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Why Be Ordinary? How Unconventional Resumés Get You Noticed
Tuesday, July 24, 2012 9:11 PM
Hoping your resume gets a second look? Consider building an unconventional resume to stand out from the pack. Gone are the days when career success was easy to chart: start at the bottom and work your way up. Now, the world's economy is increasingly global and volatile. Knowledge rapidly becomes obsolete and experience often isn't as prized as the ability... Read More...
Avoiding Resumes Don’ts
Thursday, July 19, 2012 9:04 PM
In a crowded job market, standing apart from the pack is a must. But there's a not so-fine line between eye-catching and straight-up crazy. Major resume don'ts would seem obvious: skip the rainbow-hued paper and scantily-clad photos. Yet recruiters see these glaring mistakes and more on a regular basis, says the author of Think Twice Before Sending That... Read More...
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Make Your Resume Pop
Wednesday, July 18, 2012 9:01 PM
Job hunters know that a top-notch resume is crucial in this tough job market. Ensure yours stands out from the stack with these tips for making your resume pop. Go Paper The rise of LinkedIn and digital portfolios may have job hunters thinking the paper resume is going the way of the mimeograph machine. Not so, says a recent Wall Street Journal article . Paper... Read More...
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Stretching the Truth: How Far Is Too Far?
Thursday, November 18, 2010 2:40 PM
We all know honesty is the best policy so how come white lies and fibs keep popping up on resumes? Lately, the papers are full of stories about individuals ranging from Congressional candidates to medical researchers to the Notre Dame football coach who have lied about (or distorted) their credentials. What gives? In a tough job market, people may be tempted... Read More...
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