Category Archives for Resume/CV

how to put keywords on your resume

Resume Keywords: A Jobseeker’s Silver Bullet

Ask any recruiter and they’ll tell you: Putting the right keywords on your resume is critical to achieving success as a jobseeker. But do you really understand why keywords are important, and how you should go about using them? Read on for all the ins and outs of incorporating keywords into your resume so you […]

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summary for resume no experience

How To Write A Summary For A Resume With No Experience

There are a lot of resources out there on how to a great resume summary, but it’s difficult to find good advice on how to do it if you have no work experience. So I’m going to walk you through what I recommend doing it, to make it as simple and easy as possible. If […]

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resumes that stand out - by the numbers

How To Write Resumes That Will Stand Out – By The Numbers

I’m going to reveal a simple, easy formula to write resumes that will stand out and get read, so you can get more interviews immediately. Writing a resume that gets read, and gets you callbacks, is tough. Trying to boil your work struggles and successes onto a few pages often results in a super wordy […]

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avoid common resume mistakes

Avoid These 4 Common Resume Mistakes

Thanks to a strong job market and a high number of people flocking to it – competition for top jobs and top pay are steeper than ever. Your resume is one of the the most important tools for getting interviews and landing these top jobs, and there are a couple resume mistakes that you need […]

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explaining gaps in employment

How To Explain Gaps In Employment (With Examples)

Explaining gaps in employment can be intimidating, but there are a couple effective methods you can use. In this article I’m going to show you how to quickly and easily explain employment gaps in your interviews. (I’ll also cover how to explain gaps in employment on your resume and cover letter after that). Let’s get started […]

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good resume summary examples

10 Resume Summary Statement Examples That Get Interviews

There are a couple big reasons your resume summary statement (or your CV “profile” if you’re in the UK) is so important. Someone asked me recently: “Biron… I heard hiring managers only spend an average of 10 seconds reading a resume. So resumes are meaningless, right?” My answer: “That’s how long they take to scan your resume while […]

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how to improve your resume in 20 minutes

How To Improve Your Resume (In Under 20 Minutes)

You recently received word of a job opportunity and need to send in your resume ASAP! You open up your resume and it’s… let’s just say it’s not the prettiest. Plus, you’re a busy person, don’t have hours to spend updating it and don’t want to dish out $200+ for a resume writer… Well, no […]

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ways to make your resume stand out

6 Powerful Ways To Make Your Resume Stand Out

Having a resume that stands out is extremely important in a competitive job market like the one we’re in right now. And a few small changes can make the difference between getting a phone interview and never receiving a response after you click “submit”. So here are 6 important areas to focus on when writing any resume, and how to […]

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how to format your resume

How To Format Your Resume For Success

Nothing shuts down your job search faster than a resume with formatting issues. The checklist below will show you how to format your resume step-by-step so you don’t miss anything. Use this checklist to: Make sure your resume is ready when proofreading or editing Make sure you’re setting your resume up correctly when starting to write or update it. […]

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top 4 resume mistakes to avoid

Top 4 Resume Mistakes That Are Killing Your Job Search

There are a lot of resume mistakes to avoid and a ton of articles about the topic. It can get overwhelming, we know. So we decided to make it simpler and focus on what we call the “big 4”. This list will quickly walk you through 4 common and dangerous resume mistakes that will cost you […]

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What To Put On A Resume: 5 Must-Have Sections And How To Write Them

If you’re job searching and wondering what to put on a resume, you’re in the right place… We’re going to go step-by-step through the five most important resume sections, including: How to write each section What information you need to include if you want to get the interview What information to leave off After the […]

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checklist for resume writing

Resume Writing Checklist: 5 Steps to Get Your Resume Ready for Today’s Job Market

Picture this: You’ve been working for the same company for maybe 3, 5, or 10 years, you haven’t really needed to “interview” for a job because you are extremely well-networked, and you are positive that you have the communication skills to convince someone to hire you. In short, you know what you are doing in […]

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