Resume Writing

Tips for submitting your online resume

Searching for jobs online is a common occurrence and just as common are the number of organizations that require you to submit your resume online. Mailing a paper resume or hand delivering it are two options that may never be an option again. Although online job boards represent a very small percentage of available jobs since many are posted solely to boost traffic to

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Hard Skills and Soft Skills

Quantifiable accomplishments are critical to producing a resume that will get you noticed but equally important is clearly identifying your hard skills and soft skills. Most people have invested a great deal of time establishing the following hard skills; project management, financial management, budget P&L, contract negotiations, executive leadership, program management, business development, matrix management, outsourcing, merchandising, strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions,

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Resume Writing The Basics

Professional Resume Writing 101 is a series of blog posts covering a variety of topics related to resume writing. The following topics are covered in the last seven blog posts in this series: Professional Resume Writing 101-26 Detailed Accomplishments Professional Resume Writing 101-27 Career Path Professional Resume Writing 101-28 Basic Rules Professional Resume Writing 101-29 Resume Pet

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Professional Resume Writing 101 The Basics Continued

Professional Resume Writing 101 is a series of blog posts covering a variety of topics related to resume writing. The following topics are covered in these five blog posts: Professional Resume Writing 101-21 Powerful Language! Professional Resume Writing 101-22 Professional Image Professional Resume Writing 101-23 The Truth Professional Resume Writing 101-24 Keywords Professional Resume Writing 101-25 Email

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“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication” ~ Leonardo da Vinci

In our complex and ever changing society we sometimes need to be reminded to keep it simple!  When writing a professional resume, the ultimate goal is to entice an employer to read it and inspire them to call you for a job interview. To achieve this you must create a positive impression with an easy to read document consisting of clear and concise information.

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Job Interview Advice – What’s In It For Them?

If there is one piece of advice you need to follow in your job interview it is to avoid the thought of what is in it for you and concentrate on informing the Interviewer what is in it for them. If you’ve made it to the job interview, you have successfully sold yourself in your resume, impressing upon a potential employer

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Professional Resume Writing – Contact Information Many critical points are taken into consideration during the creation of a professionally written resume, which are in addition to the compilation of a positive, accomplishment-based history. One of these critical components is a client’s contact information. It is necessary to include all of your contact data, leaving no secrets. First and foremost is

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Professional Resume Writing 101-30

Professional Resume Writing – Hiring a Professional The number of job interviews you receive, the salary you are offered, the quality of the company and the position will all be influenced by one very critical document, your resume. Aaron Brooks article, Top Ten Reasons Why Everyone Should have a Professionally Written Resume, as posted by Jeff Bosco at jobsearchsecrets.net offers some

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Professional Resume Writing 101-29

Professional Resume Writing – Resume Pet Peeves The importance of a professional resume is easily realized by the number of books that have been written on the subject. Top Notch Executive Resumes, Creating Flawless Resumes for Managers, Executives, and CEOs, written by Katherine Hansen, Creative Director of Quintessential Careers is one of many available providing valuable advice. Katherine

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