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5 Cover Letter Tips To Secure Interview With Potential Employer

September 8, 2013 | Leave Comment

A cover letter is often times considered the gateway to securing an interview with a potential employer. It can directly impact whether or not they choose to read your resume and ultimately call you for an interview. An effective cover letter should contain the attributes that make you uniquely qualified for the job. It should … Continue Reading »



When Preparing Your Resume, Stop Digging Graves

February 23, 2013 | 2 Comments

Let’s face it. Everyone knows that employers are interested in what projects you have worked on and what you have achieved during the last ten years or so – definitely no more than 15 years. There is a definite sense of old-age bias in the air when it comes down to getting a job as … Continue Reading »



10 Words To Not Necessarily Avoid On Your Resume’

December 20, 2011 | 2 Comments

We, as free humans, should be free enough to say anything we want as long as we don’t hurt or offend any one. I guess the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution protects us from government interference. There are, however, certain words in our English vocabulary that if we use them in certain places, we … Continue Reading »



Update Your Resume Frequently For Best Results

November 22, 2011 | 2 Comments

Many experts would tell you to tweak and update your resume for the new year. I say update it more frequently especially when you finish a project successfully. It does not have to be yearly project. It can be a short, perhaps a 3-month project. Update your resume at the end of the project while … Continue Reading »



How To Modify Your Resume Without Lying

May 30, 2011 | Leave Comment

A friend of mine worked in computers all his professional life as software engineer. Before he was recently laid off, he was a Principal Engineer (PE). The steps, he explained, to become PE is first you are hired as Junior Engineer (JE), then after a couple of years you are promoted to Senior Engineer (SE). … Continue Reading »



Update Resume In 2011 Just In Case

January 24, 2011 | 2 Comments

Even if you have a good job and you don’t plan on looking for another job this year, experts advise to update your resume once every year if not twice. It’s a good practice. It will give you a better idea of what you have been working on. You could compare your achievements with your … Continue Reading »



Quantify Your Accomplishments When Writing Resume

November 16, 2010 | Leave Comment

When developing your resume, quantify your accomplishments with dollars and other kinds of numbers in your previous work. You have to quantify your experience to write an effective resume. In any discipline, may that be tracking your company’s compliance, sales and marketing, saving money for the company, or worked at the help desk, it’s important … Continue Reading »



Five Outdated Items On Your Resume – Remove Them

August 23, 2010 | 3 Comments

Employers have changed their tactics over the years for hiring. Accordingly, resume writing has come a long way in changing its face. Not only the format has changed but the content on it is not what it used to be. Some formats are considered by today’s standard outdated. We all know a good resume can … Continue Reading »



How To Be Truthful On Your Resume With Some Exaggeration

August 8, 2010 | Leave Comment

When you write [or develop] your resume, you want to be truthful but not to your teeth. It’s almost impossible to tell the potential employer everything true. If you have ten items on your resume that you have done working for previous employers, your new employer might be interested in only 50% of your entire … Continue Reading »



Make Resume And Cover Letter Specific To Job Requirement

July 23, 2010 | 1 Comment

This is, of course, the age of the Internet. Most job applicants have quite a few things readily accessible that 20 or so years ago were not available but only to a few technical employees. You can use MS Word to develop your master resume and cover letter and save it. Then for each job, … Continue Reading »



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