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Updating a Resume for 2011

Resume Tips Resume Writing Resume Advice ELIZABETH GARONE

Submitted Nov 21 2011 by Susan Copper, 6 comments

I am a senior executive and haven't looked for a job in more than 10 years. How can I make my rйsumй more current by today's standards?more»


Ten Tips for a (Slightly) Less Awful Resume

Resume Tips Resume Coach Resume Advice Resume STEVE YEGGE

Submitted Feb 6 2012 by Elina Douglas, 4 comments

WARNING: These are my own *personal* opinions, not Google's or Amazon's or anyone else's. I do think you'll find that most resume screeners at tech companies — particularly tech companies that buil...more»


9 Tips to Make Your Resume Stand Out

Resume Tips Resume Advice ALEXIS GRANT

Submitted May 1 2012 by Elina Douglas, 6 comments

Incorporate these ideas to rise above your competitors. iStockPhoto Even in this digital world, a quality resume is essential to your job search. And in a crowded market, it’s important to st...more»


The number 1 thing that's wrong with your resume

Resume Tips Resume Advice Suzanne Lucas

Submitted May 7 2012 by Linda Cruz, 12 comments

(MoneyWatch) Dear Evil HR Lady, I am unemployed for over a year, after completing my MBA. I then had a fixed term contract that I did not manage to turn into a permanent position due to the d...more»


The Ten Worst Things to Put on Your Resume

Resume Tips Resume Coach Resume Advice Resume Kelly Eggers

Submitted Feb 2 2012 by Katie Baldwin, 10 comments

1. Unnecessary Details About Your Life There are a few personal details you should include on a resume: full name and contact information, including email, phone number and address. But beyond th...more»


10 Ways To Craft Your Resume For Ultra-Short Attention Spans

Resume Tips Resume Advice KEVIN PURDY

Submitted May 15 2012 by Linda Cruz, 11 comments

Crafting Your Resume For The Era Of Inattention Despite all of the futuristic ways there are to land a job, you still have to have a resume--even if nobody cares about it. The people who are in ...more»


3 Mistakes You’re Making on Your Resume and How to Correct Them Now

Resume Tips Resume Writing Resume Advice YouTern

Submitted Nov 25 2011 by Vincent Clayton, 3 comments

As a former hiring manager I tend to have a critical eye on resumes that pass through my line of sight. Because I’m so involved in this industry I see tons of resumes on a daily basis. Although j...more»


The Killer Resume: How to Get Hired by the Machines

Resume Tips Resume Advice Cindy Perman

Submitted Mar 22 2012 by Sydney Austin, 2 comments

If you are still writing your resume for the humans, you’re doing it wrong. Photo: Don Klumpp | Getty Images You want a job? Be nice to the robots. It’s fine if you prep a human-...more»


10 Classic Resume Bloopers

Resume Tips Resume Advice Kim Isaacs

Submitted Nov 23 2011 by Susan Copper, 9 comments

1. “Revolved customer problems and inquiries.” Just what every employer is looking for -- an expert in passing the buck. 2. “Consistently tanked as top sales producer for new accounts.” Sales ...more»


Why You Shouldn't Conform Your Resume


Submitted Apr 30 2012 by Elina Douglas, 2 comments

A recent study by the job-matching agency TheLadders used an "eye tracking" method to follow recruiters' eyes as they reviewed resumes. Among the study's many conclusions, three stood out...more»

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