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Differences between resume and cv.

CV vs. Resume: What’s the Difference Between a Resume and Curriculum Vitae?

A resume is a living document that should be customized for every job. A  curriculum vitae (CV), on the other hand, is a comprehensive document that m
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How to make an ATS Resume

How to Create an ATS Resume

Rejection is part of the job search. Not every resume and job application is going to result in an interview or job offer. However, there are proven w...
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australian resume template

Featured Australian Resume Template from Catriona Herron Watt

In conjunction with Jobscan's new resume optimization checks -- which include formatting checks for headings, dates, file types, and more -- we've inv
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Get More Interviews with Optimized Resume Keywords

Optimize Your Resume

Differences between resume and cv.

CV vs. Resume: What’s the Difference Between a Resume and Curriculum Vitae?

A resume is a living document that should be customized for every job. A  curriculum vitae (CV), on the other hand, is a comprehensive document that m
Read More
australian resume template

Featured Australian Resume Template from Catriona Herron Watt

In conjunction with Jobscan's new resume optimization checks -- which include formatting checks for headings, dates, file types, and more -- we've inv
Read More
hard skills vs soft skills

Hard Skills vs. Soft Skills (and How to Use Them on Your Resume)

There are two types of skills used in resumes: hard skills and soft skills. When used correctly, they work together to form a powerhouse resume that p...
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All About ATS

How to make an ATS Resume

How to Create an ATS Resume

Rejection is part of the job search. Not every resume and job application is going to result in an interview or job offer. However, there are proven w...
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Applicant Tracking Systems - What you need to know

8 Things You Need To Know About Applicant Tracking Systems

What do you know about about applicant tracking systems? If you think the first obstacle to getting a job interview is a recruiter’s judgment, you’...
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Jobscan Reports: 98% of Fortune 500 Companies Use Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS). Taleo dominates the ATS market share.

Over 98% of Fortune 500 Companies Use Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS)

Applicant tracking systems, or ATS, are a type of software used by companies to assist with human resources, recruitment, and hiring processes. There
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LinkedIn for Job Seekers

How to write a linkedin summary

How to Write a LinkedIn Summary: Examples and Tips

The LinkedIn summary section is often under-utilized by LinkedIn users. Many leave it completely blank or type in a short tagline better suited for th...
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How do recruiters find you on LinkedIn? You need an optimized profile.

The Only Way Recruiters Will Find You on LinkedIn

LinkedIn is where motivated professionals come together and recruiters know it. 87% of recruiters use the platform to find or vet job candidates, more
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How to Use LinkedIn to Find a Job

How to Use LinkedIn to Find a Job: A Great Profile Is Not Enough

There's an old saying that goes something like, "A great website that is not promoted is like a billboard stored in your basement." This sentiment rem...
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Job Search Tips

Top questions to ask in an interview.

4 Important Questions to Ask in an Interview (and Why)

When searching for questions to ask in a job interview, you'll be confronted with lists of questions covering every possible aspect of the role, compa...
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The Worst Resumes - Bad Resume Examples

7 Real Cringe-Worthy Resumes (and 7 Ways to Fix Them)

Reddit user u/cityoftress recently asked employers for “the funniest, craziest or weirdest thing you've seen on a resume.” We found a few doozies, but
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How to be a problem-oriented problem solver in your job search

From Resume to Interview: How to be the Problem Solving Candidate

Regardless of how you think about the recruitment process, there’s only one reason a company should choose you over other candidates: you are the righ
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Executive Job Search

How to find a headhunter. And what is a headhunter anyway?

How to Find a Headhunter (and Other Executive Recruiting Myths)

Do headhunters still exist? That depends on which headhunter, executive recruiter, or HR professional you talk to. “Headhunter” is out-of-date slan...
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3 ways the executive job search is changing via Noelle Gross

Noelle Gross: 3 Ways the Executive Job Search is Changing

After spending years ascending the corporate ladder and building your professional reputation, the last thing you expect to find at the top is a diffi...
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Executive Core Qualifications (ECQ)

How to Write Strong Executive Core Qualifications (ECQ)

Thinking about what to write for your executive core qualifications (ECQ) sets your nerves on edge. You want to represent your best professional self ...
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