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3G mindset

A news story that I read recently in The Daily Ticker suggests that top employers are looking beyond skill sets when considering suitable candidates for employment. It’s not your qualifications and experience that will get you the nod over other … Continue reading

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Snippets: common resume characteristics

A well-designed resume should possess these characteristics in common: Good visual appeal, an easy-to-read layout and high quality reproduction A highlight of your strengths and linking them to the employer’s needs; minimizing or excluding irrelevant experience Presents your most important … Continue reading

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Snippets: catching attention

The resume is not the place for you to write an essay. Leave that behind you. In the resume, your personal description should be brief and concise. Your achievements should be highlighted as bullet points. This little open secret will … Continue reading

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The resume: getting down to basics

I want to get down to pure basics in today’s blog item and talk about the resume.If you are new in the job market or are going to be in one pretty soon, you’ll need to know what is a … Continue reading

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Upload the resume you write

It’s quite common that many job seekers are now creating their resumes on online job sites. However, this does not mean that nobody is writing the traditional, old-fashioned resume any more. Far from it, many people are still doing this … Continue reading

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Padding one’s resume

I received an interesting email today. Someone asked me whether it was all right to pad his resume. In case you don’t know what this means, it means making a lie in your resume. Adding qualifications or experience or skills … Continue reading

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Snippets: highlight your achievements

A simple tip for your resume is to highlight all your achievements while keeping your mediocre results away. Remember that a resume is like your two or three-page sales pitch. You need to keep it informative, impressive and make sure … Continue reading

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