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Job Search Tips for 2015

If you’re hunting for a job for the first time in several years, you’ll notice a lot of changes about the job market today. Technology and the economy combined mean that today’s job search has little in common with the job search of even just a few years ago. Hiring process Hiring the wrong person […]

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Resume Keywords: The Right Social Media Skills for Your Resume

Resume examples are a useful tool, especially industry-specific ones–they allow job seekers to compare their resumes to those of people in their field. This way, job seekers can learn about the tools and technologies they need to know, and see how their skills and accomplishments stack up. There is one thing resume examples can’t do, […]

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The Resume Template Trend You Should Avoid

There are numerous reasons to use a resume template, but if you go that route, it’s important choose a template carefully. It’s common for templates to be loaded with unnecessary elements and features, such as photos and graphics. And today we’re talking about one particular resume template feature you should avoid: skills ratings. Unlike a typical […]

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Resume Genius Review

A resume builder is a useful tool for job seekers wanting a convenient way to create polished-looking resumes. To help job seekers find the best resume builder for their situation, we’re publishing a series of reviews. Today, we’re featuring Resume Genius. Resume Genius claims that 92 percent of users land an interview within 30 days of […]

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Creating a Career Management Document or Master Resume

One of the most common resume tips is to tailor your resume to each individual job before applying. This advice is common because it’s effective. But many people continue to submit generic resume after generic resume because they believe, mistakenly, that it’s time-consuming to create a targeted resume for every single job. If you have a career […]

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4 Minimalist Resume Templates

When searching through resume templates, it can be hard to find ones that aren’t cluttered with multiple colors, graphics, photos, skill rankings, and other unnecessary elements. Your resume is your chance to market yourself and your experience. The last thing you want is a design that distracts from what’s most important: the content. Use Etsy to Find […]

Applicant Tracking System Uncovered: Qandidate

An applicant tracking system, or ATS, is a software application used to store, sort, and search through resumes. There are many applicant tracking systems out there, all with different features and functions. This post provides an in-depth review of one particular ATS: Qandidate. Launched by Wouter Goedhart, Tycho van Paassen, and Remy Verhoeven in 2013, Qandidate is now used by […]