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In last week’s post I pointed out five ways your resume can fall into that mysterious black hole in the HR department. Here are five more ways your resume can crash. Don’t let it happen!
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When writing your resume, it’s one thing to claim you’re terrific at teamwork, building great client relationships, or coaching others. But where’s the evidence? It can be especially hard to make a compelling case for “soft skills” like those above; they can be hard to quantify or certify. Rather than just asking the employer to […]Continue reading
In a previous post I discussed several ways to find out, when you discover an open position that interests you, who the hiring manager is. That’s the person you really want reading your resume – the person who can make the decision to hire you! Once you’ve found the name, how do you find the […]Continue reading
How can you be sure your resume has the impact you intend? Recruiters are usually too busy to give detailed feedback on resumes, and the compliments you may get from hiring managers at interviews don’t tell you much. Actually asking for resume feedback at an interview is a faux pas. The employer isn’t there to […]Continue reading
Recently I asked some colleagues in a LinkedIn group what bad advice they had heard for job seekers. It was a very popular topic! There’s a lot of questionable guidance out there. Next week I’ll look at misleading “wisdom” about job interviews. Now let’s start with resumes. A resume should never be longer than one […]Continue reading
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