Resume Makeover for a Credit Manager

Resume Makeover for a Credit Manager

This is the 3rd installment of the “Before and After Resume Makeover” article for Career Cloud by me, Chris Fields of the ResumeCrusade. My intent is to share something new for each of these articles. I believe each resume project is different and requires different things. The challenge with this resume was to show the breadth of experience without making him seem old – in fact making it harder to determine his true age.

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How to Make Your Resume Engaging for Recruiters: 5 Sure-Fire Tips

How to Make Your Resume Engaging for Recruiters: 5 Sure-Fire Tips

That resume is tough when you’re first starting out. Entire books have been written about that piece of paper that you’re supposed to provide. And you can’t possibly follow it all, as there simply isn’t enough space on that one page to get it all in there, but if you don’t follow it then your resume might just end up getting trashed. So what should you do?

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How to Make a Favorable Impression with your Video Resume

How to Make a Favorable Impression with your Video Resume

The newest trend in hiring and HR is the video resume or introduction. Employers are really embracing the medium because they can engage with the applicant and get to know more about them.  As this becomes the norm and employers feel more at ease, job seekers will need to learn how to take advantage of this new job search tool. It’s a great way of introducing yourself to the person doing the hiring.

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6 Reasons Why Your Resume Gets Trashed

6 Reasons Why Your Resume Gets Trashed

Job seekers are products. And their resumes much showcase all of the great qualities and benefits that the product has to offer a potential employer. So, that resume is actually a piece of marketing.But that piece marketing content will not be even be read, if it does not even get to a recruiter’s eyes and then engage that recruiter within 6 seconds. 

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Marketing Resume Makeover: Before & After

Marketing Resume Makeover: Before & After

Resume writing is an incredibly interesting job. Resume writers have to meet the expectations of the job seeker and often times that job seeker does not know what they want or (and more importantly) what they need. Often times they think their resume are just fine, and some think they are perfect and we have to show them where their resume can be stronger and better.

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Are Your Online Job Applications Falling into the Black Hole?

Are Your Online Job Applications Falling into the Black Hole?

These days the first person to look at your resume is not likely to be a person, but a computer. To deal with the sheer onslaught of job applicants, most medium- and large-sized companies use an automated tracking system (ATS) to do the first screening of resumes and applications to decide which ones move forward for a further look by a human or fall into the “black hole,” the corporate database for rejected applications.

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4 Reasons You Should Not Add Photo on Resume

4 Reasons You Should Not Add Photo on Resume

You might be surprised, but one of the top mistakes many recent grads make in job applications is including a photo in their resume when it is not required. Unlike social media where a display photo is quite common, resumes typically do not accompany pictures unless it is an understood requirement of the industry (i.e. modeling, acting, etc).

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How to Make Any Job Look Remarkable on a Resume

How to Make Any Job Look Remarkable on a Resume

Some candidates aren't willing to share information about their jobs, believing that recruiters will find it boring and irrelevant. The truth is that your current job and positions you've held before are much more important in the eyes of recruiters. Here's how to describe a job in your resume and make it look like a start of a great career.

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