Resume accomplishments are work achievements that are both measurable and unique to a job seeker’s experience. These accomplishments on a resume are different than duties or responsibilities in that duties and responsibilities are similar for any employee in a similar role, which accomplishments are unique, provable statistics. Using resume accomplishments in place of responsibilities makes […]
How to Use a Free Resume Builder to Create a Top-Notch Resume Resume builders are interactive online resume templates that allow you to plug in information and build a cohesive resume. To build a resume using a resume builder, follow these easy steps: Find a resume builder you like (see our take on the best free […]
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A resume is a short document of career highlights customized for each new job application. A CV is a long, in-depth breakdown of all your work, education, achievements, and projects within a specific field. The difference is demonstrated by the word origins: The French résumé can be translated as “summary” while the Latin curriculum vitae […]
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A resume objective statement is a short paragraph often included at the top of a resume. Not to be confused with a summary statement, the objective statement is used less often, due to its many notable pitfalls. However, at the right place and time, the once-popular objective statement still has its purpose. What is a […]
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 provides the hiring manager a glimpse into the job seeker. What are Hard Skills? Hard skills are taught skills. They are quantifiable and are often learned in school, through certifications, […]
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The hybrid resume, also called a combination resume, is a combination of the chronological resume format and the functional resume format. The hybrid resume highlights the job seeker’s skills and achievements section first (like a functional resume) followed by work experience (the focus of a chronological resume format). While the chronological resume format seems a […]
A Quick Lesson in LinkedIn Etiquette: LinkedIn is not the place to use that photo your friend took of you in your favorite bar (even though the lighting was pretty perfect). LinkedIn is definitely not a place to share crass political or religious opinions (but is there ever really a place for that?). LinkedIn is […]
Did you know LinkedIn allows you to easily block other users? Blocking someone on LinkedIn prevents them from seeing your profile and also prevents you from seeing their profile. If you block someone you are already connected to on LinkedIn, blocking them will simultaneously eliminate the connection. If there’s someone — or lots of someones […]