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24 Common CV Mistakes and How To Correct Them

A professional CV should sell your services to potential employers and is very important for a career search. It can also work against you if it is not written accurately. It’s exceptionally difficult to repair the damage once an employer notes mistakes on your CV. To avoid all this mistakes and CV rejection, consider the points below:



1. Avoid submitting inaccurate data:

Inaccurate data is a crucial mistake. Messing up with data…

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Added by Micheal Obineme on July 2, 2014 at 8:59am — No Comments

Jobs for resumes or Resumes for jobs?

It’s the knack of closing more jobs in less time that lands you here in Recruitment. Technology has gone by far with Industry standards to make your work a lot easier then it used to be. So here’s the thing; either match resumes to job advertised or vice versa. This really seems to be an interesting…

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Added by Rchilli Parser on February 7, 2014 at 4:26am — No Comments

"Passionate"? - Don't make me laugh!

OK. I admit it. I used to think "passionate" was a good CV or resume word. It conveys more than "hard-working" or "diligent" and adds "caring" and emotion. If you're passionate about something, you're fully absorbed, engaged and enthusiastic. I…

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Added by Martin Ellis on December 19, 2013 at 7:00am — 11 Comments

Build a Comprehensive Resume with Professional Help

A blend of quality writing and design can be a great way to attract the attention of one and all. This holds true for your resume as well. If you want to crack any job, a well planned resume is the primary requirement. When you are planning to shape your own resume, it is possible that you might miss out on some points or not highlight different topics, which deserve importance. Hence, it is always advisable that you go for a professional service to build your resume. It helps to create an…

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Added by Richard on November 27, 2013 at 4:09am — No Comments

The Virtual Resume 101

The virtual resume is about standing out in a sea of candidates. By creating a virtual resume, you are showing employers that technology is your friend, you know how to use it, and be creative with it. This is a huge selling point. But for a lot of job…

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Added by Angela Yu on July 30, 2013 at 12:09pm — No Comments

How to Prepare Your Internet Resume

It’s no longer as simple as typing up a resume and faxing it in. The virtual considerations that now go into the job hunt cannot be overlooked. To stay competitive in your job search, you need to consider how technology plays into that search. There is far more to consider now that we have virtual footprints everywhere. Getting ready to look for a new position now comes with a few more…

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Added by Angela Yu on July 16, 2013 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

Is Using An Online Resume Template A Good Idea?

When I google “Resume Templates” hundreds of searches appear. By using one of these templates will this help or actually reduce my chances of finding a job?

When I first realised I needed…

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Added by Gavin Redelman on May 12, 2013 at 7:37pm — No Comments

5 Ways To Network As A College Student

Unfortunately networking and career development are not always the main focus on college campuses but you can do more networking at college than you think. Whether it’s for a job in the future, or you’re seeking an internship or summer position, networking is a great way to share knowledge and open doors for…

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Added by Gavin Redelman on January 28, 2013 at 12:13am — No Comments

How to Tailor Your Resume to the Job You Apply For

The days of having a one-size “fits all” resume is no longer a smart or viable option in today’s workforce. Recruiters don’t pay as much attention to generic resumes as opposed to tailored ones. A big mistake that job seekers make is using the same resume for every job…
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Added by Jay Perreault {DCTechRecruiter} on January 9, 2013 at 12:00pm — 5 Comments

First Steps Of Networking

I f you’ve started your job search or looked at career resources, you’re probably hearing this word a lot—Networking. You may be thinking you don’t know any professionals in the career that interests you, or find the task daunting. In reality, each of us already has networks that can help us in our career path and job…

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Added by Gavin Redelman on December 4, 2012 at 6:50pm — No Comments

Are your Linkedin profile and resume SEO friendly?

Resume and Profile Search Engine Optimization

Job boards and social media have totally changed the game for job seekers and recruiters.   Understanding search engine optimization (SEO) can give you the upper hand when developing your on-line profile and resume.…

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Added by Steve Jones on September 22, 2012 at 7:01pm — 4 Comments

Replacing the Objective Statement With A Qualifications Profile On Your Resume

Does your current resume begin with a generic objective statement telling the reader what type of jobs you are looking for? Let me guess that it reads something similar to this:

 

“I am seeking the opportunity to expand my skills, knowledge and experience in a challenging professional environment. I am honest,…

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Added by Gavin Redelman on September 4, 2012 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Resume Writing Tips To Stand Out From The Competition

If you are a current job seeker you no doubt have one more thing to stress about – writing the perfect resume. The resume is often regarded as one of the most difficult documents to develop. An effectively written resume will get the reader’s attention within the first 20 seconds. However, with such demand for jobs, 20 seconds…

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Added by Gavin Redelman on July 10, 2012 at 7:59pm — 3 Comments

Find Success with a Keyword Rich LinkedIn Profile

It goes without saying that networking is an effective way to build your business, or to get yourself seen when looking for a new career. Back in the day, that meant pressing the flesh and exchanging business cards, but the internet era has made that something of a thing of the…

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Added by Gavin Redelman on June 26, 2012 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Facebook and Job Seeking

It is estimated that over 80% of employers conduct background checks on potential candidates that they are looking to hire, and some of these background checks now include social media checks on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter accounts. Almost everyone is on Facebook these days, and…

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Added by Gavin Redelman on June 5, 2012 at 7:20pm — 4 Comments

LinkedIn Profile Writing

The advent of Internet has opened new avenues for people to build and sustain professional and business relationships. LinkedIn is one such communication channel that facilitates a robust and authentic pool of talent. By employing LinkedIn profile writing services, professionals and businesses can support…

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Added by Gavin Redelman on June 5, 2012 at 7:16pm — 4 Comments

Resume Advice Scott Thompson Should Have Followed….Tell The Truth

Thanks, Scott.

I ought to send Scott Thompson a thank-you note.  The former CEO of Yahoo recently stepped down (or perhaps was gently pushed) after it was revealed that he had been … let’s just say “less than accurate” about his academic credentials.  He claimed to hold a degree in computer…

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Added by Chris Englin on May 17, 2012 at 9:00pm — No Comments

6 Resume Mistakes You Can’t Afford To Make

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics announced in their March 2012 report that there are currently 5.3 million long-term unemployed people in the U.S. This figure is virtually unchanged from the previous month, meaning nearly 43% of the unemployed sector has been without a job for more than six months. That is a lot of competition when applying for a job.



To ensure that…

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Added by Amish Shah on April 18, 2012 at 10:27am — No Comments

Your Resume the Key to new Opportunities!!

So with the economy picking up, jobs being created I was asked to repost this old post, to help those looking. So here you go

 

Your Resume the Key to new Opportunities!!

Your resume, think of it as the key to opening doors to new possibilities and opportunities.  So given it is the key, you should probably learn how to write a great resume. First there are 3 main styles of resumes:

Chronological Resume: A chronological…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on April 9, 2012 at 7:11pm — No Comments

5 Buzzwords You Should Know Before You Apply For That Job

This post originally appeared on the SkillStorm blog: www.skillstorm.com/blog

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Image courtesy of photologue_np and Flickr.com

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Added by SkillStorm on March 29, 2012 at 10:35am — No Comments

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