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14 Ways to Get Resume Help for Free (or Cheap)

Your resume is your introduction to a potential employer. A weak or ineffective resume will make the wrong first impression and will likely prevent you from getting a job.  It’s not something that you can just quickly throw together or copy off of Google. Developing a strong resume takes time, …

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How to Overcome Job-hopping In Your Resume

Whether you’re a young professional still thinking about your career goals or an experienced professional transitioning into another industry, you may have switched jobs a bit before getting to where you are now. Job hopping is increasingly common in the workforce. However, it’s still seen by employers as a red …

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Stop Including Your Home Address on Your Resume – It’s Not Safe!

When it comes to writing a resume, there is no shortage of advice out there. The problem is that if you ask 100 different people how to write the perfect resume, you will get 100 different answers. For example, one person will say that including an objective statement is a must, …

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Oops! I Forgot to Attach My Resume! Here Are 5 Quick Fixes

You’ve re-read the job posting and job description a dozen times. You’ve noted the keywords and the top qualifications the employer is looking for in the role. You’ve spent hours revising your resume and crafting the perfect cover letter. You’ve even looked up what to write in your email and …

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Where Can I Get Resume Help? 14 Free and Affordable Options

Your resume is your introduction to a potential employer. A weak or ineffective resume will make the wrong first impression and will likely prevent you from getting a job.  It’s not something that you can just quickly throw together or copy off of Google. Developing a strong resume takes time, …

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8 Places To Find Free Resume Templates for Your Job Search

Do you need a resume to apply for a new job but need help figuring out where to start? Keep reading – this post has everything you need to know, including where to find free resume templates. Writing a resume is one of the most frustrating aspects of searching for …

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These 4 Resume Mistakes Are Killing Your Chances of Getting the Job

Over the course of my career, I’ve read through hundreds of resumes. Maybe thousands. Too many candidates still make the same mistakes over and over, and it’s killing their chances of getting the job. These mistakes stick out to hiring managers like a sore thumb. Chances are your resume has …

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The Best Way To Make A Resume: A Step By Step Guide

When it comes to job hunting, your resume is your most powerful tool. It is your first impression with potential employers and will determine whether or not you get a job interview. Preparing a good resume gives you a definite advantage over applicants who have not. That’s why it’s so …

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8 Resume Power Words That Boost Your Chances of Getting Hired

Most people’s resumes are boring. I spent 14-years hiring and firing staff within the information technology sector. Over those years, I’ve read thousands of resumes. I threw most of them away within 10 seconds. They were dull and repetitive and most of them put me to sleep. The resumes I kept …

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