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How to Write a Damn Good LinkedIn Profile

How to Write a Damn Good LinkedIn Profile

Social media plays a huge role in the hiring process. According to a survey conducted by CareerBuilder, 70 percent of employers use social media to research candidates during the interview phase. Not only are they researching candidates, but...

How to Write a Stellar Resume With No Work Experience

How to Write a Stellar Resume With No Work Experience

Are you worried about writing a resume with no work experience? It can be a tricky thing. Every job seeker knows the importance of the resume in the job-hunting process. The resume is your calling card, your professional life on a sheet of paper....

6 Tricks to Make Over Your Resume… Fast

6 Tricks to Make Over Your Resume… Fast

Is your career as exciting and fulfilling as it could be? If not, our resident resume expert has some great tips on how to refresh your resume to help you attract a more thrilling job this year. Whether you’re actively job hunting or just casually...

How Long Should a Resume Be?

How Long Should a Resume Be?

Why The Answer to "How Long Should a Resume Be?" Hasn't Changed The experts say that your resume should be one page long exactly. Is that good advice or outdated? The truth is that one-page resumes are generally preferred by hiring professionals...

Intern “Legos” Herself to Land a Job

Intern “Legos” Herself to Land a Job

We rarely come across any truly creative approaches to the job search process. Most times, the gimmicks come across as way too desperate. However, today we found a winner. Today on Reddit, we noticed a post from an extremely creative person...

The Art of Writing a Great Resume Summary Statement

The Art of Writing a Great Resume Summary Statement

Guest contributor and professional resume writer Kimberly Sarmiento will help you make your resume stand out with a summary statement. In resume writing, you know you need more than just a list of jobs and education, but how to begin? Or rather,...

The Ultimate Infographic Resume Guide

The Ultimate Infographic Resume Guide

People love infographics because our brains are wired to respond to visual storytelling. Images grab our attention. A great infographic uses those images to tell a story and inspire you to share that story with others. The magic of infographics can...

13 Resume Mistakes That Make You Look Dumb

13 Resume Mistakes That Make You Look Dumb

Before you get invited in for an interview, employers and recruiters look at your resume to see if you’re a good enough candidate for the job to be worth their time. If your resume doesn’t look good, you don’t look good. Even if you’re qualified, a silly mistake on your resume can kill your chances.

8 Design Ideas for Making Your Resume Pop

8 Design Ideas for Making Your Resume Pop

If you want to make a great impression, you have to understand your audience. So take a moment to put yourself in the shoes of the hiring manager you wish to impress. Now picture the desk in front of you and the towering piles of resumes. How can...

7 Resume Tips for Career Changers

7 Resume Tips for Career Changers

Most of us will go through at least one career change. Sometimes career change is by choice -- prompted by the discovery of a new dream or the need for bigger challenges. Often, especially during  times of economic upheaval, career changes are...

Top 12 Tips for Making Your Resume Standout

Top 12 Tips for Making Your Resume Standout

If your current resume isn't garnering calls for interviews, it may be time for a re-do. I don't care if your prose is sparkling or if you spend $2,000 on a professional resume writer. The goal of a resume is to be a marketing document that entices...