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39 Resume Accomplishments Examples to Demonstrate Your Value

Resume accomplishments are achievements that are measurable. Here’s where and how to write them!

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Ask a Recruiter: Should I Apply to the Same Job Twice?

In this series, Jobscan readers ask recruiter Tejal Wagadia their most pressing job search questions. This week, Tejal focuses on when and why to apply to a company more than once and when to ask recruiters for customized feedback.

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Where and Why to Include Volunteer Work on a Resume

Adding volunteer work on a resume will help you stand out from other applicants. Here’s how we recommend doing this.

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resume accomplishments

39 Resume Accomplishments Examples to Demonstrate Your Value

Resume accomplishments are work achievements that are both measurable and unique to a job seeker’s experience. These accomplishments on a resume are d
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Where and Why to Include Volunteer Work on a Resume

Sharing your volunteer work on a resume has numerous benefits for job candidates. It shows that you are a responsible, charitable, and caring person.
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8 Free Certifications to Add to Your Resume

Certifications are a quick way to gain skills that will boost your resume and raise your value as a job candidate. While not all certification program
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LinkedIn for Job Seekers

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Top Job Search Experts to Follow on LinkedIn for 2021

It’s that time of year again—when we release our LinkedIn Top Experts list! Each year, we compile a list of job searching experts who generously shar...
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Kelly Built a Network and Landed a Job in a New City using Jobscan’s LinkedIn Optimization

When Kelly, a long-time software engineer, moved from Denver, Colorado to Hilton Head, South Carolina, he didn't realize how valuable having a local ...
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How to Manage Your LinkedIn Saved Jobs

When searching for jobs on LinkedIn, you may want to save positions of interest to come back to later. LinkedIn conveniently provides a "save" butto...
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Applicant Tracking Systems

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Don’t Make These ATS Formatting Mistakes

To understand why resume formatting matters to applicant tracking systems, you first need to understand how resumes move through ATS. Here’s how ...
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How to Create an ATS Resume

Creating an ATS-friendly resume is a highly effective way to increase your interview chances and shift the job search odds more in your favor. In thi...
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An Inside Look at iCIMS ATS Job Applications

iCIMS is a top applicant tracking system used by over 4000 companies. While it supports companies of all sizes, locations and industries, its target ...
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Jobscan Stories

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Jobscan: How It Started, How It’s Going

Jobscan recently surpassed one million users. From a numbers standpoint, that’s really exciting! However, it means so much more than the numbers (and...
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Kelly Built a Network and Landed a Job in a New City using Jobscan’s LinkedIn Optimization

When Kelly, a long-time software engineer, moved from Denver, Colorado to Hilton Head, South Carolina, he didn't realize how valuable having a local ...
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Hired During the Pandemic: How a Real Jobscan User Landed a Job

“In the midst of the pandemic, I was actually hired for a position.” Veronica from Austin, Texas had been working for the same company for more th...
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Career Change

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4 Things to Know Before Quitting Your Job to Follow Your Dreams

Sure, you might have forgotten about your career and gotten a job, but when that no longer satisfies you don’t just give up on it. Yes, there is...
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4 Ways to Invest in your Job Search

It’s that time of the year again! Green grass shooting up where snow covered the ground. Early morning alarm clocks accompanied by birds chirping out...
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Career Change Ideas for Hospitality Professionals

Whether you work at restaurants or hotels, casinos or concerts, the hospitality life is always an interesting one. But maybe you've decided to shift...
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Job Search Strategy

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Ask a Recruiter: Should I Apply to the Same Job Twice?

A note from Tejal You know, I got my start in recruiting by accident. I had no idea what recruiting was, I falsely assumed it was just all part of...
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Remote Work Statistics for HR Professionals

Remote work exploded in popularity in 2020, mostly due to the global outbreak of COVID-19. This switch changed how most industries functioned, but it...
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4 Ways to Invest in your Job Search

It’s that time of the year again! Green grass shooting up where snow covered the ground. Early morning alarm clocks accompanied by birds chirping out...
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Jobscan for Universities

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How to Write a College Student Resume: A Guide for Recent Grads

The objective of any resume is to demonstrate your skills, experience, and value to potential employers. This can be a challenge for college students
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2021 Career Services Advice For Recent Grads

The year 2020 changed, well, just about everything for recent grads—pretty drastically. Coronavirus invaded the world, causing millions to become ...
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Timely Career Advice for Graduates—Straight from the Experts

Graduating college during a pandemic is certainly a unique experience and one that’s causing anxiety for many grads. How will I find a job? Are there...
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