. But there are some non-technical factors which must…


Top Ten Resume Mistakes

Your resume has many functions, but the primary and first function is that it must attract attention, stimulate interest and prompt your potential employer to call you for an interview. Shabbily presented, incomplete resumes only serve as irritants to recruiters, and guaranteed to be simply ignored.

Here are top 10 mistakes that you must avoid while preparing your CV:

1. Unqualified Candidates – You may want a job, but if you don’t have the certification / qualification, skills and experience needed, employers will feel you’re wasting…


Resume Writing For Returning Workers – Tips For Those Who Lost Touch

Many of the people do stay out of jobs fro a while depending on their family problems. So if there has been a gap between the previous work and now it may be a little difficult. There are however many options for such people who are out of work for a while and want to get back without showing that they have been out of work for a very long time. This is possible.

For moms who have taken time of form their job to look after kids, they…


Writing A Compelling Resume

When searching for a job, there is one critical factor that will either help you in the door of a prospective employer or get you nowhere; that is your resume. A resume is “you on paper.” That is, for most job opportunities, your resume is a brief summary of your work and education history, and normally serves as the only tangible item your potential employer has before him to decide whether you would be a good fit for the company. It is a concise document providing key details about…


How to Write your Resume to Overcome Age Bias

DO trim your resume back to the most recent 10, 15, or 20 years. Your resume is a marketing document. It is NOT an autobiography. Readers want to know what you have done recently to add value in the companies you have been associated with. Skills, experiences, and achievements from 25 or 30 years ago or more are almost certainly irrelevant at this point. But, if those early experiences are still relevant, you do have options…

DON’T be afraid to mention early experience that is still relevant. Just…


Teacher Resume

Creating a teacher resume is really no different than creating any type of resume. As is the case with all resumes, the objective is to state the job for which you are seeking, list your qualifications that make you the right person for the job and list your educational experience. A teacher resume must also list certifications that are needed for whatever type of teaching job you are seeking. Different teaching jobs in different states require certain certifications. Prior to applying for the job, you should make certain that…


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