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Writing your own resume can be a real challenge. Most people find it difficult to glorify themselves, and even when they do, they reread it and think to themselves, “Am I this good?” “No way—this sounds totally pompous and overblown!” Why is it then that when you read someone else’s document, you are impressed (sometimes)? […]
How do you compensate on your resume for a gap in employment? Naturally hiring managers want to see consistency; they want to see a professional history that does not contain employment gaps. Things happen though; there are personal and professional situations that sometimes come up—things that are beyond your control. So, what do you do […]
I have seen some and received some very interesting (and very strange) things on clients’ resumes. For some reason, people think that a resume is a forum to broadcast all manner of information. The obvious errors notwithstanding, below is a list of some of the strangest things I have seen, received, or been asked to […]
We all know how important it is to highlight relevant skills and accomplishments on your resume as a means to generating interviews. Sometimes though, you might see or hear of an opportunity that you would like to apply for but you are unsure how to convey your experiences in a way that makes sense for […]
So, you think a cover letter is not important? Well, you would be wrong. A cover letter is a vital part of conducting your search. It is part of your career search materials. Not only does your cover letter demonstrate to the reader that you can present information in an organized and cogent manner, but […]
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