The 10 Best Sites to Post Your Resume Online

The 10 Best Sites to Post Your Resume Online

There are a lot of ways to get your resume in front of the right people, and your best chance for success is to do everything you can to get yourself out there. One of the easiest actions you can take is to post your resume on several job sites to increase your chances of finding your next opportunity. It’s free on most sites so it’s worth taking advantage of. You could be found by your future employer, or even a recruiter could take an interest in your background and then do the work for you.

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The 2017 Resume - Trends to Follow

Keeping up with the trends in resume writing is important. Employers are expecting you to research and be knowledgeable in this field. No one has the time to scan through a 10 pages resume anymore. We have cut down to two page resumes in 2016. Professional resume help is a service that has been doing well in 2017. This is because people are realizing it is a skill. Sometimes finding a resume writing professional might be the difference between getting the job and not. 

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How to Fit Too Much Experience on a One Page Resume

How to Fit Too Much Experience on a One Page Resume

We like to believe that it’s an absolute impossibility to condense all of our great knowledge, skills and abilities. We think that if we condense, we’re omitting. If we remove, it’ll be lost.
What if I told you that there’s a way to include every single detail, task and accomplishment? What if I said that decades of experience can in fact be delivered effectively in a one page resume? Well I have GREAT news for you today because it absolutely can! Let’s walk through how.

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How to Write a Resume for Multiple Jobs at One Company

How to Write a Resume for Multiple Jobs at One Company

Crafting a resume is one of the keys to getting the job of your dream. However, unfortunately, not all people realize how a good resume should look like. What if you worked for one company for a long time without leaving it and got promoted within your department? What is the best way to list these promotions and your changed position on your resume?

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Job Search Help: 8 Executive Resume Trends for 2017

Job Search Help: 8 Executive Resume Trends for 2017

A resume is like the cover page of a book. You must try to make it as creative and attractive as possible, because by seeing the cover page only, one decides on reading it further or not. It should have an eye-catching design layout. Profiles with achievement-driven bullets are more striking and welcoming to read. Use of technical words to define the skill sets is considered to be more professional. If you already have written a resume but it’s not working well, go for rewrite content.

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5 Useful Space-saving Resume Tips

The resume; your possible future employer’s first look at who you are and what you have done. It truly is one of the defining factors when it comes to getting that dream job. That is why it is very important to have a great resume, and a great resume is not a long and boring one. Some think there might be an advantage to having a long resume, but there really is not. You want the employer to be able to read through everything fairly quickly. 

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20 Resume Writing Rules That Will Beat Your Competition

20 Resume Writing Rules That Will Beat Your Competition

Landing a lucrative entry-level job is uppermost on the minds of almost all college or university pass outs. Your chances of finding the first job of your life will go up manifold if your resume reflects exclusivity. On the other hand, having a distinctive CV will stand you in good stead if and when you’re poised to make a much-awaited career leap.

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To visual or NOT to visual, the Resume

To visual or NOT to visual, the Resume

I recently reviewed a post on Career Sherpa that listed the ,“10 Reasons You Need A Visual Resume” (link below) and instantly began to think about how many articles I’ve reviewed over the last twelve months that aggressively refute this type of resume and the handful of articles that are popping up in support. For the sake of an intelligent comparison, this article previews those reasons.

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How to Impress Recruiters With Your Resume

How to Impress Recruiters With Your Resume

In a crowded marketplace where lots of candidates are vying for the same jobs and your competition is stiff, it is important to do everything you possibly can to make your application stand out from the rest. Unfortunately, what many workers don’t realize is that they’re making many fundamental mistakes on their CV, and aren’t giving themselves the best possible chance of success when it comes to landing a top promotion or their dream job.

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Here’s How to Make Your Resume Stand Out

Here’s How to Make Your Resume Stand Out

The basics of a resume are really pretty boring. Technically, it’s a list of what you’ve accomplished professionally. In a stack of hundreds of others, either in physical or electronic format, yours can be easily buried and forgotten. You deserve better than that, though. The majority of human resources staff say they spend less than 2 minutes looking at a resume. That’s just 120 seconds to show the reader that the person on paper is worth the opportunity to land the job.

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The 5 Second Resume Rule

The 5 Second Resume Rule

Your resumé has five seconds to catch an employer’s eye and compel them to read on. You may get eight if the reader is in a good mood or has nothing else to do, though highly unlikely in the recruitment world. If you don’t entice them to read past your name, you are out. So What Can You Do to Ensure Your Masterpiece of Skills and Experience is Not Tossed Before the Five-Second Window Closes?

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3 Reasons It Pays to Have a One Page Resume

3 Reasons It Pays to Have a One Page Resume

While skimming the blogosphere, I stumbled upon a career expert’s recent post where he advised that sticking to a one-page resume is an “old-school” rule that NO jobseeker should follow regardless of experience level. As a recruiter, I could not disagree more! And I think it’s important for all professionals to understand why and how a one-page resume serves them in the job market.

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Resume SEO: All You Need to Know

Resume SEO: All You Need to Know

Making your resume search engine friendly is not a bad idea in a world that would come to a standstill if the Internet disappeared tomorrow. You should then strongly consider placing a resume online where search engines may find it and where you may direct future employers, especially if you turn it into a personal brand website that shows the world what you are all about. With your resume, videos, images and your own blog.

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Things you should never put on your resume

Things you should never put on your resume

The resume is one of the most important things that job employers need to see before hiring a worker. Headhunters usually spend about ten seconds on reading the resume and you have to make these ten seconds stunning for a person who is going to read it. Most job seekers focus on what to write on a resume, therefore, they forget about the things that are better not to include.

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Beat the Applicant Tracking System and Land the Job You Want

Beat the Applicant Tracking System and Land the Job You Want

It takes time to create a great resume. You have to sit and think about each and every word or achievement. You have to figure out what the hiring manager wants to hear. You have to take the time to review each and every line in order to make sure it presents yourself in the best light possible. 

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Resume Makeover for Business Analyst Resume

Resume Makeover for Business Analyst Resume

Welcome to the latest installment of the Resume Crusade resume makeover tips by me, Chris Fields for Career Cloud. This installment is special because I am updating my own work! Yes, see this client, whose name has been changed reached out to me to update the resume we created 4 years ago. I always say, resumes are like smartphones, tablets and other technologies, because they can be made better. When “Lamon” asked me to update the resume, immediately, I noticed somethings that I would do very differently plus he has progressed in his career which meant we could really make something special.

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Creative Resume Do's and Dont's

Creative Resume Do's and Dont's

Applying for a job means pitting yourself against everyone else who applies for the position, and with statistics showing that the average listing has around 118 applicants, you have to stand out. Even more importantly, most recruiters spend an average of just 6 seconds initially scanning resumes before picking candidates to invite in to an interview.  Standing out requires that you show creativity, catch the recruiters eye in that very short window, and make a good impression. Unfortunately, creativity can backfire, so you have to create a balance between professionalism and originality. 

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