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Resume Writing Tips for Creating the Perfect Resume

Friday, November 23, 2018, 6:00 PM | Leave Comment

We all know the importance of advertisement when it comes to any products or services, am I right? Now, when it comes to showcase ourselves a brand in the corporate world, we require resume which highlights our abilities and skill set. A Resume is nothing but a document which represents an individual’s skills, achievements and […]

Tips for Writing Your Resume’s Education Section

Friday, October 20, 2017, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

Inc. reports that on average any job opening attracts up to 250 resumes. They are all polished and well-structured. People demonstrate how hiring them can solve company’s problems and why their level of expertise is exactly what a company lacks. However, only one out of these 250 will get the job. So, you need to […]

How To Be Truthful On Your Resume With Some Exaggeration

Friday, December 26, 2014, 6:00 AM | 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 […]

5 Cover Letter Tips To Secure Interview With Potential Employer

Sunday, September 8, 2013, 1:00 AM | 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 […]

When Preparing Your Resume, Stop Digging Graves

Saturday, February 23, 2013, 2:00 AM | 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 […]

10 Words To Not Necessarily Avoid On Your Resume’

Tuesday, December 20, 2011, 2:00 AM | 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 […]

Update Your Resume Frequently For Best Results

Tuesday, November 22, 2011, 2:00 AM | 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 […]

How To Modify Your Resume Without Lying

Monday, May 30, 2011, 2:00 AM | 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). […]

Update Resume In 2011 Just In Case

Monday, January 24, 2011, 4:27 AM | 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 […]

Quantify Your Accomplishments When Writing Resume

Tuesday, November 16, 2010, 5:42 PM | 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 […]