Category Archives for Resume/CV

resume skills section with samples and examples

Resume Skills Section Examples

Putting skills on a resume is a great way to show hiring managers what you can do for them, while also including relevant keywords on your resume. However, there’s one BIG mistake that I’ve seen many job seekers make with their skills section on a resume… and it can cost them the interview. So in […]

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How to get hired when being overqualified for job

How to Address being Overqualified for a Job

One of the toughest obstacles to getting hired: Being overqualified, or being told you’re overqualified by employers. You might hear it in rejection emails after applying for a job, in an interview question, or when you get feedback after your interview. No matter what, it’s frustrating, demoralizing and difficult to overcome! Don’t worry though, in […]

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what to put on a resume

What to Put on a Resume: 7 Things to Include

If you’re wondering what to put on your resume, this article is for you. I’m going to share everything you should include to get more interviews. We’ll look at: What to put in a resume for experienced candidates What to put in a resume if you have no experience What NOT to include in your […]

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resume employment work history examples

Previous Work Experience Examples for a Resume

If you’re looking for previous work experience examples for a resume or job application, and the exact steps to write your own experience section, you’re in the right place. I’m going to walk you through: Why employers care about your work history and what they want to see most How to write your resume employment […]

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Resume Bullet Point Examples that Get Interviews

22 Resume Bullet Point Examples That Get Interviews

As a recruiter, the first place I look on your resume is the bullets under your recent work experience. Then, if it looks like your experience is a good potential fit, I look back up to see your resume summary and other sections. So writing great bullet points on your resume is essential if you […]

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artificial intelligence resume

How Artificial Intelligence (AI) is Changing Resume Writing

Artificial intelligence is already making its mark on many industries. Computer algorithms can sort through and make sense of more data in a day than a human could in a lifetime, and it’s impacting how we look at information related to healthcare, sports, advertising and more. But what about resume writing and job searching? I […]

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summary for resume no experience

Resume Summary with No Experience: Examples for Students and Fresh Graduates

If you’re looking for how to write a summary for your resume with no work experience, you’ve come to the right place. I’m going to walk you through exactly what to do, and then we’ll look at resume summary examples for entry-level job seekers, students and fresh graduates.  How to Write a Summary For Your […]

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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 of effective methods you can use. In this article, I’m going to show you how to explain employment gaps in your interviews, resume and cover letter… with word-for-word examples and sample explanations. Let’s get started with the interview first… Explaining Gaps In Employment […]

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good resume summary examples

10 Resume Summary Examples That Get Interviews

A resume summary statement usually comes right after a job seeker’s contact info and before other resume sections such as skills and work experience. It provides employers with a brief overview of a candidate’s career accomplishments and qualifications before they read further. Because of how early it appears on the document, your resume summary statement […]

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how to improve your resume

How To Improve Your Resume in 7 Steps

If you’re looking for how to improve your resume, the 7 steps in this article will help you do this immediately. Most job seekers don’t get a chance to see how employers really read their resume and decide who to interview. I invited professional career coach and resume writer Dr. Kyle Elliott to share tips […]

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how to format a resume

12 Resume Formatting Tips from a Professional

Nothing shuts down your job search faster than a resume with formatting issues. So I invited professional resume writer Virginia Franco to share how to format a resume step-by-step. Here is her exact method for how she formats and edits/proofreads a resume before sending it out. How to Format a Resume: 1. Contact Information Most […]

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resume sections and section titles

Guide to Resume Sections, Titles, and Headings

If you’re wondering what sections to include on a resume, you’re in the right place… We’re going to go step-by-step through the most important resume sections and recommended titles and headers to use. We’ll also look at how to write each section, and a few optional sections that you can use to get more interviews. […]

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